Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY (2002-2004)
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburg College of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA (2004-2005)
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh College of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA (2005-2011)
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh College of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA (2011-2013)
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO (2013-2015)
James Park Dewar, M.D. Professorship of Pathology, Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Oklahoma School of Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK (2015-2018)
Major Administrative Leadership Positions:
Fellowship Director, ACGME Selective Pathology, Hepatic and Transplantation, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA (2008-2013)
Member, Committee of Admissions, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA (2009-2013)
Course Director, Surgical Pathology of Organ Transplantation Conference, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA (2010)
Course Director, 2011 Pittsburgh Liver Update Symposium, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA (2011)
Course Director, Surgical Pathology of Organ Transplantation Conference, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA (2012)
Director, Clinical Consultation Service, Washington University Pathology Services, Washington University Physicians, St. Louis, MO (2013-2014)
Education Chair, Washington University School of Medicine Maintenance of Certification Provider, American Board of Pathology, Tampa, FL (2013-2015)
Member, Committee on Admissions, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (2013-2015)
Course Director, Surgical Pathology in the Genomic Era, Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, (2014)
Vice President, Wagih Bari Society of St. Louis Pathologists, St. Louis, MO (2014-2016)
Program Coordinator, Laboratory Tour and CME presentation, Molecular Testing in the Genomic Era: Lessons Relearned, Cortex Building, St. Louis, MO (2014)
Member, Newsletter Committee, Hans Popper Hematopathology Society (2015-2017)
Director, Residency Program, Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (2015)
Associate Course Director, Selective Course PATH 9101, Department of
Pathology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK.
Course Director, Elective in Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK (2015-Present)
Member, Admissions Board Interview Subcommittee for The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK (2017-Present)
Chairman, NCI/OU Medical Center Cancer Committee, Stephenson Cancer Center, The University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK (2018)
Education, Licensure & Certifications
Associates of Arts, Oxford College of Emory University, Oxford, GA (1989)
Bachelor of Arts (Biology & Anthropology), Emory College of Emory University, Atlanta, GA (1990)
MD, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA (1996)
Post-Sophomore Year Fellowship in Pathology, Department of Pathology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA (1993-1994)
Clinical Fellow in Pathology, Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University School of Medicine, Boston, MA (1996-2000)
Research Fellow in Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University School of Medicine, Boston, MA (1999-2001)
Clinical and Research Fellow, Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University School of Medicine, Boston, MA (2000-2001)
Publications and Presentations
Rubin EM, DeRose PB, Cohen C: Comparative image cytometric DNA ploidy of liver cell dysplasia and hepatocellular carcinoma. Modern Pathology 1994;7(6):677.
Rubin EM, Martin AA, Thung SN, Gerber MA: Morphometric and immunohistochemical characterization of human liver regeneration. American Journal of Pathology 147(2):397-404, 1995.
Ochoa ER, Lewandrowski K. Bilirubin, serum enzymes, albumin and the prothrombin time: their role in the identification of hepatobiliary disorders. Turnaround Times: Clinical Laboratory Reviews 7(2):1-5, 1998.
Kairhara S, Borenstein J, Koka R, Lalan S, Ochoa ER, Ravens M, Pien M, Cunningham B, Vacanti JP. Silicon micromachining to tissue engineer branched vascular channels for liver fabrication. Tissue Engineering 6(2):front cover,105-117, 2000.
Mullins ME, Chao S, Ochoa ER, Slanetz PJ. Ovarian Carcinoma. American Journal of Roentgenology 177(1):130, 2001.
Ochoa ER, Harris NL, Pilch BZ. Marginal zone b-cell lymphoma of the salivary gland arising in chronic sclerosing sialadenitis (Küttner tumor). The American Journal of Surgical Pathology 25(12): 1546-1550, 2001.
Nasseri BA, Pomerantseva I, Kaaxempur-Mofrad M, Sutherland FWH, Perry T, Ochoa E, Thompson CA, Mayer JE, Oesterle SN, Vacanti JP. A dynamic rotational seeding and cell culture system for vascular tube formation. Tissue Engineering 9(2):291-299, 2003.
Grikscheit T, Ochoa E, Whang E, Vacanti JP. Tissue-engineered colon: characterization and comparison with native colon. 2001 Owen H. Wangensteen Surgical Forum, American College of Surgeons, Vol. II; 55-77.
Fuchs JR, Terada S, Ochoa ER, Vacanti JP, Fauza DO: Fetal tissue engineering: In utero tracheal augmentation in an ovine model. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 37(7):1000-6, 2002.
Grikscheit TC, Ogilvie JB, Ochoa ER, Alsberg E, Mooney D, Vacanti JP. Tissue-engineered colon exhibits function in vivo. Surgery 132(2):200-4, 2002.
Fuchs JR, Terada S, Hannouche D, Ochoa ER, Vacanti JP, Fauza DO. Engineered fetal cartilage: structural and functional analysis in vitro. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 37(12):1720-5, 2002.
Terai H, Hannouche D, Ochoa E, Yamano Y, Vacanti JP. In vitro engineering of bone using rotational oxygen-permeable bioreactor system. Materials Science and Engineering 20(1-2):3-8, 2002.
