Dani Zander

Dani Swartz Zander , MD

Department Chair

MacKenzie Chair and Professor of Pathology

UC Medical Center
234 Goodman St
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Phone (513) 584-7284
Fax (513) 584-4194
Email dani.zander@uc.edu

Education

Doctor of Medicine: University of Florida 1986

Internship (Anatomic and Clinical Pathology): New York Hospital New York, NY, 1987

Residency: University of Florida College of Medicine Gainesville, FL, 1991 (Anatomic and Clinical Pathology)

Fellow, Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Program: Drexel University College of Medicine Philadelphia, PA, 2008

Bachelor of Arts: New York University New York, New York, 1982 (Chemistry)

Certifications

American Board of Pathology (Anatomic and Clinical Pathology) (Certification Date: 11-20-1991 )

American Board of Pathology (Cytopathology) (Certification Date: 07-15-1997 )

Clinical Interests

Pathology

Specialities

Cytopathology

Pathology-Anatomic and Clinical

Research and Practice Interests

Lung pathology
Lung cancer
Cytopathology

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Yang, Xuebin; Liu, Yongjun; Mani, Haresh; Olson, Jeffrey; Clawson, Gary; Caruso, Carla; Bruggeman, Richard; Varlotto, John M; Zander, Dani S; Rassaei, Negar (2016. ) Biologic Evaluation of Diabetes and Local Recurrence in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.Pathology oncology research : POR, , More Information

Lokhandwala, Parvez M; Abendroth, Catherine S; Wang, Ming; Mani, Haresh; Williams, Nicole C; Walls, Michelle; Zander, Dani S (2016. ) Assessment of cytotechnologist-cytopathologist interpretative agreement using the Bethesda system for reporting thyroid cytopathology.Diagnostic cytopathology, , 44 (2 ) ,113-8 More Information

Mani, Haresh; Zander, Dani S (2014. ) Response.Chest, , 145 (6 ) ,1442 More Information

Varlotto, John M; Medford-Davis, Laura N; Recht, Abram; Flickinger, John; Yao, Nengliang; Hess, Clayton; Reed, Michael F; Toth, Jennifer; Zander, Dani S; DeCamp, Malcolm M (2013. ) Identification of stage I non-small cell lung cancer patients at high risk for local recurrence following sublobar resection.Chest, , 143 (5 ) ,1365-77 More Information

Zander, Dani S (2013. ) Volumetric optical frequency domain imaging: building a new lexicon.Chest, , 143 (1 ) ,10-2 More Information

Mani, Haresh; Zander, Dani S (2012. ) Immunohistochemistry: applications to the evaluation of lung and pleural neoplasms: part 2.Chest, , 142 (5 ) ,1324-33 More Information

Mani, Haresh; Zander, Dani S (2012. ) Immunohistochemistry: applications to the evaluation of lung and pleural neoplasms: part 1.Chest, , 142 (5 ) ,1316-23 More Information

Qi, Ji; Rice, Shawn J; Salzberg, Anna C; Runkle, E Aaron; Liao, Jason; Zander, Dani S; Mu, David (2012. ) MiR-365 regulates lung cancer and developmental gene thyroid transcription factor 1.Cell cycle (Georgetown, Tex.), , 11 (1 ) ,177-86 More Information

Mukhopadhyay, Sanjay; Farver, Carol F; Vaszar, Laszlo T; Dempsey, Owen J; Popper, Helmut H; Mani, Haresh; Capelozzi, Vera L; Fukuoka, Junya; Kerr, Keith M; Zeren, E Handan; Iyer, Venkateswaran K; Tanaka, Tomonori; Narde, Ivy; Nomikos, Angheliki; Gumurdulu, Derya; Arava, Sudheer; Zander, Dani S; Tazelaar, Henry D (2012. ) Causes of pulmonary granulomas: a retrospective study of 500 cases from seven countries.Journal of clinical pathology, , 65 (1 ) ,51-7 More Information

