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Dr. Alan Meeker

Alan Meeker

Assistant Professor of Pathology
Assistant Professor, Department of Urology


Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL B.S. 1983 Molecular Biology Johns Hopkins Unviversity, Baltimore, MD M.A. 1993 Science Education Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD Ph.D. 2001 Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology


Postdoctoral Research Fellow, 2001-2005 Johns Hopkins University SOM Departments of Pathology and Urology Molecular Pathology

Assistant Professor, January 2005-present Johns Hopkins University SOM Departments of Pathology and Urology Genitourinary Pathology

Journal Citations

Bechan, G.I., Meeker, A.K., De Marzo, A.M., Racke, F., Jaffe, R., Sugar, E., and Arceci, R.J. (2008). Telomere length shortening in Langerhans cell histiocytosis. Br J Haematol 140, 420-428.

Cummings, S.D., Ryu, B., Samuels, M.A., Yu, X., Meeker, A.K., Healey, M.A., and Alani, R.M. (2008). Id1 delays senescence of primary human melanocytes. Mol Carcinog 47, 653-659.

Hansel, D. E., Meeker, A. K., Hicks, J., De Marzo, A. M., Lillemoe, K. D., Schulick, R., Hruban, R. H., Maitra, A. & Argani, P. (2006). Telomere length variation in biliary tract metaplasia, dysplasia, and carcinoma. Mod Pathol 19, 772-9.

Meeker, A. K., Gage, W.R., De Marzo, A.M., Maitra, A. 2007. Direct in siture Assessment of Telomere Length Variation in Human Cancers and Preneoplastic Lesions. In press. In M. A. Hayat (ed.), Hanbook of Ummunochemistyry and In Situ Hybridization of Human Carcinomas.

Palapattu, G. S., Meeker, A., Harris, T., Collector, M. I., Sharkis, S. J., DeMarzo, A. M., Warlick, C., Drake, C. G. & Nelson, W. G. (2006). Epithelial architectural destruction is necessary for bone marrow derived cell contribution to regenerating prostate epithelium. J Urol 176, 813-8.

Sfanos, K.S., Bruno, T.C., Maris, C.H., Xu, L., Thoburn, C.J., DeMarzo, A.M., Meeker, A.K., Isaacs, W.B., and Drake, C.G. (2008). Phenotypic analysis of prostate-infiltrating lymphocytes reveals TH17 and Treg skewing. Clin Cancer Res 14, 3254-3261.

Vander Griend, D.J., Karthaus, W.L., Dalrymple, S., Meeker, A., DeMarzo, A.M., and Isaacs, J.T. (2008). The role of CD133 in normal human prostate stem cells and malignant cancer-initiating cells. Cancer Res 68, 9703-9711.

Wang, Y., Kowalski, J., Tsai, H.L., Marik, R., Prasad, N., Somervell, H., Lo, P.K., Sangenario, L.E., Dyrskjot, L., Orntoft, T.F., Westra, W.H., Meeker, A.K., Eshleman, J.R., Umbricht, C.B., and Zeiger, M.A. (2008). Differentiating alternative splice variant patterns of human telomerase reverse transcriptase in thyroid neoplasms. Thyroid 18, 1055-1063.


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