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Ivo Mauricio Barbosa Francischetti, M.D., Ph.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Pathology

Languages: English, French, Portuguese


Ivo M.B. Francischetti, M.D., Ph.D., is an assistant professor of pathology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His area of clinical expertise is hematology, coagulation and hematopathology. Dr. Francischetti received his M.D. and Ph.D. from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. After moving to the United States, he worked as staff scientist at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)/National Institutes of Health (NIH), in areas of vascular biology, vector and molecular biology, and malaria. He completed his residency training in anatomic and clinical pathology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center in New York, followed by a fellowship in hematopathology at the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Francischetti joined the faculty in July 2020. He envisions to apply his clinical expertise in coagulation and hematopathology in the study of bone marrow and hematolymphoid neoplasms. He has published several peer-reviewed publications, review articles and book chapters and has served as a Chair of an educational subcommittee of the International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH). He is currently a member of Hematology and Pathology Societies. more


  • Assistant Professor of Pathology

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Universidade Federal do Rio De Janeiro (1995)


  • Pathology - Anatomic & Clinical; Montefiore Medical Center (2018)


  • Hematopathology; National Institutes of Health (2019)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pathology (Anatomic & Clinical Pathology) (2018)
  • American Board of Pathology (Hematopathology) (2019)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Obiorah, IE,  Francischetti  IM, Wang H-W, Ahn IE, Wang W, Raffeld M, Kreitman RJ, Wiestner A, Calvo KR. Concurrent chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma and hairy cell leukemia: clinical, pathologic and molecular features. Leuk Lymphoma 2020 Aug 5; 1-11

Schechter ME, Andrade BB, He T, Richter GH, Tosh KW, Policicchio BB, Singh A, Raehtz KD, Sheikh V, Ma D, Brocca-Cofano E, Apetrei C, Tracy R, Ribeiro RM, Sher A, Francischetti IMB, Pandrea I, Sereti I. Inflammatory monocytes expressing tissue factor drive SIV and HIV coagulopathy. Sci Transl Med. 2017 Aug 30;9(405)

Ma D, Mizurini DM, Assumpção TC, Li Y, Qi Y, Kotsyfakis M, Ribeiro JM, Monteiro RQ, Francischetti IM. Desmolaris, a novel factor XIa anticoagulant from the salivary gland of the vampire bat (Desmodus rotundus) inhibits inflammation and thrombosis in vivo. Blood. 2013 Dec 12;122(25):4094-106

Francischetti IM. Does activation of the blood coagulation cascade have a role in malaria pathogenesis? Trends Parasitol. 2008 Jun;24(6):258-63

Francischetti IM, Valenzuela JG, Andersen JF, Mather TN, Ribeiro JM. Ixolaris, a novel recombinant tissue factor pathway inhibitor (TFPI) from the salivary gland of the tick, Ixodes scapularis: identification of factor X and factor Xa as scaffolds for the inhibition of factor VIIa/tissue factor complex. Blood. 2002 May 15;99(10):3602-12

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