Daniel Merrick, MD
Associate Professor, Pathology

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Washington School of Medicine (1989)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, University of Colorado - Boulder (CO) (1984)
Languages: English
Department: Pathology

Publications

  • Chuckran CA, Cillo AR, Moskovitz J, Overacre-Delgoffe A, Somasundaram AS, Shan F, Magnon GC, Kunning SR, Abecassis I, Zureikat AH, Luketich J, Pennathur A, Sembrat J, Rojas M, Merrick DT, Taylor SE, Orr B, Modugno F, Buckanovich R, Schoen RE, Kim S, Duvvuri U, Zeh H, Edwards R, Kirkwood JM, Coffman L, Ferris RL, Bruno TC, Vignali DAA. Prevalence of intratumoral regulatory T cells expressing neuropilin-1 is associated with poorer outcomes in patients with cancer. Sci Transl Med. 2021 Dec 8;13(623):eabf8495. PubMed PMID: 34878821
  • Gurule NJ, McCoach CE, Hinz TK, Merrick DT, Van Bokhoven A, Kim J, Patil T, Calhoun J, Nemenoff RA, Tan AC, Doebele RC, Heasley LE. A tyrosine kinase inhibitor-induced interferon response positively associates with clinical response in EGFR-mutant lung cancer. NPJ Precis Oncol. 2021 May 17;5(1):41. PubMed PMID: 34001994
  • Dwyer-Nield LD, McArthur DG, Tennis MA, Merrick DT, Keith RL. An Improved Murine Premalignant Squamous Cell Model: Tobacco Smoke Exposure Augments NTCU-Induced Murine Airway Dysplasia. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2021 Mar;14(3):307-312. PubMed PMID: 33115782
  • Davies KD, Merrick DT. Skipping Expected Mechanisms of MET-Mediated Oncogenesis. J Thorac Oncol. 2020 Jan;15(1):9-11. PubMed PMID: 31864551
  • Martinez-Morilla S, McGuire J, Gaule P, Moore L, Acs B, Cougot D, Gown AM, Yaziji H, Wang WL, Cartun RW, Hornick JL, Sholl LM, Qiu J, Mino-Kenudson M, Yi ES, Beasley MB, Merrick DT, Ambaye AB, Zhang ZJ, Walker J, Rimm DL. Quantitative assessment of PD-L1 as an analyte in immunohistochemistry diagnostic assays using a standardized cell line tissue microarray. Lab Invest. 2020 Jan;100(1):4-15. PubMed PMID: 31409885
  • Martinez-Morilla S, McGuire J, Gaule P, Moore L, Acs B, Cougot D, Gown AM, Yaziji H, Wang WL, Cartun RW, Hornick JL, Sholl LM, Qiu J, Mino-Kenudson M, Yi ES, Beasley MB, Merrick DT, Ambaye AB, Zhang ZJ, Walker J, Rimm DL. Quantitative assessment of PD-L1 as an analyte in immunohistochemistry diagnostic assays using a standardized cell line tissue microarray. Lab Invest. 2020 Jan;100(1):4-15. PubMed PMID: 31409885
  • Davies KD, Merrick DT. Skipping Expected Mechanisms of MET-Mediated Oncogenesis. J Thorac Oncol. 2020 Jan;15(1):9-11. PubMed PMID: 31864551
  • Dimou A, Barron G, Merrick DT, Kolfenbach J, Doebele RC. Granulomatosis with polyangiitis in a patient treated with dabrafenib and trametinib for BRAF V600E positive lung adenocarcinoma. BMC Cancer. 2020 Mar 4;20(1):177. PubMed PMID: 32131760
  • Rozenblatt-Rosen O, Regev A, Oberdoerffer P, Nawy T, Hupalowska A, Rood JE, Ashenberg O, Cerami E, Coffey RJ, Demir E, Ding L, Esplin ED, Ford JM, Goecks J, Ghosh S, Gray JW, Guinney J, Hanlon SE, Hughes SK, Hwang ES, Iacobuzio-Donahue CA, Jané-Valbuena J, Johnson BE, Lau KS, Lively T, Mazzilli SA, Pe'er D, Santagata S, Shalek AK, Schapiro D, Snyder MP, Sorger PK, Spira AE, Srivastava S, Tan K, West RB, Williams EH. The Human Tumor Atlas Network: Charting Tumor Transitions across Space and Time at Single-Cell Resolution. Cell. 2020 Apr 16;181(2):236-249. PubMed PMID: 32302568
  • Green DB, Wallace AB, Restrepo CS, Merrick DT, Raptis DA, Bhalla S, Vargas D. Fluid-filled Cystic Lesions of the Lungs. J Thorac Imaging. 2020 Apr 7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32271279
  • Bueno R, Richards WG, Harpole DH, Ballman KV, Tsao MS, Chen Z, Wang X, Chen G, Chirieac LR, Chui MH, Franklin WA, Giordano TJ, Govindan R, Joshi MB, Merrick DT, Rivard CJ, Sporn T, van Bokhoven A, Yu H, Shepherd FA, Watson MA, Beer DG, Hirsch FR. Multi-Institutional Prospective Validation of Prognostic mRNA Signatures in Early Stage Squamous Lung Cancer (Alliance). J Thorac Oncol. 2020 Nov;15(11):1748-1757. PubMed PMID: 32717408
  • Yu H, Chen Z, Ballman KV, Watson MA, Govindan R, Lanc I, Beer DG, Bueno R, Chirieac LR, Chui MH, Chen G, Franklin WA, Gandara DR, Genova C, Brovsky KA, Joshi MM, Merrick DT, Richards WG, Rivard CJ, Harpole DH, Tsao MS, van Bokhoven A, Shepherd FA, Hirsch FR. Correlation of PD-L1 Expression with Tumor Mutation Burden and Gene Signatures for Prognosis in Early-Stage Squamous Cell Lung Carcinoma. J Thorac Oncol. 2019 Jan;14(1):25-36. PubMed PMID: 30253973
  • Merrick DT. Sequencing the Events That Mediate Progression of Premalignant Lung Lesions. Cancer Res. 2019 Oct 1;79(19):4811-4813. PubMed PMID: 31575628
