H. Joachim Deeg, MD

H. Joachim Deeg, MD

Professor of Medicine
University of Washington
Miklos Kohary and Natalia Zimonyi Kohary Endowed Chair
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center


Wilhelms Universitaet, Bonn, Germany, Dr.med. (MD), 1972

Research Interests

  • Pathophysiology, genetics and epigenetics of MDS (role of transcription factors in regulation)
  • Inflammatory responses and GVHD (effects of alpha1 anti-trypsin [AAT])
  • Separation of GVHD and GVL effects by AAT
  • Iron and allogeneic responses (in vitro, in vivo)

Clinical Expertise:

  • Diagnosis and treatment (transplant, non-transplant) of Aplastic anemia, Myelodysplastic syndromes, Myeloproliferative neoplasms

Current Studies:

  • Phase II randomized trial (Flu+ Treo vs Flu+ Treo +TBI) for conditioning of patients with MDS for transplantation
  • Treatment of steroid –refractory GVHD with alpha 1 anti-trypsin
  • High intensity vs reduced intensity conditioning for patients with MDS or AML (BMT CTN)
  • Comprehensive trial of transplantation for myeloproliferative neoplasms in the age of JAK2 inhibitors


Joachim Deeg, MD

Contact Information

(206) 667-5985
(206) 667-6124
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