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Leslie A. Litzky, M.D.

Leslie A. Litzky, M.D.

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Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

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Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
6 Founders Building
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 662-3215
Fax: (215) 349-5984
B.A. (Russian Language and Literature)
Amherst College, Amherst, MA (magna cum laude), 1980.
(Non-Degree Premedical Program)
School of General Studies, Columbia University, New York, NY, 1982.
M.D. (with Distinction)
George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, 1987.
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Selected Publications

Katzenstein A-LA, Zisman DA, Litzky LA, Nguyen BT, Kotloff RM.: Usual and non-specific interstitial pneumonia. Pathologic appraisal using biopsy and explant specimens. Am J Surg Pathol 12: 1567-1577, 2002.

Narula N, Tomaszewski JE, Furth EE, Genega EM, Khurana JS, Gracely E, Litzky LA, McGrath CM, Nasuti JE, Zhang PJ, Fyfe B, Narula N: Differentiating moderate cardiac allograft rejection from Quilty effect: likelihood of serious errors versus overdiagnosis. Presented at United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) February 2002.

McHale T, Litzky LA, Pasha TL, Liang H, Zhang PJ.: Immunohistochemical detection of c-kit in neuroendocrine tumors of the lung. Presented at United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) February 2002.

Lambright ES, Amin K, Force SD, Lanuti M, Wiewrodt R, Propert KJ, Litzky L, Kaiser LR, Albelda SM: Inclusion of the Herpes Simplex Thymidine Kinase Gene in a Replicating Adenovirus does not augment anti-tumor efficacy. Human Gene Therapy 8: 946-953, 2001.

Grippi MA, Manaker S, Litzky LA (eds) : Pulmonary Science and Medicine, first edition. Lippincott, Williams & Williams, Philadelphia, 2000.

Sterman DH, Molnar-Kimber K, Iyengar T, Chang M, Lanuti M, Amin KM, Pierce BK, Kang E, Treat J, Recio A, Litzky L, Wilson JM, Kaiser LR, Albelda SM.: A pilot study of systemic corticosteroid administration in conjunction with intrapleural adenoviral vector administration in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma. Cancer Gene Ther 7: 1511-8, 2000.

Christie J., Bavaria JE., Palevsky HI., Litzky L., Blumenthal NP., Kaiser LR., Kotloff RM.: Primary graft failure following lung transplantation. Chest 114(1): 51-60, Jul 1998.

Sterman DH., Treat J., Litzky LA., Amin KM., Coonrod L., Molnar-Kimber K., Recio A., Knox L., Wilson JM., Albelda SM., Kaiser LR.: Adenovirus-mediated herpes simplex virus thymidine kinase/ganciclovir gene therapy in patients with localized malignancy: results of a phase I clinical trial in malignant mesothelioma. Human Gene Therapy 9(7): 1083-92, May 1 1998.

Wistuba II., Behrens C., Milchgrub S., Virmani AK., Jagirdar J., Thomas B., Ioachim HL., Litzky LA., Brambilla EM., Minna JD., Gazdar AF.: Comparison of molecular changes in lung cancers in HIV-positive and HIV-indeterminate subjects. JAMA 279(19): 1554-9, May 20 1998.

Sterman DH, Litzky LA, Albelda SM: Malignant Mesothelioma and Other Primary Pleural Tumors. Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders, 3rd Edition. Fishman AP, Elias JA, Fishman JA, Grippi MA, Kaiser LR, and Senior RM (eds) (eds.). McGraw Hill Book Company, New York, NY, 1998.

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