Scott Lucia, MD
Professor, Pathology

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (1988)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, University of Colorado - Denver (CO) (1984)
Internship:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program (1989)
Residency:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Pathology (1993)
Fellowships:
  • National Cancer Institute, Chemoprevention (1995)
Languages: English
Department: Pathology

Professional Titles

  • Chief, Genitourinary and Renal Pathology
  • Director, Histology Subspecialties Laboratory
  • Director, Prostate Cancer Research Laboratories
  • Vice Chair of Anatomic Pathology

Recognition & Awards

  • 2016 Summit Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Education of Pathologists, Dept. of Pathology (2016)
  • Best Doctors in America 2015-2016 Database, Best Doctors in America (2016)
  • Pathologist of the Year, Dept. of Pathology (2016)
  • 2013 Summit Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Education of Pathologists, Dept of Pathology (2013)
  • Listing in Best Doctors in America? 2011-2012 Database, Best Doctors in America? (2012)
  • 2012 Summit Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Education of Pathologists, Dept of Pathology (2012)
  • Best Doctors in America 2011-2012 Database, Best Doctors in America (2012)
  • 2011 Summit Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Education of Pathologists, Dept of Pathology (2011)
  • Best Doctors in America 2009-2010 Database, Best Doctors in America (2010)
  • 2010 Summit Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Education of Pathologists, Dept of Pathology (2010)

Research Interests

Mechanisms of carcinogenesis, cancer chemoprevention, prostate cancer, prostatic hyperplasia, growth factor regulation, regulation of telomerase activity, prostate derived factor, image analysis, cancer biomarkers

Publications

  • Hurwitz LM, Kulac I, Gumuskaya B, Valle JABD, Benedetti I, Pan F, Liu JO, Marrone MT, Arnold KB, Goodman PJ, Tangen CM, Lucia MS, Thompson IM, Drake CG, Isaacs WB, Nelson WG, De Marzo AM, Platz EA. Use of Aspirin and Statins in Relation to Inflammation in Benign Prostate Tissue in the Placebo Arm of the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2020 Oct;13(10):853-862. PubMed PMID: 32581009
  • Clemens JQ, Kutch JJ, Mayer EA, Naliboff BD, Rodriguez LV, Klumpp DJ, Schaeffer AJ, Kreder KJ, Clauw DJ, Harte SE, Schrepf AD, Williams DA, Andriole GL, Lai HH, Buchwald D, Lucia MS, van Bokhoven A, Mackey S, Moldwin RM, Pontari MA, Stephens-Shields AJ, Mullins C, Landis JR. The Multidisciplinary Approach to The Study of Chronic Pelvic Pain (MAPP) Research Network*: Design and implementation of the Symptom Patterns Study (SPS). Neurourol Urodyn. 2020 Aug;39(6):1803-1814. PubMed PMID: 32578257
  • Chadid S, Barber JR, Nelson WG, Gurel B, Lucia MS, Thompson IM, Goodman PJ, Stanczyk FZ, Parnes HL, Lippman SM, De Marzo AM, Platz EA. The association between serum sex steroid hormone concentrations and intraprostatic inflammation in men without prostate cancer and irrespective of clinical indication for biopsy in the placebo arm of the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial. Prostate. 2020 Aug;80(11):895-905. PubMed PMID: 32506665
  • Torkko K, Till C, Tangen CM, Goodman PJ, Song X, Schenk JM, Lucia MS, Peters U, van Bokhoven A, Thompson IM, Neuhouser ML. Vitamin D Pathway and Other Related Polymorphisms and Risk of Prostate Cancer: Results from the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2020 Jun;13(6):521-530. PubMed PMID: 32102946
  • Stanton WN, Crawford ED, Arangua PB, La Rosa FG, van Bokhoven A, Lucia MS, Poage WL, Partin A, Maroni P, Werahera PN. Assessment of high-grade prostate cancer risk using prostate cancer biomarkers. Can J Urol. 2020 Feb;27(1):10080-10085. PubMed PMID: 32065862
  • Ormond DR, Kleinschmidt-DeMasters BK, Cavalcante D, Smith EE, Cramer SD, Lucia MS. Prostatic adenocarcinoma CNS parenchymal and dural metastases: alterations in ERG, CHD1 and MAP3K7 expression. J Neurooncol. 2019 Apr;142(2):319-325. PubMed PMID: 30656528
