Karin Blakemore, M.D., is the director of prenatal genetics at the prenatal diagnostic center in the Johns Hopkins Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and she is a member of the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine. Her areas of clinical expertise include fetal imaging and fetal genetic disorders. Dr. Blakemore also serves as a professor of oncology and of gynecology and obstetrics in the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Dr. Blakemore earned her medical degree from the Medical College of Ohio at Toledo. She completed her residency at New York University Medical Center and performed fellowships in genetics at Yale University School of Medicine and in maternal and fetal medicine at Washington University School of Medicine.
She holds certifications in clinical genetics, maternal and fetal medicine, and obstetrics and gynecology. Her research interests include Fetal Genetic Disorders; Prenatal Diagnosis and Fetal Treatment; In Utero Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation; Hemoglobinopathies; Red cell and platelet alloimmunization; Intrapartum physiology and outcomes; Placental development and abnormalities.