Jacob Harry Rand, American Hematology and blood coagulation physician and researcher. Achievements include localization of von Willebrand factor in vascular subendothelium; identification of type VI collagen as a von Willebrand factor binding protein; work on the antiphospholipid antibody syndrome, investigations on the pathophysiology of the antiphospholipid antibody syndrome.
Rand, Jacob Harry was born on July 5, 1948 in Fürth, Federal Republic of Germany. Came to the United States, 1949.
Bachelor, Yeshiva U., 1970;
Doctor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College Medicine, 1973.
Resident in pathology, Montefiore Hospital, Bronx, New York, 1973-1974;
hematology fellow, Montefiore Hospital, Bronx, New York, 1976-1978;
visiting scientist, Montefiore Hospital, Bronx, New York, 1980-1982;
medical resident, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York City, 1974-1976;
faculty, professor medicine, Mount Sinai School Medicine, New York City, 1978-1980, 82-;
director, Mount Sinai Blood Coagulation Laboratory.
Member American Society Hematology, International Society Thrombosis and Hemostasis, Society for the Study of Blood.