  • Goodman PJ, Tangen CM, Darke AK, Lucia MS, Ford LG, Minasian LM, Parnes HL, LeBlanc ML, Thompson IM Jr. Long-Term Effects of Finasteride on Prostate Cancer Mortality. N Engl J Med. 2019 Jan 24;380(4):393-394. PubMed PMID: 30673548
  • Stone NN, Crawford ED, Skouteris VM, Arangua P, Metsinis PM, Lucia MS, La Rosa FG, Werahera PN. The Ratio of the Number of Biopsy Specimens to Prostate Volume (Biopsy Density) Greater Than 1.5 Improves the Prostate Cancer Detection Rate in Men Undergoing Transperineal Biopsy of the Prostate. J Urol. 2019 Aug;202(2):264-271. PubMed PMID: 30835628
  • Nickel JC, Stephens-Shields AJ, Landis JR, Mullins C, van Bokhoven A, Lucia MS, Henderson JP, Sen B, Krol JE, Ehrlich GD. A Culture-Independent Analysis of the Microbiota of Female Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome Participants in the MAPP Research Network. J Clin Med. 2019 Mar 26;8(3). PubMed PMID: 30917614
  • Manohar S, Bansal A, Wanchoo R, Sakhiya V, Lucia S, Jhaveri KD. Ibrutinib induced acute tubular injury: A case series and review of the literature. Am J Hematol. 2019 May 31. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31148235
  • Ihle CL, Provera MD, Straign DM, Smith EE, Edgerton SM, Van Bokhoven A, Lucia MS, Owens P. Distinct tumor microenvironments of lytic and blastic bone metastases in prostate cancer patients. J Immunother Cancer. 2019 Nov 8;7(1):293. PubMed PMID: 31703602
  • Tangen CM, Schenk J, Till C, Goodman PJ, Barrington W, Lucia MS, Thompson IM. Variations in prostate biopsy recommendation and acceptance confound evaluation of risk factors for prostate cancer: Examining race and BMI. Cancer Epidemiol. 2019 Oct 19;63:101619. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31639607
  • Ihle CL, Provera MD, Straign DM, Smith EE, Edgerton SM, Van Bokhoven A, Lucia MS, Owens P. Distinct tumor microenvironments of lytic and blastic bone metastases in prostate cancer patients. J Immunother Cancer. 2019 Nov 8;7(1):293. PubMed PMID: 31703602
  • Tangen CM, Schenk J, Till C, Goodman PJ, Barrington W, Lucia MS, Thompson IM. Variations in prostate biopsy recommendation and acceptance confound evaluation of risk factors for prostate cancer: Examining race and BMI. Cancer Epidemiol. 2019 Dec;63:101619. PubMed PMID: 31639607
  • Dai JY, LeBlanc M, Goodman PJ, Lucia MS, Thompson IM, Tangen CM. Case-only Methods Identified Genetic Loci Predicting a Subgroup of Men with Reduced Risk of High-grade Prostate Cancer by Finasteride. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2018 Dec 11. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30538099
  • Nir G, Hor S, Karimi D, Fazli L, Skinnider BF, Tavassoli P, Turbin D, Villamil CF, Wang G, Wilson RS, Iczkowski KA, Lucia MS, Black PC, Abolmaesumi P, Goldenberg SL, Salcudean SE. Automatic grading of prostate cancer in digitized histopathology images: Learning from multiple experts. Med Image Anal. 2018 Dec;50:167-180. PubMed PMID: 30340027
  • Nydam TL, Plenter R, Jain S, Lucia S, Jani A. Caspase Inhibition During Cold Storage Improves Graft Function and Histology in a Murine Kidney Transplant Model. Transplantation. 2018 Sep;102(9):1487-1495. PubMed PMID: 29757911
  • Zhang L, Carson JM, Lucia MS. Fibrillary glomerulonephritis in an HIV patient without concurrent hepatitis C infection: Case report and review of the literature?. Clin Nephrol. 2018 May;89(5):381-386. PubMed PMID: 29578397
  • Bayat S, Azizi S, Daoud MI, Nir G, Imani F, Gerardo CD, Yan P, Tahmasebi A, Vignon F, Sojoudi S, Wilson S, Iczkowski KA, Lucia MS, Goldenberg L, Salcudean SE, Abolmaesumi P, Mousavi P. Investigation of Physical Phenomena Underlying Temporal-Enhanced Ultrasound as a New Diagnostic Imaging Technique: Theory and Simulations. IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control. 2018 Mar;65(3):400-410. PubMed PMID: 29505407
  • Maccini MA, Westfall NJ, Van Bokhoven A, Lucia MS, Poage W, Maroni PD, Wilson SS, Glodé LM, Arangua P, Newmark J, Steiner M, Werahera PN, Crawford ED. The effect of digital rectal exam on the 4Kscore for aggressive prostate cancer. Prostate. 2018 May;78(7):506-511. PubMed PMID: 29460452
