John Tisdale graduated from the College of Charleston in South Carolina with a B.A. in chemistry in 1986. He then earned his M.D. from the Medical University of South Carolina in 1990. He did his internship and residency at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and was Chief Resident at the Nashville Veterans Administration Medical Center from 1993 to 1994. He joined the NHLBI in 1994, where he has been a hematology fellow, senior staff fellow, and Clinical Investigator. He joined the Molecular and Clinical Hematology Branch of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases in 1998 as a tenure track Investigator and was tenured in 2007. In 2011 the College of Charleston recognized Dr. Tisdale with the Alumni of the Year Award and the Pre-Medical Society’s Outstanding Service Award in Medicine. He was recently elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation and is a member of the American Society of Hematology. Dr. Tisdale has authored or coauthored more than 115 papers and is on the editorial boards of Stem Cells and Experimental Hematology, is the hematology section editor of Drug Discovery Today: Disease Mechanisms, and is a guest editor of Current Opinion in Molecular Therapeutics.

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