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Kirsten Marie Williams, MD

The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders

Departments
Blood and Marrow Transplantation



Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics/Hematology-Oncology
National Provider Identifier1942347158
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Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000
Biography

Kirsten Williams, MD, went to medical school at Georgetown University and then did her pediatric residency at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital in Cleveland. She then pursued a pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship in the combined Johns Hopkins Hospital/National Institutes of Health program. Dr. Williams continued at the NIH as a clinical research fellow until 2009 and as an Assistant Clinical Investigator until 2012. Dr. Williams is passionate about improving BMT outcomes. Her work involves clinical trials enhancing immune reconstitution post allo-transplant, as well as clinical trials for treatment of lung GVHD. She has been invited to lecture around the world and is the recipient of the 2012 Tucker Fellowship Award.
Education
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education Williams College Williamstown, MABachelor of Arts 1991 -1995
Medical School Georgetown University School of Medicine Washington, DCDoctor of Medicine 1996 -2000
National & International Recognitions
AwardInstitutionEventYear
Bench to Bedside Award RecipientNational Institutes of Health2009
FARE AwardNational Institutes of Health2008
Travel Award American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation 2008
Travel Award American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation 2007

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
American Society for Hematology
Research
TitleStudy NameInstitutionYears
Principal InvestigatorCIBMTR IN06-01: THE RATE OF BREAKTHROUGH OF PNEUMOCYSTIS JIROVECI PNEUMONIA (PCP) IN THE CIBMTR AS A FUNCTION OF PROPHYLAXIS REGIMENS.Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research 2012
InvestigatorNIH 08-C-0097 Multi-institutional Prospective Phase II Study of Montelukast for the Treatment of Bronchiolitis Obliterans following Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation in Children and AdultsNational Institutes of Health2012
Publications
Journal Article, Kirsten M. Williams MD, Heather Mella, Philip J. Lucas PhD, Joy Williams PhD, William Telford PhD, and Ronald Gress MD (2009), Thymic Epithelia Quantization Reveals Radiation Effects, Clinical and Translational Science, 2, 4, 279-285.

Journal Article, Kirsten M. Williams MD and Allison L. Agwu MD, Alix A. Dabb PharmD, Meghan A. Higman MD PhD, David M. Loeb MD PhD, Alexandra Valsamakis MD PhD, Allen R. Chen MD PhD MHS (2009), A Clinical Algorithm Identifies High Risk Pediatric Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant Patients likely to Benefit from Treatment of Adenoviral Infection, Journal of Pediatric Hematology Oncology , 31, 11, 825-831.

Journal Article, Kirsten M. Williams MD, Jason W. Chien MD, Mark T. Gladwin MD, Steven Z. Pavletic MD. (2009), Bronchiolitis Obliterans After Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation- An Increasingly Recognized Manifestation of Chronic Graft-versus-Host Disease, JAMA, 302, 2, 206-214.

Journal Article, Williams, K.M., Lucas, P.J., Bare, C.V., Wang, J., Chu, Y., Tayler, E., Kapoor, V., and Gress, R.E. (2008), ETP immigration and thymic epithelial cell expansion regulate thymopoiesis after androgen withdrawal employing a CCL25 dependent mechanism. , Blood, 112, 8, 3255-3263.

Journal Article, Williams, K.M. and Gress, R.E. (2008), Immune Reconstitution and Implications for Immunotherapy Following Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation, Best Practice and Research Clinical Haematology, 21, 3, 579-596.
 


   
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