Dr. Charles Parkos was part of a delegation representing the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) on March 8, 2018 in Washington, D.C. to advocate for increased funding for research[...]
Michigan Pathology has over 30 pathologists traveling to Vancouver, BC for this year's USCAP 2018. The department is featuring numerous speakers and displaying dozens of posters at this annual meeting. Read more to find out where and when to meet up with our faculty, fellows, and residents.
Richard Miller MD, PhD, has been elected into the Association of American Physicians (AAP). The AAP is a non-profit, professional organization founded in 1885 for “the advancement of scientific and practical medicine.” The Association is composed of members who are leading senior physician-scientists and are [...]
Some taxis in the northern part of the country will soon have new passengers: pathology samples en route to labs for testing.
The Review Article, Innate immune responses to trauma, was released today in Nature Immunology. This work, by Markus Huber-Lang of the University Hospital of Ulm, Institute of Clinical and Experimental Trauma-Immunology in Ulm Germany, John D. Lambris of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Pathology [...]
On February 14, 2018, the New York Times Magazine ran a medical column about a patient in Alabama who was diagnosed with Schnitzler syndrome, thanks to the insights of Dr. Forest Huls and his former [...]
2,080 miles. That’s the distance between the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science’s 2017 Annual Meeting site of San Diego, California, and the 2018 Annual Meeting site of Chicago, Illinois. It is also [...]
A young patient with a fatal heart condition gets the chance to see his former organ up close.
Dr. Myer's newest DOP Updates highlights two valued staff members in Pathology who model the values at the core of the work we do. Mary-Jo Bishop was recognized as a "gold medalist," and Sue Valliere is retiring after working at MLabs for over 25 years. The commitment and character of these two department of pathology staff members are truly inspirational.
As we wish Harry Neusius a happy retirement, it is our pleasure to announce that Jennifer Slater, previous supervisor of onsite-outpatient phlebotomy areas, has been promoted to Phlebotomy Manager.
We're excited to feature the original artwork of our Pathology team in this inaugural exhibit at NCRC [...]
Dr. Ting successfully defended her PhD thesis, Notch ligand Delta-like 4 (DII4) induced epigenetic mechanisms in regulatory T cell function during pulmonary viral infection, on February 21, 2018. [...]
Ten individuals and teams at Michigan Medicine have been named gold medalists for their commitment to education, research, and patient care, including Anatomic and Surgical Pathology's Mary Jo Bishop. [...]
In Dr. Jeffrey Myer's continuing series of Department of Pathology Updates, he is inspired by Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria's recent address to the cadets at the US Air Force Academy and highlights how we should celebrate and embrace diversity as the thing that makes us better, stronger, and more effective.
Pathology’s newest faculty will study this life-threatening condition in the Mary H. Weiser Food Allergy Center
Building Community Between Nurses and Pathology
Faculty Spotlight - Richard Cantley, MD
An analysis of several hundred DIPG and related tumors, including of Chad Carr,
finds an overlooked key factor in determining prognosis
for the aggressive childhood brain cancer.
Faculty Spotlight — Paul Lephart, PhD, D(ABMM)
Clinical FISH Assays for TFE3 and TFEB Help Characterize Renal Cell Carcinoma.
Welcome to a year-end edition of DOP Updates, an email sent to members of our Department of Pathology (DOP) team and others to focus on issues, events, and topics of common interest. If there is something that you would like to share with your colleagues and co-workers, please send me an email and I’ll be sure to [...]
Andrew Lieberman, MD, PhD, Gerald D. Abrams Collegiate Professor and Director of Neuropathology, has been elected to serve on the Neuropathology Core Steering Committee of the National Alzheimer’s Coordinating Center (NACC). The goal of the [...]
The work entitled The Utility of SDHB and FH Immunohistochemistry in Patients Evaluated for Hereditary Paraganglioma-Pheochromocytoma Syndromes by Aaron M. Udager, MD, PhD, and colleagues in the Department of Pathology was published in Human Pathology on [...]
The Department of Pathology is seeking photomicrographs, graphs, and charts to bring life to the walls at the North Campus Research Complex (NCRC). The images will be displayed in a variety of ways, including on [...]
Rosai and Ackerman’s Surgical Pathology textbook has been the best-selling text globally for generations of practicing surgical pathologists, beginning with the first edition authored by Lauren Ackerman in 1953. All succeeding editions were largely single-author texts that reflected [...]
Newly identified RNA protein, "THOR", plays role in cancer development and could lead to new treatment.