  • Sutcliffe S, Jemielita T, Lai HH, Andriole GL, Bradley CS, Clemens JQ, Gallop R, Hooton TM, Kreder KJ, Krieger JN, Kusek JW, Labus J, Lucia MS, Mackey S, Naliboff BD, Robinson NA, Rodriguez LV, Stephens-Shields A, van Bokhoven A, Wolin KY, Yan Y, Yang CC, Landis JR, Colditz GA. A Case-Crossover Study of Urological Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome Flare Triggers in the MAPP Research Network. J Urol. 2018 May;199(5):1245-1251. PubMed PMID: 29288643
  • Wang XX, Wang D, Luo Y, Myakala K, Dobrinskikh E, Rosenberg AZ, Levi J, Kopp JB, Field A, Hill A, Lucia S, Qiu L, Jiang T, Peng Y, Orlicky D, Garcia G, Herman-Edelstein M, D'Agati V, Henriksen K, Adorini L, Pruzanski M, Xie C, Krausz KW, Gonzalez FJ, Ranjit S, Dvornikov A, Gratton E, Levi M. FXR/TGR5 Dual Agonist Prevents Progression of Nephropathy in Diabetes and Obesity. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 Jan;29(1):118-137. PubMed PMID: 29089371
  • Wang XX, Levi J, Luo Y, Myakala K, Herman-Edelstein M, Qiu L, Wang D, Peng Y, Grenz A, Lucia S, Dobrinskikh E, D'Agati VD, Koepsell H, Kopp JB, Rosenberg AZ, Levi M. SGLT2 Protein Expression Is Increased in Human Diabetic Nephropathy: SGLT2 PROTEIN INHIBITION DECREASES RENAL LIPID ACCUMULATION, INFLAMMATION, AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF NEPHROPATHY IN DIABETIC MICE. J Biol Chem. 2017 Mar 31;292(13):5335-5348. PubMed PMID: 28196866
  • Stone NN, Mouraviev V, Schechter D, Lucia MS, Smith EE, Arangua P, Hoenemeyer J, Rosa J, Bawa R, Crawford ED. The 3DBiopsy Prostate Biopsy System: Preclinical Investigation of a Needle, Actuator, and Specimen Collection Device Allowing Sampling of Individualized Prostate Lengths Between 20 and 60?mm. Urology. 2017 Sep;107:257-261. PubMed PMID: 28601561
  • Winchester DA, Till C, Goodman PJ, Tangen CM, Santella RM, Johnson-Pais TL, Leach RJ, Xu J, Zheng SL, Thompson IM, Lucia MS, Lippman SM, Parnes HL, Isaacs WB, De Marzo AM, Drake CG, Platz EA. Association between variants in genes involved in the immune response and prostate cancer risk in men randomized to the finasteride arm in the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial. Prostate. 2017 Jun;77(8):908-919. PubMed PMID: 28317149
  • Flaig TW, Salzmann-Sullivan M, Su LJ, Zhang Z, Joshi M, Gijón MA, Kim J, Arcaroli JJ, Van Bokhoven A, Lucia MS, La Rosa FG, Schlaepfer IR. Lipid catabolism inhibition sensitizes prostate cancer cells to antiandrogen blockade. Oncotarget. 2017 Aug 22;8(34):56051-56065. PubMed PMID: 28915573
  • Azizi S, Bayat S, Yan P, Tahmasebi A, Nir G, Kwak JT, Xu S, Wilson S, Iczkowski KA, Lucia MS, Goldenberg L, Salcudean SE, Pinto PA, Wood B, Abolmaesumi P, Mousavi P. Detection and grading of prostate cancer using temporal enhanced ultrasound: combining deep neural networks and tissue mimicking simulations. Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg. 2017 Aug;12(8):1293-1305. PubMed PMID: 28634789
  • Platz EA, Kulac I, Barber JR, Drake CG, Joshu CE, Nelson WG, Lucia MS, Klein EA, Lippman SM, Parnes HL, Thompson IM, Goodman PJ, Tangen CM, De Marzo AM. A Prospective Study of Chronic Inflammation in Benign Prostate Tissue and Risk of Prostate Cancer: Linked PCPT and SELECT Cohorts. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2017 Oct;26(10):1549-1557. PubMed PMID: 28754796
  • Tangen CM, Goodman PJ, Till C, Schenk JM, Lucia MS, Thompson IM Jr. Biases in Recommendations for and Acceptance of Prostate Biopsy Significantly Affect Assessment of Prostate Cancer Risk Factors: Results From Two Large Randomized Clinical Trials. J Clin Oncol. 2016 Dec 20;34(36):4338-4344. PubMed PMID: 27998216
  • Stone NN, Mouraviev V, Schechter D, Goetz J, Lucia MS, Smith EE, Crawford ED. Deflection Analysis of Different Needle Designs for Prostate Biopsy and Focal Therapy. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2016 Oct 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27708117
  • Gari HH, DeGala GD, Lucia MS, Lambert JR. Loss of the oncogenic phosphatase PRL-3 promotes a TNF-R1 feedback loop that mediates triple-negative breast cancer growth. Oncogenesis. 2016 Aug 15;5(8):e255. PubMed PMID: 27526109
