George McDonald

Member, Gastroenterology / Hepatology Section
Clinical Research Division
Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology
University of Washington School of Medicine

Education:

St. Benedict’s College, Atchison, KS, 1963, B.S. (Chemistry)
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 1967, M.D.
University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1967-1969, Residency (Medicine)
University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1972-1975, Fellowship (Gastroenterology)
University of Oxford, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, Oxford UK, 1983-1984, Sabbatical (Gastroenterology)

Research Focus:

  • 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

Clinical Expertise:

Prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary problems in patients undergoing hematopoietic cell transplantation

Current Studies:

  • Protocol 2551: Crohn’s Allogeneic Transplant Study { http://studies.fhcrc.org/cats/ }
  • 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
     


Dr. George McDonald

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(206) 667-6932
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