Personal profile

Shortly after completing a pathology fellowship at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in 1968, he joined the faculty there as an Assistant Professor. He stayed at the institution for 33 years, rising quickly through the academic ranks and earning numerous awards and accolades, including the Charles A. LeMaistre, MD Outstanding Achievement Award in Cancer. Dr. Ayala also held several leadership positions there, including Director of Surgical Pathology, Deputy Chairman of the Department of Anatomic Pathology, and Interim Head of the Division of Pathology. He assumed his current positions at Houston Methodist in 2004.

Research interests

Dr. Ayala’s research focuses on the pathogenesis of carcinomas of the lung, kidneys and ovaries.

 

 

Keywords

    Research Area Keywords

  • Cancer
  • Infectious Disease & Pathology
  • Outcomes, Quality & Health Care Performance

    Free-text keywords

  • Carcinoma, Lung, Renal

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Neoplasms
Concept: Neoplasms
Weight: 100%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Osteosarcoma
Concept: Osteosarcoma
Weight: 54%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Carcinoma
Concept: Carcinoma
Weight: 49%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Prostate
Concept: Prostate
Weight: 45%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Neoplasm Metastasis
Concept: Neoplasm Metastasis
Weight: 40%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Adenocarcinoma
Concept: Adenocarcinoma
Weight: 40%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Urinary Bladder
Concept: Urinary Bladder
Weight: 37%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Renal Cell Carcinoma
Concept: Renal Cell Carcinoma
Weight: 32%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Prostatic Neoplasms
Concept: Prostatic Neoplasms
Weight: 29%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Transitional Cell Carcinoma
Concept: Transitional Cell Carcinoma
Weight: 25%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Research OutputsResearch Output authored by Alberto Ayala is tagged with the concept

Journals

Cancer

ISSNs: 0008-543X

Wiley

Journal

63

Annals of Diagnostic Pathology

ISSNs: 1092-9134

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1532-8198

W.B. Saunders Ltd

Journal

39

Human pathology

ISSNs: 0046-8177

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1532-8392

W.B. Saunders Ltd

Journal

37

American Journal of Surgical Pathology

ISSNs: 0147-5185

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1532-0979

Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Journal

35

Urology

ISSNs: 0090-4295, 1527-9995

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1527-9995

Elsevier

Journal

34
has published Research OutputsResearch Output by Alberto Ayala

Research Network

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Shared Pub. Internal Organizations

J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center

Organizational unit: Centers of Excellence

17

Immunobiology & Transplant Science Center

Organizational unit: Programs

16

Department of Urology

Organizational unit: Departments

6
3

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery

Organizational unit: Departments

3
has Research OutputsResearch Output by Alberto Ayala

Shared Pub. External Organizations

University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

External organization: Unknown

356

Houston Methodist Research Institute

External organization: Unknown

25

Weill Medical College of Cornell University

External organization: Unknown

20

Baylor College of Medicine

External organization: Unknown

20

Cornell University

External organization: Unknown

12
has Research OutputsResearch Output by Alberto Ayala

Shared Pub. Internal co-authors

has co-authored Research OutputsResearch Output with Alberto Ayala

Shared Pub. External co-authors

N. G. Ordonez

External person

91

Douglas E. Johnson

External person

54

D. J. Grignon

External person

45

A. K. El-Naggar

External person

39

A. K. Raymond

External person

33
has co-authored Research OutputsResearch Output with Alberto Ayala

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