Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Pathology


The Department of Pathology is deeply invested in scientific efforts to improve treatments in our field. Learn more about our department’s investigations below.

Areas of Research

Members of the Department of Pathology are defining the cellular and molecular basis of disease toward the development of new and improved strategies to diagnose and treat, inherited, acquired and infectious disorders. Learn more about the work being done in our labs via the descriptions below.

Affilated Research Centers and Institutes

The faculty members of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Department of Pathology are engaged in research within the department and throughout Northwestern Medicine and Northwestern University. Our work throughout the community, including director appointments, illustrate the importance we put on scientific collaboration.

Core facilities provide cost-efficient access of state-of-the-art equipment, the most current technologies and expert technical advice to individual scientists.

Learn more about our affiliated cores

Recent Publications

Updated international consensus diagnostic criteria for eosinophilic esophagitis: Proceedings of the AGREE conference.

Dellon ES, Liacouras CA, Molina-Infante J, Furuta GT, Spergel JM, Zevit N, Spechler SJ, Attwood SE, Straumann A, Aceves SS, Alexander JA, Atkins D, Arva NC, Blanchard C, Bonis PA, Book WM, Capocelli KE, Chehade M, Cheng E, Collins MH, Davis CM, Dias JA, Di Lorenzo C, Dohil R, Dupont C, Falk GW, Ferreira CT, Fox A, Gonsalves NP, Gupta SK, Katzka DA, Kinoshita Y, Menard-Katcher C, Kodroff E, Metz DC, Miehlke S, Muir AB, Mukkada VA, Murch S, Nurko S, Ohtsuka Y, Orel R, Papadopoulou A, Peterson KA, Philpott H, Putnam PE, Richter JE, Rosen R, Rothenberg ME, Schoepfer A, Scott MM, Shah N, Sheikh J, Souza RF, Strobel MJ, Talley NJ, Vaezi MF, Vandenplas Y, Vieira MC, Walker MM, Wechsler JB, Wershil BK, Wen T, Yang GY, Hirano I, Bredenoord AJ.

Gastroenterology. 2018 Jul 12. pii: S0016-5085(18)34763-2. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2018.07.009. [Epub ahead of print]

Molecular properties of gp100-reactive T cell receptors drive the cytokine profile and antitumor efficacy of transgenic host T cells.

Eby JM, Smith AR, Riley TP, Cosgrove C, Ankney CM, Henning SW, Paulos CM, Garrett-Mayer E, Luiten RM, Nishimura MI, Baker BM, Le Poole IC.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res. 2018 Jul 15. doi: 10.1111/pcmr.12724. [Epub ahead of print]

Adipocyte-specific Repression of PPAR-gamma by NCoR Contributes to Scleroderma Skin Fibrosis.

Korman B, Marangoni RG, Lord G, Olefsky J, Tourtellotte W, Varga J.

Arthritis Res Ther. 2018 Jul 11;20(1):145. doi: 10.1186/s13075-018-1630-z.

Expression of HPV-induced DNA Damage Repair Factors Correlates With CIN Progression.

Spriggs CC, Blanco LZ, Maniar KP, Laimins LA.

Int J Gynecol Pathol. 2018 Jul 10. doi: 10.1097/PGP.0000000000000477. [Epub ahead of print]

Tamoxifen overrides autophagy inhibition in Beclin-1-deficient glioma cells and their resistance to adenovirus-mediated oncolysis via upregulation of PUMA and BAX.

Kaverina NV, Kadagidze ZG, Borovjagin AV, Karseladze AI, Kim CK, Lesniak MS, Miska J, Zhang P, Baryshnikova MA, Xiao T, Ornelles D, Cobbs C, Khramtsov A, Ulasov IV.

Oncogene. 2018 Jul 10. doi: 10.1038/s41388-018-0395-9. [Epub ahead of print]

Sleep disordered breathing and fibroblast growth factor 23 in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos.

Mehta R, Cai X, Hodakowski A, Thyagarajan B, Zeng D, Zee PC, Wohlgemuth WK, Redline S, Lash JP, Wolf M, Isakova T.

Bone. 2018 Jul 3;114:278-284. doi: 10.1016/j.bone.2018.06.024. [Epub ahead of print]

Gestational diabetes mellitus is associated with increased CD163 expression and iron storage in the placenta.

Barke TL, Goldstein JA, Sundermann AC, Reddy AP, Linder JE, Correa H, Velez-Edwards DR, Aronoff DM.

Am J Reprod Immunol. 2018 Jul 9:e13020. doi: 10.1111/aji.13020. [Epub ahead of print]

Microscopic Colitis: A Rare Cause of Pseudomembranes.

Schenck RJ, Cohen GS, Pezhouh MK.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Jul 4. pii: S1542-3565(18)30698-0. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2018.06.041. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

Author Correction: Childhood ecology influences salivary testosterone, pubertal age and stature of Bangladeshi UK migrant men.

Magid K, Chatterton RT, Ahamed FU, Bentley GR.

Nat Ecol Evol. 2018 Jul 2. doi: 10.1038/s41559-018-0620-5. [Epub ahead of print]

Multicenter evaluation of the Access AMH antim├╝llerian hormone assay for the prediction of antral follicle count and poor ovarian response to controlled ovarian stimulation.

Baker VL, Gracia C, Glassner MJ, Schnell VL, Doody K, Coddington CC, Shin SS, Marshall LA, Alper MM, Morales AJ, Pavone ME, Behera MA, Zbella EA, Shapiro BS, Straseski JA, Broyles DL.

Fertil Steril. 2018 Jun 27. pii: S0015-0282(18)30286-3. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2018.03.031. [Epub ahead of print]

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