Thoracic / GU Translational Research Interests

In the area of genitourinary pathology, our research interests focus on diagnosis, particularly tissue diagnosis, of urologic malignancies, including prostate cancer, kidney cancer, testis cancer, and bladder cancer. Investigations are also directed toward discovery and development of immunophenotypic and molecular genetic markers of these malignancies. Specific areas of interest include: Active surveillance in kidney and prostate malignancies, evaluation of vascularity and expression of drug targets in renal cell carcinoma, and diagnostic and prognostic markers in renal cell carcinoma

In the area of thoracic pathology, our research interests focus on histologic and molecular characterization of non-small cell lung cancers. Specific areas of interest include:

Distinct and Overlapping Pathways of Fibrosis and Emphysema in Cigarette Smokers, Role of Angiogenic Agents in Alveolar Maturations and injury 

Novel Immunologic Effects of Semaphorin 7A in IPF, YKL-40 In Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis and Kidney Transplantation 

Significance of Circulating Semaphorin 7a+ve cells in Pulmonary Sarcoidosis 

and Generation of a molecular atlas of lung development

Adeniran, Adebowale

Associate Professor of Pathology
Associate Director, Pathology Residency Program
Interim Director of Cytopathology
Director, Anatomic Pathology Elective

Research Interests:Oncologic Surgical Pathology; Cytopathology; Urologic Pathology; Biology of translocation Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC); Biology of the primary urethral carcinomas

Cai, Guoping

Associate Professor of Pathology

Research Interests:Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy; Cytopathology; Genitourinary Pathology; Pulmonary Pathology

Homer, Robert J

Professor of Pathology and of Medicine (Pulmonary)
Director, Medical Student Course Module
Director of Medical Studies

Research Interests:Lung pathology; Interstitial lung disease; immunopathology; Pathology of animal models of asthma; Pulmonary fibrosis; Acute lung injury; Emphysema

Humphrey, Peter A

Professor of Pathology
Director, Genitourinary Pathology

Research Interests:prostate; cancer; clinico-pathologic correlations; molecular pathology; biomarkers; immunohistochemistry; growth factors

Levi, Angelique

Assistant Professor of Pathology

Sinard, John H.

Professor of Pathology and of Ophthalmology and Visual Science
Vice Chair Pathology
Director, Anatomic Pathology
Director, Pathology Informatics

Research Interests:Medical informatics


  • Bhandari, Vineet - Yale
  • Choi, Augustine - Cornell
  • Colberg, John - Yale, Urology
  • Elias, Jack - Brown
  • Gettinger, Scott - Yale, Medical Oncology
  • Herbst, Roy - Yale  
  • Herzog, Erica - Yale
  • Hui, Pei - Yale, Pathology
  • Kaminski, Naftali - Yale
  • Kluger, Harriet - Yale, Medical Oncology
  • Niklason, Laura - Yale
  • Politi, Katerina - Yale
  • Puchalski, Jonathan - Yale
  • Shin, Myung - Yale, Diagnostic Radiology
  • Shuch, Brian - Yale, Urology
  • Singh, Dinesh - Yale, Urology