American Board of Medical Laboratory Immunology (2013)

Residency University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Craiova, Romania, Oncology (2000)

Graduate School University of Craiova, Romania, Medicine (1993)


Medical School
University of Craiova Medical (1993), Medicine

Research Interest

  • Angiogenesis as a target for cancer therapy
  • B and T regulatory cells
  • Cancer vaccine
  • Catabolism of immunoglobulins
  • Engineering monoclonal antibodies and immunoconjuates for cancer therapy
  • Multidrug resistance in cancer therapy
  • Pancreatic cancer stem cells
  • Tumor dormancy
  • Tumor escape mechanisms
  • Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  • Vaccinology


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Impact of pioglitazone on bone mineral density and bone marrow fat content.
Pop LM, Lingvay I, Yuan Q, Li X, Adams-Huet B, Maalouf NM Osteoporos Int 2017 Jul
Key role for neutrophils in radiation-induced antitumor immune responses: Potentiation with G-CSF.
Takeshima T, Pop LM, Laine A, Iyengar P, Vitetta ES, Hannan R Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2016 Sep
The Immunogenicity of Peptoid-Protein Conjugates.
Case A, Desmond A, Lopes D, Dye K, Mapes K, Ruback S, Pop I, Kim JK, Chakravarty P, Smallshaw JE, Pop LM, Vitetta ES J Vaccines Vaccin 2016 Aug 7 4
Mechanisms of Action of Liraglutide in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Treated with High Dose Insulin.
Vanderheiden A, Harrison LB, Warshauer JT, Adams-Huet B, Li X, Yuan Q, Hulsey K, Dimitrov I, Yokoo T, Jaster AW, Pinho DF, Pedrosa I, Lenkinski RE, Pop LM, Lingvay I J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 2016 Feb jc20153906
The Role of Regulatory B Cell-Like Malignant Cells and Treg Cells in the Mouse Model of BCL1 Tumor Dormancy.
BitMansour A, Pop LM, Vitetta ES PLoS ONE 2016 11 12 e0167618
Thermostable ricin vaccine protects rhesus macaques against aerosolized ricin: Epitope-specific neutralizing antibodies correlate with protection.
Roy CJ, Brey RN, Mantis NJ, Mapes K, Pop IV, Pop LM, Ruback S, Killeen SZ, Doyle-Meyers L, Vinet-Oliphant HS, Didier PJ, Vitetta ES Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2015 Mar 112 12 3782-7
A Reevaluation of CD22 Expression in Human Lung Cancer
Pop LM, Barman S, Shao C, Poe JC, Venturi GM, Shelton JM, Pop IV, Gerber DE, Girard L, Liu XY, Behrens C, Rodriguez-Canales J, Liu H, Wistuba II, Richardson JA, Minna JD, Tedder TF, Vitetta ES. 2014 74 1 263-71
Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma: a review of immunologic aspects.
Wachsmann MB, Pop LM, Vitetta ES J. Investig. Med. 2012 Apr 60 4 643-63
A Rare Case of De novo C634G Germline Mutation of the RET Proto-Oncogene in a Patient With MEN 2A Syndrome With Aggressive Pheochromocytoma
LM Pop, SX Yan, I Lingvay Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism 2012 2 198-804
Immunotoxins constructed with chimeric, short-lived anti-CD22 monoclonal antibodies induce less vascular leak without loss of cytotoxicity
Liu XY, Pop LM, Schindler J, Vitetta ES MAbs 2012 4 1 57-69


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Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Association of Clinical Research Professionals (2017)
  • American Diabetes Association (2016)
  • American Society for Microbiology (2010)
  • American Association of Immunologists (2005)