Weiss, Ronald L; McKenna, Barbara J; Lord-Toof, Melissa; Thompson, Nancie Noie (2011. ) A consensus curriculum for laboratory management training for pathology residents.American journal of clinical pathology, , 136 (5 ) ,671-8 More Information

Varlotto, John M; Medford-Davis, Laura Nyshel; Recht, Abram; Flickinger, John C; Schaefer, Eric; Zander, Dani S; DeCamp, Malcolm M (2011. ) Should large cell neuroendocrine lung carcinoma be classified and treated as a small cell lung cancer or with other large cell carcinomas?.Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, , 6 (6 ) ,1050-8 More Information

Anani, Waseem; Bruggeman, Richard; Zander, Dani S (2011. ) ?-catenin expression in benign and malignant pleural disorders. International journal of clinical and experimental pathology, , 4 (8 ) ,742-7

Liang, John J; Zhu, Shaobo; Bruggeman, Richard; Zaino, Richard J; Evans, Douglas B; Fleming, Jason B; Gomez, Henry F; Zander, Dani S; Wang, Huamin (2010. ) High levels of expression of human stromal cell-derived factor-1 are associated with worse prognosis in patients with stage II pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology, , 19 (10 ) ,2598-604 More Information

Todd, William U; Drabick, Joseph J; Benninghoff, Michael G; Frauenhoffer, Elizabeth E; Zander, Dani S (2010. ) Pulmonary crystal-storing histiocytosis diagnosed by computed tomography-guided fine-needle aspiration.Diagnostic cytopathology, , 38 (4 ) ,274-8 More Information

Zander, Dani S (2010. ) Primary vs metastatic pulmonary adenocarcinoma: toward a fuller understanding of truth.Chest, , 137 (1 ) ,3-4 More Information

Mercer, Robyn R; Lucas, Natalie C; Simmons, Alicia N; Zander, Dani S; Tsongalis, Gregory J; Funkhouser, William K; Coleman, William B (2009. ) Molecular discrimination of multiple primary versus metastatic squamous cell cancers of the head/neck and lung.Experimental and molecular pathology, , 86 (1 ) ,1-9 More Information

Chiosea, Simion; Krasinskas, Alyssa; Cagle, Philip T; Mitchell, Kisha A; Zander, Dani S; Dacic, Sanja (2008. ) Diagnostic importance of 9p21 homozygous deletion in malignant mesotheliomas.Modern pathology : an official journal of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Inc, , 21 (6 ) ,742-7 More Information

Patel, Miten; Lu, Li; Zander, Dani S; Sreerama, Lakshmaiah; Coco, Dominique; Moreb, Jan S (2008. ) ALDH1A1 and ALDH3A1 expression in lung cancers: correlation with histologic type and potential precursors.Lung cancer (Amsterdam, Netherlands), , 59 (3 ) ,340-9 More Information

Tan, Dongfeng; Zander, Dani S (2008. ) Immunohistochemistry for assessment of pulmonary and pleural neoplasms: a review and update. International journal of clinical and experimental pathology, , 1 (1 ) ,19-31

Zander, Dani S (2007. ) Transbronchial fine-needle aspiration, epidermal growth factor receptor mutations, and the scorpion's touch.Chest, , 131 (6 ) ,1619-20 More Information

Kwon, Kun Y; Ro, Jae Y; Singhal, Nicholas; Killen, Deanna E; Sienko, Anna; Allen, Timothy C; Zander, Dani S; Barrios, Roberto; Haque, Abida; Cagle, Philip T (2007. ) MUC4 expression in non-small cell lung carcinomas: relationship to tumor histology and patient survival.Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine, , 131 (4 ) ,593-8 More Information

Allen, Timothy C; Granville, Laura A; Cagle, Philip T; Haque, Abida; Zander, Dani S; Barrios, Roberto (2007. ) Expression of glutathione S-transferase pi and glutathione synthase correlates with survival in early stage non-small cell carcinomas of the lung.Human pathology, , 38 (2 ) ,220-7 More Information

