Personal profile

After completing his fellowship at MD Anderson in the Department of Pathology; in 1985, he was named instructor in that department, and he was promoted to assistant professor, associate professor, and professor over the following 7 years. Dr. Ro left M. D. Anderson in 1998 to become Chairman and Director of the Department of Pathology at the Asan Medical Center, Ulsan University, Seoul, Korea, but returned the next year, assuming his past duties as Co-director of the Fellowship Training Program and Chief of Pulmonary and Mediastinal Pathology at the MD Anderson Cancer Center. He retired from MD Anderson in October 2001 and returned to the Asan Medical Center as a Chairman and Director of the Department of Pathology until he joined Houston Methodist Hospital in March, 2005.

Dr. Ro has served on many professional organizations, including the Korean-American Society of Pathology (for which he was chairman from 1996 to 1998), Korean Society of Pathology (for which he was vice-president from 2004-2005), American Society of Clinical Pathologists, College of American Pathologists, International Academy of Pathology and United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology. Dr. Ro has published over 500 papers in the highest quality peer reviewed journals and presented more than 400 abstracts at national and international scientific meetings. He also published one textbook and more than 20 book chapters and teaching manuals. He has served as a guest lecturer in the United States and abroad.

Research interests

Dr. Ro’s main research interests include studies on the pathogenesis of genitourinary and lung tumors including prevention and the identification of prognostic factors. For these purposes, molecular and tissue microarray techniques have been used. These studies are primarily translational research, as his findings are based on surgical specimens submitted to Houston Methodist Hospital.

Keywords

    Research Area Keywords

  • Infectious Disease & Pathology

    Free-text keywords

  • Genitourinary, Lung, cancer, Diagnosis, Prognostic factors

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Neoplasms
Concept: Neoplasms
Weight: 100%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Carcinoma
Concept: Carcinoma
Weight: 62%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Renal Cell Carcinoma
Concept: Renal Cell Carcinoma
Weight: 47%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Prostate
Concept: Prostate
Weight: 44%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Adenocarcinoma
Concept: Adenocarcinoma
Weight: 38%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Urinary Bladder
Concept: Urinary Bladder
Weight: 37%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Neoplasm Metastasis
Concept: Neoplasm Metastasis
Weight: 37%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Kidney
Concept: Kidney
Weight: 25%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Prostatic Neoplasms
Concept: Prostatic Neoplasms
Weight: 21%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
Concept: Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
Weight: 21%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
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Journals

Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

ISSNs: 0003-9985, 1543-2165, 0363-0153

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1543-2165

College of American Pathologists

Journal

60

Human pathology

ISSNs: 0046-8177

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1532-8392

W.B. Saunders Ltd

Journal

54

American Journal of Surgical Pathology

ISSNs: 0147-5185

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1532-0979

Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Journal

49

Annals of Diagnostic Pathology

ISSNs: 1092-9134

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1532-8198

W.B. Saunders Ltd

Journal

43

American journal of clinical pathology

ISSNs: 0002-9173

American Society of Clinical Pathologists

Journal

33
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Shared Pub. Internal Organizations

J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center

Organizational unit: Centers of Excellence

25

Immunobiology & Transplant Science Center

Organizational unit: Programs

22

Department of Urology

Organizational unit: Departments

5
3

DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center

Organizational unit: Centers of Excellence

3
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Shared Pub. External Organizations

University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

External organization: Unknown

316

University of Ulsan College of Medicine

External organization: Unknown

91

Houston Methodist Research Institute

External organization: Unknown

35

University of Ulsan

External organization: Unknown

35

Baylor College of Medicine

External organization: Unknown

32
has Research OutputsResearch Output by Jae Ro

Shared Pub. Internal co-authors

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Shared Pub. External co-authors

N. G. Ordonez

External person

88

A. K. El-Naggar

External person

52

D. J. Grignon

External person

46

W. K. Hong

External person

43

Mahul B. Amin

External person

41
has co-authored Research OutputsResearch Output with Jae Ro

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