Frederick R. Rickles

The George Washington University, USA

F. R. Rickles received his M.D. degree from the University of Illinois, Ill, USA, and trained in internal medicine and hematology at the University of Rochester School. He was the Director of the Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research Laboratory at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research from 1971 to 1974 and was on the faculty of the University of Connecticut School of Medicine from 1974 to 1993, where he was an American Red Cross Professor of medicine and laboratory medicine and a Chief of hematology and oncology. From 1993 to 1998, he was the Deputy Chief of hematologic diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a Professor of medicine and pediatrics at Emory University, and the Director of the Emory Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center, in Atlanta. From 1998 to 2003, Dr. Rickles was an Associate VP for health research at The George Washington University, and from 2003 to 2006, he was the CEO of FASEB. Since 2006, Dr. Rickles has been a member of the Healthcare Group of Noblis, a nonprofit technology and science company working in the public interest, and collaborates with scientists at Othera, Genmab, and Pharmacyclics on the development of tissue factor (TF) inhibitors. He remains on the faculty of The George Washington University, is an Editor of the book Cancer and Thrombosis, and the author of over 120 papers in refereed journals, 10 book chapters, and 20 reviews. He continues to pursue research on the regulation of TF gene expression in cancer and has published studies of the regulation of tumor angiogenesis by TF and designed novel therapeutic agents to inhibit these pathways. Moreover, he has been on the Editorial Boards of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, Blood Coagulation and Fibrinolysis, Journal of Thrombosis and Hemostasis, and Supportive Cancer Therapy. Dr. Rickles has served on study sections for the NIH, DoD, ACS, and the AHA, was the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Coagulation and Malignancy for the ISTH, and served on the Subcommittee of Vascular Biology and Thrombosis for the ASH.

Biography Updated on 16 January 2011

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