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Laura S. Finn, MD

Laura S. Finn, MD

Pathology

On staff since February 1998

Children's Title: Division Chief, Anatomic Pathology and Program Director, Flow Cytometry

Research Center: Center for Immunity and Immunotherapies

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology
Pediatric Pathology

Medical/Professional School

Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey

Residency

, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh

Fellowship

Pediatric Pathology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh

Research Focus Area

Immunology, Cancer

Publications

  • Kapur RP, Robertson SP, Hannibal MC, Finn LS, Morgan T, van Kogelenberg M, Loren DJ
    Diffuse Abnormal Layering of Small Intestinal Smooth Muscle is Present in Patients With FLNA Mutations and X-linked Intestinal Pseudo-obstruction.
    The American journal of surgical pathology , 2010 Oct. : 1528-43
  • Smith JM, Corey L, Bittner R, Finn LS, Healey PJ, Davis CL, McDonald RA
    Subclinical viremia increases risk for chronic allograft injury in pediatric renal transplantation.
    Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN , 2010 Sept. : 1579-86
  • Verghese PS, Finn LS, Englund JA, Sanders JE, Hingorani SR
    BK nephropathy in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients.
    Pediatric transplantation , 2009 Nov. : 913-8
  • Kapur RP, Reed RC, Finn LS, Patterson K, Johanson J, Rutledge JC
    Calretinin immunohistochemistry versus acetylcholinesterase histochemistry in the evaluation of suction rectal biopsies for Hirschsprung Disease.
    Pediatric and developmental pathology : the official journal of the Society for Pediatric Pathology and the Paediatric Pathology Society , 2009 Jan. : 6-15
  • Finn LS
    Confusion about C4d and humoral rejection: see 4 yourself.
    Pediatric and developmental pathology : the official journal of the Society for Pediatric Pathology and the Paediatric Pathology Society , 2008 May : 178-80
  • Tempero RM, Hannibal M, Finn LS, Manning SC, Cunningham ML, Perkins JA
    Lymphocytopenia in children with lymphatic malformation.
    Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery , 2006 Jan. : 93-7
  • Bittles MA, Sidhu MK, Sze RW, Finn LS, Ghioni V, Perkins JA
    Multidetector CT angiography of pediatric vascular malformations and hemangiomas: utility of 3-D reformatting in differential diagnosis.
    Pediatric radiology , 2005 Nov. : 1100-6
  • Murray KF, Finn LS, Taylor SL, Seidel KD, Larson AM
    Liver histology and alanine aminotransferase levels in children and adults with chronic hepatitis C infection.
    Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition , 2005 Nov. : 634-8
  • Bobola MS, Finn LS, Ellenbogen RG, Geyer JR, Berger MS, Braga JM, Meade EH, Gross ME, Silber JR
    Apurinic/apyrimidinic endonuclease activity is associated with response to radiation and chemotherapy in medulloblastoma and primitive neuroectodermal tumors.
    Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research , 2005 Oct. 15 : 7405-14
  • Spiller SE, Hawkins DS, Finn LS, Sze RW, Sybert V
    Metastatic malignant melanoma presenting as pancytopenia in a three-year-old boy.
    Pediatric blood & cancer , 2005 July : 60-3
  • Chang A, Logar CM, Finn LS, Alpers CE, Seliger SL
    A rare cause of necrotizing and crescentic glomerulonephritis in a young adult male.
    American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation , 2005 May : 956-60
  • Hill DA, Swanson PE, Anderson K, Covinsky MH, Finn LS, Ruchelli ED, Nascimento AG, Langer JC, Minkes RK, McAlister W, Dehner LP
    Desmoplastic nested spindle cell tumor of liver: report of four cases of a proposed new entity.