Notice something different about our website? Updates were recently made to our website that will improve access to information, adding value. We encourage you to explore the site’s new features.
Our department was recently highlighted in an article by Michigan Medicine Headlines online news. It featured photos of some of our faculty and staff, quotes by Dr. Parkos and Dr. Myers, and gave an excellent overview of what our 1,200 colleagues do and why. We manifest our study of the essential nature of disease in our clinical, research and education missions [...]
The 16th Annual Pathology Research Symposium was held this November and featured Adjunct Assistant Professor of Bioinformatics and CEO of Strata Oncology, Dan Rhodes, PhD, as the keynote speaker. But it also included research presentations from our graduate students with some of our students receiving awards [...]
Cytopathology Supervisor, Kalyani Naik, MS, SCT(ASCP), has won a 2017 American Society of Cytopathology (ASC) Achievement Award at the 65th annual Scientific Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona on November 12, 2017 [...]
As part of the University of Michigan's overarching campus-wide strategic plan,
the Department of Pathology has formed a committee with the primary goals of engaging our faculty and staff in an open and honest discussion and to brainstorm ideas on how to improve diversity, equity and inclusion in our department. The committe is comprised of both faculty and staff from anatomic pathology, clinical pathology, pathology informatics, and experimental pathology [...]
Laura W. Lamps, MD named New Godfrey Dorr Stobbe Professor in Gastrointestinal Pathology
Expanding conversation using Twitter and Facebook professionally.
Fellowship Program Administrator Marie Goldner has earned certification in Training Administrators of Graduate Medical Education (TAGME). TAGME-certified professionals exhibit advanced competencies in, and demonstrate a higher commitment to, the role of residency and fellowship administrators, coordinators, and [...]
Autopsy and Forensic photographer, Lisa Belanger Neal, CRA, OCT-C, won Best of Show at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Photographers’ Society annual education program [...]
Sriram Venetti. MD, PhD
, was awarded a $600,000 Sontag Foundation Distinguished Scientist Award grant over a period of 4 years to support his research in cancer metabolism and epigenetics in childhood ependymomas [...]
Doctoral candidate Sierrah Grigsby from the Nikolovska-Coleska Laboratory has received an Achievement Award from the American Society of Hematology. Sierrah was selected to receive a 2017 Minority Graduate Student Abstract Achievement Award (MGSAAA) for her [...]
I am delighted to name Dr. David McClintock
Associate Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) representing the areas of Pathology and Pathology Informatics within the Office of Clinical Informatics (OCI), effective [...]
Faculty Spotlight - David McClintock, MD
Notch is one of the most frequently mutated genes in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), the most common leukemia in adults in the United States. It is also often mutated in other common B cell tumors, such [...]
October is Quality Month at Michigan Medicine, a time when we renew our commitment to creating an environment of excellence where patients and families receive the ideal healthcare experience and where faculty and staff can carry out their work in a meaningful way. Join us today at 11 am for a poster session in the Towsley Lobby, where 55 teams will be showcasing how they have committed to quality improvement. Our own Pathology Division of Quality will be well represented with multiple poster presentations.
Michael Garratt, PhD, Assistant Professor of Genetics and Aging in the Department of Pathology, has received a $50,000 Research Grant from the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR). Founded in 1981, AFAR [...]
A team led by Drs. Tao Xu and Sung-Soo Park in the Jean-Francois Rual Lab
shows that the methyl‐lysine reader L3MBTL3 switches the Notch coactivator RBPJ to a [...]
Dr. Cody Carter was joined by Dr. David Lucas for a Facebook Live video highlighting the New Frontiers in Pathology Conference
which will be held October 19 - 21 at the Graduate Ann Arbor. The conference, in it's 11th year, [...]
It is with sadness that we report the death of our colleague and friend, Dr. Gerald Abrams.
Dr. Abrams graduated cum laude from University of Michigan Medical School in 1955. He continued at U-M, completing his internship and residency in Pathology [...]
The Department of Pathology is committed to maintaining a healthy environment this flu season. All faculty, staff, students, vendors, volunteers, and contract personnel are required to get an influenza vaccine to [...]
Teammates, It has been awhile (7 months almost to the day) since sending DOP Updates, an email shared with members of our Department of Pathology (DOP) and others regarding issues and events of common interest. Please send me a note if you have comments, questions or concerns that you would like to share. As in previous editions, I have also attached a PDF to preserve formatting across platforms. Navigating Michigan Med [...]