Campo-Ruiz V, Ochoa ER, Lauwers GY, Gonzalez S. Evaluation of hepatic histology by near-infrared confocal microscopy: a pilot study. Human Pathology 2002 Oct;33(10):975-82.
Kaihara S, Ogawa K, Koka R, Lalan S, Ochoa ER, Alsberg E, Mooney DJ, Tanaka K, Vacanti JP. In vitro neomorphogenesis of liver tissue on biodegradable polymer scaffolds under dynamic flow culture. Transplantation (submitted 2002).
Grikscheit TC, Ochoa ER, Ramsanahie A, Alsberg E, Mooney D, Whang EE, Vacanti JP. Tissue engineered large intestine resembles native colon with appropriate in vitro physiology and architecture. Annals of Surgery 238(1):35-41, 2003.
Grikscheit T, Ochoa E, Srinivasan A, Gaissert H, Vacanti JP. Tissue-engineered esophagus: experimental substitution by onlay patch or interposition. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 126(2):537-544, 2003.
Fuchs JR, Terada S, Hannouche D, Ochoa ER, Vacanti JP, Fauza DO. Fetal tissue engineering: chest wall reconstruction. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 38(8):1188-93, 2003.
Nasseri BA, Pomerantseva I, Kaazempur-Mofrad MR, Sutherland FW, Perry T, Ochoa E, Thompson CA, Mayer JE Jr, Oesterle SN, Vacanti JP. Dynamic rotational seeding and cell culture system for vascular tube formation. Tissue Engineering 9(2):291-9, 2003.
Fuchs JR, Pomerantseva I, Ochoa ER, Vacanti JP, Fauza DO. Fetal tissue engineering: In vitro analysis of muscle constructs. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 38(9):1348-1353, 2003.
Ogawa K, Ochoa ER, Borenstein J, Tanaka K, Vacanti JP. The generation of functionally differentiated, three-dimensional hepatic tissue from two-dimensional sheets of progenitor small hepatocytes and non-parenchymal cells. Transplantation 77(12):1783-1789, 2004.
Grikscheit TC, Siddique A, Ochoa ER, Srinivasan A, Alsberg E, Hodin RA, Vacanti JP. Tissue engineered small intestine improves recovery after massive small bowel resection. Annuals of Surgery 240(5):748-54, 2004.
Banff Working Group; Demetris AJ, Adeyi O, Bellamy CO, Clouston A, Charlotte F, Czaja A, Daskal I, El-Monayeri MS, Fontes P, Fung J, Gridelli B, Guido M, Haga H, Hart J, Honsova E, Hubscher S, Itoh T, Jhala N, Jungmann P, Khettry U, Lassman C, Ligato S, Lunz JG 3rd, Marcos A, Minervini MI, Molne J, Nalesnik M, Nasser I, Neil D, Ochoa E, Pappo O, Randhawa P, Reinholt FP, Ruiz P, Sebagh M, Spada M, Sonzogni A, Tsamandas AC, Wernerson A, Wu T, Yilmaz F. Liver biopsy interpretation for causes of late liver allograft dysfunction. Hepatology. 44(2):489-501, 2006.
Song JS, Murase N, Demetris AJ, Michalopoulos GK, Ochoa ER. Protection from acute cellular injury using Sleeping Beauty mediated telomerase gene transfer. Biochemical Biophysical Research Communications. 363(2):253-6, 2007.
Limaye PB, , Alarcon G, Walls A, Nalesnik MA, Michalopoulos GK, Demetris AJ, Ochoa ER. Expression of specific hepatocyte and cholangiocyte transcription factors in human liver disease and embryonic development. Laboratory Investigation. 88(8):865-72, 2008.
Adeyi OA, Randhawa PA, Nalesnik MA, Ochoa ER, Abu-Elmagd KM, Demetris AJ, Wu T. Posttransplant adenoviral enteropathy in patients with small bowel transplantation. Archives in Pathology Laboratory Medicine. 132(4):703-5, 2008.
Cho SW, Marsh JW, Steel J, Holloway SE, Heckman JT, Ochoa ER, Geller DA, Gamblin TC. Surgical Management of Hepatocellular Adenoma: Take It or Leave It? Annals of Surgical Oncology. 15(10):2795-803, 2008.
Grikscheit TC, Sala FG, Ogilvie J, Bower KA, Ochoa ER, Alsberg E, Mooney D, Vacanti JP.Tissue-Engineered Spleen Protects Against Overwhelming Pneumococcal Sepsis in a Rodent Model. Journal of Surgical Research. 149(2):214-8, 2008.
Song JS, CW Kim, Ochoa ER. Sleeping Beauty-Mediated Suicide Gene Therapy of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Bioscience Biotechnology Biochemistry.73(1):165-8. 2009.
Sala FG, Kunisaki SM, Ochoa ER, Vacanti J, Grikscheit TC. Tissue-engineered small intestine and stomach form from autologous tissue in a preclinical large animal model. Journal of Surgical Research. 156(2):205-12, 2009.