Andino, Lizmarie; Cagle, Philip T; Murer, Bruno; Lu, Li; Popper, Helmut H; Galateau-Salle, Francoise; Sienko, Anna E; Barrios, Roberto; Zander, Dani S (2006. ) Pleuropulmonary desmoid tumors: immunohistochemical comparison with solitary fibrous tumors and assessment of beta-catenin and cyclin D1 expression.Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine, , 130 (10 ) ,1503-9 More Information

Zander, Dani S (2006. ) Bronchoscopic cytology: Expanding the menu.Chest, , 130 (3 ) ,634-5 More Information

Kalhor, Neda; Zander, Dani S; Liu, Jing (2006. ) TTF-1 and p63 for distinguishing pulmonary small-cell carcinoma from poorly differentiated squamous cell carcinoma in previously pap-stained cytologic material.Modern pathology : an official journal of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Inc, , 19 (8 ) ,1117-23 More Information

Butnor, Kelly J; Nicholson, Andrew G; Allred, D Craig; Zander, Dani S; Henderson, Douglas W; Barrios, Roberto; Haque, Abida K; Allen, Timothy C; Killen, Deanna E; Cagle, Philip T (2006. ) Expression of renal cell carcinoma-associated markers erythropoietin, CD10, and renal cell carcinoma marker in diffuse malignant mesothelioma and metastatic renal cell carcinoma.Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine, , 130 (6 ) ,823-7 More Information

Zander, Dani S; Cogle, Christopher R; Theise, Neil D; Crawford, James M (2006. ) Donor-derived type II pneumocytes are rare in the lungs of allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant recipients. Annals of clinical and laboratory science, , 36 (1 ) ,47-52

Sienko, Anna; Allen, Timothy Craig; Zander, Dani S; Cagle, Philip T (2005. ) Frozen section of lung specimens.Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine, , 129 (12 ) ,1602-9 More Information

Granville, Laura; Laga, Alvaro C; Allen, Timothy Craig; Dishop, Megan; Roggli, Victor L; Churg, Andrew; Zander, Dani S; Cagle, Philip T (2005. ) Review and update of uncommon primary pleural tumors: a practical approach to diagnosis.Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine, , 129 (11 ) ,1428-43 More Information

Zhou, Hailan; Latham, Christopher W; Zander, Dani S; Margolin, Solomon B; Visner, Gary A (2005. ) Pirfenidone inhibits obliterative airway disease in mouse tracheal allografts.The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, , 24 (10 ) ,1577-85 More Information

Laga, Alvaro C; Zander, Dani S; Cagle, Philip T (2005. ) Prognostic significance of cyclooxygenase 2 expression in 259 cases of non-small cell lung cancer.Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine, , 129 (9 ) ,1113-7 More Information

Stevens, Tobey A; Brown, Jubilee; Zander, Dani S; Bevers, Michael W; Gershenson, David M; Ramondetta, Lois M (2005. ) Adult granulosa cell tumors of the ovary in two first-degree relatives.Gynecologic oncology, , 98 (3 ) ,502-5 More Information

Zander, Dani S; Baz, Maher A; Cogle, Christopher R; Visner, Gary A; Theise, Neil D; Crawford, James M (2005. ) Bone marrow-derived stem-cell repopulation contributes minimally to the Type II pneumocyte pool in transplanted human lungs. Transplantation, , 80 (2 ) ,206-12

Zander, Dani S (2005. ) Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis: an overview.Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine, , 129 (7 ) ,924-8 More Information

Allen, Timothy Craig; Bag, Remzi; Zander, Dani S; Cagle, Philip T (2005. ) Cytomegalovirus infection masquerading as carcinoma in a lung transplant patient.Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine, , 129 (1 ) ,e1-3 More Information

Zhang, Hong; Liu, Jing; Cagle, Philip T; Allen, Timothy C; Laga, Alvaro C; Zander, Dani S (2005. ) Distinction of pulmonary small cell carcinoma from poorly differentiated squamous cell carcinoma: an immunohistochemical approach.Modern pathology : an official journal of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Inc, , 18 (1 ) ,111-8 More Information

