George E. Georges, MD
Dr. Georges is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington and Associate Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, is recognized internationally as an expert in ARS, with a specific focus on bone marrow and GI components. Dr. Georges’ research focus is on development of radiation counter-measures in the dog model with the goal of translating the findings to the clinical care of patients. He is the Principal Investigator of several NIH sponsored grants including development of radiation mitigators for acute radiation syndrome associated neutropenia and thrombocytopenia, as well as the gastrointestinal syndrome. This research includes canine studies with new cytokines for improving hematopoietic recovery and immune reconstitution after radiation. In addition, he has developed the canine model of GI-ARS to study novel agents to mitigate the effects of radiation injury in the gut. He has more than 70 peer-reviewed publications.