Alexander Oliver Vortmeyer MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Pathology; Director, Neuropathology

Research Interests

Neuropathology; Hereditary Tumorigenesis; Applied Proteomics


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
  • Vortmeyer AO, Frank S, Jeong SY, Yuan K, Ikejiri B, Lee YS, Bhowmick D, Lonser RR, Smith R, Rodgers G, Oldfield EH, Zhuang Z. Developmental Arrest of Angioblastic Lineage Initiates Tumorigenesis in von Hippel-Lindau Disease. Cancer Research 63:7051-7055, 2003.
  • Vortmeyer AO, Weil RJ, Zhuang Z. Proteomic applications for differential diagnosis of histologically identical tumors. Neurology 61: 1626-1627, 2003
  • Vortmeyer AO, Huang S, Lubensky I, Zhuang Z. Non-Islet origin of pancreatic islet cell tumors. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 89: 1934-1938, 2004
  • Gläsker S, Lonser RR, Tran MG, Ikejiri B, Butman JA, Zeng W, Maxwell PH, Zhuang Z, Oldfield EH, Vortmeyer AO. Effects of VHL deficiency on endolymphatic duct and sac. Cancer Research 65:10847-10853, 2005.
  • Gläsker S, Li J, Xia JB, Okamoto H, Zeng W, Lonser RR, Zhuang Z, Oldfield EH, Vortmeyer AO. Hemangioblastomas Share Protein Expression with Embryonal Hemangioblast Progenitor Cell. Cancer Research 66:4167-4172, 2006.

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