Company: Bleeding & Clotting Disorders Institute
Job title: Associate Director - Medical & Research & Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Jonathan C. Roberts, MD is the Associate Medical Director and Associate Research Director at the Bleeding & Clotting Disorders Institute (BCDI) and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria in Peoria, IL, USA.
Dr. Roberts graduated from the Southern Illinois School of Medicine in 2008 and completed his internship and residency in Pediatrics at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria at OSF St. Francis Children’s Hospital in 2011. After finishing his residency, Dr. Roberts completed fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/Blood & Marrow Transplantation at the Medical College of Wisconsin/Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in 2014, and worked as a post-doctoral fellow under Dr. Robert Montgomery and Dr. Joan Cox Gill at the BloodCenter of Wisconsin Blood Research Institute.
Dr. Roberts’ research areas of interest are in advancing novel laboratory assay development to improve the diagnosis of von Willebrand Disease and to enhance individualized clinical management of hemophilia. He has received numerous young investigator research awards, has over 20 peer-reviewed research publications and abstracts including lead author publications in Blood and the New England Journal of Medicine, and has had grant funding from the National Hemophilia Foundation, World Federation of Hemophilia, and NIH among others.
Dr. Roberts has a personal passion for the bleeding disorders community as he is also an individual with severe hemophilia A.
Determining Effective Diagnostics and Treatment for Patients with Von Willebrand Disease 2:45 pm
• Improving testing methods to identify phenotypic variants of VBW • Could gene therapy provide a long-lasting alternative to patients? • What novel drugs are being developed to improve patient care?Read more
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