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Jason E. Farrar, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics


  • Hematology and Oncology


  • Hematology/Oncology

Contact Information

  • Email:
    Phone: 501-364-1494
    Fax: 501-364-3634
    Address: Arkansas Children's Hospital
    1 Children's Way
    Little Rock, AR 72202


  • B.S., Rhodes College, 1995
  • M.D., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2000


  • Resident Physician, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, , 2000-2003
  • Fellow, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Johns Hopkins University/National Cancer Institute, , 2003-2006
  • Research Fellow, Pediatric Oncology, Johns Hopkins University, , 2006-2007

Licensure and Board Certification

  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Recent Honors

  • ALSF Young Investigator Award, Alex’s Lemonade Stand, 2007
  • ACSO Young Investigator Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2007
  • Honorable Mention, Kimmel Cancer Center Fellows Research Day, Johns Hopkins University, 2007
  • Clinician-Scientist Award, Johns Hopkins University, 2009
  • Red Sash, UAMS, 2016

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Farrar JE. Diamond Blackfan anemia: a Cheshire cat of hematology. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2014 July; 61(7):1154-5.
  • Journal Article, Farrar JE., Dahl N. Untangling the Phenotypic Heterogeneity of Diamond Blackfan Anemia. Semin Hematol. 2011 Apr; 48(2):124-35.
  • Journal Article, Neuman DL., Farrar JE., Moresi JM., Vogelsang GB., Higman MA. Toxic absorption of tacrolimus in a patient with severe acute graft-versus-host disease. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2006 Jul; 38(1):81.

Recent Grant Awards

  • Epigenomic Characterization of Pediatric AML, The Jeffrey Pride Foundation, 2016-06-01 00:00:00-2017-05-31 00:00:00
  • Integrative Genomics in Pediatric AML, ACHRI/ABI, 2016-11-01 00:00:00-2018-10-31 00:00:00

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