  • Gari HH, DeGala GD, Ray R, Lucia MS, Lambert JR. PRL-3 engages the focal adhesion pathway in triple-negative breast cancer cells to alter actin structure and substrate adhesion properties critical for cell migration and invasion. Cancer Lett. 2016 Oct 1;380(2):505-12. PubMed PMID: 27452906
  • Kulac I, Gumuskaya B, Drake CG, Gonzalez B, Arnold KB, Goodman PJ, Kristal AR, Lucia MS, Thompson IM, Isaacs WB, De Marzo AM, Platz EA. Peripheral Zone Inflammation Is Not Strongly Associated With Lower Urinary Tract Symptom Incidence and Progression in the Placebo Arm of the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial?. Prostate. 2016 Nov;76(15):1399-408. PubMed PMID: 27325488
  • Parker KS, Crowley JR, Stephens-Shields AJ, van Bokhoven A, Lucia MS, Lai HH, Andriole GL, Hooton TM, Mullins C, Henderson JP. Urinary Metabolomics Identifies a Molecular Correlate of Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome in a Multidisciplinary Approach to the Study of Chronic Pelvic Pain (MAPP) Research Network Cohort. EBioMedicine. 2016 May;7:167-74. PubMed PMID: 27322470
  • Chen H, Liu X, Brendler CB, Ankerst DP, Leach RJ, Goodman PJ, Lucia MS, Tangen CM, Wang L, Hsu FC, Sun J, Kader AK, Isaacs WB, Helfand BT, Zheng SL, Thompson IM, Platz EA, Xu J. Adding genetic risk score to family history identifies twice as many high-risk men for prostate cancer: Results from the prostate cancer prevention trial. Prostate. 2016 Sep;76(12):1120-9. PubMed PMID: 27197965
  • Gari HH, Gearheart CM, Fosmire S, DeGala GD, Fan Z, Torkko KC, Edgerton SM, Lucia MS, Ray R, Thor AD, Porter CC, Lambert JR. Genome-wide functional genetic screen with the anticancer agent AMPI-109 identifies PRL-3 as an oncogenic driver in triple-negative breast cancers. Oncotarget. 2016 Mar 29;7(13):15757-71. PubMed PMID: 26909599
  • Shah PB, Cooper JE, Lucia MS, Boils C, Larsen CP, Wiseman AC. APOL1 Polymorphisms in a Deceased Donor and Early Presentation of Collapsing Glomerulopathy and Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis in Two Recipients. Am J Transplant. 2016 Jun;16(6):1923-1927. PubMed PMID: 26849829
  • Winchester DA, Gurel B, Till C, Goodman PJ, Tangen CM, Santella RM, Johnson-Pais TL, Leach RJ, Thompson IM, Xu J, Zheng SL, Lucia MS, Lippman SM, Parnes HL, Isaacs WB, Drake CG, De Marzo AM, Platz EA. Key genes involved in the immune response are generally not associated with intraprostatic inflammation in men without a prostate cancer diagnosis: Results from the prostate cancer prevention trial. Prostate. 2016 May;76(6):565-74. PubMed PMID: 26771888
  • Murtola TJ, Gurel B, Umbehr M, Lucia MS, Thompson IM Jr, Goodman PJ, Kristal AR, Parnes HL, Lippman SM, Sutcliffe S, Peskoe SB, Barber JR, Drake CG, Nelson WG, De Marzo AM, Platz EA. Inflammation in Benign Prostate Tissue and Prostate Cancer in the Finasteride Arm of the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2016 Mar;25(3):463-9. PubMed PMID: 26715424
  • Johnson RJ, Shankland SJ, Lucia MS. A Systematic Method for Categorizing GN. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 May;27(5):1265-6. PubMed PMID: 26604212
  • Wang XX, Edelstein MH, Gafter U, Qiu L, Luo Y, Dobrinskikh E, Lucia S, Adorini L, D'Agati VD, Levi J, Rosenberg A, Kopp JB, Gius DR, Saleem MA, Levi M. G Protein-Coupled Bile Acid Receptor TGR5 Activation Inhibits Kidney Disease in Obesity and Diabetes. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 May;27(5):1362-78. PubMed PMID: 26424786
  • Nickel JC, Stephens A, Landis JR, Mullins C, van Bokhoven A, Lucia MS, Ehrlich GD. Assessment of the Lower Urinary Tract Microbiota during Symptom Flare in Women with Urologic Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome: A MAPP Network Study. J Urol. 2016 Feb;195(2):356-62. PubMed PMID: 26410734
  • Puhr M, De Marzo A, Isaacs W, Lucia MS, Sfanos K, Yegnasubramanian S, Culig Z. Inflammation, Microbiota, and Prostate Cancer. Eur Urol Focus. 2016 Oct;2(4):374-382. PubMed PMID: 28723469
  • Lambert JR, Whitson RJ, Iczkowski KA, La Rosa FG, Smith ML, Wilson RS, Smith EE, Torkko KC, Gari HH, Lucia MS. Reduced expression of GDF-15 is associated with atrophic inflammatory lesions of the prostate. Prostate. 2015 Feb;75(3):255-65. PubMed PMID: 25327758
