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Nelson Chao, MD

Nelson Chao, MD

Oncology Durham, NC

Professor, Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine

Office Address

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  • 2400 pratt st, suite 9100, box 3961
    Durham, NC 27710
    Phone: (919) 668-1010

Dr. Chao's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Oncology: General Oncology
  • Clinical Interests: Hematologic Neoplasms; Stem Cell Transplantation

Dr. Chao's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • ChiefDuke University
    Durham, NC
    Director, Bone Marrow Transplantation Program (1996-Present); Associate Professor of Medicine (1996 - 2000); Acting Chief, Medical Oncology (1998); Co-Director, Stem Cell Laboratory (2001 - present); Professor of Medicine (tenure) & Immunology (2001 - Present)
  • Co-founderResearch Triangle Park
    NC
    Co-founder C2Regenerate (2012 - present)
  • Senior Leadership CouncilDuke Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Durham, NC
  • Assistant Professor of MedicineStanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
    Stanford, CA
    Physician Specialist (1989-1990); Assistant Director, Director (1989-1996)
  • Visiting LecturerUniversity of Hong Kong-Queen Mary Hospital
    Hong Kong

Dr. Chao's Education & Medical Training

  • Duke UniversityDuke UniversityOther Training, M.B.A
  • Stanford University/UCSFStanford University/UCSFFellowship, Oncology
  • Stanford University/UCSFStanford University/UCSFFellowship, American Cancer Society
  • St Mary's Medical Center-SFSt Mary's Medical Center-SFResidency, Medicine-Preliminary
  • Menlo Medical Clinic, Menlo Park, CAMenlo Medical Clinic, Menlo Park, CAInternship
  • Yale Univ Sch of MedYale University School of MedicineMedical School
  • Harvard UniversityHarvard UniversityOther Training, BA, cum laude

Dr. Chao's Certifications & Licensure

  • NC State Medical LicenseNC State Medical License1996 - 2014
  • American Board of Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine, 1984
  • American Board of Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineMedical Oncology, 1987

Dr. Chao's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Donald D. and Elizabeth G. Cooke Distinguished Professor2012
  • National Biodefense Science Board Member2012
  • American Society of Hematology (ASH)BLOOD Journal Top ReviewerAmerican Society of Hematology (ASH), 2011
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Dr. Chao's Clinical Trials

Dr. Chao's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Prevention of graft-vs-host disease by a novel immunosuppressant, PG490-88, through inhibition of alloreactive T-cell expansion.Chen BJ, Liu C, Cui X, Fidler JM, Chao NJ, Transplantation, 70:1442-1447
  • Equivalence of two effective GVHD prophylaxis regimens: results of a prospective blinded randomized trial.Chao NJ, Snyder DS, Jain M, Wong RM, Niland JC, Negrin RS, Long GD, Hu WW, Stockerl-Goldstein KE, Johnston LJ, Amylon MD, Tierney DK, O’Donnell MR, Nademanee AP, Parke..., Biol Blood Marrow Transplant, 6:254-261
  • Bone marrow transplantation from histocompatible sibling donors for patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.Blume KG, Schmidt GM, Chao NJ, Krance RA, Amylon MD and Forman SJ, Bone Marrow Transplantation 4(Suppl.2):18
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.Chapter: Bone marrow transplantation acute lymphoblastic leukemiaPage 279 - 283
    Blume KG, Schmidt GM, Chao NJ, Amylon MD, Konrad PN and Forman SJ
    Editors: R.P. Gale and D. Hoelzer.Wiley-Liss, New York
  • Clinical Transplants.Chapter: Bone Marrow Transplantation: the Stanford experience
    Chao NJ, Long GD, Negrin RS, Horning SJ and Blume KG
    Editors: Terasaki, P.UCLA Tissue Typing Laboratory, Los Angeles, CA
  • High Dose Cancer Therapy: Pharmacology, Hematopoietins and Stem Cells.Chapter: Reconstitution of hematopoiesis following allogeneic bone marrow transplantation
    Chao NJ, and Blume KG
    Editors: Armitage, J.O., Antman, K.H.Williams and Wilkens, Baltimore, MD
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Other

Grant Support

  • Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation And Hematologice Malignancies
    Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation And Hematologice MalignanciesNational Cancer Institute
    2010 - 2012
  • Skin Stem Cells In Combined Radiation Injury
    Skin Stem Cells In Combined Radiation InjuryNational Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases
    2010 - 2011
  • Centers For Medical Countermeasures Against Radiation
    Centers For Medical Countermeasures Against RadiationNational Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases
    2010 - 2011
  • Administrative Core
    Administrative CoreNational Cancer Institute
    2010 - 2011
  • Clinical Trials Of Haploidentical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation And VAC
    Clinical Trials Of Haploidentical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation And VACNational Cancer Institute
    2010 - 2011
  • Administrative Core
    Administrative CoreNational Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases
    2010 - 2011
  • Skin Stem Cells In Combined Radiation Injury
    Skin Stem Cells In Combined Radiation InjuryNational Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases
    2008 - 2009
  • Ctrs For Medical Countermeasures Against Radiation
    Ctrs For Medical Countermeasures Against RadiationNational Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases
    2005 - 2009
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
    Bone Marrow TransplantNational Cancer Institute
    2005 - 2009
  • Human Growth Hormone For Radiation Exposure
    Human Growth Hormone For Radiation ExposureNational Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases
    2005 - 2009
  • Non-Myeloablative Cord Blood Transplantation
    Non-Myeloablative Cord Blood TransplantationNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
    2003 - 2007
  • Novel Approaches To Stem Cell Transplantation
    Novel Approaches To Stem Cell TransplantationNational Cancer Institute
    2003 - 2011
  • Preclinical Studies Of Unrelated Cord Blood Transplantation
    Preclinical Studies Of Unrelated Cord Blood TransplantationNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
    2002 - 2002
  • Cord Blood Transplantation
    Cord Blood TransplantationNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
    2002 - 2005
  • Post Transplant Dendritic Cell Immunotherapy
    Post Transplant Dendritic Cell ImmunotherapyNational Cancer Institute
    2000 - 2002
  • Cord Blood Transplantation In Adult Recipients
    Cord Blood Transplantation In Adult RecipientsNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
    1999 - 2001
  • Allogenic Bone Marrow Transplantation
    Allogenic Bone Marrow TransplantationNational Cancer Institute
    1999 - 2001
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation For Breast Cancer
    Bone Marrow Transplantation For Breast CancerNational Cancer Institute
    1999 - 2001
  • Allografting For Leukemia
    Allografting For LeukemiaNational Cancer Institute
    1997 - 2001

Dr. Chao's Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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