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John McCarty, M.D.

Massey Cancer Center research program membership

Developmental Therapeutics

Massey Cancer Center leadership roles

Director, Cellular Immunotherapies and Transplant

Department affiliations

Professor, Division of Hematology-Oncology and Palliative Care, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine


MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (1986)
AB, Princeton University (1982)

Research description

Cellular immunotherapy and bone marrow transplantation. Research includes prevention and treatment of Graft-versus Host disease, optimal stem cell source, cellular immunotherapy of refractory infections in immunocompromised hosts, immune tolerance modulation and induction, myeloproliferative disorders and bone marrow failure syndromes. Additional research into geriatric transplantation and identification/modification of fitness and frailty in patients undergoing transplantation and cellular immunotherapy procedures.

Disease focus of research

Hematologic Malignancies

Research keywords

Biomarkers,Cancer diagnostics,Cancer disparities,Cancer therapy,Clinical trials,Community outreach,Health outcomes,Immunotherapy,Molecular medicine,Precision medicine,Screening,Survivorship

Published research (during tenure as a Massey Cancer Center member)

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