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Peter Clifford

Peter Clifford, DO, PhD

Assistant Professor


Department: Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Practices: Drexel Pathology

Specialties: Pathology

Education

  • DO - UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine
Peter Clifford, DO, PhD, is board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology. He has an interest in transfusion medicine, tissue typing and coagulation testing. He practices in Center City Philadelphia.

Clinical Services

Transfusion medicine, Tissue typing, Coagulation testing

Fellowships

  • Transfusion Medicine - Mayo Clinic

Residencies

  • Anatomic and Clinical Pathology - Drexel University College of Medicine

Peter Clifford, DO, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Pathology at Drexel University College of Medicine.

Publications

"Germline quality control: eEF2K stands guard to eliminate defective oocytes"
Chu HP, Liao Y, Novak JS, Hu Z, Merkin JJ, Shymkiv Y, Braeckman BP, Dorovkov MV, Nguyen A, Clifford PM, Nagele RG, Harrison DE, Ellis RE, Ryazanov AG
Developmental Cell, 28(5): 561-72, 2014

"Thymidine phosphorylase expression in B-cell lymphomas and its significance: a new prognostic marker?"
Nie X, Clifford PM, Bhat R, Heintzelman R, Abraham M, Hou JS
Anal Quant Cvtopathol Histopathol, 35(6): 301-5, 2013

"Diabetes and hypercholesterolemia increase blood-brain barrier permeability and brain amyloid deposition: beneficial effects of the LpPLA2 inhibitor darapladib"
Acharya NK, Levin EC, Clifford PM, Han M, Tourtellotte R, Chamberlain D, Pollaro M, Coretti NJ, Kosciuk MC, Nagele EP, Demarshall C, Freeman T, ShiY, Guan C, Macphee CH, Wilensky RL, Nagele RG
J Alzheimers Dis, 35(1):179-98, 2013

"Brain-Reactive Autoantibodies Prevalent in Human Sera lncrease lntraneuronal Amyloid -βt-42 Deposition"
Nagele RG, Clifford PM, Siu G, Levin EC, Acharya NK, Han M, Kosciuk MC, Venkataraman V, Zavareh S, Zarrabi S, Kinsler K, Patel N, Nagele EP, Dash J, Wang HY, Levitas A
J Alzheimers Dis, 25(4):605-22, 2011

"Brain-reactive autoantibodies prevalent in human sera increase intraneuronal amyloid-beta(1-42)deposition"
Nagele RG, Clifford PM, Siu G, Levin EC, Acharya NK, Han M, Kosciuk MC, Venkataraman V, Zavareh S, Zarrabi S, Kinsler K, Thaker NG, Nagele EP, Dash J, Wang HY, Levitas A
J Alzheimers Dis, 25(4) 605-22, 2011

"alphaT nicotinic acetylcholine receptor expression by vascular smooth muscle cells facilitates the deposition of Abeta peptides and promotes cerebrovascular amyloid angiopathy"
Peter M. Clifford, Gilbert Siu, Mary Kosciuk, Eli C. Levin, Venkateswar Venkataraman, Michael R. D'Andrea and Robert G. Nagele
Brain Research, 1234:158-171, 2008

"Abeta peptides can enter the brain through a defective blood-brain barrier and bind selectively to neurons"
Peter M. Clifford, Shabnam Zarrabi, Gilbert Siu, Kristin J. Kinsler, Mary C. Kosciuck, Venkat Venkataraman, Micheal R. D'Andrea, Steven Dinsmore, Robert G. Nagele
Brain Research, 1.142:223-236, 2007

"Glial cells and Αβ peptides in Alzheimer's disease pathogenesis"
Gilbert Siu, Peter M. Clifford, Mary C. Kosciuk, Venkat Venkataraman, and Robert G. Nagele
Abeta Peptide and Alzheimer's Disease: Celebrating a Centurv of Research. Springer, 2006


Contact Information


Practice Office

Drexel Pathology Lab
245 N. 15th Street
Mail Stop 435
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215.762.1438
Fax: 215.762.3274