Ivan Damjanov, M.D., Ph.D.

Department of Pathology

M.D., University of Zagreb, Croatia (Yugoslavia), 1964
Ph.D., University of Zagreb, Croatia (Yugoslavia), 1971
Postdoctoral, Temple University, 1971-1972


His current research interest include human germ cell tumors, immunohistochemistry and human embryonic stem cell biology.

Selected Publications

Damjanov I, Wan YJ. Alteration of hepatic nuclear receptor-mediated signalingpathways in hepatitis C virus patients with and without a history of alcoholdrinking. Hepatology. 2011 ;54:1966-74.

Wang K, Damjanov I, Wan YJ. The protective role of pregnane X receptor in lipopolysaccharide/D-galactosamine-induced acute liver injury. Lab Invest. 90: 257-265, 2010.

Przyborski, S.A., Damjanov, I., Knowles, B.B., Ackerman, S.L.: Differential expression of the zinc finger gene TCF17 in testicular tumors.  Cancer Res. 58:4598-4601, 1998.

Andrews, P.W., Casper, J., Damjanov, I., Duggan-Keen, M., Giwercman, A., Hata, J-I, von Keitz, A., Looijenga, LHJ, Millan, J.L., Oosterhuis, J.W., Pera, M., Sawada, M., Schmoll, H.J., Skakkebaek, N.E., van Patten, W., Stern, P:  A comparative analysis of cell surface antigens expressed by cell lines derived from human germ cell tumours.  Int J. Cancer 66:806-816, 1996.

Damjanov, I., Horvat, B., Gibas, Z.: Retinoic acid-induced differentiation of the developmentally pluripotent human germ cell tumor-derived cell line, NCCIT. Lab. Invest. 68:220-232, 1993.

Wewer, U.M., Tichy, D., Damjanov, A., Paulsson, M., Damjanov, I.: Distinct antigenic characteristics of murine parietal yolk sac laminin. Dev. Biol. 121:397-407, 1987.

Damjanov, I., Damjanov, A., Damsky, C.H.: Developmentally regulated expression of the cell-cell adhesion glycoprotein cell-CAM 120/80 in periimplantation mouse embryos and extraembryonic membranes. Dev. Biol. 116:194-202, 1986.

Andrews, P.W., Damjanov, I., Simon, D., Dignazio, M.: A pluripotent human stem-cell clone solated from the TERA-2 teratocarcinoma line lacks antigens SSEA-3 and SSEA-4 in vitro, but expresses these antigens when grown as a xenograft tumor. Differentiation 29:127-135, 1985.

Andrews, P.W., Damjanov, I., Simon, D., Banting, G.S., Carlin, C., Dracopoli,, N.C., Fogh, J.: Pluripotent embryonal carcinoma clones derived from the human teratocarcinoma cell line Tera-2. Differentiation in vivo and in vitro. Lab. Invest. 50:147-162, 1984.

Paiva, J., Damjanov, I., Lange, P.H., Harris, H.: Immuno-histochemical localization of placental-like alkaline phosphatase in testis and germ cell tumors using monoclonal antibodies. Am. J. Pathol. 111:156-165, 1983.





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Ivan Damjanov, M.D., Ph.D.