connellysmith_laura
Associate Professor, Division of Hematology
University of Washington
Assistant Medical Director, Apheresis and Cellular Therapy, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Associate Professor, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Faculty Information

Biography
Education & Training: 
BPharm
University of Witwatersrand
Johannesburg, South Africa
1991
Medicine
University of Witwatersrand
Johannesburg, South Africa
1997
D.M.
University of Nottingham
Nottinghampshire, United Kingdom
2007
Residency
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Leicester, United Kingdom
Fellowship
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust & Nottingham University Hospital
Leicester, United Kingdom
Contact
Phone: 
(206) 288-6938
Mailing Address: 

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
University of Washington Campus Box 358081
825 Eastlake Ave. E., Rm G3-200
Seattle, WA 98109

Research & Clinical Interests
Research Interests: 

Safe and effective management of patients and donors undergoing marrow harvest and peripheral blood stem cell mobilization and collection by apheresis, complications post hematopoietic stem cell transplant including GVHD and its treatment with extracorporeal photopheresis.

Clinical Interests: 

The management of patients with complex post complications following hematopoietic stem cell transplant including acute and chronic graft vs host disease. The safe and efficient collection of hematopoietic stem cells from patients and healthy donors by peripheral apheresis or bone marrow harvest. Therapeutic Apheresis procedures in patients with hematological malignancies

Publications