Thomas N. Krausz, MD, FRCPath

Vice Chairman and Director of Anatomic Pathology
Director, Surgical Pathology

Department of Pathology
The University of Chicago
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
MC 6101, Room S-632
Chicago, IL 60637
Phone: 773.834.8541
Fax: 773.834.7644

Clinical Interests

Dr. Thomas Krausz is an expert pathologist with broad interests in tumor pathology including melanocytic tumors, soft tissue tumors, breast tumors, lung tumors and mesothelioma.

Research Interests

The relationship between the persistence of neutrophil metabolic activity and the development of pulmonary fibrosis in animal models following pulmonary challenge with fibrogenic and non-fibrogenic inflammatory stimuli. Pathogenesis of shock caused by Gram-positive and negative bacteria. Develop sulphated dextrins as anti-HIV agents. Investigation of survival and maturation of human primordial ovarian follicles in vitro. Changes of extracellular matrix, integrins and expression of stem cell factor receptor in melanocytic tumors. The National Institutes of Health and the National Institute of Environmental Health Science have funded Dr. Krausz's research.

Textbook Publications

  • Mooi WJ, Krausz T: Biopsy Pathology of Melanocytic Disorders. Biopsy Pathology Series. Chapman & Hall Medical, London, 1992.
  • Schofield JB, Krausz T: Serous Cavities: Metastatic disease and lymphomas. In: Diagnostic Cytopathology, Ed. Gray W. Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh, pp. 149-193, 1995.

PubMed link to Dr. Thomas Krausz publications