Mavrakis A, Demetris A, Ochoa ER, Rabinovitz M. Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia of the Liver Complicated by Ischemic Bile Duct Necrosis and Sepsis: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Digestive Disease Sciences. 55(7):2113-7, 2010.
Eid KR, Costa G, Bond GJ, Cruz RJ, Rubin E, Bielefeldt K, Koritsky D, Abu-Elmagd KM: An Innovative Sphincter Preserving Pull-Through Technique with En Bloc Colon and Small Bowel Transplantation. American Journal of Transplantation. 10(8):1940-6, 2010.
Song JS, Kim HP, Rubin E. Development of a Sleeping Beauty-Based Telomerase Gene Delivery System for Hepatocytes. Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry. 75(2):227-31, 2011.
Cruz RJ Jr, Costa G, Bond GJ, Soltys K, Rubin E, Humar A, Abu-Elmagd KM. Modified Multivisceral Transplantation With Spleen-Preserving Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Patients With Familial Adenomatous Polyposis "Gardner's Syndrome". Transplantation. 2011; 91(12): 1417-1423.
Lunz J, Ruppert KM, Cajaiba MM, Isse K, Bentlejewski CA, Minervini M, Nalesnik MA, Randhawa P, Rubin E, Sasatomi E, de Vera ME, Fontes P, Humar A, Zeevi A, Demetris AJ. Re-examination of the lymphocytotoxic crossmatch in liver transplantation: can C4d stains help in monitoring? Am J Transplant. 2012 Jan;12(1):171-82.
Chowdry S, Rubin E, Sass DA. Acute autoimmune hepatitis presenting with peripheral blood eosinophilia. Ann Hepatol. 2012 Jul;11(4):559-63.
Adeyi O, Alexander G, Baiocchi L, Balasubramanian M, Batal I, Bellamy C O C, Bhan A, Bridges N, Bucuvalas J, Charlotte F, Colvin B, Czaja A, Demetris A, DeVera M, El-Monayeri MS, Feng S, Ferrell L, Fiel Maria I, Fontes P, Fung J, Haga H, Hart J, Honsova E, Hubscher S, Wesam I, Itoh T, Jhala N, Jungmann P, Khettry U, Koshiba T, Lassman C, Lerut J, Ligato S, Lunz J, Mazariegos G, McCaughan G, McClelland SA, Minervini MI, Misdraji J, Mohanakumar T, Molne J, Musat A, Nalesnik M, Nasser I, Neil D, Neuberger J, Pappo O, Petrovic L, Randhawa P, Reinholt FP, Rubin E, Ruiz P, Sagol O, Sanchez-Fueyo A, Sasatomi E, Schiano T, Sebagh M, Shaked A, Sharkey FE, Shimizu T, Sis B, Smith M, Sonzogni A, Tchao N, Thung S, Tisone G, Tsamandas A, Wernerson A, Wu T, Yilmaz F; The Banff Working Group on Liver Allograft Pathology. Importance of liver biopsy findings in immunosuppression management: Biopsy monitoring and working criteria for patients with operational tolerance (OT). Liver Transpl. Oct;18(10):1154-70, 2012.
Hattoum A, Rubin E, Orr A, Michalopoulos GK. Expression of hepatocyte epidermal growth factor receptor, FAS and glypican 3 in EpCAM-positive regenerative clusters of hepatocytes, cholangiocytes, and progenitor cells in human liver failure. Hum Pathol. 2013 May;44(5):743-9.
Yamada HY, Kumar G, Zhang Y, Rubin E, Lightfoot S, Dai W, Rao CV. Systemic chromosome instability in Shugoshin-1 mice resulted in compromised glutathione pathway, activation of Wnt signaling and defects in immune system in the lung. Oncogenesis. 2016 Aug 15;5(8):e256. doi: 10.1038/oncsis.2016.56. PubMed PMID: 27526110.
Syed TA, Salem G, Rubin E, Guild R (2017) Not Everything that Glitters in the Terminal Ileum is Crohn’s: Primary Tuberculosis of the Appendix. J Gastro Hepato Dis 3(1): 116.
Syed TA, Ul Abideen Asad Z, Salem G, Garg K, Rubin E, Agudelo N. Dissecting Cellulitis of the Scalp: A Rare Dermatological Manifestation of Crohn's Disease. ACG Case Rep J. 2018 Jan 31;5:e8
Piao D, Borron H, Hawxby A, Wright H, Rubin E. (2018) Effects of capsule on surface diffuse reflectance spectroscopy of the sub-capsular parenchyma of a solid organ. Journal of Biomedical Optics [accepted for publication].
Syed TA, Salem G, Rubin E, Guild R. (2018) Recurrence of Renal cell carcinoma presenting as hematemesis from gastroesophageal metastasis (Submitted to Arab Journal of Gastroenterology, Provisionally Accepted).
Ibrahimi S, Mukherjee S, Alhyari L, Rubin E, Aljumaily R. (2018) Spontaneous regression of metastatic pancreatic cancer; a role for recurrent inflammation. Submitted to PANCREAS.