Faculty Profile: Murray Resnick, MD, PhD

Murray Resnick
Murray Resnick, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Work: +1 401-444-4380
1) Analysis of novel diagnostic and prognostic markers in gastrointestinal malignancies using tissue microarray technology;
2) Identification of novel proteins involved in Helicobacter pylori pathogenesis and gastric tumorogenesis;
3) Computerized morphometry in experimental pathology.

Biography

Dr. Murray Resnick is Director of Surgical Pathology and Director of GI Pathology at Lifespan/Rhode Island Hospital, Co-Director of the Molecular Pathology Core Facility of the COBRE Center for Cancer Research Development at Lifespan, and is Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Brown University School of Medicine. He came to Rhode Island in 2002 upon relocating from Israel where he worked as Director of the Department of Pathology at Carmel Medical Center in Haifa. Dr. Resnick received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Hadassah Medical School, Hebrew University, in Jerusalem. He completed his residency in pathology and GI pathology fellowship training at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. His research subspeciality is in the area of GI pathology.

Research Description

1) Analysis of novel diagnostic and prognostic markers in gastrointestinal malignancies using tissue microarray technology;
2) Identification of novel proteins involved in Helicobacter pylori pathogenesis and gastric tumorogenesis;
3) Computerized morphometry in experimental pathology.

Grants and Awards

Dean's Teaching Excellence Award, Brown Medical School, 2004-2005
Fulver Foundation Scholarship for excellence in studies, 1985
Foulkes Foundation Scholarship for excellence in studies, 1984-1987
Honors Student, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1980-1983

Affiliations

Membership in Societies:
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
Roger Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society
Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Pathology
Histochemical Society
Israel Medical Association
Israel Society of Pathology

Funded Research

Current:
National Center for Research Resources
COBRE/Center for Cancer Research Development
Molecular Pathology Core
#5 P20 RR017695
08/01/2002-07/31/2007

Teaching Experience

2005-present: Lecturer, Molecular Mechanisms of Disease, Brown University Medical School

2003-present: Course Leader, Applied Biology 611, Brown University Medical School

2003-present: GI Pathology, Pathology of Systems, Brown University Medical School

2003-present: Mentor, Summer Research Assistantships, Brown University Medical School

Selected Publications

  • Yakirevich E, Sabo E, Naroditsky I, Sova Y, Lavie O, Resnick MB. (2005) Multidrug Resistance related phenotype and apoptosis-related protein expression in ovarian serous carcinomas. Gynecol Oncol (in press). (2005)
  • Kim SS, Meitner P, Konkin TA, Cho YS, Resnick MB, Moss SF. (2005) Altered Expression of Skp2, c-Myc and p27 proteins but not mRNA after H. pylori eradication in chronic gastritis. Mod Pathol (in press). (2005)
  • Resnick MB, Gavilanez M, Newton M, Konkin T, Bhattacharya B, Britt D, et al. (2005) claudin expression in gastric adenocarcinomas: A tissue microarray study with prognostic correlation. Human Pathol 36:886-893. (2005)
  • Rosenbaum-Dekel Y, Fuchs A, Yakirevich Y, Azriel A, Mazareb S, Resnick MB, Levi B. (2005) Nuclear localization of long-VEGF is associated with hypoxia and tumor angiogenesis. Biochem Biophys Res Comm 332:271-278. (2005)
  • Resnick MB, Konkin T, Routhier J, Sabo E, Pricolo VE. (2005) Claudin-1 is a strong prognostic indicator in stage II colonic cancer: A tissue microarray study. Mod Pathol 18:511-518. (2005)