Dr. Lauren J Akers DO Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist
Dr. Lauren Akers is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist in Fort Worth, Texas. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Cook Children's Medical Center and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. She received her medical degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine and has been in practice for 8 years. Dr. Akers accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 14 doctors at Cook Children's Medical Center and one of 12 at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth who specialize in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist: General Pediatric Hematology & Oncology
Clinical Interests: Pediatric Oncology
Education & Medical Training
Austin Medical Education Program - Seton Health
Residency, Pediatrics, 2002 - 2005
University of Texas at Houston
Fellowship, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2005 - 2008
Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Class of 2002
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 9 years in Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 5 years in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
TX State Medical License
Publications & Presentations
Notch activation inhibits AML growth and survival: a potential therapeutic approach.
Kannan, S.,Sutphin, R. M.,Hall, M. G.,Golfman, L. S.,Fang, W.,Nolo, R. M.,Akers, L. J.,Hammitt, R. A.,McMurray, J. S.,Kornblau, S. M.,Melnick, A. M.,Figueroa, M. E.,Zweidler-McKay, P. A.
Targeting glycolysis in leukemia: A novel inhibitor 3-BrOP in combination with rapamycin.
Akers, L. J.,Fang, W.,Levy, A. G.,Franklin, A. R.,Huang, P.,Zweidler-McKay, P. A.
The combination of the novel glycolysis inhibitor 3-BrOP and rapamycin is effective against neuroblastoma.
Levy, A.G., Zage, P.E., Akers, L.J., Ghisoli, M.L., Chen, Z., Fang, W., Kannan, S., Graham, T., Zeng, L., Franklin, A.R., Huang, P., Zweidler-McKay, P.A.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Anthem Blue Access PPO
- Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
- Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS Illinois PPO
- BCBS Texas BlueChoice
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- Cofinity PPO
- First Health PPO
- Great West PPO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
- WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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1500 Cooper St
Fort Worth, TX 76104
Phone: (682) 885-4007
Fax: (682) 885-3914