Michael J. Boeckh

Appointments and Affiliations

 
 
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Member
University of Washington
School of Medicine
Medicine
Professor
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Mailing Address

1100 Fairview Avenue N.
E4-100
Seattle, Washington 98109
United States

Contact

Phone: (206) 667-6706
Fax: (206) 667-4411
mboeckh@fhcrc.org
http://labs.fhcrc.org/boeckh/index.html

Degrees

Ph.D., Freie Universitat Berlin, Medicine (Dr. Med.), 1988.
M.D., Freie Universitat Berlin, Medicine, 1985.

Research Interests

- Cytomegalovirus: immune reconstitution, virus-host interactions, diagnostic, mechanisms of primary CMV infection via blood and stem cell products, impact in immunocompetent subjects with acute lung injury, prevention in transplant recipients
- Respiratory virus infections in immunocompromised hosts : biomarker, molecular diagnostic, disease associations, pathogenesis, immune response, treatment, prevention
- Genetic basis of infection complications in transplant recipients: whole genome studies and gene expression studies
- Infections in the immunocompromised host

Languages

(Reading, Writing, Speaking)

English: (Fluent, Fluent, Fluent)
German: (Fluent, Fluent, Fluent)

Memberships

American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
American Society for Microbiology
American Society of Hematology
German Society for Infectious Diseases
Infectious Diseases Society of America
International Society for Infections in the Immunocompromised Host

Funding

  • National Institutes of Health (NIH): Targeted Clinical Research to Address Select Viral Infections: Randomized trial of CMV prevention in liver transplant recipients, 2011 to 2015.
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH): Subclinical Viral Infection in Renal Allograft Injury, 2011 to 2015.
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH): CMV prevention in acute lung injury, 2010 to 2013.
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH): Infection in HCT Recipients, 2009 to 2014.
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH): Phase III trial of G-CSF stimulated granulocyte transfusions for the treatment of serious infections, 2008 to 2012.
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH): Adult Leukemia Center, Microbiology and Virology Core, 2006 to 2012.

 

Recent Publications

2014
Chu, HY, Englund JA, Podczervinski S, Kuypers J, Campbell AP, Boeckh MJ, Pergam SA, Casper C.  2014.  Nosocomial Transmission of Respiratory Syncytial Virus in an Outpatient Cancer Center.. Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation. Abstract
2013
Fisher, CE, Leisenring W, Boeckh MJ, Hohl TM.  2013.  Reply to Mikulska et al.. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
Fisher, CE, Boeckh MJ, Hohl TM.  2013.  Reply to King and Stover.. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
2012