Edmund Waller, MD, MPH, FACP

Edmund  Waller, MD, PhDEmory ClinicProfessor of Hematology and OncologyDirector, Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Program


Medical Oncology (Board certified since 1991)
Internal Medicine (Board certified since 1988)

Areas of Clinical Interest:

hematopoietic syndrome, hematology/oncology, bone marrow transplant, leukemia, testicular cancer, myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), aplastic anemia

Year Started Practicing at Emory:


Organizational Leadership Memberships:

American College of Physicians
American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology
International Society for Experimental Hematology

Major or Recent Publications:

CD2-mediated IL12-dependent Signals Render Human T Cells Resistant to Mitogen-induced Apoptosis Permitting the Large-scale Ex Vivo Expansion of Functioally Distinct Lymphocytes: Implications in the Development of Adoptive Immunotherapy Strategies. Blood,96(12): 3827-37.

Changes in the Pattern of TCR V Repertoire Expression After Bone Marrow Transplant is Linked to the HLA Haplotype in Humans. British Journal of Hematology,113 (1): 224-30.

Cytokine Upregulation of Antigen Presenting Function of Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells. Leukemia,14(3): 412-8.

Larger Numbers of CD4 Dendritic Cells in Donor Bone Marrow are Associated with Increased Relapse After Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplantation. Blood,97(10): 2948-56.

New Strategies in Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation: Immunotherapy Using Irradiated Allogeneic T Cells. Bone Marrow Transplantation,Suppl. 2, S20-S24.


Cancer Research Inst. Clin. Investigator Award
Doris Duke Clinical Scientist


Medical SchoolCornell University Medical College, New York, NY
InternshipStanford Hospital & Clinics, Stanford, CA
ResidencyStanford Hospital & Clinics, Stanford, CA
FellowshipStanford Hospital & Clinics, Stanford, CA

Hospital Affiliations:

Emory University Hospital
Emory University Hospital Midtown

Additional Languages Spoken:


Office Location(s):

Emory Clinic 'C'
1365 Clifton Rd., NE
Atlanta, GA 30322(404) 778-1900
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National awards & recognition


• Winship is a National Cancer Institute - Designated Cancer Center
• US News & World Report “America’s Best Hospitals"
• Accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
• Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
• Blue Cross Distinction - Center for Complex and Rare Cancers
• OptumHealth Center of Excellence for Bone Marrow Transplant
• Foundation for the Accreditation of Cell Therapy (FACT) Accredited
• Center of Excellence of the Myelodysplastic Syndromes Foundation.