Louis Aledort '64M (Res)
Since 1993, Louis Aledort has served as the Mary Weinfeld Professor of Clinical Research in Hemophilia at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and as scientist in residence at New School University. Aledort has worked in various roles at Mount Sinai since 1966. Previously, he was an instructor in medicine, fellow in hematology, and associate physician at the University of Rochester Medical Center from 1964-1966.
Aledort earned a bachelor of science in chemistry from Queens College and a medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Strong Memorial Hospital. In 2014, Aledort received an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Lund in Sweden.
Through his career, Aledort has focused on the safety, efficacy, and affordability of treatment of hemophilia and related bleeding disorders. In addition, he has been actively involved in managing thrombosis. Aledort was awarded Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Hemophilia and Thrombosis Research Society in 2010 and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 2011.
Aledort serves on many committees, advisory boards, and editorial boards. Most notably, he is a member of the American College of Physicians’ program coordinating committee and the Thrombosis Journal and Current Hematology Reports editorial boards. He has co-authored over 500 peer-reviewed publications, books and chapters, and abstracts.