Fred Appelbaum, MD
Frederick R. Appelbaum, MD, is Director of the Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Head of Oncology, University of Washington School of Medicine, and President and Executive Director of the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. He is a diplomat on the American Boards of Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology, and is past chair of the Board of Scientific Advisors of the National Cancer Institute. Additionally, he has been a board member of a number of scientific societies, including the American Society of Hematology, American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation and is Chair of the Leukemia Committee of the Southwest Oncology Group. Dr. Appelbaum served two terms as Associate Editor for Blood and also serves on the Editorial Boards of numerous scientific journals. Dr. Appelbaum is Head of the Clinical Transplant Research Program in the FHCRC/University of Washington Cancer Consortium and Principal Investigator on several National Institutes of Health grants. He is the author of over 800 scientific articles and was the lead author on the first paper to describe the successful use of autologous marrow transplantation. Dr. Appelbaum’s current areas of research interests center on the biology and treatment of hematologic malignancies.