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David Weissmann, M.D.

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

Office Address:
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
One Robert Wood Johnson Place – MEB 212                                                              
New Brunswick, NJ  08901

Clinical Expertise:
Hematopathology, Surgical Pathology

Research Expertise:
Hematological malignancies

Undergraduate Education:
Reed College
Portland, OR
B.A. in English with a minor in Physics

Graduate Education:    
Hahnemann University
Philadelphia, PA
Medical Degree

Bryn Mawr College
Bryn Mawr, PA
Post-Baccalaureate Program in Pre-Medical Studies

University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH
Ph.D. in English

University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA
M.F.A. in Poetry

Postgraduate Training:
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA
Fellow in Hematopathology

Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
Research Associate
Molecular Virology, Infectious Disease Unit

Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
Resident in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Academic Appointments:
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Associate Professor of Pathology
07/04 to Present
Assistant Professor of Pathology

State University of New York Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Hematopathologist

Hospital Appointments:
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Staff Pathologist
08/00 to Present 

University Hospital
Stony Brook, NY
Staff Pathologist

State of New Jersey

Qualification in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology
Special Qualification in Hematology, American Board of Pathology

Professional Organizations:
Alpha Omega Alpha
American Society of Clinical Pathologist
American Society of Hematology
Society of Hematopathology

Selected Publications:

  • Sriganeshan, V., Blom, T.R., and Weissmann, D. 2008. A unique case of mantle cell lymphoma with an
    aberrant CD5-/CD10- immunophenotype and typical morphology. Archives of Pathology and Laboratory
    Medicine. 132:1346-1349
  • Alexe, G., Alexe, S., Axelrod, D.E., Hammer, P.L., and Weissmann, D. 2005. Logical
    analysis of diffuse large B-cell lymphomas. Artificial Intelligence in Medicine. 34:235-267
  • Rabson, A., Weissmann, D. From microarray to bedside: targeting NF-KB for therapy of lymphomas. 2005, Clinical Cancer Research. 2: 26
  • Gnatenko, D., Dunn, J., McCorkle, S., Weissmann, D., Perrotta, P., and Bahou, W. 2003. Transcript
    profiling of human platelets using microarray and serial analysis of gene expression. Blood. 101: 3021-3028
  • Multicenter study; from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory:  Sachidanandam, R., Weissmann, D.,
    Schmidt, S., Kakol, J., and Stein, L. et al. 2001. A map of human genome sequence variation containing 1.42 million single nucleotide polymorphisms. Nature. 409: 928-933
  • Jones, D., Weissmann, D., Kraus, M., Hasserjian, R., Shahsafaei, A. and Dorfman, D. 2000. Recurrences
    in nodal T cell lymphoma: changes in histologic appearance and immunophenotype over the course of
    disease. Am. J. of Clin. Path. 114:438-47
  • Weissmann, D. 1998. A Web-Based Pathology Tutorial for Non Hodgkin's Lymphomas.
  • Weissmann, D., Ferry, J., Harris, N., Louis, D., Delmonico, F., and Spiro, I. 1995. Posttransplantation Lymphoproliferative Disorders in Solid Organ Recipients Are Predominantly Aggressive Tumors of Host
    Origin. Am. J. of Clin. Path. 103:748-755
  • Amrein, P. C., Weissmann, D. 1994. Case Records of the Massachusetts General Hospital
    (Case 431994): A 52year-old woman with weakness, diarrhea, and diffuse lymphadenopathy (mantle cell lymphoma). New England J. of Med. 331:157
  • Weissmann, D., Spargo, J., Wennersten, C., and Ferraro, M.J. 1991. Detection of Enterococcal HighLevel Aminoglycoside Resistance with MicroScan FreezeDried Panels Containing Newly Modified Medium and Vitek GramPositive Susceptibility Cards. J. Clin. Microbiol. 29: 1232-1235

Abstracts and Presentations:

  • DIMACS Workshop on Detecting and Processing Regularities in High Throughput Biological Data
    June 21, 2005: “Logical Analysis of Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphomas “Alexe, G., Alexe, S., Axelrod, D.E.,
    Hammer, P.L., and Weissmann D
  • Cancer Institute of New Jersey Cancer Retreat, April 27, 2005: Focus session D: Molecular Mechanisms
    of Tumor Growth (2:45-3:45) "Guardian angel or angel of death: the double life of Bfl-1". Simmons, M.J.,
    Kucharczak, J., Weissmann, D., Ron, Y., and Gelinas, C
  • Cancer Institute of New Jersey Cancer Retreat, April 27, 2005: Abstract: “Logical Analysis of Diffuse
    Large B-Cell Lymphomas “Alexe, G., Alexe, S., Axelrod, D.E., Hammer, P.L., and Weissmann D.