Donald I. Abrams


Donald I. Abrams, MD, is chief of the Hematology-Oncology Division at San Francisco General Hospital and a professor of clinical medicine at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). He has an integrative oncology consultation practice at the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine. He was one the original clinicians/investigators to recognize and define many early AIDS-related conditions. He has long been interested in clinical trials of alternative medicine interventions for HIV/AIDS and cancer, including evaluations of medicinal marijuana and has conducted numerous studies on the effectiveness of cannabis in a number of clinical conditions. Abrams is a member of the NCI PDQ CAM editorial board which posts a continuously updated reference on cannabinoids and cancer.