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The Children's National Research Institute

Research Profile

Research Interests

  • Bone marrow transplant
  • Graft-versus-Host Disease
  • Late effects of BMT
  • Transplant for leukemia

Education & Training

  • B.S., Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, (1988-1992)
  • M.D., Medicine, Tufts University, Boston, MA, (1992-1996)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD, (1996-1999)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD, (1999-2002)
  • Sc.M., Clinical Investigation, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, (2000-2001)


David Jacobsohn, M.D., ScM, M.B.A., Division Chief of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, joined Children's National Hospital from Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago, where he served as a member of the Stem Cell Transplant Program staff and as the Director of the Chronic Graft-versus-Host Disease Clinic. He has lectured widely on GvHD/BMT in Europe, Latin America, and the United States. Dr. Jacobsohn obtained a Bachelor of Science from Yale University, his medical degree from Tufts University, and a Masters in Clinical Investigation from Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health.

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Outside Interests

  • Therakos 

Research & Publications