Wadie F Bahou, MD, is professor of medicine at Stony Brook University School of Medicine, NY, US. Dr Bahou is former Chief of Hematology, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Director, and Vice Dean for Research in the School of Medicine. He currently serves as Director of the Stony Brook Stem Cell Facility. Dr Bahou’s research provided the initial proof-of-concept foundation for large-scale profiling of platelet RNAs. He maintains an active research program funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) focusing on application of platelet genetics for novel cellular target identification and biomarker development relevant to cancer, thrombo-inflammatory disorders, and gestational diseases. Parallel interests include redox biologic control of cellular proliferation and hematopoietic lineage development.