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Mark Walters, MD

Title(s)Professor, Pediatrics
SchoolSchool of Medicine
AddressBenioff Children's Oakland
747 52nd St.
Oakland CA 94609
Phone510-428-3374
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-6515-4559 Additional info
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    University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CAA.B.06/1981Genetics
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CAM.D.06/1985Medicine
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA06/1988Pediatric Residency
    Fred Hutch/Univ of Washington, Seattle, WA06/1991Pediatric Hem/Onc/BMT fellowship
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2019Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training

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    The over-arching goal of my research career has been to develop and expand curative therapies for hemoglobin disorders in particular and non-malignant hematopoietic disorders more broadly. I have focused on genome editing approaches most recently, which rely upon modification of autologous hematopoietic cells to elicit a curative effect. In collaboration with colleagues at UC Berkeley, BCHO and UCLA, we are pursuing genomic editing of the sickle mutation in hematopoietic stem cells using the CRSPR/Cas9 ribonucleoprotein system. I have a long track record of experience in cellular therapies for pediatric acquired and hereditary conditions and in bone marrow transplantation.

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    Curing Sickle Cell Disease with CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing
    NIH/NHLBI OT2HL151319Jun 12, 2019 - Sep 30, 2020
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Young Adults with Sickle Cell Disease - Clinical Coordinating Center
    NIH/NHLBI U01HL128566Mar 3, 2017 - Jul 31, 2020
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    Hematopoietic Cell Therapy for Young Adults with Severe Sickle Cell Disease
    NIH/NHLBI R34HL108761Sep 1, 2011 - Jun 30, 2014
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    Northern California Consortium for Sickle Cell Disease
    NIH/NHLBI U10HL083704Apr 18, 2006 - Mar 31, 2011
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Induction of Stable Chimerism for Sickle Cell Anemia
    NIH/NHLBI U01HL068091Aug 25, 2001 - Jul 31, 2007
    Role: Principal Investigator
    MECHANISMS OF GLOBIN GENE SILENCING
    NIH/NHLBI R29HL060927Jul 10, 1998 - Sep 1, 1999
    Role: Principal Investigator
    MECHANISMS OF ERYTHROID GENE EXPRESSION
    NIH/NHLBI K08HL003098Jul 1, 1994 - Jun 30, 1999
    Role: Principal Investigator
    GLOBIN GENE REGULATION BY GATA-1 AND CHROMATIN
    NIH/NHLBI R01HL048790Aug 1, 1992 - Jun 30, 2001
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator

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    1. Risk score to predict event-free survival after hematopoietic cell transplant for sickle cell disease. Blood. 2020 Jun 09. Brazauskas R, Scigliuolo GM, Wang HL, Cappelli B, Ruggeri AL, Fitzhugh CD, Hankins JS, Kanter J, Meerpohl JJ, Panepinto JA, Rondelli D, Shenoy S, Walters MC, Wagner JE, Tisdale JF, Gluckman E, Eapen M. PMID: 32518950.
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    2. Sickle marrow: double, double toil and trouble. Blood. 2020 Jun 04; 135(23):2017-2018. Walters MC. PMID: 32497220.
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    3. Safety and Feasibility of Hematopoietic Progenitor Stem Cell Collection by Mobilization with Plerixafor Followed by Apheresis vs Bone Marrow Harvest in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease in the Multi-center HGB-206 Trial. Am J Hematol. 2020 May 13. Tisdale JF, Pierciey FJ, Bonner M, Thompson AA, Krishnamurti L, Mapara MY, Kwiatkowski JL, Shestopalov I, Ribeil JA, Huang W, Asmal M, Kanter J, Walters MC. PMID: 32401372.
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    4. Myelodysplastic syndrome unrelated to lentiviral vector in a patient treated with gene therapy for sickle cell disease. Blood Adv. 2020 May 12; 4(9):2058-2063. Hsieh MM, Bonner M, Pierciey FJ, Uchida N, Rottman J, Demopoulos L, Schmidt M, Kanter J, Walters MC, Thompson AA, Asmal M, Tisdale JF. PMID: 32396618.
