Karin Elisabeth Finberg MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pathology

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology

Office of Student ResearchPathology: Molecular Diagnostics; Finberg Lab; ExPath

Research Interests

Human Genetics; Genetic and Acquired Disorders of Systemic Iron Balance; Hepcidin Regulation; Hepatic BMP/SMAD Signaling. more...


  • B.S., Yale College, 1993
  • Ph.D., Yale School of Medicine, 2002
  • M.D., Yale School of Medicine, 2003

Selected Publications

  • Finberg KE. Ironing out the role of Toll-like receptors. Blood. 2015;125:2183-4.
  • Heeney MM and Finberg KE. Iron-Refractory Iron Deficiency Anemia (IRIDA). Hematol Oncol Clin North Am. 2014;28:637-652.
  • Finberg KE. Striking the target in iron overload disorders. J Clin Invest 2013;123:1424-7.



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