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    Alton Brad Farris, MD

    Renal Pathology

    Assistant Professor
    Pathology & Laboratory Medicine


    Pathology Faculty Photo

    Pathology Division(s):
    Anatomic Pathology


    Email Address:
    abfarri@emory.edu


    Education:

    B.S.   Millsaps College, Major: Chemistry (American Chemical Society), Minor: Computer Science (Honors, Summa Cum Laude), 1996 - 2000

    M.D.   University of Mississippi Medical Center (Magna Cum Laude, Dean's Award, Alpha Omega Alpha), 2000 - 2004

    Resident   Massachusetts General Hospital, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 2004 - 2008

    Chief Resident   Massachusetts General Hospital, Anatomic Pathology, 2007 - 2008

    Fellow   Massachusetts General Hospital, Renal and Surgical (Gastrointestinal) Pathology, 2008 - 2009

    Graduate Assistant   Harvard Medical School, 2004 - 2009



    Research Interests:

    - Renal allograft pathology
    I am interested in the diverse spectrum seen in renal allograft pathology and how the changes interpreted by pathologists can impact renal allograft recipients. Recently my efforts in this regard have been the study of the chronic changes in renal allografts, particularly chronic antibody mediated (humoral) rejection.


    - Pathology Informatics
    I am interested in applying new technology in anatomic pathology. In particular, I have applied whole slide imaging to the analysis of renal biopsies to measure parameters such as fibrosis. I have also been involved in several studies in the surgical pathology subspecialties of gastrointestinal and pulmonary pathology where I have applied similar techniques. I hope that performing quantitative analysis on pathology specimens will eventually yield new insights, facilitate accurate diagnoses, and ultimately lead to optimal patient care.


    - Surgical Pathology
    I have been involved in investigating various topics in surgical pathology, particularly in gastrointestinal and pulmonary pathology. One focus of my research has been the study of incipient neoplasia and the application of immunohistochemistry and informatics methods to help understand various disorders in surgical pathology. I enjoy collaborating with suspecialists in these areas and helping them apply new methods to eventually discover novel insights.



    Clinical Focus:

    My primary clinical focus is renal allograft pathology, the diagnosis of medical renal disease, and the practice of surgical pathology, particularly gastrointestinal pathology. In the area of gastrointestinal pathology, I have become increasingly interested in the area of hepatic pathology and hepatic transplantation pathology.


    Honors / Awards:

    Chief Resident, Anatomic Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 2008

    Specialty Boards:

    2008  Anatomic and Clinical Pathology


    Selected Publications:

    Published and Accepted Research Articles -

    Kim EJ, Kwun J, Gibby AC, Hong JJ, Farris AB 3rd, Iwakoshi NN, Villinger F, Kirk AD, Knechtle SJ. Costimulation blockade alters germinal center responses and prevents antibody-mediated rejection. Am J Transplant. 2014 Jan;14(1):59-69. doi: 10.1111/ajt.12526. PubMed PMID: 24354871.


    Nezami BG, Mwangi SM, Lee JE, Jeppsson S, Anitha M, Yarandi SS, Farris AB 3rd, Srinivasan S. MicroRNA 375 Mediates Palmitate-Induced Enteric Neuronal Damage and High-Fat Diet-Induced Delayed Intestinal Transit in Mice. Gastroenterology. 2014 Feb;146(2):473-483.e3. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2013.10.053. Epub 2013 Oct 25. PubMed PMID: 24507550; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3920196.


    Lo DJ, Farris AB, Song M, Leopardi F, Anderson DJ, Strobert EA, Ramakrishnan S, Turgeon NA, Mehta AK, Turnbull B, Maroni B, Violette SM, Kirk AD. Inhibition of ¿vß6 promotes acute renal allograft rejection in nonhuman primates. Am J Transplant. 2013 Dec;13(12):3085-93. doi: 10.1111/ajt.12467. Epub 2013 Oct 1. PubMed PMID: 24119188.


    Shaib W, Sharma R, Mosunjac M, Farris AB 3rd, El Rayes B. Hepatoid Adenocarcinoma of the Lung: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. J Gastrointest Cancer. 2014 Jan 10. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24408270.


    Mori M, Aguirre AJ, Elder RW, Kashkouli A, Farris AB, Ford RM, Book WM. Beyond a Broken Heart: Circulatory Dysfunction in the Failing Fontan. Pediatr Cardiol. 2014 Feb 15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24531876.