  • Yu H, Chen Z, Ballman KV, Watson MA, Govindan R, Lanc I, Beer DG, Bueno R, Chirieac LR, Chui MH, Chen G, Franklin WA, Gandara DR, Genova C, Brovsky KA, Joshi MM, Merrick DT, Richards WG, Rivard CJ, Harpole DH, Tsao MS, van Bokhoven A, Shepherd FA, Hirsch FR. Correlation of PD-L1 Expression with Tumor Mutation Burden and Gene Signatures for Prognosis in Early-Stage Squamous Cell Lung Carcinoma. J Thorac Oncol. 2019 Jan;14(1):25-36. PubMed PMID: 30253973
  • Merrick DT, Edwards MG, Franklin WA, Sugita M, Keith RL, Miller YE, Friedman MB, Dwyer-Nield LD, Tennis MA, O'Keefe MC, Donald EJ, Malloy JM, van Bokhoven A, Wilson S, Koch PJ, O'Shea C, Coldren C, Orlicky DJ, Lu X, Baron AE, Hickey G, Kennedy TC, Powell R, Heasley L, Bunn PA, Geraci M, Nemenoff RA. Altered Cell-Cycle Control, Inflammation, and Adhesion in High-Risk Persistent Bronchial Dysplasia. Cancer Res. 2018 Sep 1;78(17):4971-4983. PubMed PMID: 29997230
  • New ML, White CM, McGonigle P, McArthur DG, Dwyer-Nield LD, Merrick DT, Keith RL, Tennis MA. Prostacyclin and EMT Pathway Markers for Monitoring Response to Lung Cancer Chemoprevention. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2018 Oct;11(10):643-654. PubMed PMID: 30045935
  • Ghosh M, Miller YE, Nakachi I, Kwon JB, Barón AE, Brantley AE, Merrick DT, Franklin WA, Keith RL, Vandivier RW. Exhaustion of Airway Basal Progenitor Cells in Early and Established Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Apr 1;197(7):885-896. PubMed PMID: 29211494
  • Bauer AK, Umer M, Richardson VL, Cumpian AM, Harder AQ, Khosravi N, Azzegagh Z, Hara NM, Ehre C, Mohebnasab M, Caetano MS, Merrick DT, van Bokhoven A, Wistuba II, Kadara H, Dickey BF, Velmurugan K, Mann PR, Lu X, Barón AE, Evans CM, Moghaddam SJ. Requirement for MUC5AC in KRAS-dependent lung carcinogenesis. JCI Insight. 2018 Aug 9;3(15). [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30089720
  • Ghosh M, Miller YE, Nakachi I, Kwon JB, Barón AE, Brantley AE, Merrick DT, Franklin WA, Keith RL, Vandivier RW. Exhaustion of Airway Basal Progenitor Cells in Early and Established COPD. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Dec 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29211494
  • Bruno TC, Ebner PJ, Moore BL, Squalls OG, Waugh KA, Eruslanov EB, Singhal S, Mitchell JD, Franklin WA, Merrick DT, McCarter MD, Palmer BE, Kern JA, Slansky JE. Antigen-Presenting Intratumoral B Cells Affect CD4( ) TIL Phenotypes in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients. Cancer Immunol Res. 2017 Oct;5(10):898-907. PubMed PMID: 28848053
  • Barón AE, Kako S, Feser WJ, Malinowski H, Merrick D, Garg K, Malkoski S, Pretzel S, Siegfried JM, Franklin WA, Miller Y, Wolf HJ, Varella-Garcia M. Clinical Utility of Chromosomal Aneusomy in Individuals at High Risk of Lung Cancer. J Thorac Oncol. 2017 Oct;12(10):1512-1523. PubMed PMID: 28634123
  • Fritz JM, Tennis MA, Orlicky DJ, Lin H, Ju C, Redente EF, Choo KS, Staab TA, Bouchard RJ, Merrick DT, Malkinson AM, Dwyer-Nield LD. Depletion of tumor-associated macrophages slows the growth of chemically induced mouse lung adenocarcinomas. Front Immunol. 2014;5:587. PubMed PMID: 25505466
  • Nakachi I, Rice JL, Coldren CD, Edwards MG, Stearman RS, Glidewell SC, Varella-Garcia M, Franklin WA, Keith RL, Lewis MT, Gao B, Merrick DT, Miller YE, Geraci MW. Application of SNP microarrays to the genome-wide analysis of chromosomal instability in premalignant airway lesions. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2014 Feb;7(2):255-65. PubMed PMID: 24346345
  • Malkoski SP, Cleaver TG, Thompson JJ, Sutton WP, Haeger SM, Rodriguez KJ, Lu SL, Merrick D, Wang XJ. Role of PTEN in basal cell derived lung carcinogenesis. Mol Carcinog. 2014 Oct;53(10):841-6. PubMed PMID: 23625632
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Practice Locations

Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center
1055 Clermont St
Denver, CO 80220
1-888-336-8262

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pathology, Board Certification (1999)
  • Anatomic and Clinical, Board Certification
  • Molecular Genetic, Board Certification (2007)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Genetic Conditions and Testing

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Washington School of Medicine (1989)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of Colorado - Boulder (CO) (1984)
Languages: English
Department: Pathology
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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