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Tamara Levin Lotan, MD

Associate Professor of Pathology
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  • Associate Professor of Pathology
  • Associate Professor of Oncology


Pathology, Prostate Cancer

Research Interests

Prostate cancer, bladder cancer


  • English


United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, College of American Pathology, International Society of Urologic Pathology

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  • Education +


    • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine ( Chicago IL) (2003)


    • University of Chicago Hospitals / Anatomic Pathology ( Chicago IL) (2007)
    • University of Chicago Hospitals / Anatomic Pathology ( Chicago IL) (2005)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pathology ( Baltimore MD) (2008)
    • University of Chicago Hospitals / Urology ( Chicago IL) (2006)


    • American Board of Pathology / Anatomic Pathology (2007)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    1. Lotan TL, Lyon M, Huo D, Taxy JB, Brendler C, Foster B, Stadler W, Rinker-Schaeffer CW. Upregulation of MKK4, MKK6 and MKK7 during Prostate Cancer Progression: An Important Role for SAPK Signaling in Prostatic Neoplasia. Journal of Pathology 2007; 212(4):386-394.
    2. Lotan TL, Tefs K, Schuster V, Miller JL, Manaligod J, Filstead A, Yamada D, Krausz T. Inherited Plasminogen Deficiency Presenting as Ligneous Vaginitis: A Case Report with Molecular Correlation and Review of the Literature. Human Pathology 2007; 38(10):1569-1575.
    3. Lotan TL, Hickson J, Souris J, Huo D, Taylor J, Li T, Otto K, Yamada SD, Macleod K, Rinker-Schaeffer CW. Taylor J, Otto K. Suppression of Ovarian Cancer Metastatic Colonization by JNKK1/MKK4 is Associated with Cellular Growth Arrest and Upregulation of p21. Cancer Research 2008; 68(7):2166-75.
    4. Lotan TL and Epstein JI. Diffuse Adenosis of the Prostate Peripheral Zone in Needle Biopsy and Prostatectomy Specimens. American Journal of Surgical Pathology 2008; 32(9):1360-6.
    5. Lotan TL and Epstein JI. Gleason Grading of Prostatic Adenocarcinoma with Glomeruloid Features on Needle Biopsy. Human Pathology 2008, in press.
    6. Lotan TL, Ye H, Melamed J, Wu XR, Shih IeM and Epstein JI. An Immunohistochemical Panel to Identify the Primary Site of Invasive Micropapillary Carcinoma. American Journal of Surgical Pathology 2009, in press.
    7. Lotan TL, Toubaji A, Albadine R, Latour M, Herawi M, Meeker M, Epstein JI and Netto GJ. TMPRSS2-ERG Gene Fusions are Infrequent in Prostatic Ductal Adenocarcinomas. Modern Pathology 2009, in press.
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    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Hospital Main Entrance - Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-614-9196
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-2660
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    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    4940 Eastern Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-2660
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    Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
    601 N. Caroline Street
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-2600
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    Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
    401 N. Broadway
    Baltimore, MD 21231
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-2600
    Fax: 410-502-9911
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