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Russell A. Harley, M.D.

Russell A. Harley, M.D.

Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Office: Main Hospital Room 281
Phone: (843) 792-4444
Fax: (843) 792-3537


Human and Experimental Pulmonary Pathology
Pneumoconiosis and Other Occupational Lung Diseases
Autopsy Pathology
Endomyocardial Biopsy Pathology


1956-1960, University of Virginia, University of South Carolina, Newberry College
1962-1963, Post- Sophomore Fellowship in Pathology, Medical College of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
M.D., 1965, Medical College of South Carolina
1965-1967, PostDoctoral Fellow in Pulmonary Pathology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
1966-1967, Intern in Pathology, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut
1967-1968, Assistant Pathologist, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Pulmonary and Mediastinal Branch
1968-1969, Surgical Pathologist for Southeast Asia, 9th Med Lab, Saigon and Long Binh Post, South Vietnam
1980, Visiting Pathologist, St. Thomas' Hospital Medical School, London


  1. Majeski EI. Paintlia MK. Lopez AD. Harley RA. London SD. London L. Respiratory reovirus 1/L induction of intraluminal fibrosis, a model of bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia, is dependent on T lymphocytes. American Journal of Pathology. 163(4):1467-79, 2003 Oct.
  2. Bogatkevich GS, Gustilo E, Oates JC, Feghali-Bostwick C, Harley RA, Silver RM, Ludwicka-Bradley A. Distinct PKC Isoforms Mediate Cell Survival and DNA Synthesis in Thrombin-induced Myofibroblasts. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol (September 24, 2004).
  3. Christiansen LR, Lage JM, Wolff DJ, Pai GS, Harley RA. Mosaic duplication 1(q11q44) in an infant with nephroblastomatosis and mineralization of extraplacental membranes. Pediatric and Developmental Pathology 8:115-123, 2005.
  4. Beon M, Harley RA, Wessels A, Silver RM, Ludwicka-Bradley A. Myofibroblast induction and microvascular alteration in scleroderma lung fibrosis. Clin Exper Rheumatology 22:733-742, 2004.
  5. Johnson KR, Johnson KY, Crellin HG, Ogretmen B, Boylan AM, Harley RA, Obeid LM. Immunohistochemical distribution of sphingosine kinase 1 in normal and tumor lung tissue. J Histochem Cytochem 53:1159-1166, Sep 2005.
  6. Batalis NI, Harley, RA, Schandl CA. Verapamil toxicity: An unusual case report and review of the literature. American Journal of Forensic Medicine & Pathology. 28(2):137-140, June 2007.
  7. Sheil AT, Collins KA, Schandl CA, Harley RA. Fatal neurotoxic response to neuroleptic medications: Case report and review of the literature. Amer J Forensic Med & Pathol 28:116-120, 2007.
  8. Galloway SB, Work TM, Bochsler VS, Harley RA, Kramarsky-Winters E, McLaughlin SM, Meteyer CU, Morado JF, Nicholson JH, Parnell PG, Peters EC, Reynolds TL, Rotstein DS, Sileo L, Woodley CM. Coral Disease and Health Workshop: Coral Histopathology II. NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 56 and CRCP 4. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Silver Spring, M.D.. 84 p. 2007.
  9. Tourkina E, Richard M, Gooz P, Bonner M, Pannu J, Harley R, Silver R, Hoffman S. Anti-fibrotic properties of caveolin-1 scaffolding Domain in vitro and in vivo. Am J Physiol: Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Jan. 2008 (e-journal).

Dr. Harley and his dog Dr. Harley in Vietnam

Carroll A. Campbell, Jr. Neuropathology Laboratory (Brain Bank)

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Chairman Dr. Steven L. Carroll
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