Brian Richard Smith MD

Professor of Laboratory Medicine, of Biomedical Engineering, of Medicine (Hematology) and of Pediatrics; Chair, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Professor of Laboratory Medicine, of Biomedical Engineering, of Medicine (Hematology) and of Pediatrics

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Program for Biomedical Ethics

LCME Education Subcommittee

Office of Student Research

School of Engineering and Applied ScienceCancer Center, Yale: Cancer ImmunologyInternal Medicine: Hematology | Pediatrics: Center for X-Linked Hypophosphatemia, Yale | Laboratory Medicine: Hematology Laboratory; Clinical Immunology; Clinical Hematology; Immune Monitoring Core FacilityImmunology and Immunotherapy

Research Interests

Inflammation-Coagulation Interface; Hematology; Bioethics; Biomedical Engineering; Laboratory Medicine Education; Therapeutic Pathology more...


  • B.A., Princeton University, 1972
  • M.D., Harvard University, 1976

Selected Publications

  • Truong F, Smith, BR, Stachurski D, Cerny J, Medeiros LJ, Woda BA, Wang SA. The Utility of Flow Cytometric Immunophenotyping in Cytopenic Patients with a Non-Diagnostic Bone Marrow- A Prospective Study. 2009. Leuk Res 33: 1039-46.
  • Smith BR. Therapeutic Pathology: Time to Move Beyond Diagnostics. 2008. Hum Pathol 39: 1725-7.
  • Rinder CS, Smith MJ, Rinder HM, Cortright DN, Brodbeck RM, Krause JE, Smith BR. Leukocyte effects of C5a-receptor blockade during simulated extracorporeal circulation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2007 Jan83(1):146-52.



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