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Lauri Goodell, M.D.


Present Title:
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
07/04 to Present

Director, Hematology/Flow Cytometry
Co-Medical Director, Molecular Pathology Laboratory
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
11/98 to Present

Director, CINJ Immunohistochemistry Shared Resource Laboratory  
Cancer Institute of New Jersey
06/06 to Present

Office Address:
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
One Robert Wood Johnson Place - MEB 212
New Brusnwick, NJ 08903

Clinical Expertise:

Research Expertise:

Undergraduate Education:
Rutgers College, Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ
Major: Biochemistry  Minor: Economics 

Graduate Education:
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Piscataway, NJ
Medical Degree

Georgetown University
Washington, DC

Postgraduate Training:
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
New Brunswick, NJ
Hematopathology Fellow
Surgical/Cytopathology Fellow 
Chief Resident
Pathology Resident

University of Arizona Health Sciences Center
Tucson, AZ
Pathology Resident

Academic Appointments:
Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
New Brunswick, NJ
7/04 to Present
Adjunct Faculty Member, Graduate Program
Department of Molecular Genetics, Microbiology and Immunology
07/03 to Present
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
07/97 to 06/04

Hospital Appointments:
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
New Brunswick, NJ
Director, Hematology/Flow Cytometry
Co-Medical Director, Molecular Pathology Laboratory
11/98 to Present  

Cancer Institute of New Jersey
New Brunswick, NJ
Director, CINJ Immunohistochemistry Shared Resource Laboratory
06/06 to Present

State of New Jersey State

1996 - AP/CP Board Certified – American Board of Pathology
1999 - Hematology (Pathology) Board Certified -American Board of Pathology

Professional Organizations:
American Society of Clinical Pathologists
College of American Pathologists, Fellow

Service on School Committees:
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Leader, Strategic Planning Committee for Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Appointments and Promotions Committee, Department of Pathology
Graduate Medical Education Committee

Selected Publications:
Original Papers

  • Strair, R., Gharibo, M., Schaar, D., Rubin, A., Harrison, J., Aisner, J., Taber, K., Shen, L., Dudek, L., Lin, H.,
    Lin, Y., Goodell, L., Rabson, A., Medina, D.   Nuclear Factor-kappa B (NF-kB) Modulation by
    Dexamethasone in Combination with Choline Magnesium Trisalicylate in Patients with AML Undergoing
    Induction Chemotherapy.  Submitted to Blood
  • Schaar, D. Liu, H., Sharma, S., Ting, Y., Martin, J., Krier, C., Ciardella, M., Osman, M., Goodell, L.,
    Notterman, D., Strair, R.  12-O- Tetradecanoylphorbol-13-Acetate (TPA)- Induced Dual-Specificit
    Phosphatase Expression and AML Cell Survival.  Leukemia Research 2005, Oct 29 (10): 1171-9
  • Schaar, D., Goodell, L., Aisner, J., Cui, X., Han, Z., Chang, R., Martin, J., Grospe, S., Dudeck, L., Riley, J.,
    Manago, J., Lin, Y., Rubin, E., Conney, A., Strair, R.  A Phase I Clinical Trial of  12-O-tetradecanoylphorbol-13-acetate for Patients with Relapsed/Refractory Malignancies.  Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2005 Oct 18:1-7
  • Wenjin Chen, Peter Meer, Bogdan Georgescu, Wei He, Lauri A. Goodell, David J. Foran. Image Mining for Investigative Pathology Using Optimized Feature Extraction and Data Fusion. Computer Methods and
    Programs in Biomedicine.  July; 79(1): 59-72, 2005
  • Strair, R.K., Schaar, D., Goodell, L., Aisner, J., Chin, K-V., Eid, J., Senzon, R. Cui, X., Han, Z., Rabson, A.,
    Chang, R., Conney, A.    Administration of a Phorbol Ester to Patients with Hematologic Malignancies:  Preliminary Results from a Phase I Clinical Trial of 12-O- tetradecanoylphorbol-13- acetate.  Clinical Cancer Research, August 8(8):2512-8, 2002
  • Strair, RK, Sheay, W., Goodell, L., hite, E., Rabson, AB., Medina, DJ.  Adenovirus Infection of Primary
    Malignant Lymphoid Cells.  Leukemia & Lymphoma, Vol 43, pp 37-49, 2002
  • Ettinger, LJ, Goodell, LA, Javidian, P., Hsieh, Y. Amenta, P.  Long Term Survival in an Adolescent with Widely Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma with Rhabdoid Features. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2000 Mar-Apr;
  • Foran, DJ, Comaniciu, D., Meer, P., Goodell, LA.  Computer Assisted Discrimination Among Malignant
    Lymphomas and Leukemia Using Immunophenotyping, Intelligent Image Repositories and
    Telemicroscopy. IEEE Trans. On Information Technology in Biomedicine.  Vol. 4:4, pp 265-273, 2000
  • Medina, DJ, Sheay, W, Goodell, L., Kidd, P, White, E, Rabson, A, Strair, R. Adenovirus Mediated
    Cytotoxicity of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Cells.  BLOOD Nov 15, 1999
  • Goodell, L.A., Harvey, G, Drachtman, R. Sickle Cell Anemia.  Advance for Laboratory Managers.  July 1998
  • Moubarak, I.F., Nosher, J.l., Siegel, R., Goodell, L.A. Radiology/Pathology Confernce: Small Cell
    Carcinoma of the Escophagus.  New Jersey Medicine 1997: 94(6): 35-38
  • Foran, D.F. Winkelman, D.S., Goodell, L.A., Trelstad, R.L. A Network Based Prototype for Interactive Telepathology and Automated Management of Distribution, ClinicalDatabases.  J Clin Engineering, Sept/Oct 1996: 21(5): 1-9
  • Lantz, A.H., Goodell, L.A.,S., Nosher, J.L. Radiology/Pathology Conference:Mesenteric Cystic
    Lymphangioma.  New Jersey Medicine 1996: 93(6): 33-35

