Brian Bolwell, MD

Department of Medicine
School of Medicine
Deputy Director for Cleveland Clinic
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Hematopoietic and Immune Cancer Biology Program
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

Brian Bolwell, MD is Chairman of the Taussig Cancer Institute, Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center.  As Chairman, he is responsible for all clinical, financial, academic, operational, professional, and strategic issues pertaining to cancer medicine at Cleveland Clinic.  Dr. Bolwell oversees a staff of over 140 physicians, both at the main campus and at many regional centers.  He was Director of the Cleveland Clinic Bone Marrow Transplant Program for 24 years, and Chairman of the Department of Hematologic Oncology & Blood Disorders from 2006-2011.  He has authored over 450 articles and abstracts concerning bone marrow transplantation, lymphoma, and other hematologic malignancies.  Dr. Bolwell has edited the textbook “Current Controversies of Bone Marrow Transplantation” (Humana Press, 2000), and is co-editor of the textbook “Clinical Malignant Hematology” (McGraw Hill, 2007).  Dr. Bolwell is an ad hoc reviewer for the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Bone Marrow Transplantation, Blood, Annals of Internal Medicine, and many other scientific periodicals.  Dr. Bolwell has served as a grant reviewer for the National Cancer Institute on multiple occasions.  He has also served on leadership committees for the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Center for InternationalBone Marrow Transplantation Research (CIBMTR). 

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Chairman, Taussig Cancer Institute
Cleveland Clinic


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