Matthew Walter, MD

Matthew Walter, MD

Bone Marrow Transplant Specialist, Medical Oncologist

Primary Academic Title

Professor of Medicine, Division of Oncology, Section of Bone Marrow Transplantation, Washington University School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

Hematology, bone marrow transplant, myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS)

Research Interest

Identifying novel treatments for patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) through the discovery of gene mutations that occur in the genomes of hematopoietic cells from patients with MDS. Internal Medicine: 1998 Hematology: 2002 Medical Oncology: 2002


  • 1995: MD, Saint Louis University


  • 1995 - 1998: Intern and resident, medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.
  • 1998 - 2004: Clinical and research fellow, hematology and oncology, Washington University, St. Louis
  • 1999 - 2000: Chief resident, Johns Hopkins University

Board Certification

  • 1998: American Board of Internal Medicine
  • 2002: American Board of Internal Medicine, hematology
  • 2002: American Board of Internal Medicine, medical oncology

Selected Research Publications

The DNA methyltransferase inhibitor 5-aza-4'-thio-2'-deoxycytidine induces C>G transversions and acute lymphoid leukemia development.
  • Bertoli RM, Chung YJ, Difilippantonio MJ, [...] Walter MJ, [...] Aplan PD
  • Cancer Res 2024
Plasma Proteomic Signature Predicts Myeloid Neoplasm Risk.
  • Tran D, Beeler JS, Liu J, [...] Walter MJ, [...] Bolton KL
  • Clin Cancer Res 2024
Impact of U2AF1 mutations on circular RNA expression in myelodysplastic neoplasms.
  • Wedge E, Ahmadov U, Hansen TB, [...] Walter MJ, [...] Kristensen LS
  • Leukemia 2023
Clonal Hematopoiesis and Risk of Incident Lung Cancer.
  • Tian R, Wiley B, Liu J, [...] Walter MJ, [...] Cao Y
  • J Clin Oncol 2023
Genomic profiling for clinical decision making in myeloid neoplasms and acute leukemia.
  • Duncavage EJ, Bagg A, Hasserjian RP, [...] Walter MJ, [...] Cazzola M
  • Blood 2022
Proteomic and phosphoproteomic landscapes of acute myeloid leukemia.
  • Kramer MH, Zhang Q, Sprung R, [...] Walter MJ, [...] Ley TJ
  • Blood 2022
Focal disruption of DNA methylation dynamics at enhancers in IDH-mutant AML cells.
  • Wilson ER, Helton NM, Heath SE, [...] Walter MJ, [...] Spencer DH
  • Leukemia 2022
Failure to Detect Mutations in U2AF1 due to Changes in the GRCh38 Reference Sequence.
  • Miller CA, Walker JR, Jensen TL, [...] Walter MJ
  • J Mol Diagn 2022
Immunosuppression and outcomes in adult patients with de novo acute myeloid leukemia with normal karyotypes.
  • Ferraro F, Miller CA, Christensen KA, [...] Walter MJ, [...] Ley TJ
  • Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2021

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Contact Information

  • Washington University Medical Campus

    4921 Parkview Place
    Saint Louis, MO 63110

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