Dr. Barbara L. Hempstead MD Hematologist

Dr. Barbara Hempstead is a hematologist in New York, New York and is affiliated with New York-Presbyterian Hospital. She received her medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and has been in practice for 32 years. She is one of 73 doctors at New York-Presbyterian Hospital who specialize in Hematology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Hematologist: General Hematology

Hospital Affiliation

New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Ranked #14 in Cancer

Education & Medical Training

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell Campus
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1983–1985

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell Campus
Fellowship, Hematology, 1985–1987

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Class of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Hematology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Medical Oncology

NY State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation
1996

Publications & Presentations

proBDNF Negatively Regulates Neuronal Remodeling, Synaptic Transmission, and Synaptic Plasticity in Hippocampus.
Yang, J.,Harte-Hargrove, L. C.,Siao, C. J.,Marinic, T.,Clarke, R.,Ma, Q.,Jing, D.,Lafrancois, J. J.,Bath, K. G.,Mark, W.,Ballon, D.,Lee, F. S.,Scharfman, H. E.,Hempstead, B. L.

MiR-592 Regulates the Induction and Cell Death-Promoting Activity of p75NTR in Neuronal Ischemic Injury.
Irmady, K.,Jackman, K. A.,Padow, V. A.,Shahani, N.,Martin, L. A.,Cerchietti, L.,Unsicker, K.,Iadecola, C.,Hempstead, B. L.

Microglia Promote Learning-Dependent Synapse Formation through Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor.
Parkhurst, C. N.,Yang, G.,Ninan, I.,Savas, J. N.,Yates, J. R.,Lafaille, J. J.,Hempstead, B. L.,Littman, D. R.,Gan, W. B.

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