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Greg Guilcher

Position: 

Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatrics, Division of Oncology; Paediatric Oncologist

Phone: 
(403) 955-7476
Address: 

Alberta Children's Hospital
2888 Shaganappi Trail, NW
Calgary, AB  T3B 6A8

Biography: 
 

Greg obtained his BSc with a major in biochemistry from Queen's University at Kingston, followed by a medical degree and subsequent pediatric residency training at Memorial University of Newfoundland.  His subspecialty training in pediatric hematatology/oncology/BMT was completed at the University of British Columbia with a focus in BMT and hematopathology.

Research Activities: 

Greg is a site investigator for numerous phase I, II and III clinical trials open locally by our division and made available to our patients and families.  

Greg Guilcher is an Assistant Professor of Oncology and Pediatrics at the University of Calgary/Alberta Children's Hospital in Calgary, Canada.  His practice includes pediatric blood and marrow transplantation as well as general pediatric oncology.  Greg leads the local sickle cell BMT program and works closely with the two comprehensive hemoglobinopathy clinics in the province of Alberta.  He also co-leads the BMT Long Term Survivor Clinic at Alberta Children's Hospital, and currently chairs the BMT Late Effects Taskforce for the Children's Oncology Group.

Research interests include acute and late toxicities of BMT, as well as the study of novel low-toxicity approaches to transplant for pediatric non-malignant diseases.  Greg is interested in studying family BMT decision-making , neuropsychological outcomes and health economics questions as related to BMT for sickle cell disease.  He also has an interest in pediatric BMT donor safety.  A career goal is to expand access to BMT for sickle cell disease to low and middle income countries.

Greg is a site investigator for numerous phase I, II and III clinical trials open locally by our division and made available to our patients and families.

 

Research Areas: 
Blood and marrow transplantation for sickle cell disease
Publications: 
Degrees: 
  • M.D. (Doctor of Medicine)
Associations & Fellowships: 
  • FAAP
  • FRCPC