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Michael May, M.D.

Present Title:
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
07/05 to Present

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

Clinical Expertise:

Research Expertise:

Undergraduate Education:
Columbia College
New York, New York 
Bachelor of Arts

Sackler School of Medicine
Tel Aviv, Israel     
Medical Degree
08/79– 06/83

Postgraduate Training:
Mount Sinai Medical Center
New York, NY

Hospital for Joint Disease – Orthopaedic Institute
New York, NY    
Fellowship, Bone & Joint Pathology             

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY
Fellowship, Oncologic Pathology      
Fellowship, Cytopathology

Academic Appointments:
Assistant Professor of Pathology
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
New Brunswick, NJ
07/05 to Present     

Assistant Professor of Pathology 
Cornell University Medical College
New York, NY
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pathology
Assistant Professor of Pathology   

Hospital Appointments:
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital 
New Brunswick, NJ                           
07/05 to Present 

Trinitas Hospital
Elizabeth, NJ
Medical Director of Laboratories

The New York – Presbyterian Medical Center
New York, NY

West Hudson Hospital
Kearny, NJ
Director of Laboratories

Clara Maass Medical Center
Belleville, NJ
Director of Laboratories

The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center
New York, NY

State of New Jersey    

American Board of Pathology
1990 - Cytopathology, Special Qualification
1989 - Diplomate, Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
1983 - FLEX (01366)
ECFMG (352-903-9)

Professional Organizations:
College of  American Pathologists    
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
New Jersey Society of Pathology

Service on Affiliated Hospitals Committees:
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Performance Improvement Committee, Chairman
Departmental Billing Committee
Pathologist Coding Review Coordinator


  • Bray, K, Chen, H.Y., Karp, CM, May, M., Ganesan, S. Karantza-Wadsworth, V., DiPaola, RS, White, E. 
    “Bcl-2 modulation to activiate apoptosis in orostate cancer”, Molecular Cancer Research 2009 Sep.7(9): 
    1487-96  (Epub 2009, Sep8)
  • Hudacko, R., May, M. and Aviv, H. “Translocation betwee chromosomes 6 and 9 is associated with renal oncocytomas”, Annals of Diagnostic Pathology, accepted for publication.
  •  DiPaola, RS, Dvorzhinski, D, Thalasila  A, Garkapaty V, Doram D, May M, et al, “Therapeutic Starvation
    and Autophagy in Prostate Cancer: A New Paradigm for Targeting Metabolism in Cancer Therapy”, The
    Prostate, 68(16):1743-52, 2008
  • Vijayvargia, R., May, M. & Fondell, J. “A Coregulatory Role for the Mediator Complex in Prostate Cancer
    Cell Proliferation and Gene Expression”, Cancer Research,  2007; 67(9), 4034 – 41
  • Felsen, D., Ernsherger, P., Sutaria, P.M., Najat, R.J., Nguyen, P., May, M., et al Identification, Localization,
    and Functional Analysis of Imidazaline & alpha-Adrenergic Receptors in Canine Prostates.  Journal of
    Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics 268; 2: 1063 – 1071
  • Ngadiman, S., Hoda, S.A.F., Campbell, W.G., and May, M.  concurrent Malakoplakia & Primary squamous
    Cell Carcinoma Arising in Long-Standing Chronic Cystitis British Journal of Urology, 74: 801-802
  • Spencer, J.R., May, M., Stecke, J., Marion, D., Hernandez, K., and Vaughan, E.D.  Histological and
    Bateriological Findings in Long Term Ileocystoplasty and Colocystoplasty in the Rat  Journal of Urology,
    150;4: 1321-1325
  • Hruban, R.H., May, M., Marcove, R.C., and Huvos, A.  Lumbo-sacral Chordoma with High-Grad Malignant Carilaginous and Spindle Cell Components  American Journal of Surgical Pathology, 14;4: 384-389
  • Cote, R.J., Rosenblum, M., Telzak, E.E., May, M., Unger, P.D. and Cartun, R.W.  Disseminated
    Pneumocystis carinii Infection Causing Extrapulmonary Organ Failures: Clinical, Pathologic, and Immunohistochemical Analysis  Modern Pathology, 3: 25 – 30
  • Sissons, H.A., Steiner, G.C., Bonar, E. and May, M.  Tumoral Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease
    Skeletal Radiology, 18: 79-87
  • Strauchan, J.A., May, M. and Crown, J.  Large Cell Transformation of Subclinical Small Cell Lymphocytic Leukemia/Lymphoma: a Variant of Richter’s Syndrome  Hematologic Oncology, 5: 167-174