J. Allan Tucker, MD

Louise L. Locke Professor and Chair




  1. Barsoum AL, Liu B, Rohrer JW, Coggin JH Jr, Tucker JA, Pannell LK, Schwarzenberger PO. Production, safety and antitumor efficacy of recombinant Oncofetal Antigen/immature laminin receptor protein. Biomaterials. 2009 Jun;30(17):3091-9.

  2. Wartchow EP, Trost BA, Tucker JA, Albano EA, Mierau GW. Renal medullary carcinoma: ultrastructural studies may benefit diagnosis. Ultrastruct Pathol. 2008 Nov-Dec;32(6):252-6.

  3. Carter JE, Evans TN, Tucker JA. Cytologic diagnosis of alveolar soft part sarcoma of the lower extremity by fine needle aspiration and correlation with core biopsy: a case report. Acta Cytol. 2008 Jul-Aug;52(4):459-63.

  4. Golden T, Aragon IV, Rutland B, Tucker JA, Shevde LA, Samant RS, Zhou G, Amable L, Skarra D, Honkanen RE.   Elevated levels of Ser/Thr protein phosphatase 5 (PP5) in human breast cancer. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2008 Apr;1782(4):259-70.

  5. Carter JE, Mizell KN, Tucker JA. Mammary-type fibroepithelial neoplasms of the vulva: a case report and review of the literature. J Cutan Pathol. 2008 Feb;35(2):246-9.

  6. Rutland B, Pollock J, Thompson L, Tucker JA, Boudreaux C. Solid-pseudopapillary tumor: a report of three cases in adult males diagnosed utilizing three different modalities. Diagn Cytopathol. 2007 Apr;35(4):234-8.

  7. Pollock JM, Green A, Donnell C, Dyess DL, Tucker JA. Metaplastic breast carcinoma with osseous differentiation: a case report. South Med J. 2006 Feb;99(2):168-70.

  8. Horenstein MG, Hitchcock TA, Tucker JA. Dual CD117 expression in gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) and paraganglioma of Carney triad: a case report. Int J Surg Pathol. 2005 Jan;13(1):87-92.

  9. Matherne TH, Green A Jr, Tucker JA, Dyess DL. Fibromatosis: the breast cancer imitator. South Med J. 2004 Nov;97(11):1100-3.

  10. King JA, Listinsky CM, Tucker JA. An intriguing case: malignant mesothelioma presenting as inguinal lymph node metastases. Ultrastruct Pathol. 2004 Mar-Apr;28(2):109-13.

  11. Pearsall AW 4th, Tucker JA, Hester RB, Heitman RJ. Chondrocyte viability in refrigerated osteochondral allografts used for transplantation within the knee. Am J Sports Med. 2004 Jan-Feb;32(1):125-31.

  12. Tucker JA, Spock A, Spicer SS, Shelburne JD, Bradford W. Inspissation of pancreatic zymogen material in cystic fibrosis. Ultrastruct Pathol. 2003 Sep-Oct;27(5):323-35.

  13. Humble S, Allan Tucker J, Boudreaux C, King JA, Snell K. Titanium particles identified by energy-dispersive X-ray microanalysis within the lungs of a painter at autopsy. Ultrastruct Pathol. 2003 Mar-Apr;27(2):127-9.

  14. Scammell JG, Tucker JA, King JA, Moore CM, Wright JL, Tuck-Muller CM. A kidney epithelial cell line from a Bolivian squirrel monkey. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2002 May;38(5):258-61.

  15. Tucker JA, DeGroft AH. From Renaissance art to contemporary electron microscopy: DeGroft's rediscovery of Titian's "lost" portrait of Federico II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, of 1539-40. Ultrastruct Pathol. 2002 Jul-Aug;26(4):195-201.

  16. Santucci M, Tucker JA. Ultrapath X: international resurgence of ultrastructural pathology. Ultrastruct Pathol. 2001 Jan-Feb;25(1):1-4.

  17. Tucker JA. The continuing value of electron microscopy in surgical pathology. Ultrastruct Pathol. 2000 Nov-Dec;24(6):383-9.

  18. Knott AW, Ampudia RJ, Evankovich C, Teplick SK, Herrera JL, Tucker JA Jr, Rodning CB. Biliary cystadenoma: rare variant of intrahepatic cystic disease. South Med J. 2000 Jul;93(7):698-702.

  19. King JA, Culpepper RM, Corey GR, Tucker JA, Lajoie G, Howell DN. Glomerulopathies with fibrillary deposits. Ultrastruct Pathol. 2000 Jan-Feb;24(1):15-21.

