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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Peiman Hematti joined the Section of Hematology/Bone Marrow Transplantation at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in July 2004 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine. Dr. Hematti has completed a combined Internal Medicine/Pediatrics residency at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and then Hematology fellowship at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute at the National Institutes of Health. His clinical interests are in inpatient care of hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients. He is the director of the clinical hematopoietic cell processing laboratory, and in that capacity oversees all the peripheral blood stem cell collections from the patients and processing of their products.



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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Hematology
Internal Medicine
Fellowship National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Residency Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
Internship Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
Medical School Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran, 1990

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Dr. Hematti runs an active basic research lab with the goal of developing methods for ex vivo generation and expansion of hematopoietic stem cells. His clinical research interest is in using novel mobilization agents for collection of peripheral blood stem cells.

PubMed Articles
Azari AA Karadag R Kanavi MR Nehls S Barney N Kim K Longo W Hematti P Juckett M . Safety and efficacy of autologous serum eye drop for treatment of dry eyes in graft-versus-host disease. Cutan Ocul Toxicol. 2017 Jun;36(2):152-156
[PubMed ID: 27380960]
Liu S de Castro LF Jin P Civini S Ren J Reems JA Cancelas J Nayak R Shaw G O'Brien T McKenna DH Armant M Silberstein L Gee AP Hei DJ Hematti P Kuznetsov SA Robey PG Stroncek DF . Manufacturing Differences Affect Human Bone Marrow Stromal Cell Characteristics and Function: Comparison of Production Methods and Products from Multiple Centers. Sci Rep. 2017 Apr 27;7:46731
[PubMed ID: 28447618]
Khoury HJ Wang T Hemmer MT Couriel D Alousi A Cutler C Aljurf M Antin JH Ayas M Battiwalla M Cahn JY Cairo M Chen YB Gale RP Hashmi S Hayashi RJ Jagasia M Juckett M Kamble RT Kharfan-Dabaja M Litzow M Majhail N Miller A Nishihori T Qayed M Schoemans H Schouten HC SociĆ© G Storek J Verdonck L Vij R Wood WA Yu L Martino R Carabasi M Dandoy C Gergis U Hematti P Solh M Jamani K Lehmann L Savani B Schultz KR Wirk BM Spellman S Arora M Pidala J . Improved survival after acute graft vs host disease diagnosis in the modern era. Haematologica. 2017 Mar 16;
[PubMed ID: 28302712]
Guerra AD Rose WE Hematti P Kao WJ . Minocycline enhances the mesenchymal stromal/stem cell pro-healing phenotype in triple antimicrobial-loaded hydrogels. Acta Biomater. 2017 Mar 15;51:184-196
[PubMed ID: 28069512]
Bouchlaka MN Moffitt AB Kim J Kink JA Bloom DD Love C Dave S Hematti P Capitini CM . Human Mesenchymal Stem Cell-Educated Macrophages Are a Distinct High IL-6-Producing Subset that Confer Protection in Graft-versus-Host-Disease and Radiation Injury Models. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2017 Feb 28;
[PubMed ID: 28257800]
Parascandolo A Rappa F Cappello F Kim J Cantu DA Chen H Mazzoccoli G Hematti P Castellone MD Salvatore M Laukkanen MO . Extracellular Superoxide Dismutase Expression in Papillary Thyroid Cancer Mesenchymal Stem/Stromal Cells Modulates Cancer Cell Growth and Migration. Sci Rep. 2017 Feb 20;7:41416
[PubMed ID: 28216675]
Brunstein C Zhang MJ Barker J St Martin A Bashey A De Lima M Dehn J Hematti P Perales MA Rocha V Territo M Weisdorf D Eapen M . The effect of inter-unit HLA matching in double umbilical cord blood transplantation for acute leukemia. Haematologica. 2017 Jan 25;
[PubMed ID: 28126967]
