Joseph E. Willis, M.D.

Professor

Mailing Address:
11100 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44106

phone: (216) 844-8292
email: Joseph.Willis@Case.edu

Biography

1982 M.B. B.Ch. B.A.O., University College, Cork, Ireland
1986 F.R.C.S.I., Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
1987-1988 Research Fellow in the Department of Surgery, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York
1988-1992 Residency training in a combined AP/CP Pathology Program, University of Rochester, New York
1991-1992 Chief Resident, Department of Pathology, University of Rochester, New York
1992-1993 Fellow in Surgical Pathology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
1993 American Board of Pathology - Combined Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology
1993-2001 Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Institute of Pathology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
1997 American Board of Pathology - Cytopathology Subspecialty Board
2001-2005 Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Institute of Pathology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
2015-present Professor, Department of Pathology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
2005-present Vice Chair of Pathology for Clinical Affairs, UH Case Medical Center/Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

Research

Gastrointestinal Pathology - investigating mechanisms of development and prognostic factors and early detection of gastro-intestinal neoplasms.

Publications

Moinova H, Leidner RS, Ravi L, Lutterbaugh J, Barnholtz-Sloan JS, Chen Y, Chak A, Markowitz SD, Willis JE. Aberrant vimentin methylation is characteristic of upper gastrointestinal pathologies. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012 Apr;21(4):594-600. PubMed PMID: 22315367; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3454489.

Adams MD, Veigl ML, Wang Z, Molyneux N, Sun S, Guda K, Yu X, Markowitz SD, Willis J. Global mutational profiling of formalin-fixed human colon cancers from a pathology archive. Mod Pathol. 2012 Dec;25(12):1599-608. PubMed PMID: 22878650; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3697090.

Comprehensive molecular characterization of gastric adenocarcinoma. Nature. 2014 Sep 11;513(7517):202-9. PubMed PMID: 25079317; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4170219.

Guda K, Veigl ML, Varadan V, Nosrati A, Ravi L, Lutterbaugh J, Beard L, Willson JK, Sedwick WD, Wang ZJ, Molyneaux N, Miron A, Adams MD, Elston RC, Markowitz SD, Willis JE. Novel recurrently mutated genes in African American colon cancers. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Jan 27;112(4):1149-54. PubMed PMID: 25583493; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4313860.

Complete List of Published Work in MyBibliographyhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/myncbi/browse/collection/46116626/?sort=date&direction=ascending