10576-Yoder, Mervin

Mervin C. Yoder, MD

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

975 W. Walnut Street

Indianapolis, IN 46202


Dr. Yoder became an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) in 1985, was awarded tenure in 1991, and promoted to Professor of Pediatrics and of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in 2000. In 2004, Dr. Yoder was named the Richard and Pauline Klingler Professor of Pediatrics. In March 2008, he was promoted to Director, Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research and Associate Chair for Basic Research in the IUSM Department of Pediatrics. In June 2011 he was chosen to serve as Assistant Dean for Entrepreneurial Research for the IUSM and Associate Director for Entrepreneurship for the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute. He was promoted to Distinguished Professor in 2013.

Titles & Appointments

  • Distinguished Professor Emeritus
  • Richard and Pauline Klingler Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics
  • Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Professor Emeritus of Ophthalmology
  • Professor Emeritus of Cellular & Integrative Physiology
  • Director Emeritus, Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering
  • Education
    1985 FEL The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    1983 RES The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    1980 MD Indiana University
    1976 MA Indiana State University
    1975 BA Malone College
  • Professional Organizations
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    American Association for the Advancement of Science
    American Pediatric Society
    American Society of Hematology
    Association of American Physicians
    International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR)
    Midwest Society for Pediatric Research
    Perinatal Research Society
    Society for Pediatric Research
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics - Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Clinical Interests

    molecular mechanisms of blood cell formation endothelial cell lineage specification defining the role of endothelial progenitor cells in acute kidney injury in adult rodents rescue of hyperoxic lung injury in neonatal mice using endothelial colony forming cells

  • Awards
    Org: American Academy of Pediatrics
    Desc: Edward L. Gresham Recognition Award
    Scope: State
    Date: 1995-01-01
    Org: Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
    Desc: Alpha Omega Alpha
    Scope: National
    Date: 1979-01-01

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