PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

JORDAN A. SHAVIT, M.D., PH.D.

 

Faculty Appointment: Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases

Specialty: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Clinical Interests: Dr. Shavit specializes in the care of pediatric patients with hemo philia and other bleeding disorders, thrombotic disorders, and thrombophilia.

Research Interests: We study the genetics of human blood clotting disorders (e.g. von Willebrand disease and protein C deficiency) using zebrafish and mouse models. We are developing large scale zebrafish mutagenesis screens to identify genetic and chemical modifiers of these disorders. This will be followed by investigation of these modifiers in mouse models and human populations.

EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALING

Degrees: M.D., 2000, Northwestern University Ph.D., 2000, Northwestern University

Residency: University of Michigan, Pediatrics, 2003, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Professional Organizational Fellowships: ASPHO, American Society of Pediatric Hematology/OncologyASH, American Society of Hematology CSCR, Central Society for Clinical ResearchFellowship: Hematology & Oncology, 2006, University of Michigan Certifications: 2003, Pediatrics 2006, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Research Staff

  • VIVIEN LI
    VIVIEN LI UNDERGRADUATE
  • KRISTIN JENSEN
    KRISTIN JENSEN ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
  • ANDY VO
    ANDY VO RESEARCH TECHNICIAN
  • KATIE RICHTER
    KATIE RICHTER RESEARCH TECHNICIAN
  • YANG LIU
    YANG LIU POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW
  • ALOK SWAROOP
    ALOK SWAROOP UNDERGRADUATE
  • KITAE CHANG
    KITAE CHANG UNDERGRADUATE
  • KATHRYN DICKMANN
    KATHRYN DICKMANN UNDERGRADUATE
  • BEVERLY TWISS
    BEVERLY TWISS RESEARCH TECHNICIAN
  • SUSAN SPAULDING
    SUSAN SPAULDING RESEARCH TECHNICIAN
  • KRISTEN LESSL
    KRISTEN LESSL RESEARCH TECHNICIAN
  • AIMEE MAGNARELLI
    AIMEE MAGNARELLI FALL 2010 ROTATION STUDENT

UNDERGRADUATES

  • KRISTEN LESSL
    KRISTEN LESSL RESEARCH TECHNICIAN

FORMER LAB MEMBERS

  • KRISTEN LESSL
    KRISTEN LESSL RESEARCH TECHNICIAN
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