Brian R. Smith
Brian R. Smith
Professor of Laboratory Medicine, of Biomedical Engineering, of Medicine (Hematology) and of Pediatrics, Deputy Dean for Clinical and Translational Research
Yale School of Medicine
Elected to the Academy in 2022


Princeton University, 1972, AB, Chemistry; Harvard University, 1976, MD

Professional Area

Stem cell transplantation, immunohematology, and the inflammation-hemostasis interface, especially in relation to biomaterials, immune monitoring and flow cytometry, postgraduate residency training and development of a diverse physician-scientist workforce, translation of research across the T0 (basic medical discovery) to the T3, T4 (practice and population-based outcomes) spectrum.


For his original scientific contributions in immune reconstitution after bone marrow transplantation and at the inflammation-coagulation interface, especially in relation to the interaction of blood with biomaterials, improving diagnostics and immunotherapeutics, and for his development of innovative and paradigm-shifting training and career development pathways for physician-scientists.