Rafael Fonseca, MD, is Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona – www.mayoclinic.org
Dr. Fonseca’s research focuses on understanding the disease biology and genetic characteristics of plasma cell disorders. His research is clinically important in terms of understanding what the subtypes of myeloma are, and how these relate to different outcomes. His research has helped guide the myeloma field in understanding patient risk markers and the progression of disease.
He graduated from Universidad Anahuac in Mexico, and finished his Residency at the Univeristy of Miami, before completing his fellowship in Clinical Hematology and Medical Oncology at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine.