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Marina Chekmareva, M.D.

Present Title:
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
07/07 to Present

Office Address:
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
One Robert Wood Johnson Place - MEB 212
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Clinical Expertise:
General surgical sign-out with interest in Gynecologic Pathology

Research Expertise:
Basic research experience in studying the prostate cancer and metastasis.

Undergraduate Education:
As apart of 6 year program in Medical School, please see below

Graduate Education:
Novosibirsk Medical School, Krasniy Prospekt 52
Novosibirsk, Russia 630091
Medical Degree - with honors in Internal Medicine

Postgraduate Training:
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
New York, NY
Presbyterian Hospital
New York, NY
Clinical Fellow, Gynecologic Pathology

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
New Brunswick, NJ 
Post-graduate training in Pathology, Combined AP/CP Program 

Institute of Therapy, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Medical Sciences
Vladimirovskiy Spusk 2a, Novosibirsk, Russia 630003
Post-graduate training in Cardiovascular Diseases

Academic Appointments:
Assistant Professor
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
07/07 to Present 

Hospital Appointments:
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Assistant Professor
07/07 to Present

State of New Jersey

2006 - American Board of Pathology - Diplomat AP/CP

Professional Organizations:
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
College of American Pathologists
American Society for Clinical Pathology

Service on School Committees:
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Admission Committee for Medical School

Selected Publications:

  • Marina A. Chekmareva, MD, Lora H. Ellenson, MD, Edyta C Pirog, MD. Immunochistochemical differences
    between mucinous and microglandular adenocarcinomas of the endometrium and benign endocervical endometrium. Int J Gynecol Pathol. 2008 Oct;27(4):547-54
  • Jaeger EB, Chekmareva MA, Tennant TR, Luu HH, Hickson JA, Chen SL, Samant RS, Sokoloff MH,
    Rinker Schaeffer CW. Inhibition of prostate cancer metastatic colonization by approximately 4.2 Mb
    of human chromosome 12. Int. J Cancer. 2004 Jan 1;108(1):15-22
  • Kim HL, Vander Griend DJ, Yang X, Benson DA, Dubauskas Z, Yoshida BA, Chekmareva MA, Ichikawa Y,
    Sokoloff MH, Zhan P, Karrison T, Lin A, Stadler WM, Ichikawa T, Rubin MA, Rinker-Schaeffer CW. Mitogen
    activated protein kinase kinase 4 metastasis suppressor gene expression is inversely related to
    histological pattern in advancing human prostatic cancers. Cancer Res. 2001 Apr 1;61(7):2833-7
  • Yoshida BA, Dubauskas Z, Chekmareva MA, Christiano TR, Stadler WM, Rinker-Schaeffer CW. Mitogen-
    activated protein kinase kinase 4/stress-activated protein/Erk kinase 1(MKK4/SEK1), a prostate cancer
    metastasis suppressor gene encoded by human chromosome 17. Cancer Res.1999 Nov1;59(21):5483-7
  • Chekmareva MA, Kadkhodaian MM, Hollowell CM, Kim H, Yoshida BA, Luu HH, Stadler WM,
    Rinker-Schaeffer CW. Chromosome 17-mediated dormancy of AT6.1 prostate cancer micrometastases.
    Cancer Res. 1998 Nov 1;58(21):4963-9