Daniel Luthringer, MD

Director, Autopsy Service
Director, Cardiac Pathology
Co-Director, Genitourinary Pathology Fellowship
Professor of Pathology

Email: daniel.luthringer@cshs.org
Phone: 310-423-6623


  • Autopsy Pathology
  • Cardiac Pathology
  • Genitourinary Pathology

Education and Training

  • State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse, NY; MD
  • Residency in Anatomic Pathology, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
  • Postdoctoral Fellow in Molecular Diagnostic Pathology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Medical Board Certification

  • Board Certified, Anatomic Pathology
  • Board Certified, Cytopathology

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Autopsy
  • Deputy Coroner, Los Angeles County
  • Cardiac Pathology
  • Genitourinary Pathology

Awards and Activities

  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching (twice)
  • Member, College of American Pathologists Surgical Pathology Committee
  • Patent: Serial #07/820,011. Genetically engineered endothelial cells exhibit enhanced migration and plasminogen activator activity

Selected Publications

  • Malliaras K, Li TS, Luthringer D, Terrovitis J et al. Safety and efficacy of allogeneic cell therapy in infracted rats transplanted with mismatched cardiac derived cells. Circulation 2012;125:100-12.
  • Collak FK, Yagiz K, Luthringer DJ, Erkaya B, Cinar B. Threonine-120 phosphorylation regulated by phosphoinositide-3-kinase/Akt and mammalian target of rapamycin pathway signaling limits the antitumor activity of mammalian sterile 20-like kinase 1. J Biol Chem 2012;287:23698-709.
  • Hu P, Chu G CY, Zhu G, et al. Multiplexed quantum dot labeling of activated c-Met signaling in castration-resistant human prostate cancer. PLoS One 2011;6:e28670.
  • Tseliou E, Pollan S, Malliaras K, Terrovitis J, et al. “Allogeneic cardiospheres safely boost cardiac function and attenuate adverse remodeling post-myocardial infarction in immunologically-mismatched rat strains.” J Am College Cardiol. 61(10), 1108-1119. March 12 (2013)
  • Kransdorf E, Czer L, Luthringer D, Patel J, et al. Heart transplantation for Chagas Cardiomyopathy in the United States. (Sep 2013), Am J Transplantation.

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