Julie M. Rivers, MD, MS
Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, Apheresis
On staff since July 2017
Children's Title: Associate Program Director, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship
Academic Title: Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology-Oncology
"It is an honor and a privilege to get to know patients and families through the difficult times surrounding a new diagnosis, and to continue to care for and support them throughout treatment. I am lucky to be part of a phenomenal team of providers and researchers that are serving to bring novel therapeutics to our patients and improve outcomes for children with cancer. In addition to my clinical work, I am passionate about medical education and I am the program director for our pediatric hematology and oncology fellowship program. "
Julie Rivers, MD MS, is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington, and an attending physician at Seattle Children's Hospital.
Dr. Rivers' research has focused on the development of correlative studies that advance our understanding of novel immunotherapy treatments that are being tested in clinical trials for the treatment of pediatric leukemia and lymphoma, as well as solid tumors.
Gardner RA, Ceppi F, Rivers J, Annesley C, Summers C, Taraseviciute A, Gust J, Leger KJ, Tarlock K, Cooper TM, Finney OC, Brakke H, Li DH, Park JR, Jensen MCPreemptive mitigation of CD19 CAR T-cell cytokine release syndrome without attenuation of antileukemic efficacy.
31697826 Blood, 2019 Dec. 12 : 134(24)2149-2158 PMCID:PMC6908832
Ceppi F, Rivers J, Annesley C, Pinto N, Park JR, Lindgren C, Mgebroff S, Linn N, Delaney M, Gardner RALymphocyte apheresis for chimeric antigen receptor T-cell manufacturing in children and young adults with leukemia and neuroblastoma.
29536556 Transfusion, 2018 June : 58(6)1414-1420
Grant Title Grantor Amount Award Date T32CA009351 NIH Training Grant 2015 - 2017
- Board Certification(s)
- Medical/Professional School
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison
Epidemiology, University of Washington School of Public Health, Seattle
Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle
Pediatric Hematology Oncology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle
- Clinical Interests
Pediatric leukemias and lymphomas