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William Drobyski, M.D.

Associate Scholar

William Drobyski, MD, is a Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics and Microbiology and Immunology, at the Medical College of Wisconsin and works in the Division of Hematology/Oncology in the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit where he cares for patients with hematological malignancies.  He has had an National Institute of Health-funded research lab for the past 30 years that uses pre-clinical models and focuses on specific complications that arise in patients undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, and also conducts translational clinical trials emanating from his lab work.

 

He received his undergraduate degree at Brown University and medical degree at the University of Rochester.  He completed in a Residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Rochester and subsequently completed Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation fellowships at the University of Rochester and Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), respectively.  He has been a faculty member at MCW since 1990, and currently serves as the Scientific Director of the Bone Marrow Transplant Program and Leader of the Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics Program for the MCW Cancer Center.

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