6481-Benson, Merrill

Merrill D. Benson, MD

Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Phone 317-278-3428
Medical Research & Library, Room 130
975 W. Walnut St.

Indianapolis, IN 46202-5121


M.D. University of Vermont
Resident in Internal Medicine, Bellevue Hospital and Boston City Hospital
Fellow in Rheumatology, Boston University School of Medicine
Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine
Diplomate of the American Board of Allergy and Immunology
Subspecialty Certification:  Rheumatology


Key Publications

Inotersen Treatment for Patients with Hereditary Transthyretin Amyloidosis


Titles & Appointments

  • Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
  • Professor of Medicine
  • Professor of Medical and Molecular Genetics
  • Education
    1965 MD University of Vermont
    1964 MS University of Vermont
    1961 BA University of Vermont
  • Research

    Amyloidosis, Regulation of gene expressions, Synthesis and metabolism of plasma proteins, and Tertiary structure of proteins

  • Professional Organizations
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
    American College of Physicians
    American Society for Clinical Investigation
    Association of American Physicians
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Sigma Xi
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
    Allergy & Immunology
    American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
  • Clinical Interests
    Hereditary Transthyretin Amyloidosis
  • Awards
    Org: Arthritis Foundation
    Desc: Fellowship
    Scope: Local
    Org: USAF
    Desc: Surgeon General's Award
    Scope: National
    Org: PEAR
    Desc: Prestigious External Award Recognition
    Scope: International
    Org: American College of Physicians
    Desc: Awarded Mastership
    Scope: National
    Org: Pasteur Weizman/Servier
    Desc: Amyloidosis
    Scope: International

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