Zhou, Hailan; Lu, Fuhua; Latham, Christopher; Zander, Dani S; Visner, Gary A (2004. ) Heme oxygenase-1 expression in human lungs with cystic fibrosis and cytoprotective effects against Pseudomonas aeruginosa in vitro.American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine, , 170 (6 ) ,633-40 More Information

Zander, Dani S (2004. ) Core roll preparations and the pathologist as consultant.Chest, , 126 (3 ) ,664-6 More Information

Visner, Gary A; Faro, Albert; Zander, Dani S (2004. ) Role of transbronchial biopsies in pediatric lung diseases.Chest, , 126 (1 ) ,273-80 More Information

Bonnell, Mark R; Visner, Gary A; Zander, Dani S; Mandalapu, Subbarao; Kazemfar, Kristy; Spears, Linnea; Beaver, Thomas M (2004. ) Heme-oxygenase-1 expression correlates with severity of acute cellular rejection in lung transplantation.Journal of the American College of Surgeons, , 198 (6 ) ,945-52 More Information

Cogle, Christopher R; Yachnis, Anthony T; Laywell, Eric D; Zander, Dani S; Wingard, John R; Steindler, Dennis A; Scott, Edward W (2004. ) Bone marrow transdifferentiation in brain after transplantation: a retrospective study.Lancet (London, England), , 363 (9419 ) ,1432-7 More Information

Zander, Dani S (2004. ) Idiopathic interstitial pneumonias and the concept of the trump card. Chest, , 125 (2 ) ,359-60

Foster, Runi A; Zander, Dani S; Mergo, Patricia J; Valentine, John F (2003. ) Mesalamine-related lung disease: clinical, radiographic, and pathologic manifestations. Inflammatory bowel diseases, , 9 (5 ) ,308-15

Visner, Gary A; Lu, Fuhua; Zhou, Hailan; Latham, Christopher; Agarwal, Anupam; Zander, Dani S (2003. ) Graft protective effects of heme oxygenase 1 in mouse tracheal transplant-related obliterative bronchiolitis.Transplantation, , 76 (4 ) ,650-6 More Information

Dennery, Phyllis A; Visner, Gary; Weng, Y i-Hao; Nguyen, Xuandai; Lu, Fuhua; Zander, Dani; Yang, Guang (2003. ) Resistance to hyperoxia with heme oxygenase-1 disruption: role of iron. Free radical biology & medicine, , 34 (1 ) ,124-33

Lu, Fuhua; Zander, Dani S; Visner, Gary A (2002. ) Increased expression of heme oxygenase-1 in human lung transplantation. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, , 21 (10 ) ,1120-6

Iczkowski, Kenneth A; Katz, Giora; Zander, Dani S; Clapp, William L (2002. ) Malignant mesothelioma of tunica vaginalis testis: a fatal case with liver metastasis. The Journal of urology, , 167 (2 Pt 1 ) ,645-6

Look, D C; Walter, M J; Williamson, M R; Pang, L; You, Y; Sreshta, J N; Johnson, J E; Zander, D S; Brody, S L (2001. ) Effects of paramyxoviral infection on airway epithelial cell Foxj1 expression, ciliogenesis, and mucociliary function.The American journal of pathology, , 159 (6 ) ,2055-69 More Information

Zander, D S; Baz, M A; Visner, G A; Staples, E D; Donnelly, W H; Faro, A; Scornik, J C (2001. ) Analysis of early deaths after isolated lung transplantation. Chest, , 120 (1 ) ,225-32

Palmer, S M; Baz, M A; Sanders, L; Miralles, A P; Lawrence, C M; Rea, J B; Zander, D S; Edwards, L J; Staples, E D; Tapson, V F; Davis, R D (2001. ) Results of a randomized, prospective, multicenter trial of mycophenolate mofetil versus azathioprine in the prevention of acute lung allograft rejection. Transplantation, , 71 (12 ) ,1772-6

