Patrick G Gallagher MD

Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology), of Genetics and of Pathology; Director, Yale Center for Blood Disorders

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development: Genetics and Genomics

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchStem Cell Center, Yale: Transcriptional Regulation of Stem and Progenitor CellsPathology: Surgical Pathology; ExPath | Pediatrics: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine: Newborn Special Care Unit | Genetics

Research Interests

Neonatal hematology; Erythropoiesis; Inherited abnormalities of the erythrocyte including metabolic, membrane, and hemoglobin disorders; Sickle cell disease; Hereditary spherocytosis; Elliptocytosis; Pyropoikilocytosis; Stomatocytosis more...


  • M.D., Northeastern Ohio University, 1985

Selected Publications

  • Su MY, Steiner LA, Bogardus H, Mishra T, Schulz VP, Hardison RC, Gallagher PG. (2013). Identification of Biologically Relevant Enhancers in Human Erythroid Cells. J Biol Chem 2013; 288:8433-44.PMID: 23341446
  • Harper SL, Sriswasdi S, Tang HY, Gaetani M, Gallagher PG, Speicher DW. The common hereditary elliptocytosis-associated a-spectrin L260P mutation perturbs erythrocyte membranes by stabilizing spectrin in the closed dimer conformation. Blood. 2013; In press. PMID: 23974198
  • Yocum, AO, Steiner, LA, Seidel, NE, Cline, AP, Rout, ED, Lin, JY, Wong, C, Garrett, LJ, Gallagher, PG, Bodine, DM. (2012). A tissue-specific chromatin loop activates the erythroid ankyrin-1 promoter. Blood, 120, 3586-3593. PMCID: 3482866



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