Prof. Brandwein is the professor of medicine and director of the Division of Hematology at the University of Alberta.
Prof. Brandwein gained his medical degree from McGill University, Montreal, QC. He completed his internal medicine residency at Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, before carrying on to a residency in hematology at Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC. Afterwards he completed a fellowship in leukemia and autologous BMT at Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON. His main research areas are in clinical and translational research in acute leukemias and related myeloid malignancies.
Prof. Joseph Brandwein is the director of the Hematology Clinical Research Program at the University of Alberta Hospital, lead of Alberta Hematology Tumour Team, member of the Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG) Hematology Executive, member of the American Society of Hematology and member of the Canadian Hematology Society.