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Salvador J. Diaz-Cano 


King's College Hospital

Dept. of Histopathology

Denmark Hill

London SE5 9RS

United Kingdom

 

Phone: +44 20 3299 3041 

Fax: +44 20 3299 3670 

Email: sjdiazcano@doctors.org.uk - sdiazcano@interpathology.org 

 

Education: 

B.Sc., University of Malaga, University of Malaga, Biology and Health, 1981 

M.D., University of Malaga School of Medicine, University of Malaga School of Medicine, 1987 

L.M.S., University of Malaga School of Medicine, University of Malaga School of Medicine, 1987 

Ph.D., University of Malaga, University of Malaga, Oncologic Pathology, 1993 

F.R.C.Path., Royal College of Pathologists, Royal College of Pathologists, Pathology, 1998 


Professional Experience: 

King's College Hospital, Dept Histopathology - Consultant Physician Pathologist. King's College London School of Medicine, University of London, Cancer Studies, Reader in Cellular and Molecular Pathology   Appointed: 2004. The general activity and profile of the Dept Histopathology at KCH can be visited at KingsPath website.

Gerson Lehrman Group's Council of Healthcare Advisors, Council Member   Appointed: 2004 to present

Queen Mary, University of London, St. Bartholomew's and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Research Centre for Clinical Endocrinology, Cellular and Molecular Pathology, Reader   Appointed: 2004 to present

University of Malaga, Medicine, Anatomic Pathology, Histology and Anatomic Pathology, Visiting Professor   Appointed: 2001 to present

2003-2004, Reader, Queen Mary, University of London, Barts and The London School of Medicine, Histopathology, Cellular and Molecular Pathology 

1998-2003, Senior Lecturer, Queen Mary, University of London, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Morbid Anatomy and Histopathology, Molecular Pathology, Infection, and Immunity 

1997-1998, Consultant Pathologist, Technical University of Munich, Institute of Pathology, National Research Center for Environment and Health 

1994-1997, Fellow, Tufts University, Medical School, Pathology, Anatomic and Molecular Pathology 

1990-1993, Resident, University Hospital of Seville, Medicine, Anatomic Pathology 

1988-1989, Research Scientist, University of Malaga, Medicine, Anatomic Pathology, Histology and Anatomic Pathology 


Expertise and Research Interests: 

- Contributions of microdissection to the analysis of tumor genetic heterogeneity

- Clonality and cell kinetics in the neoplastic progression

- Evaluation of tumor heterogeneity; Genetic and kinetic patterns by tumor topographic compartments

- Relationship between microsatellite patterns and cell kinetics during the neoplastic transformation and progression

- Molecular methods for genotypic detection of malignant cells in human tissues

- Histologic grading of prostatic carcinomas by image analysis

- Application of image DNA cytometry in the elaboration of prognostic indices for breast cancer

- Establishment of prognostic indices in colorectal carcinomas. Pathologic, immunohistochemical, and cytometric studies in human and wistar rat tissues

 

Other Expertise: 

Anatomic Pathology (Histopathology and Cytopathology) with especial interest in endocrine, skin, and bladder

Functional genomics and molecular profiles in tumors. Applications to improve histological classification of neoplasms

Sequential Analysis of Gene Expression (SAGE)/Microaarray studies in neoplasms

 

Publication Links at PubMed, CiteULike, ConnoteaMendeley, figshare, and my ResearcherID profile. The citations of my articles can be retrieved from Google Scholar at my user profile. A summary of my research activity can also be reviewed at my ResearchGate portal or my ORCID record (0000-0003-1245-2859).



Honors and Awards Information: 

  • 1994, Grant - Spanish Department of Health - Molecular methods for genotypic detection of malignant cells in human tissues
  • 1993, Special Award, Ph.D. Degree, University of Malaga, Spain, University of Malaga School of Medicine 
  • 1987, Special Award, M.D. Degree, University of Malaga, Spain, University of Malaga School of Medicine 

 

Membership Information: 

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science 
  • American Society for Investigative Pathology 
  • Association for Molecular Pathology 
  • British Medical Association 
  • European Society of Pathology 
  • International Academy of Pathology 
  • Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland 
  • Royal College of Pathologists 
  • United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology 

 

Language Skills: 

English: Reading fluent, Writing fluent, Speaking fluent 

German: Reading basic, Writing basic, Speaking basic 

Spanish: Reading fluent, Writing fluent, Speaking fluent