Vaishalee Kenkre, MD

Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care
Associate Professor (CHS)
Wi Institute Medical Research
1111 Highland Ave 4037
Madison WI 53705-2275
(608) 263-1699


  • University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan – MD
  • Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts – Residency in Internal Medicine
  • University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois – Fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology

Professional Activities

Dr. Vaishalee Kenkre is a faculty member in the Division of Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care within the Department of Medicine. She is the director of the Lymphoma Program at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center. Dr. Kenkre is a member of the American Society of Hematology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology, as well as the ECOG Lymphoma Core Committee. She serves on the NCCN Hodgkin Lymphoma Panel and co-chairs the Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium’s Lymphoma Clinical Trial Working Group.

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Kenkre's clinical interests are in hematology, specifically in lymphoma and cellular therapies.

Research Interests

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Dr. Kenkre leads the lymphoma disease-oriented research team and is involved in clinical trials which focus on improving therapeutic options for patients with lymphoma. In addition to novel drug development, she has a specific interest in cellular therapies, including stem cell transplant and CAR-T cell therapy, for the treatment of lymphoma.