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Zachariah McIver, DO, PhD

Zachariah McIver, MD

Assistant Professor, Hematology & Oncology
Wake Forest School of Medicine

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Ph.D., Molecular Medicine and Translational Science Graduate Program, May 2017
Wake Forest University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Medical degree, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2004
Residency, Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, 2007
Fellowship in Hematology at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, 2011

Advisor: Jason Grayson, PhD - Microbiology and Immunology

Research Interests: Improving outcomes for patients with a hematological malignancy receiving an allogeneic stem cell transplant, and the prevention of graft-versus-host disease.


2016 CTSI KL2 Scholar. Early-career Faculty member will receive 75% salary support and up to $70,000 in other expenses over the next two years to build clinical and translational research skills and competencies under the guidance of skilled multidisciplinary mentoring teams. Title: “Photodepletion Techniques to Prevent Graft-versus-host-disease (GVHD) in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation”

Wake Forest Innovations Value Inflection Award 02/2015-present. Title: Prevention of Graft-versus-Host Disease Using a Novel Photosensitizer. Role: PI


McIver Z, Grayson J, Coe B, Hill J, Schamerhorn G, Ohulchanskyy T, Linder M, Davies K, Weiner R, and Detty M. Targeting T cell Bioenergetics by Modulating P-glycoprotein Selectivity Depletes Alloreactive T cells to Prevent GVHD. Journal of Immunology. 2016 June. In Press.

McIver Z, Kryman M, Choi Y, Coe B, Schamerhorn G, Linder M, Davies K, Hill E, Sawada G, Grayson J,  and Detty M Selective photodepletion of malignant T cells in extracorporeal photopheresis with selenorhodamine photosensitizers photosensitizers. Journal of Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry. 2016 Jun 2. In Press.


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