    Abstracts and Poster Presentations:
  • American Society of Hematology, Annual Meeting, 2004.  Successful expansion of umbilical cord blood
    cells as a source of hematopoietic progenitors for adult transplantation.  R.E.Peters, R.K.Strair, A.R.Rubin,
    L. Goodell, Z.R.Mrowiec, D.Todd  and J.R.Bertino
  • CINJ Retreat, April 2003- Poster Presentation:   Spontaneous Remission of Aleukemic Leukemia Cutis for
    Two Years Prior to Development of Acute Leukemia:  Report of a Case in an Elderly Patient.  Gharibo, M.,
    Salaru, G., Goodell, L., Strair, R
  • Fall 2002 ASCP Meeting Poster Presentation:  Lot-To-Lot Variation of Unfractionated Heparin Using the Anti-Factor Xa  Assay.  Pullen, G. Siegel, J., Goodell, L  

CINJ Retreat April, 2002-Poster Presentations

  • A Comparative study of Mantle Cell Lymphoma Cells Stimulated by CD40 Ligation in the Presence of IL-4,
    IL-10, or IL-13.   Medina, D., Osman, M. Goodell, L., Rabson, A., Strair, R
  • 12-O- Tetradecanoylphorbol-13-Acetate (TPA)- Induced CD9 Expression in Primary Human Leukemic Cells Involves the Extracellular Signal-Regulated Kinase (ERK) Pathway.  Schaar, D., Osman, M.,
    Goodell, L., Rabson, A., Strair, R
  • Adenovirus Infection and Cytotoxicity of Primary Mantle Cell Lymphoma Cells.  Medina, D., Sheay, W.,
    Osman, M.,  Goodell, L., Rabson, A., Strair, R
  • Goodell, L.A., Comaniciu, D., Meer, P., Foran, D.J.   Image Guided Decision Support System for Detecting
    and Differentiating Lymphoproliferative Disorders form Peripheral Blood Smears.  Electronic Poste
    Presentation at Anatomic Pathology Informatics, Imaging and the Internet Annual Meeting, Univ. of
    Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Nov 5-7, 1998
  • Goodell, L.A., Foran, D.J. Trelstad, R.L. Using a Digital Computer Network to Establish a Telepathology Consultation Service.  Am J. Clin Pathol 1995: 104(3):328


  • Invited Speaker-  “T Cell Lymphomas: WHO Classification and Diagnostic Pitfalls”  Cancer Institute of New Jersey’s Lymphoma Symposium, March 10, 2004
  • Invited Speaker –PCR Technology, NJSCLS/NJCLMA Conferences, 1998, Princeton, NJ
  • Invited Speaker – "Digital Computer Networks" 1994 ASCP Matrix Meeting, Chicago, Illinois