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Melissa George

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionCollege of Medicine
Address500 University Drive Hershey PA 17033
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    Physician, Associate Professor
    Medical Director, Blood Bank/Transfusion Medicine and Apheresis
    Director, Pathology Residency Program
    Associate Program Director for BB/TM Fellowship


    Fellowship, Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (Pennsylvania) (2010)
    Fellowship, Hematopathology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (Pennsylvania) (2009)
    Residency, Pathology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (Pennsylvania) (2007)
    D.O., Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (2004)

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    1. George MR, Creer MH. Advanced platelet parameters: underutilized tools in the diagnosis and management of thrombopoietic states? Transfusion. 2017 Apr; 57(4):874-875. PMID: 28394426.
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    2. Kong Y, Zhu L, Schell TD, Zhang J, Claxton DF, Ehmann WC, Rybka WB, George MR, Zeng H, Zheng H. T-Cell Immunoglobulin and ITIM Domain (TIGIT) Associates with CD8+ T-Cell Exhaustion and Poor Clinical Outcome in AML Patients. Clin Cancer Res. 2016 Jun 15; 22(12):3057-66. PMID: 26763253.
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    3. Mikesell KV, George MR, Castellani WJ, Domen RE, Gould JM, Davis JW, Herman JH. Evaluation of different testing methods for identification of RhIG in red blood cell antibody detection. Transfusion. 2015 Jun; 55(6 Pt 2):1444-50. PMID: 25648788.
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    4. George MR. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis: review of etiologies and management. J Blood Med. 2014; 5:69-86. PMID: 24966707; PMCID: PMC4062561.
    5. Olson J, George M. Description of a formal clinical pathology on-call simulation workshop in preparing pathology residents to address common after-hours phone calls. Am J Clin Pathol. 2014 May; 141(5):625-9. PMID: 24713732.
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    6. George MR, Herman JH. Transfusion medicine illustrated: Transfusion interference by cold agglutinins. Transfusion. 2013 Dec; 53(12):3036. PMID: 24320813.
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    7. Olson J, Talekar M, Sachdev M, Castellani W, De la Cruz N, Davis J, Liao J, George M. Potassium changes associated with blood transfusion in pediatric patients. Am J Clin Pathol. 2013 Jun; 139(6):800-5. PMID: 23690124.
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    8. George MR. Cartwright blood group system review. Immunohematology. 2012; 28(2):49-54. PMID: 23286521.
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    9. George MR, Herman JH, Holdbrook T, Cui C, Vardhana HG, Behling EM. Platelet refractoriness in acquired hemophagocytic syndrome. Transfusion. 2011 Nov; 51(11):2319-26. PMID: 21599673.
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    10. Gulati G, Hevelow M, George M, Behling E, Siegel J. International normalized ratio versus plasma levels of coagulation factors in patients on vitamin K antagonist therapy. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2011 Apr; 135(4):490-4. PMID: 21466367.
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