    Dominguez JA, Samocha AJ, Liang Z, Burd EM, Farris AB, Coopersmith CM. Inhibition of IKKß in enterocytes exacerbates sepsis-induced intestinal injury and worsens mortality. Crit Care Med. 2013 Oct;41(10):e275-85. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e31828a44ed. PubMed PMID: 23939348; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3823541.


    Haas M, Sis B, Racusen LC, Solez K, Glotz D, Colvin RB, Castro MC, David DS, David-Neto E, Bagnasco SM, Cendales LC, Cornell LD, Demetris AJ, Drachenberg CB, Farver CF, Farris AB 3rd, Gibson IW, Kraus E, Liapis H, Loupy A, Nickeleit V, Randhawa P, Rodriguez ER, Rush D, Smith RN, Tan CD, Wallace WD, Mengel M; as the Banff meeting report writing committee. Banff 2013 meeting report: inclusion of c4d-negative antibody-mediated rejection and antibody-associated arterial lesions. Am J Transplant. 2014 Feb;14(2):272-83. doi: 10.1111/ajt.12590. PubMed PMID: 24472190.


    Fisher SB, Fisher KE, Squires MH 3rd, Patel SH, Kooby DA, El-Rayes BF, Cardona K, Russell MC, Staley CA 3rd, Farris AB 3rd, Maithel SK. HER2 in resected gastric cancer: Is there prognostic value? J Surg Oncol. 2014 Feb;109(2):61-6. doi: 10.1002/jso.23456. Epub 2013 Oct 10. PubMed PMID: 24122802.


    Nagaraju GP, Park W, Wen J, Mahaseth H, Landry J, Farris AB, Willingham F, Sullivan PS, Proia DA, El-Hariry I, Taliaferro-Smith L, Diaz R, El-Rayes BF. Antiangiogenic effects of ganetespib in colorectal cancer mediated through inhibition of HIF-1¿ and STAT-3. Angiogenesis. 2013 Oct;16(4):903-17. doi: 10.1007/s10456-013-9364-7. Epub 2013 Jul 10. Erratum in: Angiogenesis. 2013 Oct;16(4):919. Ganji, Purnachandra Nagaraju [corrected to Nagaraju, Ganji Purnachandra]. PubMed PMID: 23838996.


    Nagaraju GP, Zhu S, Wen J, Farris AB, Adsay VN, Diaz R, Snyder JP, Mamoru S, El-Rayes BF. Novel synthetic curcumin analogues EF31 and UBS109 are potent DNA hypomethylating agents in pancreatic cancer. Cancer Lett. 2013 Dec 1;341(2):195-203. doi: 10.1016/j.canlet.2013.08.002. Epub 2013 Aug 7. PubMed PMID: 23933177.


    Yoseph BP, Breed E, Overgaard CE, Ward CJ, Liang Z, Wagener ME, Lexcen DR, Lusczek ER, Beilman GJ, Burd EM, Farris AB, Guidot DM, Koval M, Ford ML, Coopersmith CM. Chronic alcohol ingestion increases mortality and organ injury in a murine model of septic peritonitis. PLoS One. 2013 May 22;8(5):e62792. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0062792. Print 2013. PubMed PMID: 23717394; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3661585.


    Lee MJ, Bagci P, Kong J, Vos MB, Sharma P, Kalb B, Saltz JH, Martin DR, Adsay NV, Farris AB. Liver steatosis assessment: Correlations among pathology, radiology, clinical data and automated image analysis software. Pathol Res Pract. 2013 Jun;209(6):371-379. doi: 10.1016/j.prp.2013.04.001. Epub 2013 Apr 17. PubMed PMID: 23707550.


    Squires MH 3rd, Fisher SB, Fisher KE, Patel SH, Kooby DA, El-Rayes BF, Staley CA 3rd, Farris AB 3rd, Maithel SK. Differential expression and prognostic value of ERCC1 and thymidylate synthase in resected gastric adenocarcinoma. Cancer. 2013 May 29. doi: 10.1002/cncr.28175. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23719746.


    Hassan HA, Majid RA, Rashid NG, Nuradeen BE, Abdulkarim QH, Hawramy TA, Rashid RM, Farris AB, Guarner J, Hughson MD. Eosinophilic granulomatous gastrointestinal and hepatic abscesses attributable to basidiobolomycosis and fasciolias: a simultaneous emergence in Iraqi Kurdistan. BMC Infect Dis. 2013 Feb 20;13:91. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-13-91. PubMed PMID: 23421741; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3583806.