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    5. A Review of 30 Years of Alveolar Bone Grafting in the Mixed Dentition Using a Standardized Protocol in Western Australia. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 Feb; 145(2):391e-400e. Keribin P, Nicholls W, Walters M, Tan A, McAlpine M, Gillett D. PMID: 31985650.
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    6. The Effect of Commonly Performed Exercises on the Levator Hiatus Area and the Length and Strength of Pelvic Floor Muscles in Postpartum Women. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2020 Jan/Feb; 26(1):61-66. Siff LN, Hill AJ, Walters SJ, Walters G, Walters MD. PMID: 29727372.
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    7. End points for sickle cell disease clinical trials: renal and cardiopulmonary, cure, and low-resource settings. Blood Adv. 2019 12 10; 3(23):4002-4020. Farrell AT, Panepinto J, Desai AA, Kassim AA, Lebensburger J, Walters MC, Bauer DE, Blaylark RM, DiMichele DM, Gladwin MT, Green NS, Hassell K, Kato GJ, Klings ES, Kohn DB, Krishnamurti L, Little J, Makani J, Malik P, McGann PT, Minniti C, Morris CR, Odame I, Oneal PA, Setse R, Sharma P, Shenoy S. PMID: 31809537.
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    8. Related and unrelated donor transplantation for ß-thalassemia major: results of an international survey. Blood Adv. 2019 09 10; 3(17):2562-2570. Li C, Mathews V, Kim S, George B, Hebert K, Jiang H, Li C, Zhu Y, Keesler DA, Boelens JJ, Dvorak CC, Agarwal R, Auletta JJ, Goyal RK, Hanna R, Kasow K, Shenoy S, Smith AR, Walters MC, Eapen M. PMID: 31471325.
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    9. Effect of donor type and conditioning regimen intensity on allogeneic transplantation outcomes in patients with sickle cell disease: a retrospective multicentre, cohort study. Lancet Haematol. 2019 Nov; 6(11):e585-e596. Eapen M, Brazauskas R, Walters MC, Bernaudin F, Bo-Subait K, Fitzhugh CD, Hankins JS, Kanter J, Meerpohl JJ, Bolaños-Meade J, Panepinto JA, Rondelli D, Shenoy S, Williamson J, Woolford TL, Gluckman E, Wagner JE, Tisdale JF. PMID: 31495699.
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    10. Bone marrow transplantation for adolescents and young adults with sickle cell disease: Results of a prospective multicenter pilot study. Am J Hematol. 2019 04; 94(4):446-454. Krishnamurti L, Neuberg DS, Sullivan KM, Kamani NR, Abraham A, Campigotto F, Zhang W, Dahdoul T, De Castro L, Parikh S, Bakshi N, Haight A, Hassell KL, Loving R, Rosenthal J, Smith SL, Smith W, Spearman M, Stevenson K, Wu CJ, Wiedl C, Waller EK, Walters MC. PMID: 30637784.
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    11. CRISPR-Cas9 interrogation of a putative fetal globin repressor in human erythroid cells. PLoS One. 2019; 14(1):e0208237. Chung JE, Magis W, Vu J, Heo SJ, Wartiovaara K, Walters MC, Kurita R, Nakamura Y, Boffelli D, Martin DIK, Corn JE, DeWitt MA. PMID: 30645582.
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    12. Promise of gene therapy to treat sickle cell disease. Expert Opin Biol Ther. 2018 11; 18(11):1123-1136. Romero Z, DeWitt M, Walters MC. PMID: 30324810.
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    13. Surgical Anatomy of the Uterosacral Ligament Colpopexy. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2018 Sep/Oct; 24(5):380-382. Siff LN, Jallad K, Hickman LC, Walters MD. PMID: 28727647.
