Edward Gomperts, MD

Attending Physician; Hematology, Oncology and Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics and Pathology, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Clinical Interests

Bleeding and thrombotic disorders


Medical School

University of Witwatersrand


Johannesburg General Hospital


South African Institute for Medical Research


Royal Postgraduate Medical School and Hammersmith Hospital



Clinical Pathology and Hematopathology: American Board of Pathology


Hemophilia Foundation of Southern California; American Society of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology; American Association for the Advancement of Science; American Medical Association; American Society for Hematology; National Hemophilia Foundation; International Society for Thrombosis and Haemostasis; World Federation of Hemophilia

Medical Awards

1990 The Henry S. Kingdon Award for Most Valuable Publication, Antihemophilic Factor Isolated with Monoclonal Anti-Bodies
1990 Hemophilia Foundation of Southern California: Hall of Fame



Research Summary

My major research interests include pathophysiology of the complications of inherited bleeding disorders; genetic, environmental factors and non-inhibitory antibodies associated with the anti-FVIII inhibitor phenomenon; blood-borne pathogens and the safety of clotting factor concentrates; and host and viral genetic factors impacting long term outcomes of HIV and HCV infection.