Mervin Yoder, M.D.
1044 W. Walnut St., R4-125
Indianapolis, Indiana 46202
Mervin Yoder, M.D. - Investigator Profile
Dr. Yoder is the Associate Chair for Basic Research in the Department of Pediatrics and the Director of the Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research. Dr. Yoder’s research interests include investigating the molecular mechanisms of blood and endothelial cell lineage specification in developing murine embryos, defining the growth factor requirement of the B1 B cell lineage precursor in the mouse embryo, defining the role of endothelial progenitor cells in acute kidney injury in adult rodents, hyperoxic lung injury in neonatal mice, and in promoting neoangiogenesis in a variety of ischemic injuries in adult rodents. He was appointed by the Governor to the Advisory Board of the Indiana Cord Blood Bank, is a consultant to EndGenitor Technologies, Inc. (a stem cell company he co-founded with Dr. Ingram), is a past president of ISEH Society for Hematology and Stem Cells, and is an Associate Editor for Experimental Hematology and Stem Cells and Development.
stem cells, B1 B cell, progenitor cells, angiogenesis