  • Johnson RJ, Shankland SJ, Lucia MS. A Systematic Method for Categorizing GN. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Nov 24. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26604212
  • Wang XX, Edelstein MH, Gafter U, Qiu L, Luo Y, Dobrinskikh E, Lucia S, Adorini L, D'Agati VD, Levi J, Rosenberg A, Kopp JB, Gius DR, Saleem MA, Levi M. G Protein-Coupled Bile Acid Receptor TGR5 Activation Inhibits Kidney Disease in Obesity and Diabetes. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Sep 30. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26424786
  • Nickel JC, Stephens A, Landis JR, Mullins C, van Bokhoven A, Lucia MS, Ehrlich GD. Assessment of the Lower Urinary Tract Microbiota during Symptom Flare in Women with Urologic Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome: A MAPP Network Study. J Urol. 2015 Sep 26. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26410734
  • Nash SH, Till C, Song X, Lucia MS, Parnes HL, Thompson IM Jr, Lippman SM, Platz EA, Schenk J. Serum Retinol and Carotenoid Concentrations and Prostate Cancer Risk: Results from the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2015 Oct;24(10):1507-15. PubMed PMID: 26269564
  • Martin AM, Nirschl TR, Nirschl CJ, Francica BJ, Kochel CM, van Bokhoven A, Meeker AK, Lucia MS, Anders RA, DeMarzo AM, Drake CG. Paucity of PD-L1 expression in prostate cancer: innate and adaptive immune resistance. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2015 Dec;18(4):325-32. PubMed PMID: 26260996
  • Barrington WE, Schenk JM, Etzioni R, Arnold KB, Neuhouser ML, Thompson IM Jr, Lucia MS, Kristal AR. Difference in Association of Obesity With Prostate Cancer Risk Between US African American and Non-Hispanic White Men in the Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial (SELECT). JAMA Oncol. 2015 Jun;1(3):342-9. PubMed PMID: 26181184
  • Winchester DA, Till C, Goodman PJ, Tangen CM, Santella RM, Johnson-Pais TL, Leach RJ, Xu J, Zheng SL, Thompson IM, Lucia MS, Lippmann SM, Parnes HL, Dluzniewski PJ, Isaacs WB, De Marzo AM, Drake CG, Platz EA. Variation in genes involved in the immune response and prostate cancer risk in the placebo arm of the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial. Prostate. 2015 Sep;75(13):1403-18. PubMed PMID: 26047319
  • Umbehr MH, Gurel B, Murtola TJ, Sutcliffe S, Peskoe SB, Tangen CM, Goodman PJ, Thompson IM, Lippman SM, Lucia MS, Parnes HL, Drake CG, Nelson WG, De Marzo AM, Platz EA. Intraprostatic inflammation is positively associated with serum PSA in men with PSA <4?ng?ml(-1), normal DRE and negative for prostate cancer. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2015 Sep;18(3):264-9. PubMed PMID: 25939516
  • Nash SH, Schenk JM, Kristal AR, Goodman PJ, Lucia MS, Parnes HL, Thompson IM, Lippman SM, Song X, Gurel B, De Marzo A, Platz EA. Association between Serum Phospholipid Fatty Acids and Intraprostatic Inflammation in the Placebo Arm of the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2015 Jul;8(7):590-6. PubMed PMID: 25926387
  • Heaphy CM, Gaonkar G, Peskoe SB, Joshu CE, De Marzo AM, Lucia MS, Goodman PJ, Lippman SM, Thompson IM Jr, Platz EA, Meeker AK. Prostate stromal cell telomere shortening is associated with risk of prostate cancer in the placebo arm of the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial. Prostate. 2015 Aug 1;75(11):1160-6. PubMed PMID: 25893825
  • Torkko KC, Wilson RS, Smith EE, Kusek JW, van Bokhoven A, Lucia MS. Prostate Biopsy Markers of Inflammation are Associated with Risk of Clinical Progression of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Findings from the MTOPS Study. J Urol. 2015 Aug;194(2):454-61. PubMed PMID: 25828974
  • Rodrigues LU, Rider L, Nieto C, Romero L, Karimpour-Fard A, Loda M, Lucia MS, Wu M, Shi L, Cimic A, Sirintrapun SJ, Nolley R, Pac C, Chen H, Peehl DM, Xu J, Liu W, Costello JC, Cramer SD. Coordinate loss of MAP3K7 and CHD1 promotes aggressive prostate cancer. Cancer Res. 2015 Mar 15;75(6):1021-34. PubMed PMID: 25770290
