Bernard G Forget MD

Professor Emeritus of Medicine (Hematology) and Professor of Genetics and of Medicine (Hematology)

Departments & Organizations

Stem Cell Center, Yale: Transcriptional Regulation of Stem and Progenitor Cells; Stem Cell Niche and HomingHematology ProgramInternal Medicine: Hematology | Genetics

Research Interests

Molecular Genetics of Erythroid Cell Differentiation; Hematopoietic Stem Cell Biology more...


  • M.D., McGill University, 1963

Selected Publications

  • Forget, B.G. and Hardison, R.C., The normal structure and regulation of human globin gene clusters. In: Disorders of Hemoglobin. 2nd Ed. Steinberg, M.H., Forget, B.G., Higgs, D.R., Weatherall, D.J. (eds). Cambridge Univ. Press, New York, pp. 46-61, 2009.
  • Giardina, P.J. and Forget, B.G. Thalassemia syndromes. In: Hematology: Basic Principles and Practice. 5th Ed. R. Hoffman, E.J. Benz, Jr., S.J. Shattil, B, Furie, L.E. Silberstein, P. McGlave and H. Heslop (eds). Churchill Livingstone, Philadelphia, pp. 535-563, 2009.
  • Tolpinrud, W., Maksimova, Y.D., Forget, B.G., Gallagher, P.G. Nonsense mutations of the alpha spectrin gene in hereditary pyropoikilocytosis. Haematologica. 93:1752-1754, 2008.



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