McMaster University

McMaster University

Mark Crowther


Pathology and Molecular Medicine

Pofessor, Medicine (Joint)
Professor, Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Associate)
Leo Pharma Chair in Thromboembolism Research

McMaster University
3W10 Health Sciences Centre
Tel: 905-521-2100 ext 76395
Fax: 905-521-5099

Assistant: Gail Campbell

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Faculty Biography

Education and Professional Standing

MD, University of Western Ontario, 1990
FRCPC Internal Medicine, 1994
FRCPC Hematology, 1995
MSc Health Research Methodology, 1998


Research Interests

Dr Crowther’s research interests include exploring ways of improving the way that we use our current anticoagulant drugs; foci include exploring the use of vitamin K to treat warfarin-associated coagulopathy, the use of low molecular weight heparin in patients with renal failure, and studies and systematic reviews of various interventions and observations in Hematology and Thromboembolism, as well as studied designed to examine strategies to reverse anticoagulation.

These efforts are funded by Pharmaceutical partners and Peer-review funding agencies and are carried out in collaboration with International, National and Local partners including Dr. Walter Ageno (Varese, Italy), Dr David Garcia (University of New Mexico) and McMaster Collaborators including Dr Deborah Cook (Critical Care), Dr James Douketis (Division of Internal Medicine) and Dr Wendy Lim (Hematology and Thromboembolism).

Dr Crowther’s clinical interests include general, benign, hematology with a special interest in the prevention and treatment of blood clotting complications. The clinical service at St Joseph’s Hospital is covered by Dr Peter Powers (Hematology and Thromboembolism), Dr Mark Crowther (Hematology and Thromboembolism), Dr James Douketis (Thromboembolism), Dr. Deborah Siegal (Hematology and Thromboembolism) and Dr Madeleine Verhovsek (Hematology and Thromboembolism).


Selected Publications

View Dr Crowther's PubMed Listings here

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