John W. Glod, M.D., Ph.D.

Senior Clinician

Pediatric Oncology Branch


Building 10-CRC, Room 1-5750
Bethesda, MD 20892-1100



Dr. Glod obtained his M.D. and Ph.D. from the University of Colorado in Denver and trained in pediatrics and pediatric oncology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Johns Hopkins Hospital, and the Pediatric Oncology Branch of the NCI. Following an fellowship in neuro-oncology at the NCI, Dr. Glod served as faculty in the departments of pediatrics and pharmacology at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Dr. Glod joined the Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics Section in 2013. His research interests focus on understanding the biology of rare pediatric solid tumors and exploring new therapies for patients with these diseases. Dr. Glod became a Senior Clinician in 2024.

Selected Publications

  1. Ligon JA, Sundby RT, Wedekind MF, Arnaldez FI, Del Rivero J, Wiener L, Srinivasan R, Spencer M, Carbonell A, Lei H, Shern J, Steinberg SM, Figg WD, Peer CJ, Zimmerman S, Moraly J, Xu X, Fox S, Chan K, Barbato MI, Andresson T, Taylor N, Pacak K, Killian JK, Dombi E, Linehan WM, Miettinen M, Piekarz R, Helman LJ, Meltzer P, Widemann B, Glod J. A Phase II Trial of Guadecitabine in Children and Adults with SDH-Deficient GIST, Pheochromocytoma, Paraganglioma, and HLRCC-Associated Renal Cell Carcinoma. Clin Cancer Res. 2023;29(2):341-348.
  2. Fierro Pineda JC, Wedekind MF, Glod JW. Immunotherapy approaches for rare pediatric solid tumors: advances and future directions. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2023;35(1):63-74.
  3. Li I, Hartley IR, Klubo-Gwiedzdzinska J, Reynolds JC, Thomas BJ, Hogan J, Enyew MM, Dombi E, Ling A, Akshintala S, Venzon DJ, Del Rivero J, Collins M, Glod JW. Fracture Risk in Pediatric Patients With MEN2B. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2022;107(12):e4371-e4378.
  4. Ligon JA, Wessel KM, Shah NN, Glod J. Adoptive Cell Therapy in Pediatric and Young Adult Solid Tumors: Current Status and Future Directions. Front Immunol. 2022;13:846346.
  5. Fuller S, Del Rivero J, Venzon D, Ilanchezhian M, Allen D, Folio L, Ling A, Widemann B, Fontana JR, Glod J. Pulmonary Function in Patients With Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia 2B. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2020;105(9):2919-28.

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