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    14. The safety and efficacy of clofarabine in combination with high-dose cytarabine and total body irradiation myeloablative conditioning and allogeneic stem cell transplantation in children, adolescents, and young adults (CAYA) with poor-risk acute leukemia. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2019 02; 54(2):226-235. Hochberg J, Zahler S, Geyer MB, Chen N, Krajewski J, Harrison L, Militano O, Ozkaynak MF, Cheerva AC, Talano J, Moore TB, Gillio AP, Walters MC, Baxter-Lowe LA, Hamby C, Cairo MS. PMID: 29899571.
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    15. Gene Therapy in Patients with Transfusion-Dependent ß-Thalassemia. N Engl J Med. 2018 04 19; 378(16):1479-1493. Thompson AA, Walters MC, Kwiatkowski J, Rasko JEJ, Ribeil JA, Hongeng S, Magrin E, Schiller GJ, Payen E, Semeraro M, Moshous D, Lefrere F, Puy H, Bourget P, Magnani A, Caccavelli L, Diana JS, Suarez F, Monpoux F, Brousse V, Poirot C, Brouzes C, Meritet JF, Pondarré C, Beuzard Y, Chrétien S, Lefebvre T, Teachey DT, Anurathapan U, Ho PJ, von Kalle C, Kletzel M, Vichinsky E, Soni S, Veres G, Negre O, Ross RW, Davidson D, Petrusich A, Sandler L, Asmal M, Hermine O, De Montalembert M, Hacein-Bey-Abina S, Blanche S, Leboulch P, Cavazzana M. PMID: 29669226.
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    16. Late Effects Screening Guidelines after Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation (HCT) for Hemoglobinopathy: Consensus Statement from the Second Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium International Conference on Late Effects after Pediatric HCT. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2018 07; 24(7):1313-1321. Shenoy S, Gaziev J, Angelucci E, King A, Bhatia M, Smith A, Bresters D, Haight AE, Duncan CN, de la Fuente J, Dietz AC, Baker KS, Pulsipher MA, Walters MC. PMID: 29653206.
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    17. Unrelated Donor Transplantation in Children with Thalassemia using Reduced-Intensity Conditioning: The URTH Trial. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2018 06; 24(6):1216-1222. Shenoy S, Walters MC, Ngwube A, Soni S, Jacobsohn D, Chaudhury S, Grimley M, Chan K, Haight A, Kasow KA, Parikh S, Andreansky M, Connelly J, Delgado D, Godder K, Hale G, Nieder M, Pulsipher MA, Trachtenberg F, Neufeld E, Kwiatkowski JL, Thompson AA. PMID: 29374585.
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    18. The case for HLA-identical sibling hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in children with symptomatic sickle cell anemia. Blood Adv. 2017 Dec 12; 1(26):2563-2567. Fitzhugh CD, Walters MC. PMID: 29296908.
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    19. Relationship between Mixed Donor-Recipient Chimerism and Disease Recurrence after Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Sickle Cell Disease. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2017 Dec; 23(12):2178-2183. Abraham A, Hsieh M, Eapen M, Fitzhugh C, Carreras J, Keesler D, Guilcher G, Kamani N, Walters MC, Boelens JJ, Tisdale J, Shenoy S. PMID: 28882446.
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    20. Clinical risks and healthcare utilization of hematopoietic cell transplantation for sickle cell disease in the USA using merged databases. Haematologica. 2017 11; 102(11):1823-1832. Arnold SD, Brazauskas R, He N, Li Y, Aplenc R, Jin Z, Hall M, Atsuta Y, Dalal J, Hahn T, Khera N, Bonfim C, Majhail NS, Diaz MA, Freytes CO, Wood WA, Savani BN, Kamble RT, Parsons S, Ahmed I, Sullivan K, Beattie S, Dandoy C, Munker R, Marino S, Bitan M, Abdel-Azim H, Aljurf M, Olsson RF, Joshi S, Buchbinder D, Eckrich MJ, Hashmi S, Lazarus H, Marks DI, Steinberg A, Saad A, Gergis U, Krishnamurti L, Abraham A, Rangarajan HG, Walters M, Lipscomb J, Saber W, Satwani P. PMID: 28818869.
