Edward Leonard Snyder MD

Professor of Laboratory Medicine; Associate Chair, Clinical Affairs (Therapeutic); Director, Apheresis/Transfusion Service; Director, Blood Bank; Director of Membership, Yale Cancer Center; Editor, Lab News

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchCancer Center, Yale: Cancer Prevention and Control Center; Cancer ImmunologyVascular Biology and Therapeutics ProgramLaboratory Medicine: Blood Bank; Transfusion MedicineImmunology and Immunotherapy

Research Interests

Cytoskeleton; Health and Medicine; Membranes; Metabolism; Apheresis Technology; Pathogen Inactivation; Platelet Apoptosis; Platelet Storage Lesion Manufacturing Tissue Engineered Vascular Grafts for Pediatric Surgical Patients more...


  • M.D., New York Medical College, 1973

Selected Publications

  • Tormey CA, Sweeney JD, Champion M, Pisciotto PT, Snyder EL, Wu YY. Analysis of transfusion reactions associated with pre-storage pooled platelet components. Transfusion (2008, in press)
  • Kirkiles-Smith NC, et al., Snyder, EL, et al. Development of a humanized mouse model to study the role of macrophages in allograft injury. Transplantation (2008, in press).
  • Snyder EL. Component therapy to cellular therapy and beyond- a Darwinian approach to transfusion medicine. Transfusion 2008; 48:2000-7.



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