Roland Walter, MD, PhD, MS

faculty member

Roland Walter, MD, PhD, MS

Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutch

José Carreras/E. Donnall Thomas Endowed Chair for Cancer Research
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

Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine
University of Washington

Adjunct Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
University of Washington


MS, Epidemiology, Clinical Research, University of Washington, 2011

Research Fellow, Clinical Research Division, 2002-08

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

PhD, University of Washington, 2006

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

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

MD, Faculty of Medicine, University of Zürich, 1997

Medical School, University of Zürich, 1990-96

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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