Researcher Interests

Edward Snyder, MD, Director, Blood Bank (YNHH), Professor of Laboratory Medicine: Transfusion medicine clinical trials for new Blood Bank products, clinical studies using regenerative medicine approaches for engineering new blood vessels, stem cell collection and processing.

Mark Shlomchik, MD, PhD, Associate Director, Blood Bank (YNHH), Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Immunobiology: Regulation of self-reactive B cells in normal and autoimmune mice, generation of B cell memory, stem cell purging and selection.

Diane Krause, MD, PhD, Associate Director, Blood Bank (YNHH), Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Cell Biology: Characterization of hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells, studies of molecular mechanisms for the regulation of the self-renewal and differentiation of these cells.

Yanyun Wu, MD, PhD, Associate Director, Blood Bank (YNHH), Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine, Fellowship Program Director: Transfusion safety: TTD and transfusion reaction, stem cell mobilization

Gary Stack, MD, PhD, Chairman of CT VA pathology, Blood Bank (YNHH), Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine: The role of cytokines in mediating transfusion reactions.

Christopher Tormey, MD, Clinical Pathologist/Transfusion Medicine specialist, VA CT, Assistant Fellowship Program Director: Platelet storage lesion, bacterial contamination of stored blood products, blood group antigen alloimmunization

Patricia Pisciotto,MD, Chief Medical Officer; American Red Cross Blood Services, Northeast Division: Pediatric Transfusion Therapy.