Armand Keating, MD, is Professor of Medicine, Director, Division of Hematology, Epstein Chair in Cell Therapy and Transplantation, and Professor in the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Toronto in Toronto, Canada. He is also Director of the Cell Therapy Program and the Orsino Cell Therapy Translational Research Laboratory at Princess Margaret Hospital, and Senior Scientist in Experimental Therapeutics at the Toronto General Research Institute.
Dr. Keating obtained his MD degree from the University of Ottawa, completed residencies in internal medicine and hematology at the University of Toronto, and completed a research fellowship at the University of Washington and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington. He was Cancer Research Scientist of the National Cancer Institute of Canada for 10 years, and upon his return to Toronto established the largest stem cell transplant program in Canada. For the past decade, Dr. Keating was Chief of Medical Services and Head, Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology at Princess Margaret Hospital/Ontario Cancer Institute in Toronto. He was recently listed in Best Doctors in Canada and America.
Dr. Keating has served as ASH President-Elect, Vice President, Secretary, and Councillor. He is a past president of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation and was Chair of the Steering Committee for Cell-Based Therapy of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, U.S. National Institutes of Health. He is also Chair of the Medical and Scientific Committee of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and is a member of its Board of Directors. He is a member of the Canadian Stem Cell Network and is on the Advisory Board of the Argentine Stem Cell Consortium. He is on numerous editorial boards of scholarly journals and is a Co-Editor of Bone Marrow Transplantation and Associate Editor of Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation.
Dr. Keating’s clinical and research interests include anti-cancer cell therapy, blood and marrow transplantation, leukemia, lymphoma, and cell-based tissue regeneration. He has conducted laboratory, translational, and clinical research in cell therapy, normal and leukemic hematopoiesis, and on the biology and clinical application of mesenchymal stromal cells. He has authored more than 350 publications.
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