William Simon, Ph.D.

William Simon, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 712
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-3034
Fax: (585) 275-6007

Research Bio

Current interest is image processing applied to medical and biological data and application of information handling techniques to medical education. Prior areas of interest have been emission and transmission tomography and ultrasound. Collaborative work has included epidemiology of cancer due to radiation exposure and smoking, sodium and potassium transport and metabolic models of cell differentiation.

Recent Journal Articles

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Segel GB; Simon W; Lichtman MA. "Should we still be focused on red cell hemoglobin F as the principal explanation for the salutary effect of hydroxyurea in sickle cell disease?". Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 2011; .
Simon, W. "Should Aspirin be Discontinued at Age 80?". Annals of Internal Medicine. 2009; 150: 396-404. Link
Simon W, Segel GB, Lichtman MA. "Early allogeneic stem cell transplantation for chronic myelogenous leukemia in the imatinib era: a preliminary assessment." Blood cells, molecules & diseases. 2006 37(2):116-24; discussion 125-7. Epub 2006 Aug 10.
Shrager, P.; Simon, W.; Kazarinova-Noyes, K.;. "Na+ Channel Reorganization in Demyelinated Axons. In Multiple Sclerosis as a Neuronal Disease". Edited by Stephen G. Waxman . Elsevier Academic Press. 2005; . Link
2003 Nov 5
Custer AW, Kazarinova-Noyes K, Sakurai T, Xu X, Simon W, Grumet M, Shrager P. "The role of the ankyrin-binding protein NrCAM in node of Ranvier formation." The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 2003 Nov 5; 23(31):10032-9.

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics (SMD) - Primary


PhD | Physics | Harvard University1958
MA | Physics | Harvard University1952
BS | Physics | Carnegie Inst of Technology1950