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The Children's Research Institute

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Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Peds Bone Marrow Transplant, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN (2012)
  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN (2011)
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL (2008)
  • Internship Program, Pediatrics, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL (2006)
  • M.D., Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC (2005)
  • B.S., Barry University, Miami Shores, FL (2001)

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Biography

Dr. Abraham is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Science. He is also an attending physician and researcher in the Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation at Children’s National Hospital in Washington DC where he directs the sickle cell transplant program. He was a Physician Scientist trainee at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and is currently an American Society of Hematology Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development award scholar and Doris Duke Charitable foundation grantee. His current research focus involves reducing the toxicity of transplantation and increasing donor options so more patients with sickle cell disease can have access to curative treatments. In the laboratory Dr. Abraham studies virus-specific immune recovery and mechanisms of rejection after transplant with the goal of making transplants safer and more effective.

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Outside Interests

  • Gamida Cell Ltd 

Research & Publications