Christopher Anthony Tormey, MD

Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Lecturer in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry; Director, Transfusion Medicine Fellowship

Research Interests

Blood Coagulation Tests; Blood Group Incompatibility; Blood Group Antigens; Blood Platelet Disorders; Platelet Function Tests; Health Care

Research Organizations

Laboratory Medicine: Transfusion Medicine Program: Blood Bank | VA Connecticut Clinical Laboratories

Faculty Research

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Summary

Dr. Tormey has several diverse research interests within the fields of Transfusion Medicine & Laboratory Hematology ranging from large clinical studies to translational research projects. Areas of current investigation include blood bank-based immunohematology where the properties of red blood cell alloantibodies in veteran populations are examined, particularly those factors influencing the duration of humoral response following alloimmunization. In addition, Dr. Tormey is interested in studying the biochemical and immunologic effects of storage on platelet components in the blood bank. Finally, he is also interested in studying coagulation assays, in particular the clinical scenarios leading to discrepant coagulation test results and the general impact of coagulation assays on transfusion-related care.

Selected Publications

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Contact Info

Christopher Anthony Tormey, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale Laboratory MedicineVA Connecticut Healthcare
950 Campbell Avenue, Ste 113

West Haven, CT 06516
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Office Location
Dept. of Laboratory Medicine55 Park Street, Fl 4 Rm 435B
New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
Laboratory MedicinePO Box 208035
New Haven, CT 06520-8035