    The American journal of surgical pathology , 2005 Jan. : 1-9
  • Finn LS, Argenyi ZB
    Congenital panfollicular nevus: report of a new entity.
    Journal of cutaneous pathology , 2005 Jan. : 59-62
  • Smith JM, McDonald RA, Finn LS, Healey PJ, Davis CL, Limaye AP
    Polyomavirus nephropathy in pediatric kidney transplant recipients.
    American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons , 2004 Dec. : 2109-17
  • Myerowitz R, Mizukami H, Richardson KL, Finn LS, Tifft CJ, Proia RL
    Global gene expression in a type 2 Gaucher disease brain.
    Molecular genetics and metabolism , 2004 Dec. : 288-96
  • Rutledge JC, Finn LS
    Pediatric mitochondrial disease: do we have the energy to make the diagnosis?
    Pediatric and developmental pathology : the official journal of the Society for Pediatric Pathology and the Paediatric Pathology Society , 2004 Nov. : 641-5
  • Rutledge JC, Finn LS
    Pediatric mitochondrial disease: do we have the energy to make the diagnosis?
    Pediatric and developmental pathology : the official journal of the Society for Pediatric Pathology and the Paediatric Pathology Society , 2004 Nov. : 641-5
  • Hingorani SR, Finn LS, Kowalewska J, McDonald RA, Eddy AA
    Expression of nephrin in acquired forms of nephrotic syndrome in childhood.
    Pediatric nephrology (Berlin, Germany) , 2004 Mar. : 300-5
  • Finn LS
    Footnote: orchestrating the podocyte and the immune system in FSGS.
    Pediatric and developmental pathology : the official journal of the Society for Pediatric Pathology and the Paediatric Pathology Society , 2004 Mar. : 106-8
  • Finn LS
    Footnote: orchestrating the podocyte and the immune system in FSGS.
    Pediatric and developmental pathology : the official journal of the Society for Pediatric Pathology and the Paediatric Pathology Society , 2004 Mar. : 106-8
  • Finn LS, Hawkins DS, Rutledge JC, Patterson K
    Evaluation of early marrow response in childhood aneuploid acute lymphoblastic leukemia: flow cytometric DNA analysis versus standard morphology.
    Pediatric and developmental pathology : the official journal of the Society for Pediatric Pathology and the Paediatric Pathology Society , 2004 Jan. : 39-47
  • Finn LS, Hall J, Xu M, Rutledge JC
    Flow cytometric validation of automated differentials in pediatric patients.
    Laboratory hematology : official publication of the International Society for Laboratory Hematology , 2004 : 112-8
  • Finn LS, Hawkins DS, Rutledge JC, Patterson K
    Evaluation of early marrow response in childhood aneuploid acute lymphoblastic leukemia: flow cytometric DNA analysis versus standard morphology.
    Pediatric and developmental pathology : the official journal of the Society for Pediatric Pathology and the Paediatric Pathology Society , 2004 Jan. : 39-47
  • Finn LS, Symons JM, Smith JM
    Nephrotic syndrome in the newborn.
    American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation , 2003 Dec. : 1318-23
  • Finn LS
    Genetic basis of congenital nephrotic syndrome.
    Pediatric and developmental pathology : the official journal of the Society for Pediatric Pathology and the Paediatric Pathology Society , 2003 Nov. : 585-91
  • Freeman AF, Crawford SE, Finn LS, López-Andreu JA, Ferrando-Monleón S, Pérez-Tamarit D, Cornwall ML, Shulman ST, Rowley AH
    Inflammatory pulmonary nodules in Kawasaki disease.
    Pediatric pulmonology , 2003 Aug. : 102-6
  • Brogan TV, Finn LS, Pyskaty DJ Jr, Redding GJ, Ricker D, Inglis A, Gibson RL
    Plastic bronchitis in children: a case series and review of the medical literature.
    Pediatric pulmonology , 2002 Dec. : 482-7
  • Faizan MK, Finn LS, Paladin AM, McDonald RA
    A 14-year-old girl with recumbent proteinuria.
    Pediatric nephrology (Berlin, Germany) , 2002 May : 379-81