Miguel A. Escobar, M.D. | Medical Director, GSHTC
Professor, UTHealth Houston
Professor, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Miguel A. Escobar is a Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Texas Health Science Center and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and Medical Director of the Gulf States Hemophilia and Thrombophilia Center in Houston. He is also the Medical Director of Anticoagulation Services at the University and Co-Director of the Clinical Research Unit. Professor Escobar has multiple roles at these institutions: an attending physician; a scientific researcher; and a teacher/mentor. He is actively involved in research that focuses on hemophilia, other coagulation factor deficiencies, and thrombosis. Dr. Escobar has published numerous journal articles, book chapters, and abstracts on hematologic topics.
Deborah L. Brown, M.D. Associate Medical Director
Deborah Brown is a Professor in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at the University of Texas Health Science Center Houston and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. She is the Associate Medical Director at the Gulf States Hemophilia and Thrombophilia Center. Dr. Brown serves as chair of the Education and Career Development Committee in the Hemophilia and Thrombosis Research Society and sits on the Working Group for Females with Bleeding Disorders of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
As both lead author and contributor, Dr. Brown has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals on a variety of topics, including congenital bleeding disorders, DIC, and sickle cell disease. Her current research interests include menstrual issues in women with bleeding disorders, thrombin generation in hemophilia and vWD, and DIC.
Nidra I. Rodriguez, M.D. | Associate Professor
Nidra I. Rodriguez is an Associate Professor in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at the University of Texas Health Science Center Houston and Children’s Cancer Hospital at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Rodriguez is very involved in clinical care, research and teaching. Her research interests include Hemostasis (in particular hemophilia) and thrombosis, vascular proliferation and angiogenesis associated with hemophilia arthropathy, and bone marrow failure syndromes.
Neethu M. Menon, M.D.| Assistant Professor
Neethu M. Menon is an Assistant Professor in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at the University of Texas Health Science Center Houston.