Khalil Bdeir, PhD

Research Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Contact Information505c Stellar Chance Bldg.
422 Curie Blvd
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA, 19104/6082
Office: 215-898-2428
Fax: 215-573-0252

Specialty Division

Immunobiology and Experimental Pathology

Itmat Expertise

Dr. Bdeir studies the role of plasminogen activators and neutrophil-defensins in the development of atherosclerosis, angiogenesis and acute lung injury and the mechanism of these effects using in-vitro and in-vivo models that will potentially lead to translational therapy.


B.Sc.Pharm (Pharmacy), Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem, School of Pharmacy, Jerusalem, Israel, 1987
M.Sc.Pham (Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics), Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem, School of Pharmacy, Jerusalem, Israel, 1990
PhD (Biochemistry and Pharmacology), Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem, Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel, 1996

Specialty Certification

Postgraduate Training

Post-doctoral Researcher in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, PSOM, 1996-1998

Awards and Honors

Medical faculty prize for distinction in M.Sc. research, Hebrew University, Israel., 1989
American Heart Association Pennsylvania & Delaware Affiliate award for outstanding effort in the area of research and education in the fight against heart diseases and stroke., 2001

Memberships and Professional Organizations

American Heart Association, 2004 - Present
International Society for Fibrinolysis & Proteolysis (ISFP), 2006 - 2009
American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, 2006 - Present
International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH), 2007 - Present
Society for Leukocyte Biology (SLB), 2008 - Present
American Thoracic Society (ATS), 2009 - Present
NIH Review Study 2016
NIH is interested in improving their grant review process. An NIH-funded study intended to assess how peer reviewers evaluate R01 grant proposals., 2016 - Present

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Selected Publications