Jesse L. Cox, M.D., Ph.D.

Department Affiliations
Assistant Professor
Director, Molecular Forensics

Interests
Human DNA Identification Laboratory, HLA and Transplant, and Blood banking and Transfusion Medicine.

Education and Training
Fellowship, Molecular Genetics, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, 2019
Residency, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, 2018
M.D., University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, 2014
Ph.D., Cancer Research, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, 2012
B.S., Biochemistry (Highest Distinction), University of Nebraska at Lincoln, NE, 2006 

Notable Publications
Cox JL*, Hammel JM and Radio SJ (2018). Evaluation of Cellular Ingrowth within Porcine Extracellular Matrix Scaffolding in Congenital Heart Disease Surgery. Manuscript in preparation. *: Corresponding Author.

Reid WR, Cox JL*, Livingston WC and Talmon GA (2018). Iron-associated colitis: a common entity in an uncommon location. Manuscript in preparation. *: Corresponding Author.

Alomar F, Cox JL, Fang R, Rozanski GJ, Singh J and Bidasee KR (2018). Smooth muscle cells are the source of heart failure-causing methylglyoxal in diabetes mellitus. Manuscript in preparation.

Remmers N, Cox JL, Grunkemeyer JA, Aravind S, Arkfeld CK, Hollingsworth MA, Carlson MA (2018). Generation of tumorigenic porcine pancreatic ductal epithelial cells: toward a large animal model of pancreatic cancer. Manuscript in preparation.

Cox JL, Shunkwiler SM and Koepsell SA (2017). Requirement for a Pathologist’s Second Signature Limits Inappropriate Inpatient Hereditary Thrombophilia Testing. Lab Medicine. 4:367-71. doi:10.1093/labmed/lmx040. *Featured for CME credit and discussed in a Podcast.

Cox JL and Sofronescu AG (2017). IgD gammopathies—the importance of reflex testing for accurate interpretation of immunofixation results and differential diagnosis of these rare diseases. ASCP Case Reports. April 30, 2017.

Cox JL*, Cushman-Vokoun AM, McGarry SV and Kozel JA (2017). Two cases of Mazabraud Syndrome and identification of a GNAS R201H mutation by next-generation sequencing. In Press 2/23/2017. Virchow Archiv. 470:589-93. doi: 10.1007/s00428-017-2100-8. *: Corresponding Author. PMID: 28258512

Wuebben EL, Wilder PJ, Cox JL, Grunkemeyer J, Caffrey T, Hollingsworth MA and Rizzino A (2016). Sox2 functions as a molecular rheostat to control the growth, tumorigenicity and drug responses of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma cells. Oncotarget. 7:34890-906. doi:10.18632/oncotarget.8994. PMID: 27145457

Cox JL, Koepsell SA and Shunkwiler SM (2016). Plasmapheresis and pregnancy: a case report and guidelines for performing therapeutic plasma exchange in a pregnant patient. J Clin Apher. 32:191-5. doi: 10.1002/jca.21468. PMID: 27142429

Cox JL*, Quist EE, Leight WD and West WW (2016). A case report of spontaneous contraction within a nasopharyngeal mesenchymal hamartoma. Pathology. 48: 377-378. *:Corresponding Author. PMID: 27131931

For a detailed list of publications, click here.