  • Nickel JC, Stephens A, Landis JR, Chen J, Mullins C, van Bokhoven A, Lucia MS, Melton-Kreft R, Ehrlich GD. Search for Microorganisms in Men with Urologic Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome: A Culture-Independent Analysis in the MAPP Research Network. J Urol. 2015 Jul;194(1):127-35. PubMed PMID: 25596358
  • Schlaepfer IR, Glodé LM, Hitz CA, Pac CT, Boyle KE, Maroni P, Deep G, Agarwal R, Lucia SM, Cramer SD, Serkova NJ, Eckel RH. Inhibition of Lipid Oxidation Increases Glucose Metabolism and Enhances 2-Deoxy-2-[(18)F]Fluoro-D-Glucose Uptake in Prostate Cancer Mouse Xenografts. Mol Imaging Biol. 2015 Aug;17(4):529-38. PubMed PMID: 25561013
  • Lambert JR, Whitson RJ, Iczkowski KA, La Rosa FG, Smith ML, Wilson RS, Smith EE, Torkko KC, Gari HH, Lucia MS. Reduced expression of GDF-15 is associated with atrophic inflammatory lesions of the prostate. Prostate. 2015 Feb 15;75(3):255-65. PubMed PMID: 25327758
  • Palanisamy N, Tsodikov A, Yan W, Suleman K, Rittmaster R, Lucia SM, Chinnaiyan AM, Fleshner N, Kunju LP. Molecular profiling of ETS gene rearrangements in patients with prostate cancer registered in REDEEM clinical trial. Urol Oncol. 2015 Mar;33(3):108.e5-13. PubMed PMID: 25175425
  • Iczkowski KA, Torkko KC, Wilson RS, Lucia MS, Bostwick DG. Prostatic atrophy: its spatial proximity to carcinoma and intraepithelial neoplasia based on annotation of digital slides. Hum Pathol. 2014 Jan;45(1):54-8. PubMed PMID: 24157066
  • Platz EA, Tangen CM, Goodman PJ, Till C, Parnes HL, Figg WD, Albanes D, Neuhouser ML, Klein EA, Lucia MS, Thompson IM Jr, Kristal AR. Statin Drug Use Is Not Associated with Prostate Cancer Risk in Men who are Regularly Screened. J Urol. 2014 Feb 8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24518774
  • Jonscher KR, Osypuk AA, van Bokhoven A, Lucia MS. Evaluation of urinary protein precipitation protocols for the multidisciplinary approach to the study of chronic pelvic pain research network. J Biomol Tech. 2014 Dec;25(4):118-26. PubMed PMID: 25365794
  • Booth A, Trudeau T, Gomez C, Lucia MS, Gutierrez-Hartmann A. Persistent ERK/MAPK activation promotes lactotrope differentiation and diminishes tumorigenic phenotype. Mol Endocrinol. 2014 Dec;28(12):1999-2011. PubMed PMID: 25361391
  • Nickerson ML, Dancik GM, Im KM, Edwards MG, Turan S, Brown J, Ruiz-Rodriguez C, Owens C, Costello JC, Guo G, Tsang SX, Li Y, Zhou Q, Cai Z, Moore LE, Lucia MS, Dean M, Theodorescu D. Concurrent alterations in TERT, KDM6A, and the BRCA pathway in bladder cancer. Clin Cancer Res. 2014 Sep 15;20(18):4935-48. PubMed PMID: 25225064
  • Palanisamy N, Tsodikov A, Yan W, Suleman K, Rittmaster R, Lucia SM, Chinnaiyan AM, Fleshner N, Kunju LP. Molecular profiling of ETS gene rearrangements in patients with prostate cancer registered in REDEEM clinical trial. Urol Oncol. 2014 Aug 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25175425
  • Lummus S, Breeze R, Lucia MS, Kleinschmidt-DeMasters BK. Histopathologic features of intracranial vascular involvement in fibromuscular dysplasia, ehlers-danlos type IV, and neurofibromatosis I. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2014 Oct;73(10):916-32. PubMed PMID: 25192048
  • Clemens JQ, Mullins C, Kusek JW, Kirkali Z, Mayer EA, Rodríguez LV, Klumpp DJ, Schaeffer AJ, Kreder KJ, Buchwald D, Andriole GL, Lucia MS, Landis JR, Clauw DJ, MAPP Research Network Study Group. The MAPP research network: a novel study of urologic chronic pelvic pain syndromes. BMC Urol. 2014 Aug 1;14:57. PubMed PMID: 25085007
  • Landis JR, Williams DA, Lucia MS, Clauw DJ, Naliboff BD, Robinson NA, van Bokhoven A, Sutcliffe S, Schaeffer AJ, Rodriguez LV, Mayer EA, Lai HH, Krieger JN, Kreder KJ, Afari N, Andriole GL, Bradley CS, Griffith JW, Klumpp DJ, Hong BA, Lutgendorf SK, Buchwald D, Yang CC, Mackey S, Pontari MA, Hanno P, Kusek JW, Mullins C, Clemens JQ, MAPP Research Network Study Group. The MAPP research network: design, patient characterization and operations. BMC Urol. 2014 Aug 1;14:58. PubMed PMID: 25085119
  • Gurel B, Lucia MS, Thompson IM Jr, Goodman PJ, Tangen CM, Kristal AR, Parnes HL, Hoque A, Lippman SM, Sutcliffe S, Peskoe SB, Drake CG, Nelson WG, De Marzo AM, Platz EA. Chronic inflammation in benign prostate tissue is associated with high-grade prostate cancer in the placebo arm of the prostate cancer prevention trial. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 May;23(5):847-56. PubMed PMID: 24748218
