John Crissman

John Crissman

(313) 577-1102Fax: (313) 577-0057

John Crissman

Office Address

Department of Pathology
540 E.Canfield
Detroit, MI 48201

Administrative Contact

Brenda Batts
(313) 577-1102

Position Title

Distinguished Professor Emeritus


Expertise: Pathobiology and pathophysiology

Education Training

M.D. (1966): Case Western Reserve, Cleveland, OH, USA

Areas of Interest


Research Interests

Prostate tumor progression, molecular diagnosis and chemoprevention


1970-1974: Case Western Reserve, Cleveland, OH, USA


1. Crissman JD, Hatfield JS, Menter DG, Sloane B, Honn KV, 1988, Morphological study of the interaction of intravascular tumor cells with endothelial cells and subendothelial matrix, Cancer Res. 48: 4065-72.

2. Sloane BF, Rozhin J, Johnson K, Taylor H, Crissman JD, Honn KV, 1986, Cathepsin B: association with plasma membrane in metastatic tumors, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 83: 2483-7.

3. Sakr WA, Grignon DJ, Crissman JD, Heilbrun LK, Cassin BJ, Pontes JJ, Haas GP, 1994, In High grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (HGPIN) and prostatic adenocarcinoma between the ages of 20-69: an autopsy study of 249 cases, In Vivo, 8: 439-43.

4. Sakr, WA, Macoska JA, Benson P, Crignon DJ, Wolman SR, Pontes JE and Crissman JD, 1994, Allelic loss in locally metastatic, multisampled prostate cancer, Cancer Res, 54: 3273-7.

5. Sarkar FH, Sakr WA, Li YW, Jacobs J, and Crissman JD, 1996, Tumor suppressor p53 gene mutation in squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx, Diagn Mol Pathol, 5: 201-5.

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