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Maria Martinez-Lage Alvarez, MD

Maria Martinez-Lage Alvarez, MD

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

Contact information
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
6 Founders
3400 Spruce St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
MD
Universidad de Cantabria, 2001.
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Description of Research Expertise

Molecular diagnosis of brain tumors and other neuropathological entities, next generation sequencing, test development.

Description of Clinical Expertise

Neuropathology: Surgical Neuropathology (Brain tumors; Brain biopsies; Muscle biopsies; Nerve biopsies); Medical Neuropathology

Selected Publications

Brastianos Priscilla K, Taylor-Weiner Amaro, Manley Peter E, Jones Robert T, Dias-Santagata Dora, Thorner Aaron R, Lawrence Michael S, Rodriguez Fausto J, Bernardo Lindsay A, Schubert Laura, Sunkavalli Ashwini, Shillingford Nick, Calicchio Monica L, Lidov Hart G W, Taha Hala, Martinez-Lage Maria, Santi Mariarita, Storm Phillip B, Lee John Y K, Palmer James N, Adappa Nithin D, Scott R Michael, Dunn Ian F, Laws Edward R, Stewart Chip, Ligon Keith L, Hoang Mai P, Van Hummelen Paul, Hahn William C, Louis David N, Resnick Adam C, Kieran Mark W, Getz Gad, Santagata Sandro: Exome sequencing identifies BRAF mutations in papillary craniopharyngiomas. Nature genetics 46(2): 161-5, Feb 2014.

Khaji Amanulla, Zhang Li, Kowey Peter, Martinez-Lage Maria, Kocovic Dusan: Mega-epsilon waves on 12-lead ECG - just another case of arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy? Journal of electrocardiology Sep 2013.

Johanna I Busch, Maria Martinez-Lage, Emily Ashbridge, Murray Grossman, Vivianna M VanDeerlin,Fenghua Hu, Virginia MY Lee, John Q Trojanowski and Alice S Chen-Plotkin: Expression of TMEM106B, the frontotemporal lobar degeneration-associated protein, in normal and diseased human brain. Acta Neuropathologica Communications 1(1): 36, July 2013.

Abedalthagafi Malak, Phillips Joanna J, Kim Grace E, Mueller Sabine, Haas-Kogen Daphne A, Marshall Roxanne E, Croul Sidney E, Santi Mariarita R, Cheng Jing, Zhou Shengmei, Sullivan Lisa M, Martinez-Lage Maria, Judkins Alexander R, Perry Arie: The alternative lengthening of telomere phenotype is significantly associated with loss of ATRX expression in high-grade pediatric and adult astrocytomas: a multi-institutional study of 214 astrocytomas. Modern pathology : an official journal of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Inc Jun 2013.

Phillips Joanna J, Aranda Derick, Ellison David W, Judkins Alexander R, Croul Sidney E, Brat Daniel J, Ligon Keith L, Horbinski Craig, Venneti Sriram, Zadeh Gelareh, Santi Mariarita, Zhou Shengmei, Appin Christina L, Sioletic Stefano, Sullivan Lisa M, Martinez-Lage Maria, Robinson Aaron E, Yong William H, Cloughesy Timothy, Lai Albert, Phillips Heidi S, Marshall Roxanne, Mueller Sabine, Haas-Kogan Daphne A, Molinaro Annette M, Perry Arie: PDGFRA amplification is common in pediatric and adult high-grade astrocytomas and identifies a poor prognostic group in IDH1 mutant glioblastoma. Brain pathology (Zurich, Switzerland) Feb 2013.

Martinez-Lage Maria, Molina-Porcel Laura, Falcone Dana, McCluskey Leo, Lee Virginia M-Y, Van Deerlin Vivianna M, Trojanowski John Q: TDP-43 pathology in a case of hereditary spastic paraplegia with a NIPA1/SPG6 mutation. Acta neuropathologica 124(2): 285-91, Aug 2012.

Becker Danielle A, Ingala Erin E, Martinez-Lage Maria, Price Raymond S, Galetta Steven L: Dry Beriberi and Wernicke's encephalopathy following gastric lap band surgery. Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia 19(7): 1050-2, Jul 2012.

Jean S, Tanyi J L, Montone K, McGrath C, Lage-Alvarez M Martinez, Chu C S: Papillary thyroid cancer arising in struma ovarii. Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 32(3): 222-6, Apr 2012.

Martinez-Hernandez E, Horvath J, Shiloh-Malawsky Y, Sangha N, Martinez-Lage M, Dalmau J: Analysis of complement and plasma cells in the brain of patients with anti-NMDAR encephalitis. Neurology 77(6): 589-93, Aug 2011.

Chen-Plotkin Alice S, Martinez-Lage Maria, Sleiman Patrick M A, Hu William, Greene Robert, Wood Elisabeth McCarty, Bing Shaoxu, Grossman Murray, Schellenberg Gerard D, Hatanpaa Kimmo J, Weiner Myron F, White Charles L, Brooks William S, Halliday Glenda M, Kril Jillian J, Gearing Marla, Beach Thomas G, Graff-Radford Neill R, Dickson Dennis W, Rademakers Rosa, Boeve Bradley F, Pickering-Brown Stuart M, Snowden Julie, van Swieten John C, Heutink Peter, Seelaar Harro, Murrell Jill R, Ghetti Bernardino, Spina Salvatore, Grafman Jordan, Kaye Jeffrey A, Woltjer Randall L, Mesulam Marsel, Bigio Eileen, Lladó Albert, Miller Bruce L, Alzualde Ainhoa, Moreno Fermin, Rohrer Jonathan D, Mackenzie Ian R A, Feldman Howard H, Hamilton Ronald L, Cruts Marc, Engelborghs Sebastiaan, De Deyn Peter P, Van Broeckhoven Christine, Bird Thomas D, Cairns Nigel J, Goate Allison, Frosch Matthew P, Riederer Peter F, Bogdanovic Nenad, Lee Virginia M Y, Trojanowski John Q, Van Deerlin Vivianna M: Genetic and clinical features of progranulin-associated frontotemporal lobar degeneration. Archives of neurology 68(4): 488-97, Apr 2011.

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