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    21. Long-Term Effectiveness of Uterosacral Colpopexy and Minimally Invasive Sacral Colpopexy for Treatment of Pelvic Organ Prolapse. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2017 May/Jun; 23(3):188-194. Unger CA, Barber MD, Walters MD, Paraiso MFR, Ridgeway B, Jelovsek JE. PMID: 27636212.
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    22. Dose-adapted post-transplant cyclophosphamide for HLA-haploidentical transplantation in Fanconi anemia. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2017 Apr; 52(4):570-573. Thakar MS, Bonfim C, Walters MC, Storb R, Pasquini R, Burroughs L, Sandmaier BM, Woolfrey A, Kiem HP. PMID: 28067886.
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    23. Current Results and Future Research Priorities in Late Effects after Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Children with Sickle Cell Disease and Thalassemia: A Consensus Statement from the Second Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium International Conference on Late Effects after Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2017 Apr; 23(4):552-561. Shenoy S, Angelucci E, Arnold SD, Baker KS, Bhatia M, Bresters D, Dietz AC, De La Fuente J, Duncan C, Gaziev J, King AA, Pulsipher MA, Smith AR, Walters MC. PMID: 28065838.
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    24. Sickle cell disease: an international survey of results of HLA-identical sibling hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Blood. 2017 03 16; 129(11):1548-1556. Gluckman E, Cappelli B, Bernaudin F, Labopin M, Volt F, Carreras J, Pinto Simões B, Ferster A, Dupont S, de la Fuente J, Dalle JH, Zecca M, Walters MC, Krishnamurti L, Bhatia M, Leung K, Yanik G, Kurtzberg J, Dhedin N, Kuentz M, Michel G, Apperley J, Lutz P, Neven B, Bertrand Y, Vannier JP, Ayas M, Cavazzana M, Matthes-Martin S, Rocha V, Elayoubi H, Kenzey C, Bader P, Locatelli F, Ruggeri A, Eapen M. PMID: 27965196.
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    25. Selection-free genome editing of the sickle mutation in human adult hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells. Sci Transl Med. 2016 10 12; 8(360):360ra134. DeWitt MA, Magis W, Bray NL, Wang T, Berman JR, Urbinati F, Heo SJ, Mitros T, Muñoz DP, Boffelli D, Kohn DB, Walters MC, Carroll D, Martin DI, Corn JE. PMID: 27733558.
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    26. The Second Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium International Consensus Conference on Late Effects after Pediatric Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation: Defining the Unique Late Effects of Children Undergoing Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Immune Deficiencies, Inherited Marrow Failure Disorders, and Hemoglobinopathies. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2017 01; 23(1):24-29. Dietz AC, Duncan CN, Alter BP, Bresters D, Cowan MJ, Notarangelo L, Rosenberg PS, Shenoy S, Skinner R, Walters MC, Wagner J, Baker KS, Pulsipher MA. PMID: 27737772.
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    27. A trial of unrelated donor marrow transplantation for children with severe sickle cell disease. Blood. 2016 11 24; 128(21):2561-2567. Shenoy S, Eapen M, Panepinto JA, Logan BR, Wu J, Abraham A, Brochstein J, Chaudhury S, Godder K, Haight AE, Kasow KA, Leung K, Andreansky M, Bhatia M, Dalal J, Haines H, Jaroscak J, Lazarus HM, Levine JE, Krishnamurti L, Margolis D, Megason GC, Yu LC, Pulsipher MA, Gersten I, DiFronzo N, Horowitz MM, Walters MC, Kamani N. PMID: 27625358.
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    28. Ultrasound Evaluation of the Urethra and Bladder Neck Before and After Transurethral Bulking. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2016 Mar-Apr; 22(2):118-22. Unger CA, Barber MD, Walters MD. PMID: 26829349.
