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To serve patients, health care providers, research scientists, scholars, and society by providing excellence and innovation in diagnostic services and educational resources in a respectful, professional and culturally diverse atmosphere.

Our Vision

To become a preeminent leader in academic anatomic and clinical pathology while translating basic science discovery to improved clinical care.

Debra J. Hazen-Martin, Ph.D.

Debra J. Hazen-Martin, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Curriculum in the Basic Sciences
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Phone: (843) 792-2906
Fax: (843) 792-4157


Cell culture development - development and ultrastructural characterization of cell lines from normal kidney and pediatric renal neoplasms for use in studies that assess mechanisms in normal kidney development and differentiation, tumorigenesis and tumor progression.

Cadmium-induced nephrotoxicity. Characterization of cadmium-induced structural and functional alterations in an in vitro human proximal tubule model system.


  1. Re, G.G., M.C. Willingham, R. el Bahtimi, N.A. Brownlee, D.J. Hazen-Martin, and A.J. Garvin, Anaplasia and drug selection-independent overexpression of the multidrug resistance gene, M.D.R1, in Wilms' tumor, Modern Pathology, 1997. 10(2): p. 129-36.
  2. Ullian, M.E., D.J. Hazen-Martin, L.G. Walsh, R.K. Davda, and B.M. Egan, Carbenoxolone damages Endothelium and enhances vasoconstrictor action in aortic rings, Hypertension, 1996. 27(6): p. 1346-52.
  3. Gratton, M.A., B.A. Schulte, and D.J. Hazen-Martin, Characterization and development of an inner ear type I fibrocyte cell culture, Hearing Research, 1996. 99(1-2): p. 71-8.

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

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