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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
09/65-06/970

Graduate Education:    
Hahnemann University
Philadelphia, PA
Medical Degree
09/85-06/89

Bryn Mawr College
Bryn Mawr, PA
Post-Baccalaureate Program in Pre-Medical Studies
09/84-06/85

University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH
Ph.D. in English
09/73-06/76

University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA
M.F.A. in Poetry
09/71-06/73

Postgraduate Training:
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA
Fellow in Hematopathology
07/94-06/95

Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
Research Associate
Molecular Virology, Infectious Disease Unit
07/92-06/93

Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
Resident in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
07/89-06/94

Academic Appointments:
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Associate Professor of Pathology
07/04 to Present
Assistant Professor of Pathology
08/00-06/04

State University of New York Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Hematopathologist
07/95-06/99

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

University Hospital
Stony Brook, NY
Staff Pathologist
07/95-06/99  

Licensure:
State of New Jersey

Certification:
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.
    pleiad.umdnj.edu/hemepath
  • 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.