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Pathology & Immunology

Houston, Texas

Pathology and Immunology
Pathology & Immunology
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Faculty

Jun Teruya, M.D., D.Sc.Professor of Pathology
Associate Chairman of Clinical Pathology,
Baylor College of Medicine
Director, Center of Transfusion Medicine and Coagulation at Texas Children's Hospital

Education

  • M.D. from Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
  • D.Sc. (Doctor of Science) from Teikyo University, Tokyo, Japan

Residency

  • Clinical Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Fellowship

  • Blood Banking / Transfusion Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Specialty

  • Blood banking and coagulation

Board Certification

  • Clinical Pathology
  • Blood Banking / Transfusion Medicine

Area of Interest

  • Clinical blood banking
  • Thrombosis
  • Bleeding
  • Plasmapheresis

Current Position

  • Professor and Associate Chairman of Clinical Pathology
  • Head, Division of Baylor Transfusion Medicine
  • Director of Center of Transfusion Medicine and Coagulation, Texas Children's Hospital
  • Director of Blood Bank fellowship program
  • Director of Clinical Pathology Residency Program

Honors and Awards

  • The Best Clinical Teacher, voted by residents in Clinical Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 1994-1995
  • Faculty Award for Outstanding Resident Teaching in Clinical Pathology 2003-2004 at Baylor College of Medicine, 2003-2004
  • Listed as America's Top Physician, 2005
  • Listed as America's Top Physician, 2006
  • Best teacher with most humor, voted by 170 second year medical students at Baylor College of Medicine, 2006
  • Listed as America 's Top Physician, 2007
  • Powerful Power Pointer Award, voted by 1st and 2nd year medical students at Baylor College of Medicine, 2007
  • Faculty Education Award, Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Service, 2008

Professional Organization Memberships

  • American Association of Blood Banks
  • The Massachusetts Medical Society
  • Fellow of College of American Pathologists and member of Coagulation Resource Committee
  • American Society of Hematology
  • Texas Society of Pathologists
  • American Society of Clinical Pathology
  • Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute Area Committee on Hematology, observer

Representative Publications

  • Chen, A and Teruya, J. Global hemostasis testing - Thromboelastography: Old technology, new applications Laboratory diagnosis of disorders of hemostasis. Clin Lab Med. 2009 ;29:391-407
  • Brunetti-Pierri, N, Grove, NC, Zuo, Y, Edwards, RM, Palmer, D, Cerullo, V, Teruya, J, and Ng, P. Bioengineered factor IX molecules with increased catalytic activity improve the safety and efficacy of helper-dependent adenoviral vectors for hemophilia B gene therapy. Human Gene Therapy. 2009 ;20:479-485.
  • Baxter, PA, Nuchtern, JG, Guillerman, RP, Mahoney, DH, Teruya, J, Chintagumpala, MC and Yee, DL. Acquired von Willebrand syndrome and Wilms tumor: Not always benign. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009 ;52:392-394.
  • Edwards, RM, Naik-Mathuria, B, Gay, N, Olutoye OO, Teruya, J. Parameters of thromboelastography in the normal newborns. Am J Clin Path. 2008 ;130:99-102.
  • Yee, DL, Dinu, C, Sun, C, Edwards, RM, Teruya, J, Bray, PF, Bomgaars, LR. "Aspirin resistance" in children: prevalence and assay discordance. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2008 ;51:86-92.
  • Teruya, J . and Van Cott, EM. Questions and perspective on laboratory hypercoagulation testing. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2007 ;131:864-865.
  • Cunningham, MT, Brandt, JT, Chandler, WL, Eby, CS, Hayes, TE, Krishnan, J, Lefkowitz, JB, Olson, JD, Stasik, CJ, Teruya, J, and Van Cott, EM. Quality assurance in hemostasis: The perspective from the College of American Pathologists proficiency testing program. Semin Thromb Hemost. 2007 Apr;33(3):250-8.
  • Teruya, J, West, A, and Suell, MN. Lupus anticoagulant Lupus Anticoagulant Assays: Questions Answered and To Be Answered. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2007 ;131:885-889
  • Gonzalez, BE, Teruya, J, Mahoney, D, Hulten, KG, Edwards, R, Lamberth, LB, Hammerman, WA, Mason Jr., EO, and Kaplan SL. Venous thrombosis associated with staphylococcal osteomyelitis in children. Pediatrics. 2006;117:1673-1679
  • Quiros-Tejeira, RE, Chang, I, Scott, JD, Goss, JA and Teruya, J. Mycophenolate mofetil in the management of alloimmune hemolytic anemia in ABO-compatible but non-identical pediatric liver transplantation. Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 2005;41:125-128
  • Yee, Y, Edwards, R, Mueller, B and Teruya, J. Thromboelastographic and hemostatic characteristics in patients with sickle cell disease Arch Pathol Lab Med, 2005;129:760-765
  • Acosta, M, Edwards, R, Jaffe, EI, Yee, DL, Mahoney, DH, and Teruya, J. Practical approach to pediatric patients referred with an abnormal coagulation profile.Arch Pathol Lab Med, 2005;129:1011-1016
  • Kurbegov, D, Teruya, J, and Rice, L. Pathologic Quiz Case: A 64-year-old man with hematuria, intracranial hemorrhage and severe coagulation abnormalities. Arch Pathol Lab Med, 2004;128:e181-e182. (USA)
  • Alberts, MJ, Bergman, DL, Molner, E, Jovanovic B, Ishiwata I, and Teruya, J. Antiplatelet effect of aspirin in patients with cerebrovascular disease. Stroke. 2004;35:175-8. (USA)

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