    Lo DJ, Anderson DJ, Weaver TA, Leopardi F, Song M, Farris AB, Strobert EA, Jenkins J, Turgeon NA, Mehta AK, Larsen CP, Kirk AD. Belatacept and sirolimus prolong nonhuman primate renal allograft survival without a requirement for memory T cell depletion. Am J Transplant. 2013 Feb;13(2):320-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2012.04342.x. Epub 2013 Jan 11. PubMed PMID: 23311611; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3558532.


    Farris AB, Colvin RB. Renal interstitial fibrosis: mechanisms and evaluation. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2012 May;21(3):289-300. PubMed PMID: 22449945; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3354760.


    Lawal TO, Farris AB, El-Rayes BF, Subramanian RM, Kim HS. Oxaliplatin-Induced Hepatoportal Sclerosis, Portal Hypertension, and Variceal Bleeding Successfully Treated With Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt. Clin Colorectal Cancer. 2012 Apr 24. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22537609.


    Hassan HA, Majid RA, Rashid NG, Nuradeen BE, Abdulkarim QH, Hawramy TA, Rashid RM, Farris AB, Guarner J, Hughson MD. Eosinophilic granulomatous gastrointestinal and hepatic abscesses attributable to basidiobolomycosis and fasciolias: a simultaneous emergence in Iraqi Kurdistan. BMC Infect Dis. 2013 Feb 20;13(1):91. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23421741.


    Smith RN, Malik F, Goes N, Farris AB, Zorn E, Saidman S, Tolkoff-Rubin N, Puri S, Wong W. Partial therapeutic response to Rituximab for the treatment of chronic alloantibody mediated rejection of kidney allografts. Transpl Immunol. 2012 Oct;27(2-3):107-13. doi: 10.1016/j.trim.2012.08.005. Epub 2012 Aug 30. PubMed PMID: 22960786.


    McCabe N, Farris AB, Hon H, Ford R, Book WM. Hepatocellular Carcinoma in an Adult with Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot. Congenit Heart Dis. 2012 Aug 16. doi: 10.1111/j.1747-0803.2012.00700.x. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22897884.


    Farris AB 3rd, Dursun N, Dhanasekaran R, Coban I, McIntosh EB, Adsay NV, Kim HS. Tumoral and angiogenesis factors in hepatocellular carcinoma after locoregional therapy. Pathol Res Pract. 2012 Jan 15;208(1):15-21. Epub 2011 Nov 15. PubMed PMID: 22088254.


    Kwun J, Oh BC, Gibby AC, Ruhil R, Lu VT, Kim DW, Page EK, Bulut OP, Song MQ, Farris AB, Kirk AD, Knechtle SJ, Iwakoshi NN. Patterns of de novo allo B cells and antibody formation in chronic cardiac allograft rejection after alemtuzumab treatment. Am J Transplant. 2012 Oct;12(10):2641-51. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2012.04181.x. Epub 2012 Jul 3. PubMed PMID: 22759336.


    Martin DR, Lauenstein T, Kalb B, Lurie C, Kitajima H, Sharma P, Salman K, Moreira R, Farris AB 3rd, Spivey J, Martinez E, Hanish S, Adsay V. Liver MRI and histological correlates in chronic liver disease on multiphase gadolinium-enhanced 3D gradient echo imaging. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2012 May 7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22566123.


    Jung E, Perrone EE, Liang Z, Breed ER, Dominguez JA, Clark AT, Fox AC, Dunne WM, Burd EM, Farris AB, Hotchkiss RS, Coopersmith CM. Cecal ligation and puncture followed by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia increases mortality in mice and blunts production of local and systemic cytokines. Shock. 2012 Jan;37(1):85-94. PubMed PMID: 21937950; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3241900.


    Dong F, Wang C, Farris AB, Wu S, Lee H, Olumi AF, McDougal WS, Young RH, Wu CL. Impact on the clinical outcome of prostate cancer by the 2005 international society of urological pathology modified Gleason grading system. Am J Surg Pathol. 2012 Jun;36(6):838-43. PubMed PMID: 22592143.


