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Jean L. Olson, MD

Research and Clinical Interests

My chief clinical interest is renal pathology although I can also provide expertise in electron microscopy. My research interests include hypertension and nonimmunologic mechanisms of renal injury.

Selected Publications

  • Melcher, ML, Olson, JL, Baxter-Lowe, LA, Stock, PG, Posselt, AM, Antibody-Mediated rejection of a pancreas allograft, Am J Transplant, 6:423-8, 2006.
  • Cheng, S, Pollock, AS, Mahimkar, R, Olson, JL, Lovett, DH, Matrix metalloproteinase 2 and basement membrane integrity: A unifying mechanism for progressive renal injury, FASEB J 20:1898-1900, 2006.
  • Jennette JC, Olson JL, Schwartz MM, Silva FS, Heptinstall's Pathology of the Kidney, Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 6th Edition, 2007.
  • Olson J: Chapter 4: Diagnostic Electron Microscopy. In Cheng L, Bostwick DG (eds) Essentials of Anatomic Pathology (3rd edition). 2010 New York, NY, Springer, in press.
  • Stock, PG, Barin, B., Murphy, B., Hanto, D., Diego JM, Light, J. Davis, C, Blumberg, E, Simon, D, Subramanian, A, Millis, JM, Lyon, GM, Brayman, K, Slakey, D, Shapiro, R, Melancon, J, Jacobson, JM, Stosor, V, Olson, JL, Stablein, DM, Roland, ME, Kidney transplant outcomes in one hundred and fifty HIV-infected recipients, New Engl J Med , in press.

Selected Awards

  • 1993 Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • 1996 Residents’ Teaching Award, Department of Pathology, University of California San Francisco

Additional Information

  • Professor of Clinical Pathology, Director, Renal Pathology and Electron Microscopy Laboratory
  • Pathology

Specialty Area

Renal Pathology and Electron Microscopy

Contact Information

  • UCSF, Dept of Pathology Room S-570
  • 513 Parnassus Box 0102
  • San Francisco, CA 94143

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • UCSF Medical Center-Parnassus
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