Professor of Medicine, Oncology and Pathology
Director of Hematology and Coagulation Laboratory, Department of Pathology
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287
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Hemostasis and platelet disorders
Dr. Kickler's clinical research involves the study of pathologic blood clotting in variety of clinical disorders. Current research is in Pharmcogenomics of anti-coagulant agents, the role of platelet activation in coronary artery restenosis, atherosclerosis in HIV infection, and platelet activation in response to chronic cocaine ingestion.
He is also studying novel biomarkers of coagulation activation in patients with anti-phospholipid syndrome. Dr. Kickler directs the hematology laboratories and coagulation laboratories which are used to evaluate patients seen in the Hematology Clinic and Hemophilia Center.
He teaches laboratory hematology to hematology fellows and attends in the fellows clinic.
- B.A., University of West Virginia
- M.D., University of West Virginia
- Internship in Medicine, University of Wisconsin Hospital
- Resididency in Clinical Pathology and Fellow in Pathology, Johns Hopkins University
- Fellow in Hematology, Research Fellow in Immunohematology, University of Rochester, School of Medicine
- Assistant Professor of Pathology and Medicine
- Associate Professor of Pathology, Medicine and Oncology
- Professor of Pathology, Medicine and Oncology
- Executive Director of the Eugene and Mary B Meyer Center for Advanced Transfusion Practices and Blood Research