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    29. Indications and Results of HLA-Identical Sibling Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Sickle Cell Disease. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2016 Feb; 22(2):207-211. Walters MC, De Castro LM, Sullivan KM, Krishnamurti L, Kamani N, Bredeson C, Neuberg D, Hassell KL, Farnia S, Campbell A, Petersdorf E. PMID: 26500093.
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    30. A booster shot to cure hemoglobinopathies. Blood. 2015 Sep 03; 126(10):1159-61. Walters MC, MacKenzie TC. PMID: 26337353.
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    31. Ultrasound Evaluation of Midurethral Sling Position and Correlation to Physical Examination and Patient Symptoms. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2015 Sep-Oct; 21(5):263-8. Tunitsky-Bitton E, Unger CA, Barber MD, Goldman HB, Walters MD. PMID: 25730429.
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    32. Update of hematopoietic cell transplantation for sickle cell disease. Curr Opin Hematol. 2015 May; 22(3):227-33. Walters MC. PMID: 25767957.
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    33. In utero hematopoietic cell transplantation for hemoglobinopathies. Front Pharmacol. 2014; 5:278. Derderian SC, Jeanty C, Walters MC, Vichinsky E, MacKenzie TC. PMID: 25628564.
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    34. One-unit versus two-unit cord-blood transplantation for hematologic cancers. N Engl J Med. 2014 Oct 30; 371(18):1685-94. Wagner JE, Eapen M, Carter S, Wang Y, Schultz KR, Wall DA, Bunin N, Delaney C, Haut P, Margolis D, Peres E, Verneris MR, Walters M, Horowitz MM, Kurtzberg J. PMID: 25354103.
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    35. Gluteal and posterior thigh pain in the postoperative period and the need for intervention after sacrospinous ligament colpopexy. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2014 Jul-Aug; 20(4):208-11. Unger CA, Walters MD. PMID: 24978086.
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    36. Combined umbilical cord blood and bone marrow from HLA-identical sibling donors for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in children with hemoglobinopathies. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 Sep; 61(9):1690-4. Soni S, Boulad F, Cowan MJ, Scaradavou A, Dahake J, Edwards S, Walters MC. PMID: 24803091.
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    37. Evaluation of the Spectra Optia apheresis system for mononuclear cell (MNC) collection in G-CSF mobilized and nonmobilized healthy donors: results of a multicenter study. J Clin Apher. 2014 Oct; 29(5):273-80. Karafin MS, Graminske S, Erickson P, Walters MC, Scott EP, Carter S, Padmanabhan A. PMID: 24677347.
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    38. Thiol/redox metabolomic profiling implicates GSH dysregulation in early experimental graft versus host disease (GVHD). PLoS One. 2014; 9(2):e88868. Suh JH, Kanathezhath B, Shenvi S, Guo H, Zhou A, Tiwana A, Kuypers F, Ames BN, Walters MC. PMID: 24558439.
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    39. ß-globin gene transfer to human bone marrow for sickle cell disease. J Clin Invest. 2013 Jul 01. Romero Z, Urbinati F, Geiger S, Cooper AR, Wherley J, Kaufman ML, Hollis RP, de Assin RR, Senadheera S, Sahagian A, Jin X, Gellis A, Wang X, Gjertson D, Deoliveira S, Kempert P, Shupien S, Abdel-Azim H, Walters MC, Meiselman HJ, Wenby RB, Gruber T, Marder V, Coates TD, Kohn DB. PMID: 23863630.
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    40. Outcome of patients with hemoglobinopathies given either cord blood or bone marrow transplantation from an HLA-identical sibling. Blood. 2013 Aug 08; 122(6):1072-8. Locatelli F, Kabbara N, Ruggeri A, Ghavamzadeh A, Roberts I, Li CK, Bernaudin F, Vermylen C, Dalle JH, Stein J, Wynn R, Cordonnier C, Pinto F, Angelucci E, Socié G, Gluckman E, Walters MC, Rocha V. PMID: 23692854.