  20. Umana E, Alpert MA, Massey CV, Tucker JA, Damrich ME. Biatrial myxoma resembling an interatrial clot in transit on echocardiogram. South Med J. 1999 Oct;92(10):1019-22.

  21. Rohrer JW, Barsoum AL, Dyess DL, Tucker JA, Coggin JH Jr. Human breast carcinoma patients develop clonable oncofetal antigen-specific effector and regulatory T lymphocytes. J Immunol. 1999 Jun 1;162(11):6880-92.

  22. Reynolds PD, Roveda KP, Tucker JA, Moore CM, Valentine DL, Scammell JG. Glucocorticoid-resistant B-lymphoblast cell line derived from the Bolivian squirrel monkey (Saimiri boliviensis boliviensis). Lab Anim Sci. 1998 Aug;48(4):364-70.

  23. King JA, Tucker JA. Evaluation of membranous staining of mesothelioma. Cell Vis. 1998 Jan-Feb;5(1):24-7.

  24. Snow RD, Dyess DL, Harpen MD, Kreisberg CN, Tucker JA. Dynamic magnetic resonance imaging in evaluating suspicious breast lesions: correlation with pathologic findings. South Med J. 1998 Jun;91(6):527-32.

  25. Parker JC, Ivey CL, Tucker JA. Gadolinium prevents high airway pressure-induced permeability increases in isolated rat lungs. J Appl Physiol. 1998 Apr;84(4):1113-8.

  26. King JA, Martino RL, Tucker JA. Anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (Ki-1 lymphoma) and diffuse large-cell immunoblastic lymphoma: two diagnostic problem cases. Ultrastruct Pathol. 1998 Jan-Feb;22(1):55-62.

  27. Scammell JG, Reynolds PD, Elkhalifa MY, Tucker JA, Moore CM. An EBV-transformed owl monkey B-lymphocyte cell line. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 1997 Feb;33(2):88-91.

  28. King JA, Tucker JA, Wong SW. Mesothelioma: a study of 22 gases. South Med J. 1997 Feb;90(2):199-205.

  29. Snow RD, Crotty JM, Tucker JA, Brogdon BG. Painless paraspinal-gluteal mass. Acad Radiol. 1995 Jul;2(7):638-41.

  30. Schildkraut JM, Collins NK, Dent GA, Tucker JA, Barrett JC, Berchuck A, Boyd J. Loss of heterozygosity on chromosome 17q11-21 in cancers of women who have both breast and ovarian cancer. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1995 Mar;172(3):908-13.

  31. Prescott DM, Charles HC, Sostman HD, Dodge RK, Thrall DE, Page RL, Tucker JA, Harrelson JM, Leopold KA, Oleson JR, et al. Therapy monitoring in human and canine soft tissue sarcomas using magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1994 Jan 15;28(2):415-23.

  32. Sostman HD, Prescott DM, Dewhirst MW, Dodge RK, Thrall DE, Page RL, Tucker JA, Harrelson JM, Reece G, Leopold KA, et al. MR imaging and spectroscopy for prognostic evaluation in soft-tissue sarcomas. Radiology. 1994 Jan;190(1):269-75.

  33. Tucker JA, Shelburne JD, Benning TL, Yacoub L, Federman M. Filamentous inclusions in acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas. Ultrastruct Pathol. 1994 Jan-Apr;18(1-2):279-86.

  34. Friedman RM, López FJ, Tucker JA, King LR, Negro-Vilar A. Fertility after cryptorchidism: a comparative analysis of early orchidopexy with and without concomitant hormonal therapy in the young male rat. J Urol. 1994 Jan;151(1):227-33.

  35. Tucker JA. Abdominal neuroendocrine neoplasm with misplaced exocytosis. Ultrastruct Pathol. 1993 May-Aug;17(3-4):459-62.

  36. Tucker JA. Crystal-deficient alveolar soft part sarcoma. Ultrastruct Pathol. 1993 May-Aug;17(3-4):279-86.

  37. Wiener JS, Tucker JA Jr, Walther PJ. Interleukin-2-induced dermatotoxicity resembling toxic epidermal necrolysis. South Med J. 1992 Jun;85(6):656-9.

  38. Smith DC, Tucker JA, Trump DL. Hypercalcemia and neuroendocrine carcinoma of the prostate: a report of three cases and a review of the literature. J Clin Oncol. 1992 Mar;10(3):499-505.

