Marie E Robert MD

Professor of Pathology and of Medicine; Associate Director, Fellowship in Gastrointestinal Pathology

Research Interests

Gastrointestinal and liver pathology; Inflammatory bowel diseases; Barrett esophagus; Dysplasia associated with inflammatory bowel disease and Barrett esophagus

Current Projects

Current projects include creating and implementing courses for pathologists and clincians on state of the art clinicopathologic correlation in GI and liver pathology, the role of stains such as D2-40 in evaluating lymphatic invasion in early colon cancer, and incidence of pancreatic intra-epithelial neoplasia in serous microcystic adenoma of the pancreas.

Research Summary

Current projects include creating and implementing courses for pathologists and clincians on state of the art clinicopathologic correlation in GI and liver pathology, the role of stains such as D2-40 in evaluating lymphatic invasion in early colon cancer, and incidence of pancreatic intra-epithelial neoplasia in serous microcystic adenoma of the pancreas.


Selected Publications

  • Robert ME. Inflammatory Diseases of the Small Intestine. In: Rd Odze, JR Goldblum, JM Crawford, eds: Surgical Pathology of the Gastrointestinal Tract, Liver, Biliary Tract and Pancreas, Second Edition. Chapter 9. W. B. Saunders, Philadelphia, PA (2008), in press
  • Robert ME. The malignant colon polyp: Diagnosis and therapeutic recommendations. Clin Gastro and Hepatol 5:662-667,2007.
  • Robert ME. Gluten sensitive enteropathy and other causes of small intestinal lymphocytosis. Seminars in Diagnostic Pathology 22:284-294, 2005.
  • Robert ME. Gluten sensitive enteropathy and other causes of small intestinal lymphocytosis. Seminars in Diagnostic Pathology 22:284-294, 2005.
  • Robert ME, Washington MK, Lee JR, Goldenring JR, et al. Rab11a immunohistochemistry does not distinguish between indefinite, low- or high-grade dysplasia in barrett esophagus. Am J Clin Pathol 124:519-527 (2005).
  • Robert ME, Skacel M, Ullman T, Bernstein CN, Easley K, and Goldblum JR. Patterns of colonic involvement at initial presentation in ulcerative colitis. Am J Clin Pathol 122:94-99 (2004)

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