Zander, D S; Cicale, M J; Mergo, P (2000. ) Durable cure of mucormycosis involving allograft and native lungs. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, , 19 (6 ) ,615-8

Bavry, A A; Li, D; Zander, D S; Phillips, M I; Mehta, J L (2000. ) Inhibition of arterial thrombogenesis by quinapril but not losartan. Journal of cardiovascular pharmacology and therapeutics, , 5 (2 ) ,121-7

Mainwaring, M G; Poor, C; Zander, D S; Harman, E (2000. ) Complete remission of pulmonary spindle cell carcinoma after treatment with oral germanium sesquioxide. Chest, , 117 (2 ) ,591-3

Scornik, J C; Zander, D S; Baz, M A; Donnelly, W H; Staples, E D (1999. ) Susceptibility of lung transplants to preformed donor-specific HLA antibodies as detected by flow cytometry. Transplantation, , 68 (10 ) ,1542-6

Yang, B C; Zander, D S; Mehta, J L (1999. ) Hypoxia-reoxygenation-induced apoptosis in cultured adult rat myocytes and the protective effect of platelets and transforming growth factor-beta(1). The Journal of pharmacology and experimental therapeutics, , 291 (2 ) ,733-8

Zander, D S; Baz, M A; Massey, J K (1999. ) Patterns and significance of CD44 expression in lung allografts. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, , 18 (7 ) ,646-53

Kinsely, B L; Mastey, L A; Mergo, P J; Voytovich, M C; Zander, D; Almasri, N M; Collins, J; Kuhlman, J E (1999. ) Pulmonary mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma: CT and pathologic findings.AJR. American journal of roentgenology, , 172 (5 ) ,1321-6 More Information

Li, D; Weng, S; Yang, B; Zander, D S; Saldeen, T; Nichols, W W; Khan, S; Mehta, J L (1999. ) Inhibition of arterial thrombus formation by ApoA1 Milano. Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology, , 19 (2 ) ,378-83

Collins, J; Müller, N L; Leung, A N; McGuinness, G; Mergo, P J; Flint, J D; Warner, T F; Poirier, C; Theodore, J; Zander, D; Yee, H T (1998. ) Epstein-Barr-virus-associated lymphoproliferative disease of the lung: CT and histologic findings.Radiology, , 208 (3 ) ,749-59 More Information

Zaer, F S; Braylan, R C; Zander, D S; Iturraspe, J A; Almasri, N M (1998. ) Multiparametric flow cytometry in the diagnosis and characterization of low-grade pulmonary mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphomas. Modern pathology : an official journal of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Inc, , 11 (6 ) ,525-32

Kostense, S; Sun, W H; Cottey, R; Taylor, S F; Harmeling, S; Zander, D; Small, P A; Bender, B S (1998. ) Interleukin 12 administration enhances Th1 activity but delays recovery from influenza A virus infection in mice. Antiviral research, , 38 (2 ) ,117-30

Taylor, S F; Cottey, R J; Zander, D S; Bender, B S (1997. ) Influenza infection of beta 2-microglobulin-deficient (beta 2m-/-) mice reveals a loss of CD4+ T cell functions with aging. Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950), , 159 (7 ) ,3453-9

Engles, R E; Huber, T S; Zander, D S; Hess, P J; Welborn, M B; Moldawer, L L; Seeger, J M (1997. ) Exogenous human recombinant interleukin-10 attenuates hindlimb ischemia-reperfusion injury.The Journal of surgical research, , 69 (2 ) ,425-8 More Information

Bender, B S; Taylor, S F; Zander, D S; Cottey, R (1995. ) Pulmonary immune response of young and aged mice after influenza challenge. The Journal of laboratory and clinical medicine, , 126 (2 ) ,169-77

Gonzalez-Rothi, R J; Zander, D S; Ros, P R (1995. ) Fluoxetine hydrochloride (Prozac)-induced pulmonary disease. Chest, , 107 (6 ) ,1763-5

