George McDonald, M.D.

George McDonald M.D.
faculty member

George McDonald, M.D.

Member Emeritus, Gastroenterology / Hepatology
Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutch

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Other Appointments & Affiliations

Professor, Gastroenterology
University of Washington School of Medicine

Education

B.S., Chemistry, St. Benedict’s College, 1963

M.D., Washington University School of Medicine, 1967

Residency, University of Washington, 1967-1969

Fellowship, Gastroenterology, University of Washington, 1972-1975

Sabbatical, Gastroenterology, University of Oxford, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, Oxford UK, 1983-1984

Research Interests

Gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary complications of hematopoietic cell transplantation

Outcomes research in hematopoietic cell transplantation: clinical parameters and biomarkers

Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of alkylating agents

Allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for treatment of patients with severe Crohn’s Disease

Current Projects

Protocol 2551: Crohn’s Allogeneic Transplant Study

Outcomes of hematopoietic cell transplantation in patients with Gilbert’s Syndrome

Fibrosing cholestatic hepatitis C after hematopoietic cell transplantation

Cirrhosis of the liver in long-term survivors of hematopoietic cell transplantation

Plasma biomarkers in patients at risk for acute graft-vs.-host disease

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