Gary Stack, MD, PhD

Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA

Dr. Stack is Professor in the Department of Laboratory Medicine at the Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He received an MD from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and a PhD from the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He completed a post-doctoral research fellowship in molecular endocrinology as a Rockefeller Foundation fellow at the Institut de Chimie Biologique in Strasbourg, France, as well as a clinical pathology residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. Following residency, Dr. Stack completed a blood banking/transfusion medicine fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine. He has been on the faculty at Yale since training, and also has served as Chief of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut USA for the past 25 years.

His research has most recently focused on blood group alloimmunization and the immunogenicity of blood group antigens. In addition, he has research interests regarding the platelet storage lesion and the optimization of platelet storage for transfusion. He also does research on the pharmacogenetics of anticoagulation medications. He has co-authored two editions of a textbook on transfusion medicine and taught in an international distance learning program in transfusion medicine, for which he was appointed Visiting Professor at Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China.