Dr. Robert G. Andrews

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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Clinical Research Division
University of Washington
School of Medicine
Associate ProfessorAppointed: 1991
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Mailing Address

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
1100 Fairview Avenue N. D2-373
P.O. Box 19024
Seattle, Washington 98109-1024
United States

Contact Information

Phone: (206) 667-4263
Fax: (206) 667-6084


M.D., University of Minnesota, Medical School, 1976.

Expertise and Research Interests

Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
Hematopoietic stem cell biology.


COS Keywords:

Bone Marrow Transplantation, Cancer or Carcinogenesis, Leukemia, Oncology, Pediatrics, Stem Cells, Tumors.

Additional Terms:

Bone Marrow Or Stem Cell Transplantation, Leukemia, Immune S, Clinical Medicine, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Stem Cell Biology,.


American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
American Society for Gene Therapy
American Society of Hematology
International Society for Experimental Hematology


  • Sieverkropp AJ, Andrews RG, Gaur L, Shields LE (Jul 2005) Chimerism analysis by sex determining region Y (SRY) and major, Tissue Antigens, 66 (1), 19-25 Abstract
  • Richard RE, De Claro RA, Yan J, Chien S, Von Recum H, Morris J, Kiem HP, Dalgarno DC, Heimfeld S, Clackson T, Andrews R, Blau CA (Oct 2004) Differences in F36VMpl-based in vivo selection among large animal models., Molecular Therapy : the Journal of the American Society of Gene Therapy, 10 (4), 730-40 Abstract
  • Shields LE, Gaur L, Delio P, Potter J, Sieverkropp A, Andrews RG (2004) Fetal immune suppression as adjunctive therapy for in utero hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in nonhuman primates., Stem Cells (dayton, Ohio), 22 (5), 759-69 Abstract
  • Delaney, C (2004) Expansion of Hematopoietic Stem Cells, Thomas' Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, 3nd Edition, Malden, MA, USA, Blackwell, 1600 pages, ISBN=9781405112567 (bookchapter)
  • Shields LE, Gaur LK, Gough M, Potter J, Sieverkropp A, Andrews RG (2003) In utero hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in nonhuman primates: the role of T cells., Stem Cells (dayton, Ohio), 21 (3), 304-14 Abstract
  • Kiem HP, Rasko JE, Morris J, Peterson L, Kurre P, Andrews RG (May 2002) Ex vivo selection for oncoretrovirally transduced green fluorescent protein-expressing CD34-enriched cells increases short-term engraftment of transduced cells in baboons., Human Gene Therapy, 13 (8), 891-9 Abstract
  • Andrews, RG (2001) CD33 Antigen (gp67), Wiley Encyclopedia of Molecular Medicine, 1st Edition, Hoboken, NJ, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 3702 pages, ISBN=978-0-471-374 (bookchapter)
  • Andrews RG, Peterson LJ, Morris J, Potter J, Heyward S, Gough M, Bryant E, Kiem HP (May 2000) Differential engraftment of genetically modified CD34(+) and CD34(-) hematopoietic cell subsets in lethally irradiated baboons., Experimental Hematology, 28 (5), 508-18 Abstract
  • Emery DW, Andrews RG, Papayannopoulou T, Differences among nonhuman primates in susceptibility to bone marrow progenitor transduction with retrovirus vectors., Gene Therapy, 7(5), 359-67, 2000 Abstract
  • Pinchuk LM, Grouard-Vogel G, Magaletti DM, Doty RT, Andrews RG, Clark EA, Isolation and characterization of macaque dendritic cells from CD34\(+\) bone marrow progenitors., Cell Immunology, 196(1), 34-40, 25 Aug 1999 Abstract
  • Bronsdon MA, Homer MJ, Magera JM, Harrison C, Andrews RG, Bielitzki JT, Emerson CL, Persing DH, Fritsche TR, Detection of enzootic babesiosis in baboons \(Papio cynocephalus\) and phylogenetic evidence supporting synonymy of the genera Entopolypoides and Babesia., Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 37(5), 1548-53, May 1999 Abstract
  • Winkler A, Kiem HP, Shields LE, Sun QH, Andrews RG (Mar 1999) Gene transfer into fetal baboon hematopoietic progenitor cells., Human Gene Therapy, 10 (4), 667-77 Abstract
  • Andrews RG, Briddell RA, Hill R, Gough M, McNiece IK, Engraftment of primates with G-CSF mobilized peripheral blood CD34+ progenitor cells expanded in G-CSF, SCF and MGDF decreases the duration and severity of neutropenia., Stem Cells, 17(4), 210-8, 1999 Abstract
  • Shields LE, Andrews RG, Gestational age changes in circulating CD34+ hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells in fetal cord blood., American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 178(5), 931-7, 1998 Abstract
  • Opie TM, Shields LE, Andrews RG, Cell-surface antigen expression in early and term gestation fetal hematopoietic progenitor cells., Stem Cells, 16(5), 343-8, 1998 Abstract
  • Craddock CF, Nakamoto B, Andrews RG, Priestley GV, Papayannopoulou T, Antibodies to VLA4 integrin mobilize long-term repopulating cells and augment cytokine-induced mobilization in primates and mice., Blood, 90(12), 4779-88, 15 Dec 1997 Abstract
