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Eleanor S. Pollak, M.D.

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

Contact information
310B Abramson Research Center
3615 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 590-6117
Fax: (215) 590-2320
Education:
A.B. (Biochemical Sciences)
Harvard University, 1985.
M.D. (Medicine)
Yale University, School of Medicine, 1991.
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Description of CVI Expertise

CVI Program Unit(s):
Lipid / Atherosclerosis / CAD / ACS / Prevention
Thrombosis / Hemostasis

CVI Research Description:
My interest is in the transciptional regulation of coagulation factors.
I have performed research concerning Factor VII and Prothrombin.

I am also interested in clinical laboratory testing.

Selected Publications

Zheng, X-W., Kudaravalli, R., Russell, T.T., DiMichele D.M., Gibb, C., Russell, J.E., Margaritis, P., Pollak, E.S.: Mutation in the factor VII hepatocyte nuclear factor 4α-binding site contributes to factor VII deficiency. Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis. Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis, 22(7): 624-7, 2011.

Cuker, A., Ptashkin B., Konkle, B.A., Pipe, S.W., Whinna, H.C., Zheng, X.L., Cines, D.B., Pollak, E.S.: Interlaboratory agreement in the monitoring of unfractionated heparin using the anti-factor Xa-correlated activated partial thromboplastin time. Journal of Thrombosis & Haemostasis 7(1): 80-6, 2009.

Cucchiara, B., Messe, S.R., Mackenzie, L.M., Sansing, L., Pollak, E.S., Taylor, R.A., Shah, Q., Pacell, J.P., Kasner, S. : D-dimer, MRI DWI, and ABCD2 score for TIA risk stratification. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases. In Press. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases 18(5):367-73(5): 367-73, 2009.

Shelat, S.G., Tomaski, A., Pollak, E.S.: Serologic results in >1000 patients with suspected heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis 14(4): 410-4, Oct 2008.

Wang, Y., Kurichi, J.E., Blumenthal, N.P., Ahya, V.N., Christie, J.D., Pochettino, A., Kaiser, L.R., Sonnad, S.S., Pollak, E.S.: Multiple variables affecting blood usage in lung transplantation. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 25: 533-8, 2006.

Pollak, E.S., Tidd, T.M., Ptashkin, B., Smith-Whitley, K., Camire, R. M., Bauer, K.A.: Asymptomatic factor VII deficiency in African Americans. American Journal of Clinical Pathology 126(1): 128-132, 2006.

Niiya, M., Uemura, M., Zheng, X.W., Pollak, E.S., Dockal, M., Scheiflinger, F., Wells, R.G., Zheng, X.L.: Increased ADAMTS13 proteolytic activity in rat hepatic stellate cells upon activation in vitro and in vivo. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 4(5): 1063-1070, 2006.

Cucchiara, B., Messe S., Taylor R., Clarke J., Pollak, E.: Utility of D-dimer in the diagnosis of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis [letter] Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis. Blackwell Synergy, 3(2): 387-389, 2005.

Knoblauch, R., Pollak, E.S., and Russell, J.E.: Toxicity of argatroban overdose in a 65-year old man [letter] American Journal of Hematology 79(3): 248-249, 2005.

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