Visner, G A; Staples, E D; Chesrown, S E; Block, E R; Zander, D S; Nick, H S (1994. ) Isolation and maintenance of human pulmonary artery endothelial cells in culture isolated from transplant donors. The American journal of physiology, , 267 (4 Pt 1 ) ,L406-13

Medina, R; Faecher, R S; Stafford, D S; Zander, D S; Baughman, R A (1994. ) Systemic mastocytosis involving the mandible. Oral surgery, oral medicine, and oral pathology, , 78 (1 ) ,28-35

Zander, D S; Iturraspe, J A; Everett, E T; Massey, J K; Braylan, R C (1994. ) Flow cytometry. In vitro assessment of its potential application for diagnosis and classification of lymphoid processes in cytologic preparations from fine-needle aspirates. American journal of clinical pathology, , 101 (5 ) ,577-86

Haught, W H; Steinbach, J; Zander, D S; Wingo, C S (1993. ) Case report: bacillary angiomatosis with massive visceral lymphadenopathy. The American journal of the medical sciences, , 306 (4 ) ,236-40

Steinbach, B G; Steinbach, J J; Zander, D S (1993. ) Bilateral breast masses in a man. Military medicine, , 158 (5 ) ,356-7

Oblon, D J; Parsons, J T; Zander, D S; Wajsman, Z (1993. ) Bladder preservation and durable complete remission of small cell carcinoma of the bladder with systemic chemotherapy and adjuvant radiation therapy. Cancer, , 71 (8 ) ,2581-4

Howell, Lydia Pleotis; Markwood, Priscilla S; Zander, Dani S (2019. ) The Association of Pathology Chairs' Pathology Leadership Academy: Experience From the First 2 Years.Academic pathology, , 6 ,2374289519826309 More Information

Lorenz, Robin G; Karcher, Donald S; Gautreaux, Michael D; Limson, Melvin; Zander, Dani S (2018. ) The Pathology Workforce and Clinical Licensure: The Role of the PhD Clinical Laboratorian in the United States.Academic pathology, , 5 ,2374289518775948 More Information

Balestra, Rick; Selvaraju, Akilan; Benzaquen, Sadia; Zander, Dani S (2017. ) Pneumonic-type mucinous lung adenocarcinoma diagnosed by transbronchial cryobiopsy.Respirology case reports, , 5 (3 ) ,e00222 More Information

Gupta, N; Wikenheiser-Brokamp, K; Zander, D; Balestra, R; Selvaraju, A; Niehaus, K; Benzaquen, S (2017. ) Successful diagnosis of lymphangioleiomyomatosis with transbronchial lung cryobiopsy. Lymphology, , 50 (3 ) ,154-157

Liu, Yong-Jun; Kessler, Meghan; Zander, Dani S; Karamchandani, Dipti M (2016. ) Trends in extramural consultation: comparison between subspecialized and general surgical pathology service models.Annals of diagnostic pathology, , 24 ,20-4 More Information

Shaw, Brian; Borchers, Michael; Zander, Dani; Gupta, Nishant (2020. ) Pulmonary Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis.Seminars in respiratory and critical care medicine, , 41 (2 ) ,269-279 More Information

Published Books

1. Cagle P.T., Allen T., Barrios R., Bedrossian C., Haque A., Laga A., Ostrowski M., Zander D.S. (2004. ) Color Atlas and Text of Pulmonary Pathology .Philadelphia, PA , Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins (Co-Editor)

2. Zander D.S., Popper H., Jagirdar J., Haque A., Cagle P.T., Barrios R. (2008. ) Molecular Pathology of Lung Diseases .New York, NY , Springer-Verlag (Co-Editor)

Zander D.S., Farver C. (2008. ) Pulmonary Pathology .Philadelphia, PA , Elsevier (Co-Editor)

4. Zander D.S., Farver C. (2017. ) Pulmonary Pathology, second edition .Philadelphia, PA , Elsevier (Co-Editor)

Contact Information

Academic - UC Medical Center
234 Goodman St
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45219
Phone: (513) 584-7284
Fax: (513) 584-4194
dani.zander@uc.edu