  • Figg WD, Chau CH, Price DK, Till C, Goodman PJ, Cho Y, Varella-Garcia M, Reichardt JK, Tangen CM, Leach RJ, van Bokhoven A, Thompson IM, Lucia MS. Androgen receptor CAG repeat length and TMPRSS2:ETS prostate cancer risk: results From the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial. Urology. 2014 Jul;84(1):127-31. PubMed PMID: 24824408
  • Platz EA, Tangen CM, Goodman PJ, Till C, Parnes HL, Figg WD, Albanes D, Neuhouser ML, Klein EA, Lucia MS, Thompson IM Jr, Kristal AR. Statin drug use is not associated with prostate cancer risk in men who are regularly screened. J Urol. 2014 Aug;192(2):379-84. PubMed PMID: 24518774
  • Werahera PN, Jasion EA, Crawford ED, La Rosa FG, Lucia MS, van Bokhoven A, Sullivan HT, Port JD, Maroni PD, Daily JW. Systematic diagnosis of prostate cancer using an optical biopsy needle adjunct with fluorescence spectroscopy. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2014;2014:2165-8. PubMed PMID: 25570414
  • Jonscher KR, Osypuk AA, van Bokhoven A, Lucia MS. Evaluation of urinary protein precipitation protocols for the multidisciplinary approach to the study of chronic pelvic pain research network. J Biomol Tech. 2014 Dec;25(4):118-26. PubMed PMID: 25365794
  • Nickerson ML, Dancik GM, Im KM, Edwards MG, Turan S, Brown J, Ruiz-Rodriguez C, Owens C, Costello JC, Guo G, Tsang SX, Li Y, Zhou Q, Cai Z, Moore LE, Lucia MS, Dean M, Theodorescu D. Concurrent alterations in TERT, KDM6A, and the BRCA pathway in bladder cancer. Clin Cancer Res. 2014 Sep 15;20(18):4935-48. PubMed PMID: 25225064
  • Lummus S, Breeze R, Lucia MS, Kleinschmidt-DeMasters BK. Histopathologic features of intracranial vascular involvement in fibromuscular dysplasia, ehlers-danlos type IV, and neurofibromatosis I. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2014 Oct;73(10):916-32. PubMed PMID: 25192048
  • Knez VM, Barrow W, Lucia MS, Wilson S, La Rosa FG. Clear cell urothelial carcinoma of the urinary bladder: a case report and review of the literature. J Med Case Rep. 2014 Aug 14;8:275. PubMed PMID: 25124389
  • Landis JR, Williams DA, Lucia MS, Clauw DJ, Naliboff BD, Robinson NA, van Bokhoven A, Sutcliffe S, Schaeffer AJ, Rodriguez LV, Mayer EA, Lai HH, Krieger JN, Kreder KJ, Afari N, Andriole GL, Bradley CS, Griffith JW, Klumpp DJ, Hong BA, Lutgendorf SK, Buchwald D, Yang CC, Mackey S, Pontari MA, Hanno P, Kusek JW, Mullins C, Clemens JQ. The MAPP research network: design, patient characterization and operations. BMC Urol. 2014 Aug 1;14:58. PubMed PMID: 25085119
  • Clemens JQ, Mullins C, Kusek JW, Kirkali Z, Mayer EA, Rodríguez LV, Klumpp DJ, Schaeffer AJ, Kreder KJ, Buchwald D, Andriole GL, Lucia MS, Landis JR, Clauw DJ. The MAPP research network: a novel study of urologic chronic pelvic pain syndromes. BMC Urol. 2014 Aug 1;14:57. PubMed PMID: 25085007
  • Figg WD, Chau CH, Price DK, Till C, Goodman PJ, Cho Y, Varella-Garcia M, Reichardt JK, Tangen CM, Leach RJ, van Bokhoven A, Thompson IM, Lucia MS. Androgen receptor CAG repeat length and TMPRSS2:ETS prostate cancer risk: results From the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial. Urology. 2014 Jul;84(1):127-31. PubMed PMID: 24824408
  • Gurel B, Lucia MS, Thompson IM Jr, Goodman PJ, Tangen CM, Kristal AR, Parnes HL, Hoque A, Lippman SM, Sutcliffe S, Peskoe SB, Drake CG, Nelson WG, De Marzo AM, Platz EA. Chronic inflammation in benign prostate tissue is associated with high-grade prostate cancer in the placebo arm of the prostate cancer prevention trial. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 May;23(5):847-56. PubMed PMID: 24748218
  • Platz EA, Tangen CM, Goodman PJ, Till C, Parnes HL, Figg WD, Albanes D, Neuhouser ML, Klein EA, Lucia MS, Thompson IM Jr, Kristal AR. Statin drug use is not associated with prostate cancer risk in men who are regularly screened. J Urol. 2014 Aug;192(2):379-84. PubMed PMID: 24518774
