Yves Gruel is MD and Professor of Hematology in the University François Rabelais (Tours-France) since 1993. He is the head of the department of Hemostasis in Trousseau Hospital (Tours) with a bio-clinical activity focusing on congenital and acquired bleeding and thrombotic disorders. He is coordinating the medical activities of the Haemophilia Care Centre of the “Région Centre” in France.
He has contributed to several pivotal studies on the physiopathology, diagnosis and treatment of Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia.
He is member of American Society of Hematology (ASH); International Society of Haemostasis and Thrombosis (ISTH) and has been Chairman of the ISTH subcommittee “Platelet Immunology” in 2011-14. He is also President of the French study Group on Hemostasis and Thrombosis (Groupe Français d’Etudes sur l’Hémostase et la Thrombose; GFHT) since 2013.
He is co-author of more than 180 indexed articles, mostly on HIT and published in Blood, Circulation, Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis and Thrombosis and Haemostasis.