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George B.

Physician Faculty
Emeritus Professor, Department of Medicine
Emeritus Professor, Clinical Research Division (Gastroenterology / Hepatology Section), Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center


Dr. McDonald is an Emeritus Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and an Emeritus Professor in the Clinical Research Division (Gastroenterology / Hepatology Section) at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center. During his long academic career, he established research laboratories exploring the physiology of intestinal lipid transport, intestinal immunohistochemistry, polymerase chain reaction for detecting hepatitis viruses, and the measurement of cytokines and biomarkers.  His Curriculum Vitae lists 288 journal publications that reflect his broad scientific interests.  For the last 40 years, his research focus has been on gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary complications of cancer therapy, including hematopoietic cell transplantation and analysis of transplant outcomes.

Education & Training

Fellowship in Gastroenterology, University of Washington

Residency in Medicine, University of Washington

MD, Washington University

Sabbatical Year of Research in Gastroenterology, Oxford, UK