Medical Director, Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, Department of Pathology, UTSW

Director, Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship Program

Diplomat, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology

Diplomat, Molecular Genetic Pathology, Am Board of Pathology and Am Board of Medical Genetics


Medical School
UT Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Medicine (1993)
Baylor College of Medicine (1994), Pathology
Baylor College of Medicine (1995), Internal Medicine
University of Texas Medical School at Houston (1998), Pathology
UT Southwestern Medical Center (1999), Surgical Pathology
Johns Hopkins Hospital (2001), Pathology

Research Interest

  • Molecular diagnostics applications in cancer and infectious diseases


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Metabolic Heterogeneity in Human Lung Tumors.
Hensley CT, Faubert B, Yuan Q, Lev-Cohain N, Jin E, Kim J, Jiang L, Ko B, Skelton R, Loudat L, Wodzak M, Klimko C, McMillan E, Butt Y, Ni M, Oliver D, Torrealba J, Malloy CR, Kernstine K, Lenkinski RE, DeBerardinis RJ Cell 2016 Feb 164 4 681-94
The importance of plasma D-2HG measurement in screening for IDH mutations in acute myeloid leukaemia.
McGehee E, Rakheja D, Oliver D, Chen W, Boriack R, Collins RH Br. J. Haematol. 2015 Jul
Defining early mycosis fungoides: validation of a diagnostic algorithm proposed by the International Society for Cutaneous Lymphoma.
Vandergriff T, Nezafati KA, Susa J, Karai L, Sanguinetti A, Hynan LS, Ambruzs JM, Oliver DH, Pandya AG J. Cutan. Pathol. 2015 Feb
High expression of the stem cell marker nestin is an adverse prognostic factor in WHO grade II-III astrocytomas and oligoastrocytomas.
Hatanpaa KJ, Hu T, Vemireddy V, Foong C, Raisanen JM, Oliver D, Hiemenz MC, Burns DK, White CL, Whitworth LA, Mickey B, Stegner M, Habib AA, Fink K, Maher EA, Bachoo RM J. Neurooncol. 2014 Mar 117 1 183-9
Petrous apex vascular malformation.
Purcell P, Isaacson B, Oliver DH, Roland PS Otol. Neurotol. 2012 Oct 33 8 e67-8
Intestinal edema: effect of enteral feeding on motility and gene expression.
Moore-Olufemi SD, Padalecki J, Olufemi SE, Xue H, Oliver DH, Radhakrishnan RS, Allen SJ, Moore FA, Stewart R, Laine GA, Cox CS J. Surg. Res. 2009 Aug 155 2 283-92
8-Hydroxyguanosine repair is defective in some microsatellite stable colorectal cancer cells.
Parker AR, O'Meally RN, Oliver DH, Hua L, Nelson WG, DeWeese TL, Eshleman JR Cancer Res. 2002 Dec 62 24 7230-3
Use of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP) and real-time polymerase chain reaction for bone marrow engraftment analysis.
Oliver DH, Thompson RE, Griffin CA, Eshleman JR J Mol Diagn 2000 Nov 2 4 202-8


Featured Books Legend Featured Books

Polymerase Chain Reaction and Reverse Transcription- Polymerase Chain Reaction. In Basic Concepts of Molecular Pathology

Cagle and Allen (Eds) (2009). New York, Springer

Honors & Awards

  • Excellence in Clinical Research, Pathology Young Investigator Award, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • College of American Pathologists (2003)
  • Association for Molecular Pathology (1999)