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 vascular biology, vector and molecular biology, and cerebral 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, and as Director of the Hematology and Coagulation Laboratory in 2021. He envisions applying 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.