University of Texas Southwestern
Andrew Y. Koh, M.D. is Associate Professor in Pediatrics, Microbiology, and Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Director of Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation at Children’s Health Dallas. Dr. Koh is dually trained in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (Dana Farber Cancer Institute) and Pediatric Infectious Diseases (Boston Children’s Hospital). The Koh Lab focuses on understanding how the gut microbiome influences host immune responses in cancer and stem cell transplant patients. Specific projects include bacterial/fungal infections originating from the gut, graft-versus host disease, the evolution of antibiotic resistance in the mammalian gut, and host immune anti-tumor response.
Disclosure: Merck, Sharpe, and Dohme: Consultant
Novartis: Research Grant
Thursday, October 3
4:05 PM – 4:30 PM