    Ramakrishnan SK, Page A, Farris AB 3rd, Singh K, Leopardi F, Hamby K, Sen S, Polnett A, Deane T, Song M, Stempora L, Strobert E, Kirk AD, Larsen CP, Kean LS. Evidence for kidney rejection after combined bone marrow and renal transplantation despite ongoing whole-blood chimerism in rhesus macaques. Am J Transplant. 2012 Jul;12(7):1755-64. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2012.04045.x. Epub 2012 May 29. PubMed PMID: 22642491; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3387328.


    Fisher SB, Fisher KE, Patel SH, Lim MG, Kooby DA, El-Rayes BF, Staley CA 3rd, Adsay NV, Farris AB 3rd, Maithel SK. Excision repair cross-complementing gene-1, ribonucleotide reductase subunit M1, ribonucleotide reductase subunit M2, and human equilibrative nucleoside transporter-1 expression and prognostic value in biliary tract malignancy. Cancer. 2013 Jan 15;119(2):454-62. doi: 10.1002/cncr.27739. Epub 2012 Jul 3. PubMed PMID: 22760605


    Farris AB 3rd, Demicco EG, Le LP, Finberg KE, Miller J, Mandal R, Fukuoka J, Cohen C, Gaissert HA, Zukerberg LR, Lauwers GY, Iafrate AJ, Mino-Kenudson M. Clinicopathologic and Molecular Profiles of Microsatellite Unstable Barrett Esophagus-associated Adenocarcinoma. Am J Surg Pathol. 2011 May;35(5):647-55. PubMed PMID: 21422910.


    McConnell KW, Fox AC, Clark AT, Chang NY, Dominguez JA, Farris AB, Buchman TG, Hunt CR, Coopersmith CM. The role of heat shock protein 70 in mediating age-dependent mortality in sepsis. J Immunol. 2011 Mar 15;186(6):3718-25. Epub 2011 Feb 4. PubMed PMID: 21296977


    Patel SH, Kneuertz PJ, Delgado M, Kooby DA, Staley CA 3rd, El-Rayes BF, Kauh JS, Sarmiento JM, Hanish S, Cohen C, Farris AB 3rd, Maithel SK. Clinically Relevant Biomarkers to Select Patients for Targeted Inhibitor Therapy after Resection of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 May 18. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 21590454


    Farris AB, Taheri D, Kawai T, Fazlollahi L, Wong W, Tolkoff-Rubin N, Spitzer TR, Iafrate AJ, Preffer FI, Locascio SA, Sprangers B, Saidman S, Smith RN, Cosimi AB, Sykes M, Sachs DH, Colvin RB. Acute renal endothelial injury during marrow recovery in a cohort of combined kidney and bone marrow allografts. Am J Transplant. 2011 Jul;11(7):1464-77. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2011.03572.x. Epub 2011 Jun 10. PubMed PMID: 21668634; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3128680.


    Demicco EG, Farris AB 3rd, Baba Y, Agbor-Etang B, Bergethon K, Mandal R, Daives D, Fukuoka J, Shimizu M, Dias-Santagata D, Ogino S, Iafrate AJ, Gaissert HA, Mino-Kenudson M. The dichotomy in carcinogenesis of the distal esophagus and esophagogastric junction: intestinal-type vs cardiac-type mucosa-associated adenocarcinoma. Mod Pathol. 2011 May 13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 21572404.


    Baid-Agrawal S, Farris AB 3rd, Pascual M, Mauiyyedi S, Farrell ML, Tolkoff-Rubin N, Collins AB, Frei U, Colvin RB. Overlapping pathways to transplant glomerulopathy: chronic humoral rejection, hepatitis C infection, and thrombotic microangiopathy. Kidney Int. 2011 Jun 22. doi: 10.1038/ki.2011.194. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 21697808.


    Fox AC, Breed ER, Liang Z, Clark AT, Zee-Cheng BR, Chang KC, Dominguez JA, Jung E, Dunne WM, Burd EM, Farris AB, Linehan DC, Coopersmith CM. Prevention of lymphocyte apoptosis in septic mice with cancer increases mortality. J Immunol. 2011 Aug 15;187(4):1950-6. Epub 2011 Jul 6. PubMed PMID: 21734077.


    Hung OY, Maithel SK, Willingham FF, Farris AB 3rd, Kauh JS. Hypergastrinemia, Type 1 Gastric Carcinoid Tumors: Diagnosis and Management. J Clin Oncol. 2011 Jul 11. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 21747088.


