Dr. Renee Frank

Renee Frank, MDDr. Renee Frank
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Cytopathology

1000 East Mountain Boulevard
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711
1 800 695 6491

Dr. Frank is an associate of Geisinger Medical Laboratories at Geisinger's Northeast laboratories.

Education:

Dr. Frank received her MD from Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University (formerly Jefferson Medical College) and completed a residency in anatomic and clinical pathology and fellowships in surgical pathology and cytopathology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Certifications:

Dr. Frank is board certified in anatomic and clnical pathology and cytopathology. Her areas of specialization include cytopathology, head and neck pathology, endocrine pathology, cervical gynecologic pathology, and genitourinary pathology.

Professional Affiliations:

United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
American Society for Clinical Pathology
College of American Pathologists
Pennsylvania Association of Pathologists

Research Interests

Cytopathology, head and neck pathology, endocrine pathology, and genitourinary pathology.

Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals:

Frank R, Lal P, Kearns J, Molina MR, Wald JW, Goldberg LR, Kamoun M. Correlation of Circulating Complement-Fixing Donor-Specific Antibodies Identified by the C1q Assay and Presence of C4d in Endomyocardial Biopsy Specimens. Am J Clin Pathol. 2016;145(1):62-68.

Nicolli EA, Ghosh A, Haft S, Frank R, Saunders J, Cohen N, Mirza N. IL-1 Receptor Antagonist Inhibits Early Granulation Formation. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2016;125(4):284-289.

Zsiros E, Duttagupta P, Lee H, Frank R, Garrabrant T, Hagemann IS, Dangaj D, Levine BL, June CH, Zhang L, Wang E, Marincola FM, Bedognetti D, Powell DJ, Tanyi J, Feldman MD, Kandalaft LE, Coukos G. CThe Ovarian Cancer Chemokine Landscape Is Conducive to Homing of Vaccine-Primed and CD3/CD28-Costimulated T Cells Prepared for Adoptive Therapy. Clin Cancer Res. 2015;21(12) :2840-2850. .

Frank R, Dean SA, Kamoun M, Lal P.. Correlations of lymphocyte subset infiltrates with donor-specific antibodies and acute antibody-mediated rejection in endomyocardial biopsies. Cardiovasc Pathol. 2015;24(3):168-172.

Frank R, Molina MR, Wald J, Goldberg LR, Kamoun M, Lal P. Circulating donor-specific anti-human leukocyte antigen antibodies and complement C4d deposition are associated with the development of cardiac allograft vasculopathy. Am J Clin Pathol. 2014;142(6):809-815 .

Frank R, Li S, Ahmad NA, Shah P, Sepulveda AR, Jhala NC. Mesothelin expression in pancreatic mucinous cysts. Am J Clin Pathol. 2014;142(3):313-319.

Zhang L, Frank, R, Furth EE, Ziober AF, LiVolsi VA, Zhang PJ. Expression and diagnostic values of calretinin and CK5/6 in cholangiocarcinoma. Exp Hematol Oncol. 2014;3:12.

Surrey LF, Frank R, Zhang PJ, Furth EE. TTF-1 and Napsin-A are expressed in a subset of cholangiocarcinomas arising from the gallbladder and hepatic ducts: continued caveats for utilization of immunohistochemistry panels. Am J Surg Pathol. 2014;38(2):224-227.

Frank R, Baloch ZW, Gentile C, Watt CD, LiVolsi VA.. Multifocal fibrosing thyroiditis and its association with papillary thyroid carcinoma using BRAF pyrosequencing. Endocr Pathol. 2014;25(3):236-40.

Frank R, Molina MR, Wald J, Goldberg LR, Kamoun M, Lal P. Correlation of circulating donor-specific anti-HLA antibodies and presence of C4d in endomyocardial biopsy with heart allograft outcomes: a single-center, retrospective study. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2013;32(4):410-417.

Frank R, Sadri N, Bhatti T, Biegel JA, LiVolsi V, Zhang PJ.. Proximal-type Epithelioid Sarcoma of the Head and Neck (HN): A Study with Immunohistochemical and Molecular Analysis of SMARCB1. J Clin Exp Oncol. 2013;2(2):pii:.

Abstracts, Posters, and Other Presentations:

Nicolli EA, Ghosh A, Haft S, Frank R, Saunders J, Cohen N, Mirza N. IL-1 receptor antagonist inhibits early granulation formation. Platform presentation. Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings- 95th Annual meeting, American Broncho-Esophagological Association, Boston, Massachusetts, April 2015.

Levinson K, Frank R, Shroff SG. Evaluation of Intraoperative Frozen Section Discrepancies for. Abstract. United States and, Boston, Massachusetts, March 2015.

Frank R, Greene MI, Lal P. onoclonal Antibody F77 Is Prevalent in Non-Prostatic Tumors. Abstract. United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, San Diego, California, March 2014.

Kamoun M, Kearns J, Frank R, McCarro VR, Molina MR, Wald JW, Goldberg LR, Lal P. Correlation of circulating complement-fixing donor specific antibodies identified by the C1q assay and presence of C4d in endomyocardial biopsy: a single-center retrospective study. Abstract. American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics, 39th Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, November 2013.

Zsiros E, Hongzhe L, Hagemann IS, Duttagupta P, Frank R, Garrabrant T, Levin B, June CH, Tanyi J, Kandalaft L, Feldman MD, Coukos G. Ovarian cancer chemokine microenvironment is conducive to homing of CD3/CD28 co-stimulated T cells prepared for adoptive transfer therapy. Abstract. 04th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research, Washington, DC, April 6-10, 2013.

Frank R, Baloch ZW, Gentile C, Watt CD, LiVolsi VA. Multifocal Fibrosing Thyroiditis and Its Association With Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Using BRAF Pyrosequencing. Abstract. United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Baltimore, Maryland, March 2-8, 2013.

Frank R, Ahmad NA, Shah P, Sepulveda AR, Jhala NC. Mesothelin Expression in Pancreatic Mucinous Cysts. Abstract. United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Baltimore, Maryland, March 2-8, 2013.

Frank R, Kamoun M, Lal P. Correlations of Donor Specific Antibodies and Acute Rejection With T Cell Subtype Infiltrates in Endomyocardial Biopsies. Abstract. United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Baltimore, Maryland, March 2-8, 2013.

 

Textbook Chapters

Ticehurst EH, Molina MR, Frank R, Kearns J, Lal P, Goldberg LR, Tsai D, Wald J, Kamoun M. Antibody-Mediated Rejection in Heart Transplant Patients: Long Term Follow Up of Patients with High Levels of Donor-Directed Anti-DQ Antibodies. In Clinical Transplants. Cecka JM and Terasaki PI, eds. UCLA Immunogenetics Center, Los Angeles, California, 2011.

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