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Vascular Medicine Institute
University of Pittsburgh
BST E1240
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Phone: 412-383-5853
Fax: 412-648-5980

Benign Hematology Clinical and Research Faculty and Programs


Vascular Biology, Platelets, and Hemostasis


MATTHEW NEAL, MD
Hemostasis, Inflammation, Thrombosis, Trauma, and Transfusion Surgical Outcomes (HIT3S) Research Group

MARGARET RAGNI, MD, MPH
Novel therapies for hemophilia and Von Willebrand Disease (VWD)

MARK GLADWIN, MD
Donor genetic variations can affect hemolytic propensity and RBC storage recovery and function

SRUTI SHIVA, PhD
Mitochondria, Platelets, and Heme

FRANKLIN BONTEMPO, MD
Clinical and Laboratory Hemostasis and Thrombosis

   

 


Red Cells, Iron, and Hematopoiesis


GRANT BULLOCK, MD, PhD
Aconitase: an iron-sensing regulator of mitochondrial oxidative metabolism and erythropoiesis

JOSEPH KISS, MD
Impact of Iron Status and Anemia in Blood Donors... Does it Matter for RBC Transfusion Therapy

PAOLA CORTI, PhD
Investigating the function of zebrafish globins in development and heart generation

ADAM STRAUB, PhD
Mechanisms of heme redox regulation

AISHA WALKER, PhD
Cellular and Molecular Mediators of Fetal Hemoglobin Expression: The Land Before Blood Cells

DARRELL TRIULZI, MD
Anti-fibrinolytic Agents in the Management of Thrombocytopenia
ITxM

 


Sickle Cell Disease


ENRICO NOVELLI, MD, MS
Novel Biomarkers in Sickle Cell Anemia

LAURA DE CASTRO, MD, MHSc
Translation from Biology to Clinical Trials in Sickle Cell Disease

GREGORY KATO, MD
Heme, Inflammasome, and Sickle Cell Disease

YINGZE ZHANG, PhD
Genetic Control of Thrombospondin Transcription and Vasculopathy in Sickle Cell Disease

CHERYL HILLERY, MD
HMGB1 and TLR4 in Sickle Cell Disease

PRITHU SUNDD, PhD
Role of platelet TLR4, NLRP3-inflammasome and extracellular vesicles in sickle cell disease

CHARLES JONASSAINT, PhD
Using Mobile Technology to Bridge Gaps in Sickle Cell Disease Care

SOLOMON OFORI-ACQUAH, PhD
Extracellular heme: a prototypical erythroid DAMP molecule and effector pathogen of sickle crisis

 


Phagocytes, Granulocytes, and Myelopoiesis


PARTHA DUTTA, DVM, PhD
Hematopoiesis in Cardiovascular Disease

JANET S. LEE, MD, MS
Translation from Biology to Clinical Trials in Sickle Cell Disease


 


Immunobiology


LISA BORGHESI, PhD
Role of Toll-like receptors in hematopoiesis