    Soucy G, Wang HH, Farraye FA, Schmidt JF, Farris AB, Lauwers GY, Cerda SR, Dendrinos KG, Odze RD. Clinical and pathological analysis of colonic Crohn's disease, including a subgroup with ulcerative colitis-like features. Mod Pathol. 2012 Feb;25(2):295-307. Epub 2011 Aug 12. PubMed PMID: 21841769.


    Wang F, Kong J, Cooper L, Pan T, Kurc T, Chen W, Sharma A, Niedermayr C, Oh TW, Brat D, Farris AB, Foran DJ, Saltz J. A data model and database for high-resolution pathology analytical image informatics. J Pathol Inform. 2011;2:32. Epub 2011 Jul 26. PubMed PMID: 21845230; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3153692.


    Becker-Weidman DJ, Kalb B, Sharma P, Kitajima HD, Lurie CR, Chen Z, Spivey JR, Knechtle SJ, Hanish SI, Adsay NV, Farris AB 3rd, Martin DR. Hepatocellular carcinoma lesion characterization: single-institution clinical performance review of multiphase gadolinium-enhanced MR imaging--comparison to prior same-center results after MR systems improvements. Radiology. 2011 Dec;261(3):824-33. Epub 2011 Oct 3. PubMed PMID: 21969663.


    Hossain MS, Jaye DL, Pollack BP, Farris AB, Tselanyane ML, David E, Roback JD, Gewirtz AT, Waller EK. Flagellin, a TLR5 agonist, reduces graft-versus-host disease in allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation recipients while enhancing antiviral immunity. J Immunol. 2011 Nov 15;187(10):5130-40. Epub 2011 Oct 17. PubMed PMID: 22013117; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3265143.


    Farris AB, Adams CD, Brousaides N, Della Pelle PA, Collins AB, Moradi E, Smith RN, Grimm PC, Colvin RB. Morphometric and visual evaluation of fibrosis in renal biopsies. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011 Jan;22(1):176-86. Epub 2010 Nov 29. PubMed PMID: 21115619; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3014046.


    Drachenberg CB, Torrealba JR, Nankivell BJ, Rangel EB, Bajema IM, Kim DU, Arend L, Bracamonte ER, Bromberg JS, Bruijn JA, Cantarovich D, Chapman JR, Farris AB, Gaber L, Goldberg JC, Haririan A, Honsová E, Iskandar SS, Klassen DK, Kraus E, Lower F, Odorico J, Olson JL, Mittalhenkle A, Munivenkatappa R, Paraskevas S, Papadimitriou JC, Randhawa P, Reinholt FP, Renaudin K, Revelo P, Ruiz P, Samaniego MD, Shapiro R, Stratta RJ, Sutherland DE, Troxell ML, Voska L, Seshan SV, Racusen LC, Bartlett ST. Guidelines for the diagnosis of antibody-mediated rejection in pancreas allografts-updated Banff grading schema. Am J Transplant. 2011 Sep;11(9):1792-802. Epub 2011 Aug 3. PubMed PMID: 21812920.


    Farris AB, Lauwers GY, Deshpande V. Autoimmune pancreatitis-related diabetes: quantitative analysis of endocrine islet cells and inflammatory infiltrate. Virchows Arch. 2010 Sep;457(3):329-36. Epub 2010 Jul 15. PubMed PMID: 20632032.


    Colvin RB, Hirohashi T, Farris AB, Minnei F, Collins AB, Smith RN. Emerging role of B cells in chronic allograft dysfunction. Kidney Int Suppl. 2010 Dec;(119):S13-7. Review. PubMed PMID: 21116310.


    Schröppel B, Krüger B, Walsh L, Yeung M, Harris S, Garrison K, Himmelfarb J, Lerner SM, Bromberg JS, Zhang PL, Bonventre JV, Wang Z, Farris AB, Colvin RB, Murphy BT, Vella JP. Tubular expression of KIM-1 does not predict delayed function after transplantation. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2010 Mar;21(3):536-42. Epub 2009 Dec 17. PubMed PMID: 20019169; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2831861.


    Herlitz LC, Markowitz GS, Farris AB, Schwimmer JA, Stokes MB, Kunis C, Colvin RB, D'Agati VD. Development of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis after anabolic steroid abuse. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2010 Jan;21(1):163-72. Epub 2009 Nov 16. PubMed PMID: 19917783; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2799287.


