Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutch
Medical Director, Bone Marrow Transplantation Inpatient Services
Fred Hutch / Seattle Children’s Hospital
Dr. Monica Thakar is a pediatric bone marrow transplant physician with expertise in treating children and young adults with leukemia, lymphoma, and a wide variety of non-malignant diseases. Dr. Thakar’s clinical and translational research explores whether certain immune cells called natural killer (also known as NK cells) can prevent relapse and treat high-risk cancers.
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
University of Washington
Seattle Children’s Hospital
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC. 1997, BS
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC. 2001, MD
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL. 2001 - 2004, Pediatric Internship & Residency
University of Washington & Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA. 2004 – 2007, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship
University of Washington & Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA. 2007 – 2008, Senior Research Fellowship
Pediatric hematopoietic cell transplantation
NK cell immunotherapy
High-risk leukemia and lymphoma
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