Guenther Koehne, MD, PhD

Medical Director, Cytotherapy Laboratory
Guenther Koehne, MD, PhD -- Medical Director, Cytotherapy Laboratory

I am a physician-scientist whose clinical focus is treating patients with hematologic malignancies, and I have particular expertise in allogeneic (donor-derived) hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for patients with leukemia, lymphoma, myelodysplastic syndrome, and multiple myeloma. At Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, we are pioneering a new type of stem cell transplantation in which we remove a specific subset of cells (T cells) from the donor’s stem cells before the transplant; this significantly reduces the so-called graft-versus-host reactions. As the principle investigator, I am leading clinical trials to study the effectiveness of T cell-depleted transplants from related and unrelated donors in patients with high-risk multiple myeloma.

Appointments for New Patients
877-836-ABMT (2268)
Clinical Expertise

Hematologic Malignancies (Leukemia, Multiple Myeloma, MDS); Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplantation; Immunotherapy; Cancer Vaccines

Languages Spoken

MD, PhD, Medical University of Hamburg (Germany)


Medical University of Hamburg (Germany);
Rush University Medical Center (Chicago)


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine; Medical Oncology

Publications by Guenther Koehne
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