Dr. Eldad Hod Elected to the NBF Hall of Fame
The AABB National Blood Foundation has just announced the induction of Dr. Eldad Hod, MD, as one of its two newest members of the NBF Hall of Fame.
Dr. Eldad Hod is associate professor of pathology and cell biology of Columbia University as well as a researcher and expert in transfusion medicine. His research investigates important problems related to red blood cell transfusion and iron biology. He has received several awards including the Jean Julliard Prize and the Jack Latham Memorial Award for Innovative Research from the National Blood Foundation in 2014 and was named an NBF scholar in the same year. Currently, Dr. Hod is conducting research to determine whether plasma from those who have recovered from COVID-19 could be used to treat those who are infected.
NBF introduced its Hall of Fame in 2007 recognizing a prestigious and select group of NBF grant recipients who leveraged their early-career grant funding into successful careers in transfusion medicine, cellular therapies, or patient blood management and who demonstrated exemplary leadership within the field. This important recognition was reinstated annually in 2015 inducting one to three new members each year.
Congratulations to Dr. Hod!