Summary

Tony Blau, MD, serves as a Professor of Hematology  at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle. Dr. Blau upholds a commitment to providing a superior level of care for each of his patients, as he also serves as an Attending Physician at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA). At SCCA, he cares for patients on the leukemia service.  He also co-founded a not-for-profit organization called Partners in Personal Oncology.

Dr. Tony Blau maintains a strong interest in developing a personalized approach to cancer treatment, and this theme influences many areas of his professional endeavors. In his role as a Co-Director for the University of Washington’s Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine (ISCRM), he conducts research on scientific discoveries in stem cells, gene therapy, and oncology, aiming to uncover new benefits and work toward a cure for current and future patients with cancer. Dr. Tony Blau and the other doctors at Partners in Personal Oncology foster a patient-centered philosophy that varies dramatically from those practiced in conventional oncology programs.

Some of the additional roles held by Dr. Tony Blau include positions as a member of the Fred Hutchinson/University of Washington Cancer Consortium and as a Co-Director for the Stem and Progenitor Cell Biology Program sponsored by that consortium. As for his many research efforts, Dr. Blau currently works on projects involving the use of molecular diagnostics to treat acute myeloid leukemia.

Work History

Work History
1994 - Present

Professor

University of Washington
  • 2007-present  Co-Director, Stem and Progenitor Cell Biology Program, Fred Hutchinson/University of Washington Cancer Consortium
  • 2006-present  Co-Director, University of Washington Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine
  • 2005-presentProfessor of Medicine, Division of Hematology, University of Washington
  • 2005-presentAdjunct Professor of Genome Sciences, University of Washington
  • 2003-present Member, Fred Hutchinson/University of Washington Cancer Consortium
  • 2003-2007  Appointments and Promotions Committee, Department of Medicine, University of Washington
  • 2003-2005Adjunct Associate Professor of Genome Sciences, University of Washington
  • 2000-2005  Associate Professor, Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, University of Washington
  • 1998-2004Associate Program Director for Gene and Cell Therapy, General Clinical Research Center, University of Washington
  • 1997-2000Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
  • 1994-1997  Acting Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
2005 - Present

Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Advisor

CellNexus, LLC
2010 - Present

Co-Founder and Executive Director

Partners in Personal Oncology

The breakthrough approaches we are developing are through the not-for-profit organization that I cofounded, Partners in Personal Oncology.  My work in Partners in Personal Oncology does not yet involve seeing patients; rather, we are setting up the infrastructure and hope to enroll our first patient by mid next year.

Education

Education
1982 - 1986

MD

Ohio State University

Graduated cum laude

1978 - 1982

BS

Wright State University

Graduated summa cum laude

Certifications

Certifications
2008 - 2018

Internal Medicine, Hematology

American Board of Internal Medicine

National Medical Boards, parts 1-3

National Medical Board
May 2001

Certificate of Completion

Clinical Gene Transfer Training Course
1991

Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology

American Board of Internal Medicine
1989

Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine