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Laura Marie Wake, M.D.

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  • Co-Director of the Educational Advisory Committee, Johns Hopkins Department of Pathology
  • Assistant Professor of Pathology
Female

Expertise

Anatomic Pathology and Clinical, Blood Cancers, Hematologic Pathology, Hematology Oncology, Hematopathology, Pathology

Locations

Johns Hopkins Medicine University Health Services

933 North Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21205 map
Phone: 410-614-7867 | Fax: 410-614-7726

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-614-7867 | Fax: 410-614-7726

Sibley Memorial Hospital

5255 Loughboro Road NW
Washington, DC 20016 map
Phone: 410-614-7867 | Fax: 410-614-7726

Suburban Hospital

8600 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, MD 20814 map
Phone: 410-614-7867 | Fax: 410-614-7726

Howard County General Hospital

5755 Cedar Lane
Columbia, MD 21044 map
Phone: 410-614-7867 | Fax: 410-614-7726

Background

Laura Wake, M.D., is a hematopathologist at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She is board certified in anatomic pathology, clinical pathology, and hematopathology by the American Board of Pathology. 

Dr. Wake's pathology expertise extends to hematology and oncology. She specifically focuses on hematologic cancers and lymphoid malignancies. 

Dr. Wake earned her medical degree at the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. She completed an anatomic and clinical pathology residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and a hematopathology fellowship at the National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute.

Dr. Wake previously served as co-chair for the Clinical Fellows Committee at the National Institutes of Health. She is a member of the Society for Hematopathology, the American Society of Hematology, the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathologists, the American Society of Clinical Pathology and the College of American Pathologists. 

Dr. Wake has earned the Outstanding Clinical Pathology Award by University of Nebraska Medical Center. 

Dr. Wake has contributed to numerous publications on hematopathology research. 

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Titles

  • Co-Director of the Educational Advisory Committee, Johns Hopkins Department of Pathology
  • Assistant Professor of Pathology

Departments / Divisions

Education

Degrees

  • MD, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (2010)

Residencies

  • University of Nebraska Medical Center / Pathology (2015)

Fellowships

  • National Institutes of Health / Hematopathology (2017)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pathology / Hematopathology (2016)
  • American Board of Pathology / Pathology- Anatomic or Clinical (2015)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Ahn IE, Underbayev C, Albitar A, Herman SE, Tian X, Maric I, Arthur DC, Wake L, Pittaluga S, Yuan CM, Stetler-Stevenson M, Soto S, Valdez J, Nierman P, Lotter J, Xi L, Raffeld M, Farooqui M, Albitar M, Wiestner A. "Clonal evolution leading to ibrutinib resistance in chronic lymphocytic leukemia." Blood. 2017 Mar 16;129(11):1469-1479. doi: 10.1182/blood-2016-06-719294. Epub 2017 Jan 3.

Iqbal J, Shen Y, Huang X, Liu Y, Wake L, Liu C, Deffenbacher K, Lachel CM, Wang C, Rohr J, Guo S, Smith LM, Wright G, Bhagavathi S, Dybkaer K, Fu K, Greiner TC, Vose JM, Jaffe E, Rimsza L, Rosenwald A, Ott G, Delabie J, Campo E, Braziel RM, Cook JR, Tubbs RR, Armitage JO, Weisenburger DD, Staudt LM, Gascoyne RD, McKeithan TW, Chan WC. "Global microRNA expression profiling uncovers molecular markers for classification and prognosis in aggressive B-cell lymphoma." Blood. 2015 Feb 12;125(7):1137-45. doi: 10.1182/blood-2014-04-566778. Epub 2014 Dec 10.

Mainali NR, Bhatt VR, Kedia S, Krishnamurthy J, Wake LM, Akhtari M. "Reversible bone marrow aplasia induced by pegylated interferon-α-2a therapy in a patient with primary myelofibrosis." J Oncol Pharm Pract. 2014 Oct;20(5):386-92. doi: 10.1177/1078155213504444. Epub 2013 Sep 24. Review.

Talmon G, Wake L, Muirhead D. "Podoplanin and clusterin are reliable markers of nonneoplastic synovium at various sites." Int J Surg Pathol. 2013 Dec;21(6):587-90. doi: 10.1177/1066896913492195. Epub 2013 Jul 1.

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • Outstanding Clinical Pathology Award, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Memberships

  • Society for Hematopathology

    Member

  • American Society of Hematology, 2018

    Member

  • United States and Canadian Academy of Pathologists

    Member

  • American Society of Clinical Pathology

    Member

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