  • Shore N, Concepcion R, Saltzstein D, Lucia MS, van Breda A, Welbourn W, Lewine N, Gustavsen G, Pothier K, Brawer MK. Clinical utility of a biopsy-based cell cycle gene expression assay in localized prostate cancer. Curr Med Res Opin. 2014 Apr;30(4):547-53. PubMed PMID: 24320750
  • Iczkowski KA, Torkko KC, Wilson RS, Lucia MS, Bostwick DG. Prostatic atrophy: its spatial proximity to carcinoma and intraepithelial neoplasia based on annotation of digital slides. Hum Pathol. 2014 Jan;45(1):54-8. PubMed PMID: 24157066
  • Crawford ED, Rove KO, Barqawi AB, Maroni PD, Werahera PN, Baer CA, Koul HK, Rove CA, Lucia MS, La Rosa FG. Clinical-pathologic correlation between transperineal mapping biopsies of the prostate and three-dimensional reconstruction of prostatectomy specimens. Prostate. 2013 May;73(7):778-87. PubMed PMID: 23169245
  • Whitson RJ, Lucia MS, Lambert JR. Growth differentiation factor-15 (GDF-15) suppresses in vitro angiogenesis through a novel interaction with connective tissue growth factor (CCN2). J Cell Biochem. 2013 Jun;114(6):1424-33. PubMed PMID: 23280549
  • Keysar SB, Le PN, Anderson RT, Morton JJ, Bowles DW, Paylor JJ, Vogler BW, Thorburn J, Fernandez P, Glogowska MJ, Takimoto SM, Sehrt DB, Gan GN, Eagles-Soukup JR, Serracino H, Hirsch FR, Lucia MS, Thorburn A, Song JI, Wang XJ, Jimeno A. Hedgehog signaling alters reliance on EGF receptor signaling and mediates anti-EGFR therapeutic resistance in head and neck cancer. Cancer Res. 2013 Jun 1;73(11):3381-92. PubMed PMID: 23576557
  • Thompson IM Jr, Goodman PJ, Tangen CM, Parnes HL, Minasian LM, Godley PA, Lucia MS, Ford LG. Long-term survival of participants in the prostate cancer prevention trial. N Engl J Med. 2013 Aug 15;369(7):603-10. PubMed PMID: 23944298
  • Lucia MS, Bostwick DG, Somerville MC, Fowler IL, Rittmaster RS. Comparison of Classic and International Society of Urological Pathology 2005 Modified Gleason grading using needle biopsies from the Reduction by Dutasteride of Prostate Cancer Events (REDUCE) trial. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2013 Dec;137(12):1740-6. PubMed PMID: 24283854
  • Werahera PN, Crawford ED, La Rosa FG, Torkko KC, Schulte B, Sullivan HT, van Bokhoven A, Lucia MS, Kim FJ. Anterior tumors of the prostate: diagnosis and significance. Can J Urol. 2013 Oct;20(5):6897-906. PubMed PMID: 24128826
  • Lucia MS, Bostwick DG, Somerville MC, Fowler IL, Rittmaster RS. Comparison of Classic and International Society of Urological Pathology 2005 Modified Gleason grading using needle biopsies from the Reduction by Dutasteride of Prostate Cancer Events (REDUCE) trial. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2013 Dec;137(12):1740-6. PubMed PMID: 24283854
  • Shore N, Concepcion R, Saltzstein D, Lucia MS, van Breda A, Welbourn W, Lewine N, Gustavsen G, Pothier K, Brawer MK. Clinical utility of a biopsy-based cell cycle gene expression assay in localized prostate cancer. Curr Med Res Opin. 2013 Dec 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24320750
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Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Cancer Researchers (AACR), Member
  • American Urologic Association (AUA) , Member
  • International Society of Urinary Pathologists (ISUP), Member
  • United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP), Member
  • Editorial Board, Clinical Prostate Cancer, Member
  • University of Colorado Cancer Center, Member

Practice Locations

UCH - Cancer Center
1665 Aurora Ct
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0300

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Anatomic and Clinical, Board Certification (1993)
  • Pathology, Board Certification
Conditions & Treatments
  • Cancers - Prostate Cancer
  • Cancers

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (1988)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of Colorado - Denver (CO) (1984)
Internships:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program (1989)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Pathology (1993)
Fellowships:
  • National Cancer Institute, Chemoprevention (1995)
Languages: English
Department: Pathology
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