Alexander Oliver Vortmeyer MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Pathology; Director, Neuropathology

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchPathology: Surgical Pathology: Neuropathology; Yale Pathology Tissue Services; Vortmeyer Lab

Research Interests

Neuropathology; Hereditary Tumorigenesis; Applied Proteomics more...


  • M.D., University of Hamburg, 1988
  • Ph.D., University of Hamburg, 1989

Selected Publications

  • Vortmeyer AO, Huang SC, Pack SD, Koch CA, Lubensky IA, Oldfield EH, Zhuang Z. Somatic point mutation of the wild-type VHL gene detected in tumors of patients with VHL germline deletion. Oncogene 21:1167-1170, 2002
  • Chan CC, Koch CA, Kaiser-Kupfer M, Parry DM, Gutmann DH, Zhuang Z, Vortmeyer AO. Loss of Heterozygosity for the NF2 Gene in Retinal, but not Iris Lesions of Patients with Neurofibromatosis 2. Journal of Pathology 198:14-20, 2002
  • Koch CA, Chandra R, Chrousos GP, Zhuang Z, Vortmeyer AO. Two hit model for tumorigenesis of NBCCS-associated hepatic mesenchymal tumor. American Journal of Medical Genetics 109:74-76, 2002



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