Edmund K. Waller, MD, PHD

Professor, Hematology and Medical Oncology, Medicine, and Pathology

Emory University School of Medicine

Director, Division of Stem Cell Transplantation and Immunotherapy

Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University

Director, Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Center

Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University

Medical Director, Center for Apheresis

Emory University Hospital

Medical Director, Stem Cell Processing Laboratory

Emory University Hospital

Office: Wiship Cancer Institute of Emory University

Phone: (404) 778-2984

Fax: (404) 778-3110

Email: ewaller@emory.edu

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Biography

Dr. Waller earned his undergraduate degree from Harvard University, his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College, and his PhD in chemical biology from Rockefeller University in New York, New York. Dr. Waller completed a residency in the Department of Medicine at Stanford University in Stanford, California. He then went on to complete a clinical fellowship in oncology, as well as a research fellowship in pathology at Stanford University.

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Research

Dr. Waller's research focus is in enhancing immune reconstitution after stem cell transplant and developing cell therapy for anti-tumor immunology and in regenerative medicine. His current research activities include pre-clinical and clinical studies focused on the role of donor immune cells in optimizing anti-tumor immunity after allogenic transplantation, and the clinical application of autologous CD34+ cells in improving vascular function and facilitating neo-angiogenesis in patients with peripheral and coronary vascular disease. His NIH-funded basic research lab uses mouse models and performs immunological analyses of clinical samples from patients. He has active translational research activities and serves as a principal investigator on institutional and national cooperative group clinical trials.

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