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    41. Unrelated donor cord blood transplantation for children with severe sickle cell disease: results of one cohort from the phase II study from the Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network (BMT CTN). Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2012 Aug; 18(8):1265-72. Kamani NR, Walters MC, Carter S, Aquino V, Brochstein JA, Chaudhury S, Eapen M, Freed BM, Grimley M, Levine JE, Logan B, Moore T, Panepinto J, Parikh S, Pulsipher MA, Sande J, Schultz KR, Spellman S, Shenoy S. PMID: 22343376.
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    42. Hematopoietic cell transplantation for nonmalignant disorders. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2012 Jan; 18(1 Suppl):S166-71. Tolar J, Mehta PA, Walters MC. PMID: 22226101.
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    43. Improved engraftment with minimal graft-versus-host disease after major histocompatibility complex-mismatched cord blood transplantation with photochemically treated donor lymphocytes. Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 2011 Apr 01; 236(4):492-504. Kanathezhath B, Mizokami M, Stanislaus S, Hounshell C, Neumayr L, Guo H, Hearst JE, Walters MC, Kuypers FA. PMID: 21454375.
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    44. Umbilical cord blood transplantation for children with thalassemia and sickle cell disease. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2011 Sep; 17(9):1375-82. Ruggeri A, Eapen M, Scaravadou A, Cairo MS, Bhatia M, Kurtzberg J, Wingard JR, Fasth A, Lo Nigro L, Ayas M, Purtill D, Boudjedir K, Chaves W, Walters MC, Wagner J, Gluckman E, Rocha V. PMID: 21277376.
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    45. Umbilical cord blood transplantation for thalassemia major. Hematol Oncol Clin North Am. 2010 Dec; 24(6):1165-77. Kanathezhath B, Walters MC. PMID: 21075286.
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    46. HLA-matched sibling bone marrow transplantation for ß-thalassemia major. Blood. 2011 Feb 03; 117(5):1745-50. Sabloff M, Chandy M, Wang Z, Logan BR, Ghavamzadeh A, Li CK, Irfan SM, Bredeson CN, Cowan MJ, Gale RP, Hale GA, Horan J, Hongeng S, Eapen M, Walters MC. PMID: 21119108.
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    47. Gene therapy and bone marrow transplantation for thalassemia: changing of the guard? Mol Ther. 2010 Sep; 18(9):1577. Walters MC. PMID: 20808320.
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    48. Stem-cell transplantation for sickle cell disease. N Engl J Med. 2010 Mar 11; 362(10):955-6; author reply 956. Walters MC, Sullivan KM. PMID: 20225347.
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    49. Transplant outcomes in bone marrow failure syndromes and hemoglobinopathies. Semin Hematol. 2010 Jan; 47(1):37-45. MacMillan ML, Walters MC, Gluckman E. PMID: 20109610.
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    50. Pulmonary, gonadal, and central nervous system status after bone marrow transplantation for sickle cell disease. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2010 Feb; 16(2):263-72. Walters MC, Hardy K, Edwards S, Adamkiewicz T, Barkovich J, Bernaudin F, Buchanan GR, Bunin N, Dickerhoff R, Giller R, Haut PR, Horan J, Hsu LL, Kamani N, Levine JE, Margolis D, Ohene-Frempong K, Patience M, Redding-Lallinger R, Roberts IA, Rogers ZR, Sanders JE, Scott JP, Sullivan KM. PMID: 19822218.
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    51. Translational stability for sickle gene therapy. Gene Ther. 2009 Aug; 16(8):943. Walters MC. PMID: 19554033.
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    52. Human term placenta as a source of hematopoietic cells. Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 2009 Jul; 234(7):813-23. Serikov V, Hounshell C, Larkin S, Green W, Ikeda H, Walters MC, Kuypers FA. PMID: 19429852.
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    53. Risk factors affecting outcome of second HLA-matched sibling donor transplantations for graft failure in severe acquired aplastic anemia. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2009 May; 15(5):626-31. Horan JT, Carreras J, Tarima S, Camitta BM, Gale RP, Hale GA, Hinterberger W, Marsh J, Passweg JR, Walters MC, Eapen M. PMID: 19361755.
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