Roland Walter, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.

faculty member

Roland Walter, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.

Associate Member
Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutch

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Dr. Roland Walter is a hematologist who specializes in treating acute myeloid leukemia, or AML. His research seeks to develop new and improved antibody-based therapies in the laboratory that effectively kill AML cells, including treatments that eradicate the AML stem cells, and then to bring these therapies to patients.

Other Appointments & Affiliations

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology
University of Washington School of Medicine

Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology
University of Washington School of Public Health

Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Pathology
University of Washington School of Medicine


Medical School, University of Zürich, 1990-96

M.D., Faculty of Medicine, University of Zürich, 1997

Resident, Internal Medicine, Rätisches Kantons- und Regionalspital, Chur, Switzerland, 1997-99

Resident, Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Zürich, Switzerland, 1999-02

Ph.D., University of Washington, 2006

Research Fellow, Clinical Research Division, 2002-08

Fellow, Division of Hematology, University of Washington, 2005-07

M.S., Epidemiology, Clinical Research, University of Washington, 2011

Research Interests

The preclinical and early clinical development and characterization of novel antigen-directed immunotherapies for AML

The conduct of trials testing novel treatments and innovative and innovative care approaches for AML patients

Approaches to develop and improve diagnostic and prognostic tools in AML

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