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Sally E. Self, M.D. - Director of Diagnostic Immunology

Sally E. Self, M.D.

Director of Diagnostic Immunology
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Office: Childrens Hospital Room 218L1
Phone: (843) 792-3215
Fax: (843) 792-3814


Lymphoproliferative Diseases
Glomerular Diseases
Transplant Immunopathology
Renal Pathology


B.A.,1974, Vanderbilt University
M.D., 1984, Vanderbilt Medical School
Anatomic Pathology Residency: 1978-1982, Medical University of South Carolina
Laboratory Medicine Residency: 1982-1984, Medical University of South Carolina
Immunopathology Fellowship: 1984-1986, Medical University of South Carolina


  1. Velez JC, Janech MG, Hicks MP, Morinelli TA, Rodgers J, Self SE, Arthur JM, Fitzgibbon WR. Lack of renoprotective effect of chronic intravenous angiotensin-(1-7) or angiotensin-(2-10) in a rat model of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis. PLoS One, 2014 Oct22:9(10):e110083. doi:10.137/journal.pone.0110083. eCollection 2014., PMID: 25337950.
  2. Hobeika L, Self SE, Velez JC. Renal thrombotic microangiopathy and podocytopathy associated with the use of carfilzomib in a patient with multiple myeloma. BMC Nephrol. 2014. Sept 30;15:156. doi: 10.1186/1471-2369-15-156., PMID: 25267524. Page 4 / 6.
  3. Kuppachi S, Naina HV, Self S, Fenning R. Plasmacytoma-like post-transplantation lymphoproliferative disorder confined to the renal allograft: a case report. Transplant Proc. 2013 Sept; 45(7): 2791-2794. doi:10.1016/j.transporceed.2013.01.065. , PMID: 24034051.
  4. Tomov S, Lazarchick J, Self SE, Bruner ET, Budisavljevic MN. Kidney-limited thrombotic microangiopathy in patients with SLE treated with romiplostim. Lupus. 2013 Apr;22(5):504-509. doi: 10.1177/0961203313477900., PMID: 23554039.
  5. Alsaedi H, Cafiero R, Brooks S, Self S, Hudspeth M, Twombley K. An unusual case of Hodgkin's PTLD more than 10 years after kidney transplantation in a child. Journal of Clinical Pediatric Nephrology, Vol 3, July-Dec 2013.
  6. Talwar M, Self SE, Ulian ME. Prostate cancer metastatic to the peritoneum in a peritoneal dialysis patient. Perit Dial Int. 32(5):570-572., PMID: 22991019 7. Sturdivant RL, Self S, Bilic M. Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis associated with influenza A infection. Am J Med Sci 344(3): 234-236, 2012., PMID: 22929612.
  7. Zhang L, Znoyko I, Costa L, Conlin L, Daber R, Self S, Wolff D. Clonal diversity analysis using SNP microarray: a new prognostic tool for chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Cancer Genetics. 204(12):654-65, 2011., PMID: 22285017.
  8. Self S. Autoantibody testing for autoimmune disease. Clinics in Chest Medicine. 31(3)415-422, 2010.
  9. Self S. Goodpasture’s 1919 article on the etiology of influenza – the historical road to what we now call Goodpasture Syndrome. American Journal of the Medical Sciences. 338(2)154, 2009 Aug.
  10. Nyoku C, Self SE, Ruiz P, Hofbauer AF, Gilkeson GS, Oates JC. Inducible nitric oxide synthase inhibitor SD-3651 reduces proteinuria in MRL/lpr mice deficient in the NOS2 gene. J Investigative Medicine. 56(7):911-9, 2008 Oct.
  11. Evans JT, Shepard MM, Oates JC, Self SE, Reuben A. Rituximab-responsive Cryoglobulinemic Glomerulonephritis in a Patient with Autoimmune Hepatitis. J Clin Gastroenterol. 42(7):862-3, 2008 Aug.

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