    Farris AB 3rd, Hasserjian RP, Zukerberg LR, Amrein PC, Greene RE, Mark EJ, Kradin RL. Diffuse cellular and fibrosing interstitial pneumonitis with desquamative interstitial pneumonitis-like features associated with myeloid neoplasia. Am J Surg Pathol. 2009 Oct;33(10):1485-93. PubMed PMID: 19654503.


    Neilson EG, Farris AB. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 21-2009. A 61-year-old woman with abdominal pain, weight loss, and renal failure. N Engl J Med. 2009 Jul 9;361(2):179-87. PubMed PMID: 19587344.


    Koreishi AF, Nazarian RM, Saenz AJ, Klepeis VE, McDonald AG, Farris AB, Colvin RB, Duncan LM, Mandal RV, Kay J. Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis: a pathologic study of autopsy cases. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2009 Dec;133(12):1943-8. PubMed PMID: 19961249.


    Wang WL, Farris AB, Lauwers GY, Deshpande V. Autoimmune pancreatitis-related cholecystitis: a morphologically and immunologically distinctive form of lymphoplasmacytic sclerosing cholecystitis. Histopathology. 2009 Jun;54(7):829-36.


    IJpelaar DH, Farris AB, Goemaere N, Amann K, Goldschmeding R, Nguyen TQ, Farkash E, van den Heuvel MC, de Heer E, Bruijn JA, Colvin RB, Bajema IM. Fidelity and evolution of recurrent FSGS in renal allografts. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008 Nov;19(11):2219-24. Epub 2008 Jun 25. PubMed PMID: 18579640; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2573002.


    Farris AB, Lauwers GY, Ferry JA, Zukerberg LR. The rectal tonsil: a reactive lymphoid proliferation that may mimic lymphoma. Am J Surg Pathol. 2008 Jul;32(7):1075-9. PubMed PMID: 18520440.


    Lewandrowski K, Flood J, Finn C, Tannous B, Farris AB, Benzer TI, Lee-Lewandrowski E. Implementation of point-of-care rapid urine testing for drugs of abuse in the emergency department of an academic medical center: impact on test utilization and ED length of stay. Am J Clin Pathol. 2008 May;129(5):796-801. PubMed PMID: 18426741.


    Farris AB, Misdraji J, Srivastava A, Muzikansky A, Deshpande V, Lauwers GY, Mino-Kenudson M. Sessile serrated adenoma: challenging discrimination from other serrated colonic polyps. Am J Surg Pathol. 2008 Jan;32(1):30-5. PubMed PMID:18162767.


    Farris AB, Mark EJ, Kradin RL. Pulmonary "inflammatory myofibroblastic" tumors: a critical examination of the diagnostic category based on quantitative immunohistochemical analysis. Virchows Arch. 2007 May;450(5):585-90. Epub 2007 Mar 20. PubMed PMID: 17372757.


    Farris AB, Kradin RL. Follicular localization of dendritic cells in a xanthomatous inflammatory tumor of lung associated with human herpes virus-8 infection. Virchows Arch. 2006 Dec;449(6):726-9. Epub 2006 Nov 8. PubMed PMID: 17106709.


    Hughson M, Farris AB 3rd, Douglas-Denton R, Hoy WE, Bertram JF. Glomerular number and size in autopsy kidneys: the relationship to birth weight. Kidney Int. 2003 Jun;63(6):2113-22. PubMed PMID: 12753298.


    Ward TJ, Farris AB, Woodling K. Synergistic chiral separations using the glycopeptides ristocetin A and vancomycin. J Biochem Biophys Methods. 2001 Apr 24;48(2):163-74. PubMed PMID: 11356486.


    Ward TJ, Farris AB. Chiral separations using the macrocyclic antibiotics: a review. J Chromatogr A. 2001 Jan 12;906(1-2):73-89. Review. PubMed PMID: 11215904.


    Book Chapters -

    Farris AB and Nielsen GP. Genitourinary Infectious Disease Pathology. In: RL Kradin. Surgical Pathology of Infectious Disease. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier. [Chapter in press]


    Farris AB, Selig M, and Nielsen GP. Electron Microscopy of Infectious Disease. In: RL Kradin. Surgical Pathology of Infectious Disease. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier. [Chapter in press]


    Kradin RL and Farris AB. Case 4: Mixed fungal infection in an immunocompromised patient. in: A. Zembowicz. Critical Diagnoses in Dermatopathology. Queensland, Australia.: Knowledge Books and Software. 2007.


    Books Edited and Written -

    Colvin RB, Chang A, Farris AB, Kambham N, Cornell L, Meehan S, Liapis H, Gaut J, Bonsib SM, Seshan SV, Vasilyev A, Jain S. Diagnostic Pathology: Renal Disease. Salt Lake City, UT: AMIRSYS.


    Other Publications -

    AB Collins, AB Farris, RN Smith, CD Adams, PA Della Pelle, S Saidman, W Wong, RB Colvin. Challenges in the Diagnosis of Chronic Antibody Mediated Rejection Due to Loss of Peritubular Capillaries and Low Extent and Transient Nature of C4d Deposition. Laboratory Investigation. 89:1s (January 2009). 302A:1364. Boston, MA: United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, March 4, 2009.


    G Soucy, JF Schmidt, JA Greenberg, S Cerda, K Dendrinos, F Farraye, AB Farris, GY Lauwers, HH Wang, RD Odze. Colonic Crohn's Disease: A Clinical/Pathologic and Outcome Study of 120 Patients. Laboratory Investigation. 89:1s (January 2009). 302A:669. Boston, MA: United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, March 4, 2009


    RV Mandal, K Notohara, V Deshpande, AB Farris, M Lisovsky, TC Smyrk, GY Lauwers, M Mino-Kenudson. Foxp3 and IgG4 Expression in Subtypes of Autoimmune Pancreatitis. Laboratory Investigation. 89:1s (January 2009). 302A:1429. Boston, MA: United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, March 4, 2009.


    AB Collins, AB Farris, W Wong, S Saidman, N Tolkoff-Rubin, NB Goes, DS Ko, AB Cosimi, RB Colvin. De Novo Membranous Glomerulonephritis Is Associated with C4d Depostion in Peritubular Capillaries and Basement Membrane Multilamination: Putative Variant of Chronic Humoral Rejection. Laboratory Investigation. 89:1s (January 2009). 302A:1363. Boston, MA: United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, March 4, 2009.


    AB Farris, J Gaut, W Wong, P Della Pelle, N Brousaides, AB Collins, S Saidman, EE Schneeberger, RN Smith, RB Colvin. Pathology, Serology and Clinical Characteristics of 68 Patients with Chronic Humoral Renal Allograft Rejection (CHR). Laboratory Investigation. 89:1s (January 2009). 302A:1369. Boston, MA: United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, March 4, 2009


    AB Farris, CD Adams, N Brousaides, PA Della Pelle, AB Collins, E Moradi, P Grimm, RB Colvin. Novel Subtraction Morphometry Technique for Assessing Fibrosis in Renal Biopsies. Laboratory Investigation. 89:1s (January 2009). 302A:1368. Boston, MA: United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, March 4, 2009.


    Farris AB, Turbiner J, Wu S, Nichols J, Wu C. Variability in the Gleason grading of poorly formed glands and the prediction of PSA failure from prostatic adenocarcinoma. Athens, Greece: International Congress of the International Academy of Pathology. October 15, 2008. Histopathology. 53 (Suppl. 1), 272-3.


    Saenz AJ, Lawlor M, Farris AB, Ko V. The Anatomy of a Trainee-driven Digital Atlas of Pathology. Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Winter Meeting, January 5th 2007, University College London, 2007.


    Hull MJ, Farris AB, Murphy EE, Laposata M, Flood J. Toxicology Interpretative Laboratory Service: A Pilot Program. MGH Clinical Research Day 2007. May 17, 2007.


    Farris AB and Branda JA. QuantiFERON-TB Gold Assay for Tuberculosis Infection. Clinical Microbiology Newsletter. 29:17, September 1, 2007.


    Farris A, Hughson MD, Young RJ, Bertram JF, & Hoy WE. Glomerular Number and Size in Autopsy Kidneys: Relationship to Birth Weight (Preliminary Findings). 2002 Annual Meeting of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology. Laboratory Investigation, 82:1148A, 2002.


    Farris A, Hughson MD, Bertram JF, Douglas-Denton R., & Hoy WE. Birth Weight is a Powerful Determinant of Total Nephron Number. 35th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Nephrology, October, 2002. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 13F-P0212, 2002.


    Farris AB, Woodling K, & Ward TJ. Synergistic Effects Using the Macrocyclic Antibiotics Vancomycin and Ristocetin A in Capillary Electrophoresis. American Chemical Society Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, undergraduate division, March 26-30, 2000.