  • Kiem HP, Heyward S, Winkler A, Potter J, Allen JM, Miller AD, Andrews RG, Gene transfer into marrow repopulating cells: comparison between amphotropic and gibbon ape leukemia virus pseudotyped retroviral vectors in a competitive repopulation assay in baboons., Blood, 90(11), 4638-45, 1 Dec 1997 Abstract
  • Allen MD, Weyhrich J, Gaur L, Akimoto H, Hall J, Dalesandro J, Sai S, Thomas R, Nelson KA, Andrews RG, Prolonged allogeneic and xenogeneic microchimerism in unmatched primates without immunosuppression by intrathymic implantation of CD34+ donor marrow cells., Cell Immunology, 181(2), 127-38, 1 Nov 1997 Abstract
  • Andrews RG, Winkler A, Potter J, Bryant E, Knitter GH, Bernstein ID, Ochs HD (Aug 1997) Normal immunologic response to a neoantigen, bacteriophage phiX-174, in baboons with long-term lymphohematopoietic reconstitution from highly purified CD34+ Lin- allogeneic marrow cells., Blood, 90 (4), 1701-8 Abstract
  • Hirata R K, Miller A D, Andrews R G, Russell D W, Transduction of hematopoietic cells by foamy virus vectors., Blood, 88(9), 3654-61, 1 Nov 1996 Abstract
  • Andrews R G, Briddell R A, Knitter G H, Rowley S D, Appelbaum F R, McNiece I K, Rapid engraftment by peripheral blood progenitor cells mobilized by recombinant human stem cell factor and recombinant human granulocyte colony-stimulating factor in nonhuman primates., Blood, 85(1), 15-20, 1 Jan 1995 Abstract
  • Andrews R G, Briddell R A, Knitter G H, Opie T, Bronsden M, Myerson D, Appelbaum F R, McNiece I K, In vivo synergy between recombinant human stem cell factor and recombinant human granulocyte colony-stimulating factor in baboons enhanced circulation of progenitor cells., Blood, 84(3), 800-10, 1 Aug 1994 Abstract
  • Brashem-Stein C, Flowers D A, Smith F O, Staats S J, Andrews R G, Bernstein I D, Ontogeny of hematopoietic stem cell development: reciprocal expression of CD33 and a novel molecule by maturing myeloid and erythroid progenitors., Blood, 82(3), 792-9, 1 Aug 1993 Abstract
  • Andrews R G, Bensinger W I, Knitter G H, Bartelmez S H, Longin K, Bernstein I D, Appelbaum F R, Zsebo K M, The ligand for c-kit, stem cell factor, stimulates the circulation of cells that engraft lethally irradiated baboons., Blood, 80(11), 2715-20, 1 Dec 1992 Abstract
  • Andrews R G, Bryant E M, Bartelmez S H, Muirhead D Y, Knitter G H, Bensinger W, Strong D M, Bernstein I D, CD34+ marrow cells, devoid of T and B lymphocytes, reconstitute stable lymphopoiesis and myelopoiesis in lethally irradiated allogeneic baboons., Blood, 80(7), 1693-701, 1 Oct 1992 Abstract
  • Andrews R G, Bartelmez S H, Knitter G H, Myerson D, Bernstein I D, Appelbaum F R, Zsebo K M, A c-kit ligand, recombinant human stem cell factor, mediates reversible expansion of multiple CD34+ colony-forming cell types in blood and marrow of baboons., Blood, 80(4), 920-7, 15 Aug 1992 Abstract
  • Hammond W P, Chatta G S, Andrews R G, Dale D C, Abnormal responsiveness of granulocyte-committed progenitor cells in cyclic neutropenia., Blood, 79(10), 2536-9, 15 May 1992 Abstract
  • Bernstein I D, Singer J W, Smith F O, Andrews R G, Flowers D A, Petersens J, Steinmann L, Najfeld V, Savage D, Fruchtman S, et al, Differences in the frequency of normal and clonal precursors of colony-forming cells in chronic myelogenous leukemia and acute myelogenous leukemia., Blood, 79(7), 1811-6, 1 Apr 1992 Abstract
  • Andrews R G, Knitter G H, Bartelmez S H, Langley K E, Farrar D, Hendren R W, Appelbaum F R, Bernstein I D, Zsebo K M, Recombinant human stem cell factor, a c-kit ligand, stimulates hematopoiesis in primates., Blood, 78(8), 1975-80, 15 Oct 1991 Abstract
  • Bernstein I D, Leary A G, Andrews R G, Ogawa M, Blast colony-forming cells and precursors of colony-forming cells detectable in long-term marrow culture express the same phenotype (CD33- CD34+)., Experimental Hematology, 19(7), 680-2, August 1991 Abstract
  • Bernstein I D, Andrews R G, Zsebo K M, Recombinant human stem cell factor enhances the formation of colonies by CD34+ and CD34+lin- cells, and the generation of colony-forming cell progeny from CD34+lin- cells cultured with interleukin-3,, Blood, 77(11), 2316-21, 1 Jun 1991 Abstract
  • Berenson R J, Bensinger W I, Hill R S, Andrews R G, Garcia-Lopez J, Kalamasz D F, Still B J, Spitzer G, Buckner C D, Bernstein I D, et al, Engraftment after infusion of CD34+ marrow cells in patients with breast cancer or neuroblastoma., Blood, 77(8), 1717-22, 15 Apr 1991 Abstract
  • Andrews R G, Singer J W, Bernstein I D, Human hematopoietic precursors in long-term culture: single CD34+ cells that lack detectable T cell, B cell, and myeloid cell antigens produce multiple colony-forming cells when cultured with marrow s, Journal of Experimental Medicine, 172(1), 355-8, 1 Jul 1990 Abstract

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