Lev Silberstein, M.D., Ph.D.

faculty member

Lev Silberstein, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutch

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Dr. Lev Silberstein studies factors that regulate the behavior of normal and malignant stem cells in the bone marrow. He and his colleagues aim to develop new ways to boost blood cell production in patients with blood disorders, inherited bone marrow failure and those recovering from blood stem cell transplants.

Other Appointments & Affiliations

Attending Hematologist
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center

Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Washington


Ph.D., University of Cambridge (UK)

M.B.B.S. equivalent, King’s College School of Medicine and Dentistry, London (UK)

M.D., Novosibirsk Medical Institute

Research Interests

Micro-environmental control of hematopoietic stem/progenitor quiescence

Restoration of hematopoietic stem cell function in bone marrow failure

Development of therapeutic strategies to enhance post-transplant reconstitution

Current Projects

Characterization of novel extrinsic regulators of hematopoietic stem cell/progenitor quiescence

Pharmacological modulation of hematopoietic stem cell quiescence to restore hematopoiesis in myelodysplasia (funded by Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Translational Research Program Award)

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