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Dr. John Eikelboom

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John Eikelboom Dr.

Current Positions

  • Principal Investigator – CVD Prevention & Risk Factors and Perioperative & Surgery programs, Population Health Research Institute
  • Associate Professor – Division of Hematology & Thromboembolism, Department of Medicine

Bio

Dr. Eikelboom is Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, McMaster University, and haematologist in the Thrombosis Service, Hamilton General Hospital, Ontario, Canada. He originally trained in Internal Medicine and Haematology in Perth, Australia and subsequently moved to Hamilton to take up a Tier II Canada Research Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine. Dr. Eikelboom has co-authored more than 350 articles in peer-reviewed journals. His current research, supported by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, the Heart and Stroke Foundation and the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia, focuses on the efficacy and safety of antithrombotic therapies, outcomes after blood transfusion and bleeding, and the mechanisms of variable response to antiplatelet drugs.

Research Interests

  • Studying the mechanisms and genetic determinants of antiplatelet drug resistance and improving its diagnosis and treatment
  • ASA CABG
  • COMPASS
  • Averroes OL Extension
  • INTERACTION 2

Publications are listed in chronological order by descending date. Link takes user to pubMed for publication details.