MD: Aristotle University Medical School, Thessaloniki, Greece, 1990.
PhD: Aristotle University Medical School, Thessaloniki, Greece, 1997.
Residency: University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 1999.
Fellowship: Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 2003.
Certification: Hematology / oncology, American Board of Pediatrics, 2004; Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics, 2000; ECFMG Certification, 1995.
Licenses: Full and unrestricted medical license (OH Medical Board), 2003-present; full and unrestricted license of medical practice in Greece, 1990-present.
Cancer and Blood Diseases, Sickle Cell and Hemoglobin Disorders
Signaling in erythrocytes; erythropoiesis; sickle cell disease; reactive oxygen species
Experimental Hematology and Cancer Biology, Hematology, Cancer and Blood Diseases
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VPS4A Mutations in Humans Cause Syndromic Congenital Dyserythropoietic Anemia due to Cytokinesis and Trafficking Defects. The American Journal of Human Genetics. 2020; 107:1149-1156.
Red cell membrane disorders: structure meets function. Blood. 2020; 136:1250-1261.
Signaling and cytoskeletal requirements in erythroblast enucleation. Blood. 2012; 119:6118-6127.
Hemolytic anemia and macrothrombocytopenia: A lipid problem?. American Journal of Hematology. 2023; 98:1335-1340.
Crosstalk between terminal erythropoiesis and granulopoiesis within their common niche: the erythromyeloblastic island. Current Opinion in Hematology. 2023; 30:99-105.
Navigating the marrow sea towards erythromyeloblastic islands under normal and inflammatory conditions. Current Opinion in Hematology. 2023; 30:80-85.
Pediatric myelofibrosis due to compound heterozygous MPIG6B mutations in a patient of European ancestry. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2023; 70:e30023.
Mutations in the RACGAP1 gene cause autosomal recessive congenital dyserythropoietic anemia type III. Haematologica: the hematology journal. 2023; 108:581-587.
M-CSF supports medullary erythropoiesis and erythroid iron demand following burn injury through its activity on homeostatic iron recycling. Scientific Reports. 2022; 12:1235.
De Novo Germline DHX38 Variant Associated with Alternative Splicing of Multiple Transcripts in Iron-Related Pathways in a Patient with Atypical Congenital Dyserythropoietic Anemia with Ring Sideroblasts. Blood. 2022; 140:1234-1235.
Theodosia A. Kalfa, MD, PhD10/31/2022
Theodosia A. Kalfa, MD, PhD, Loren DM Pena, MD, PhD3/1/2021