  39. Leopold KA, Dewhirst M, Samulski T, Harrelson J, Tucker JA, George SL, Dodge RK, Grant W, Clegg S, Prosnitz LR, et al. Relationships among tumor temperature, treatment time, and histopathological outcome using preoperative hyperthermia with radiation in soft tissue sarcomas. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1992;22(5):989-98.

  40. Kohler MF, Soper JT, Tucker JA Jr, Clarke-Pearson DL. Isolated incisional metastases after intraperitoneal radioactive chromic phosphate therapy for ovarian carcinoma. Cancer. 1991 Sep 15;68(6):1380-3.

  41. Gingrich JR, Tucker JA, Walther PJ, Day JW, Poulton SH, Webb KS. Establishment and characterization of a new human prostatic carcinoma cell line (DuPro-1). J Urol. 1991 Sep;146(3):915-9.

  42. Ossoff RH, Tucker JA, Werkhaven JA. Neonatal and pediatric microsubglottiscope set. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 1991 Apr;100(4 Pt 1):325-6.

  43. Speer KP, Callaghan JJ, Seaber AV, Tucker JA. The effects of exposure of articular cartilage to air. A histochemical and ultrastructural investigation. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1990 Dec;72(10):1442-50.

  44. Herzberg AJ, MacDonald JA, Tucker JA, Humphrey PA, Meyers WC. Primary leiomyoma of the liver. Am J Gastroenterol. 1990 Dec;85(12):1642-5.

  45. Donaldson JT, Tucker JA, Keane TE, Walther PJ, Webb KS. Characterization of a new model of human prostatic cancer: the multicellular tumor spheroid. Int J Cancer. 1990 Aug 15;46(2):238-44.

  46. Acker JC, Dewhirst MW, Honoré GM, Samulski TV, Tucker JA, Oleson JR. Blood perfusion measurements in human tumours: evaluation of laser Doppler methods. Int J Hyperthermia. 1990 Mar-Apr;6(2):287-304.

  47. Dewhirst MW, Sostman HD, Leopold KA, Charles HC, Moore D, Burn RA, Tucker JA, Harrelson JM, Oleson JR. Soft-tissue sarcomas: MR imaging and MR spectroscopy for prognosis and therapy monitoring. Work in progress. Radiology. 1990 Mar;174(3 Pt 1):847-53.

  48. Leiderman LJ, Tucker JA, Dennis VW. Characterization of proliferation and differentiation of opossum kidney cells in a serum-free defined medium. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol. 1989 Oct;25(10):881-6.

  49. Hatcher PA, Tucker JA, Carson CC. Fibromuscular hyperplasia of the seminal vesicle. J Urol. 1989 Apr;141(4):957-8.

  50. Leiderman LJ, Tucker JA, Dennis VW. Growth and differentiation of opossum kidney cells on microscopically transparent microporous membranes. Tissue Cell. 1989;21(3):355-60.

  51. Schwertschlag US, Dennis VW, Tucker JA, Camussi G. Nonimmunological alterations of glomerular filtration by s-PAF in the rat kidney. Kidney Int. 1988 Dec;34(6):779-85.

  52. Pressman EK, Tucker JA Jr, Anderson NC Jr, Young RC. Morphologic and electrophysiologic characterization of isolated pregnant human myometrial cells. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1988 Nov;159(5):1273-9.

  53. Genkins SM, Tucker JA, Seigler HF, Dunnick NR. Biliary cystadenoma with mesenchymal stroma: CT and angiographic appearance. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 1988 May-Jun;12(3):527-9.

  54. Tucker JA. Malignancies in the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. J Electron Microsc Tech. 1988 Jan;8(1):137-58.

  55. Paulson DF, Stone AR, Walther PJ, Tucker JA, Cox EB. Radical prostatectomy: anatomical predictors of success or failure. J Urol. 1986 Nov;136(5):1041-3.

  56. Bradford WD, Tucker JA. Case 6. Abnormal facies and mental retardation in a patient with cystic fibrosis of the pancreas. Pediatr Pathol. 1986;6(4):485-8.

  57. Christenson RH, Tucker JA, Allen E. Results of dipstick tests, visual inspection, microscopic examination of urine sediment, and microbiological cultures of urine compared for simplifying urinalysis. Clin Chem. 1985 Mar;31(3):448-50.


Medical School:

  1. Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, MD


  1. Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Duke University


  1. Surgical Pathology and Electron Microscopy - Duke University

Board Certification:

  1. Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

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