Schmuck EG Koch JM Centanni JM Hacker TA Braun RK Eldridge M Hei DJ Hematti P Raval AN . Biodistribution and Clearance of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells by Quantitative Three-Dimensional Cryo-Imaging After Intravenous Infusion in a Rat Lung Injury Model. Stem Cells Transl Med. 2016 Dec;5(12):1668-1675
[PubMed ID: 27460855]
Haynes LD Coonen J Post J Brunner K Bloom D Hematti P Kaufman DB . Collection of hematopoietic CD34 stem cells in Rhesus Macaques using Spectra Optia. J Clin Apher. 2016 Aug 31;
[PubMed ID: 27578423]
Muir P Hans EC Racette M Volstad N Sample SJ Heaton C Holzman G Schaefer SL Bloom DD Bleedorn JA Hao Z Amene E Suresh M Hematti P . Autologous Bone Marrow-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells Modulate Molecular Markers of Inflammation in Dogs with Cruciate Ligament Rupture. PLoS One. 2016;11(8):e0159095
[PubMed ID: 27575050]
Hope C Foulcer S Jagodinsky J Chen SX Jensen JL Patel S Leith C Maroulakou I Callander N Miyamoto S Hematti P Apte SS Asimakopoulos F . Immunoregulatory roles of versican proteolysis in the myeloma microenvironment. Blood. 2016 Aug 4;128(5):680-5
[PubMed ID: 27259980]
Braun RK Koch JM Hacker TA Pegelow D Kim J Raval AN Schmuck EG Schwahn DJ Hei DJ Centanni JM Eldridge M Hematti P . Cardiopulmonary and histological characterization of an acute rat lung injury model demonstrating safety of mesenchymal stromal cell infusion. Cytotherapy. 2016 Apr;18(4):536-45
[PubMed ID: 26971682]
Hematti P . Characterization of mesenchymal stromal cells: potency assay development. Transfusion. 2016 Apr;56(4):32S-5S
[PubMed ID: 27079322]
Anthias C Shaw BE Kiefer DM Liesveld JL Yared J Kamble RT D'Souza A Hematti P Seftel MD Norkin M DeFilipp Z Kasow KA Abidi MH Savani BN Shah NN Anderlini P Diaz MA Malone AK Halter JP Lazarus HM Logan BR Switzer GE Pulsipher MA Confer DL O'Donnell PV . Significant Improvements in the Practice Patterns of Adult Related Donor Care in US Transplantation Centers. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2016 Mar;22(3):520-7
[PubMed ID: 26597080]
Yu W Denu RA Krautkramer KA Grindle KM Yang DT Asimakopoulos F Hematti P Denu JM . Loss of SIRT3 Provides Growth Advantage for B Cell Malignancies. J Biol Chem. 2016 Feb 12;291(7):3268-79
[PubMed ID: 26631723]
Galipeau J Krampera M Barrett J Dazzi F Deans RJ DeBruijn J Dominici M Fibbe WE Gee AP Gimble JM Hematti P Koh MB LeBlanc K Martin I McNiece IK Mendicino M Oh S Ortiz L Phinney DG Planat V Shi Y Stroncek DF Viswanathan S Weiss DJ Sensebe L . International Society for Cellular Therapy perspective on immune functional assays for mesenchymal stromal cells as potency release criterion for advanced phase clinical trials. Cytotherapy. 2016 Feb;18(2):151-9
[PubMed ID: 26724220]
Hanson SE Kleinbeck KR Cantu D Kim J Bentz ML Faucher LD Kao WJ Hematti P . Local delivery of allogeneic bone marrow and adipose tissue-derived mesenchymal stromal cells for cutaneous wound healing in a porcine model. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2016 Feb;10(2):E90-100
[PubMed ID: 23418160]
Denu RA Nemcek S Bloom DD Goodrich AD Kim J Mosher DF Hematti P . Fibroblasts and Mesenchymal Stromal/Stem Cells Are Phenotypically Indistinguishable. Acta Haematol. 2016;136(2):85-97
[PubMed ID: 27188909]
Denu RA Hematti P . Effects of Oxidative Stress on Mesenchymal Stem Cell Biology. Oxid Med Cell Longev. 2016;2016:2989076
[PubMed ID: 27413419]
Shaw BE Logan BR Kiefer DM Chitphakdithai P Pedersen TL Abdel-Azim H Abidi MH Akpek G Diaz MA Artz AS Dandoy C Gajewski JL Hematti P Kamble RT Kasow KA Lazarus HM Liesveld JL Majhail NS O'Donnell PV Olsson RF Savani BN Schears RM Stroncek DF Switzer GE Williams EP Wingard JR Wirk BM Confer DL Pulsipher MA . Analysis of the Effect of Race, Socioeconomic Status, and Center Size on Unrelated National Marrow Donor Program Donor Outcomes: Donor Toxicities Are More Common at Low-Volume Bone Marrow Collection Centers. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2015 Oct;21(10):1830-8
[PubMed ID: 26116089]