Melissa Kahn, MD

Director, Pathology Residency Program

Phone:  310-423-6623


  • GI and Liver Pathology
  • Pulmonary Pathology
  • Autopsy Pathology

Education and Training

  • Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel; MD
  • Residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Fellowship in Surgical Pathology, University of California, Los Angeles

Medical Board Certification

  • Board Certified, Anatomic Pathology
  • Board Certified, Clinical Pathology

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology
  • Graduate Medical Education

Awards and Activities

  • Leo G. Rigler Award, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Selected Publications

  • O'Connell RM, Kahn D, Gibson WSJ, Round JL, Scholz RL, Chaudhuri AA, Kahn ME, Rao DS, Baltimore D. MicroRNA-155 promotes autoimmune inflammation by enhancing inflammatory T cell development.t Immunity 2010;33(4): 607-619.
  • Kahn ME, French S, Wang HL, Hepatocellular adenoma morphological and molecular variants and distinction from well-differentiated hepatocellular carcinoma. Pathol Case Rev 2009;14(1):13-20.
  • Kahn MES, Senderowicz AM,  Sausville EA,  Barrett KE,  Possible mechanisms of diarrheal side-effects associated with the use of a novel chemotherapeutic agent, flavopiridol. Clin Cancer Res 2001; 7:343-349.

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