Taha Bat, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a member of the Division of Hematology and Oncology. He specializes in bone marrow failure syndromes, porphyria, paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), pure red cell aplasia (PRCA), aplastic anemia, and large granular lymphocytic (LGL) leukemia.

Originally from Istanbul, Turkey, Dr. Bat earned his medical degree at Hacettepe University and completed a residency in internal medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown, Ohio. He then received advanced training through fellowships in bone marrow syndromes at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and hematology and oncology at the University at Buffalo/Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in New York.

Dr. Bat joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2020.

Dr. Bat's research interests include cytopenia, hemostasis, and thrombocytopenia, and his investigations have resulted in numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals.

At UT Southwestern, he serves on the Department of Internal Medicine's Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (REDI) Committee.

Dr. Bat has actively championed awareness of bone marrow disorders both nationally and internationally. His contributions extend to his service within the American Society of Hematology.

Personal Note

His interests outside of medicine include biking, cooking, and traveling with his family.


Medical School
Hacettepe University (2010)
Western Reserve Health Education (2016), Internal Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Foundation (2017), Experimental Medicine
University at Buffalo/Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center (2020), Hematology Oncology

Research Interest

  • Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes
  • Cancer-related VTE
  • Clonal Hematopoiesis
  • Platelet Disorders


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Immature platelets as a biomarker for disease severity and mortality in COVID-19 patients.
Welder D, Jeon-Slaughter H, Ashraf B, Choi SH, Chen W, Ibrahim I, Bat T, Br J Haematol 2021 Aug 194 3 530-536
Advanced Bladder Cancer Rechallenged With an Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor: A Case Report.
Bat T, Buck DA, Nathan R, Cinquino J, Sikorski M, Elefante A, Herbst L, Sule N, Fabiano A, George S, Urology 2019 Sep 131 24-26
Clonal PIGA mosaicism and dynamics in paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria.
Clemente MJ, Przychodzen B, Hirsch CM, Nagata Y, Bat T, Wlodarski MW, Radivoyevitch T, Makishima H, Maciejewski JP, Leukemia 2018 11 32 11 2507-2511
The evolution of paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria depends on intensity of immunosuppressive therapy.
Bat T, Abdelhamid ON, Balasubramanian SK, Mai A, Radivoyevitch T, Clemente M, Maciejewski JP, Br. J. Haematol. 2018 09 182 5 730-733
Distinct clinical and biological implications of various DNMT3A mutations in myeloid neoplasms.
Balasubramanian SK, Aly M, Nagata Y, Bat T, Przychodzen BP, Hirsch CM, Adema V, Visconte V, Kuzmanovic T, Radivoyevitch T, Nazha A, Mukherjee S, Sekeres MA, Maciejewski JP, Leukemia 2018 02 32 2 550-553
Thrombopoietic status of patients on haemodialysis.
Bat T, Bat BE, El-Moghraby A, Patel S, Feng X, Dunbar CE, Sarac E, Br. J. Haematol. 2016 Mar 172 6 954-7
Functional Niche Competition Between Normal Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells and Myeloid Leukemia Cells.
Glait-Santar C, Desmond R, Feng X, Bat T, Chen J, Heuston E, Mizukawa B, Mulloy JC, Bodine DM, Larochelle A, Dunbar CE, Stem Cells 2015 Dec 33 12 3635-42
Human hematopoietic stem cells from mobilized peripheral blood can be purified based on CD49f integrin expression.
Huntsman HD, Bat T, Cheng H, Cash A, Cheruku PS, Fu JF, Keyvanfar K, Childs RW, Dunbar CE, Larochelle A, Blood 2015 Sep 126 13 1631-3
Colon sarcoidosis presenting with abdominal pain.
Bat T, Morgan CM, Marx R, Bailey RS, Endoscopy 2014 46 Suppl 1 UCTN E121
Active thrombopoiesis is associated with worse severity and activity of chronic GVHD.
Bat T, Steinberg SM, Childs R, Calvo KR, Barrett AJ, Battiwalla M, Baird K, Zhang D, Pulanic D, Dunbar CE, Pavletic SZ, Bone Marrow Transplant. 2013 Nov 48 12 1569-73

Honors & Awards

  • Thomas F. Frawley, M.D., Research Fellowship Award
    University at Buffalo (2018)
  • Edward P. Evans Fellowship
    Edward P. Evans Foundation (2016)
  • Intramural Research Training Award
    National Institutes of Health (2010)
  • Short-term Scientist Exchange Program Award

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Association for Cancer Research (2020)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (2017)
  • American Society of Hematology (2016)
  • Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research Society (2019)
  • International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis (2020)