Jordan Gauthier, MD, MSc

Jordan Gauthier, MD, MSc

Jordan Gauthier, MD, MSc

  • Physician, Fred Hutch
  • Associate Professor, Division of Medical Oncology, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Physician, UW Medicine
  • Associate Professor, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutch

Medical Oncology

“I see every patient encounter as a precious opportunity to help, engage and learn.”

— Dr. Gauthier

Why do you practice hematology-oncology?

The meaningful connections I make with patients are part of what I enjoy about this specialty. One of my favorite memories is bonding with a patient who was undergoing a bone marrow transplant. He was a talented engineer and would show me pictures of all the amazing objects he built. He also taught me all about Japanese dog breeds and, I hope, I was able to teach him about the workings of the immune system. Not only did we develop an easy rapport, but we learned from each other, and I was grateful I could accompany him on his journey.

What’s it like to work with you?

I strive to be mindful of your life story beyond your disease, learning about your goals for care, your support system and what activities bring you joy. Depending on your interest and level of comfort, I like to share with you what’s going on beneath the surface of a symptom or disease process, discussing the biology of what’s happening so you know why you aren’t feeling well — or why you’re feeling better. As much as possible, I try to prepare you for what to expect during the treatment process so that you aren’t caught off guard by symptoms or side effects.

Provider Background

Specialty: Medical Oncology

Area of clinical practice
Adult Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Cellular Immunotherapy

Blood cancers
I am a hematologist-oncologist who specializes in treating blood cancers such as leukemia and lymphoma. My expertise includes caring for patients receiving blood and bone marrow transplantation (BMT) as well as immunotherapies.

Much of my research so far has been focused on improving outcomes for patients treated with BMT or chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy. This cellular immunotherapy engineers T cells (a type of immune cell) to attack tumors. Through my work, I have identified factors that can help predict the success of CAR T-cell therapy for patients who have leukemia and lymphoma. My background also includes international research collaborations through the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation.

Diseases Treated





Education, Experience and Certifications

Undergraduate Degree
University of Rennes, France

Medical Degree
University of Rennes, France

Henri Warembourg Faculty of Medicine, Lille, France

Immunotherapy Integrated Research Center

MSc, University of Lille, France


European Bone Marrow Transplantation Young Ambassador, 2017
This award recognizes talented scientists, physicians and nurses who are rising stars in the field of bone marrow transplantation.

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center IIRC Fellowship Award
Dr. Gauthier was the first immunotherapy clinical fellow to serve in a joint Immunotherapy Integrated Research Center (IIRC) program in clinical and laboratory research.


All news
Science on the horizon Fred Hutch experts make predictions for science trends, advances in 2020 December 27, 2019
Try, try again: Can a 2nd dose of CAR T cells succeed when the first fails? First-of-its-kind study offers early indication of factors linked to increased odds of success for patients out of options December 7, 2019

Clinical Trials

We make promising new treatments available to you through studies called clinical trials led by Fred Hutch physicians. Many of these trials at Fred Hutch have led to FDA-approved treatments and have improved standards of care globally. Together, you and your physician can decide if a study is right for you.

Find a Clinical Trial Led by Dr. Gauthier


Many of our Fred Hutch physicians conduct ongoing research to improve standards of patient care. Their work is evaluated by other physicians and selected for publication to the United States National Library of Medicine, the largest medical library in the world. See scientific papers this Fred Hutch physician has written.

View Dr. Gauthier's Publications

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