Research

Clinical Faculty Research Interests

Name
Research Interests
Rosanna G. Abellar Placental pathology and human developmental anomalies
Bachir Alobeid
  1. Pathology of leukemia and lymphoma, and post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders
  2. Normal precursor B-cells (hematogones) and leukemia in children
Paulette Bernd The mechanisms underlying neuronal cell death in neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.
Govind Bhagat
  1. Pathology and pathogenesis of lymphomas, especially the molecular alterations underlying immunosuppression associated lymphomas
  2. Pathology and immunology of celiac disease
Alain Borczuk Molecular studies of invasiveness in lung adenocarcinoma and molecular predictors of prognosis in peritoneal malignant mesothelioma
Peter D. Canoll Mechanisms of glioma growth and invasion
Xiaowei Chen Fine needle aspiration biopsy of Pancreatic tumors
John P. Crapanzano

Cytomorphology of neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases

John F. Crary Molecular neuropathology of neurodegenerative diseases
Vivette D'Agati Mechanisms of glomerular injury in human forms and animal models of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, HIV-associated nephropathy and diabetic nephropathy
Phyllis L. Faust Pathogenesis of CNS defects in peroxisomal disorders
Richard O. Francis Pathophysiological consequences of oxidative stress during red blood cell storage
James Goldman The regulation of differentiation and proliferation of CNS progenitor cells; glial pathology in neurological diseases
Abel A. Gonzalez Cytopathology, surgical pathology, gynecological pathology, NFkappaB transcription factors and Hsp90 proteins as prognostic markers and treatment targets
Mehrvash Haghighi Specialized application of new information technology to optimize and extend laboratory operations, with paticular interest in advanced automation in Anatomic Pathology workflow
Diane Hamele-Bena Pathology of the breast and application of "whole brain" integrated learning techniques in medical education
Lara Harik Genitourinary pathology with particular interest in the bladder. I am interested mainly in translational research projects
Leal C. Herlitz Medication-related kidney injury, renal disease in elderly patients, clinical-pathologic findings in glomerular disease and renal transplantation
Hanina Hibshoosh Molecular pathology of breast cancer
Daniela Hoehn Pathology and biology of leukemias
Flow cytometric evaluation of hematologic neoplasms
Vaidehi Jobanputra Clinical and translation research for constitutional disorders and cancer genetics
Stephen M. Lagana Translational research projects in gastrointestinal/liver pathology, particularly questions related to best practices in diagnostics as well as emerging theranostic markers in neoplasms
Jay Lefkowitch Pathology and pathogenesis of acute and chronic liver diseases, including viral hepatitis, biliary disease and liver cancer.
Brynn Levy Reproductive Genetics
Xiaolin Liu-Jarin Gynecologic diseases
Mahesh M. Mansukhani The pathology and mechanisms of GU cancer, and applications of molecular techniques to diagnosis
Charles Marboe The pathology and mechanisms of heart and lung allograft rejection and acceptance
Glen Markowitz The pathology of nephrotoxicity
Peter L. Nagy The role of transcriptional defects in neurodegenerative disorders and the use of high throughput sequencing in clinical diagnosis
Ali B. Naini Molecular pathogenesis of neurodegenerative diseases and primary CoQ defeiciency
Kathleen M. O'Toole Correlation of histologic features of prostate carcinomas with their gene profiles and clinical behavior/outcome.
Alex J. Rai Personalized medicine, patient-tailored therapies, biomarkers, tumor markers, proteomics gene expression profiling, bioinformatics, multiplexed assays, pharmacogenetics, new technologies
Helen Remotti Pathogenesis of pancreatic cancer and pre-invasive pancreatic neoplasms
Heidrun Rotterdam Clinicopathologic correlations of disease of the upper gastrointestinal tract (Barrett's esophagus, celiac disease and others)
Marcela Salomao Pathogenesis and histopathology of hepatocellular carcinoma in the setting of NAFLD/NASH; Liver transplantation and posttransplant recurrent chronic hepatitis C
Anjali Saqi Thoracic pathology with focus in cytopathology
Joseph Schwartz Novel applications of cell therapy and novel applications of therapeutic apheresis e.g. induction of accommodation in renal incompatible kidney transplant by suppression of recipient's preexisting antibodies
Antonia R. Sepulveda Gastrointestinal, Biliary and Pancreas Pathology-with integrated cancer molecular testing taking advantage of genomic and epigenomic technologies for personalized cancer management
Jorge L. Sepulveda Transcriptional regulation of cardiac function, clinical laboratory informatics, bioinformatics, personalized medicine, pharmacogenomics
Markus D. Siegelin
  1. Targeting apoptosis in glioblastoma.
  2. Identification of novel drug combination therapies for glioblastoma.
Steven Spitalnik The biology of red blood cells
Michael B. Stokes
  1. Clinical-pathologic characteristics of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis variants
  2. Pathologic characteristics of acute rejection in pre-sensitized renal allograft recipients
Nicole Suciu-Foca Mechanism of allograft rejection and tolerance
Matthias Szabolcs Dissection of molecular signaling pathways using genetically engineered mouse models
Kurenai Tanji Molecular Pathology of Mitochondrial Disease
Andrew F. Teich Synaptic dysfunction in neurodegenerative disease, with an emphasis on Alzheimer's disease
C. Dominique Toran-Allerand The role of the steroid hormone estrogen in the developing CNS
Nadejda M. Tsankova Understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms responsible for 1) the neoplastic transformation of normal human neural progenitor cells into primary brain tumors and 2) the progression of low-grade into high-grade gliomas
Murty Vundavalli Molecular genetics of cervical cancer and male germ cell tumors
Patricia Wasserman All aspects of Cytopathology, especially thyroid disorders, head and neck neoplasms and cervical cancer diagnosis and management
Tilla S. Worgall Role of sphingolipids in cellular lipid metabolism
 
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