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Mary Bach, M.D., Pharm. D.


Clinical Assistant Professor
Division of Rheumatology
VA Puget Sound Health Care System

1660 South Columbian Way, Box 358280
Seattle, WA 98108


Phone: 206-768-5350
Fax: 206-764-2689
Email: mbach@uw.edu




  • Pharm.D. and Certificate in Geriatric Pharmacy from the University of Washington School of Pharmacy, 2002
  • M.D. from the University of Washington School of Medicine, 2007
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, Portland OR, 2007-2010
  • Fellowship in Rheumatology, University of Washington Medical Center, 2010-2012




Gut microbiome and its influence on autoimmune diseases




Lin P, Bach M, Asquith M, Lee AY, Akileswaran L, Stauffer P, Davin S, Pan Y, Cambronne ED, Dorris M, Debelius JW, Lauber CL, Ackermann G,Baeza YV, Gill T, Knight R, Colbert RA, Taurog JD, Van Gelder RN, Rosenbaum JT. HLA-B27 and Human β2-Microglobulin Affect the Gut Microbiota of Transgenic Rats. PLoS One. 2014 Aug 20;9(8):e105684. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0105684. eCollection 2014. *co-first author


Bach MH, Simkin PA. Uricosuric drugs: the once and future therapy for hyperuricemia?. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2014 Mar;26(2):169-75.


Bach MH, Sadoun E, Reed MJ. Defects in activation of nitric oxide synthases occur during delayed angiogenesis in aging. Mech Ageing Dev, 2005 Apr;126(4):467-73.


Hazlet TK and Bach MH. The internet, confidentiality, and the pharmacy.coms. Camb Q Healthc Ethics. 2001 Spring;10(2):157-60.



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