Manoj M Pillai, MBBS

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hematology)

Departments & Organizations


Cancer Center, Yale: Genomics, Genetics, and Epigenetics | Hematology Program: Pillai Lab

Center for RNA Science and Medicine, Yale

Office of Student Research

Stem Cell Center, Yale: Stem Cell Niche and Homing

Yale Cooperative Center of Excellence in Hematology (YCCEH)

Yale Medical Group

Office of Cooperative Research


I am a physician scientist with an interest in the regulation of hematopoiesis in the laboratory. Our group is specficially interested in how RNA mechanisms are important in normal bone marrow physiology and how it is altered in clonal myeloid disorders. Genome-wide transcriptomic techniques are used for these studies.

As a practising hematologist, I see patients on the inpatient leukemia floor and stem cell transplant floor at the Yale New Haven Hospital.

Education & Training

MBBS All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi (1998)
Research Associate Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Fellow Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center/ University of Washington
Intern Baylor College of Medicine
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology (2005)

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Contact Info

Manoj M Pillai, MBBS
Lab Location
300 George Street, Ste 786
New Haven, CT 06511
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Mailing Address
Section of Hematology, Yale Cancer Center300 George Street Suite 786
New Haven, CT 06511

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