Dr Roland Walter

Steering Committee Member

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, US

Roland B. Walter is Associate Professor of Medicine of the Division of Hematology at the University of Washington, School of Medicine and Adjunct Associate Professor of the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Washington, School of Public Health.

He gained his medical degree at the University of Zürich between 1990 and 1997. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Kantonsspital, Chur, and at the University Hospital Zürich, Switzerland, between 1997 and 2002. Doctor Walter obtained his PhD from the University of Washington in 2006 and his M.S. in epidemiology at the University of Washington in 2011.

His main clinical focus of research is preclinical and early clinical development of novel antigen-directed immunotherapies for AML, clinical trials testing novel treatments and innovative care approaches for AML, development and improvement of diagnostic and prognostic tools in AML, including measurable residual disease (MRD).

Roland B. Walter is an associate member of the Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and corresponding member of the Supreme Council, Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS).