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Education and Training
A.B., 1971 Princeton University
M.D., 1976 Pennsylvania State University


International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation – Standardization of pathologic diagnosis of rejection in heart and lung allografts.

Intl Collaborations
National University of Rwanda – MMed Programme in Histopathology (residency training in anatomic pathology)
Gondar, Ethiopia, and Nairobi, Kenya – teaching in anatomic pathology
University of British Columbia and the Government of Canada – Biomarkers in Transplantation – Heart Pathology Review Panel
Charles C. Marboe, M.D.
Vice Chairman for Education and Professional Development;
Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology at CUMC;
Attending Pathologist NYPH-CUMC
Research Summary

The pathobiology and histopathology of heart and lung transplantation.
Service Activities

Heart and lung transplant pathology
Cardiovascular pathology
General surgical pathology
Billing compliance
Selected Publications

Berry G, Burke M, Andersen C, Angelini A, Bruneval P, Calbrese F, Fishbein MC, Goddard M, Leone O, Maleszewski J, Marboe C, Miller D, Neil D, Padera R, Rassi D, Revelo M, Rice A, Stewart S, Yousem S. Pathology of pulmonary antibody-mediated rejection; 2012 update from the Pathology Council of the ISHLT. J Heart Lung Transplant 2013; 32: 14-21.

Kanai-Yoshizawa S, Kato TS, Mancini D, Marboe CC. Hypersensitivity myocarditis and outcome after heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant 2013; 32: 553-9.

Yoshizawa S, Kato TS, Mancini D, Marboe CC. Outcome of patients having heart transplantation for lymphocytic myocarditis. Am J Cardiol 2013; 112 (3): 405-10.

Berry GJ, Burke MM, Andersen C, Bruneval P, Fedrigo M, Fishbein MC, goddard M, Hammond EH, Leone O , Marboe C, Miller D, Neil D, Rassl D, Revelo MP, Rice A, Rodriguez RE, Stewart S, Tan CD, Winters GL, West L, Mehra MR, Angelini A. The 2013 International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation working formulation for the standardization of nomenclature in the pathologic diagnosis of antibody-mediated rejection in heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant 2013; 32 (12): 1147-62.

Ho EK, Vlad G, Vasilescu ER, de la Torre L, Colovai AI, Burke E, Deng M, Schwartz J, Marboe CC, Mancini D, Opelz G, Suciu-Foca N. Pre- and posttransplantation allosensitization in heart allograft recipients: major impact of de novo alloantibody production on allograft survival. Hum Immunol 72: 5-10, 2011.

Ho EK, Vasilescu ER, Vlad G, Marboe CC, Addonizio LJ, “Suciu-Foca N. HLA antibodies in pediatric heart transplantation. Pediatr Transplant 15: 458-64, 2011.

Cadeiras M, Shahzad K, John MM, Gruber D, Bayern M, Auerbach S, Sinha A, Latif F, Unniachan S, Memon S, Mital S, Restaino S, Marboe CC, Addonizio LJ, Deng MC. Relationship between a validated molecular cardiac transplant rejection classifier and routine organ function parameters Clin Transplant 24: 321-7, 2010.

Stewart S, Fishbein MC, Snell GI, Berry GJ, Boehler A, Burke MM, Glanville A, Gould FK, Magro C, Marboe CC, McNeil KD, Reed EF, Scott JP, Struder SM, Tazelaar HD, Wallwork JL, Westall G, Zamor MR, Zeevi A Yousem SA. Revision of the 1995 working formulation for the standardization of nomenclature in the diagnosis of lung rejection. J Heart Lung Transplant 26: 1229-42, 2007.

Deng MC, Eisen HJ, Mehra MR, Billingham M, Marboe CC, et al., Non-invasive detection of rejection in cardiac allograft recipients using gene expression profiling. Am J Transplant 6: 150-60, 2006.

Chu KE, Ho EK, de la Torre L, Vasilescu ER, Marboe CC. The relationship of nodular endocardial infiltrates (Quilty lesions) to anti-HLA antibodies, coronary artery disease, and survival following heart transplantation. Cardiovasc Pathol 14 (4): 219-224, 2005.

Marboe CC, Billingham ME, Eisen H, et al., Nodular endocardial infiltrates (Quilty lesions) cause significant variability in the diagnosis of ISHLT grades 2 and 3A rejection in cardiac allograft recipients. J Heart Lung Transplant 24(7S): S219 – 226, 2005.

Stewart S, Winters GL, Fishbein MC, Tazelaar HD, Kobashigawa J, Abrams J, Anderson CB, Angelini A, Berry GJ, Burke MM, Demetris AJ, Hammond E, Itescu S, Marboe CC, McManus B, Reed EF, Reinsmoen N, Rodriguez ER, Rose AG, Rose M, Suciu-Foca N, Zeevi A, Bilingham ME. Revision of the 1990 Working Formulation for the standardization of nomenclature in the diagnosis of heart rejection. J Heart Lung Transplant 24: 1710-20, 2005
Current Projects

Pathophysiology of antibody-mediated rejection.
Myocardial tissue characterization by optical coherence tomography (with Christinge Fleming, PhD, Department of Electrical Engineering).
Development and implementation of a post-doctoral training program in anatomic pathology (MMed in Histopathology) with the National University of Rwanda and Human Resources for Health, Rwanda.

Committees , Council, and Professional Society Memberships


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