Dr Mark Yazer graduated from medical school at the University of Ottawa in 2000 and completed his residency in hematological pathology at the University of Alberta in 2004.
He is currently a Professor of Pathology at the University of Pittsburgh and an Associate Medical Director of the centralized transfusion service in Pittsburgh. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Clinical Immunology at the University of Southern Denmark, and a visiting Professor of Pathology at Tel Aviv University.
Dr Yazer has published over 200 peer-reviewed papers and is an associate editor of the journal Transfusion Medicine and the journal Hematology. He is on the editorial board of four other journals and is Co-Chairman of the AABB/THOR working group.
He has received grant funding from the American National Institutes of Health, the American department of defense, and the American military based DARPA group. Dr Yazer is currently a co-principle investigator of NIH R01 and R34 grants and is a collaborator on two department of defense grants.