Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2017 A higher degree of expression of DNA methyl transferase 1 in cervical cancer is associated with poor survival outcomeInternational Journal of Women's Health.  9:413-420. 2017
2017 Mammary analog secretory carcinoma, low-grade salivary duct carcinoma, and mimickers: a comparative study.Modern Pathology.  30:312. 2017
2017 Granular cell tumor within an ovarian mature cystic teratoma: Report of a unique case and review of the literatureInternational Journal of Gynecologic Pathology.  36:453-458. 2017
2016 An examination of racial differences in 5-year survival of cervical cancer among African American and white American women in the southeastern US from 1985 to 2010Cancer Medicine.  5:2126-2135. 2016
2016 Factors affecting the use of human tissues in biomedical research: Implications in the design and operation of a biorepositoryMethods in Molecular Biology.  1381:1-38. 2016
2015 Mammary analog secretory carcinoma, low-grade salivary duct carcinoma, and mimickers: A comparative studyModern Pathology.  28:1084-1100. 2015
2015 Quality management of biorepositoriesBiopreservation and Biobanking.  13:183-194. 2015
2014 Folate and vitamin B12 may play a critical role in lowering the HPV 16 methylation - Associated risk of developing higher grades of CINCancer Prevention Research.  7:1128-1137. 2014
2011 Issues in collecting, processing and storing human tissues and associated information to support biomedical researchCancer Biomarkers.  9:531-549. 2011
2010 Recurrent Retroperitoneal Sarcoma: Impact of Biology and Therapy on OutcomesJournal of The American College of Surgeons.  210:602-608. 2010
2010 Organizational issues in providing high-quality human tissues and clinical information for the support of biomedical research.Methods in Molecular Biology.  576:1-30. 2010
2009 Mandatory fortification with folic acid in the United States appears to have adverse effects on histone methylation in women with pre-cancer but not in women free of pre-cancerInternational Journal of Women's Health.  1:131-137. 2009
2009 Lower risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in women with high plasma folate and sufficient vitamin B12 in the post-folic acid fortification era (Cancer Prevention Research (2009) 2, (658-664))Cancer Prevention Research.  2:842. 2009
2009 Histologic grading of invasive lobular carcinoma: does use of a 2-tiered nuclear grading system improve interobserver variability?Annals of Diagnostic Pathology.  13:223-225. 2009
2009 Lower risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in women with high plasma folate and sufficient vitamin B12 in the post-folic acid fortification eraCancer Prevention Research.  2:658-664. 2009
2009 How to efficiently obtain human tissues to support specific biomedical research projectsCancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention.  18:1676-1679. 2009
2008 Erratum: The efficient operation of the surgical pathology gross room (Biotechnic and Histochemistry vol. 82(3) (71-82))Stain technology.  83:209. 2008
2008 Using a higher cutoff for the percentage of HER2+ cells decreases interobserver variability in the interpretation of HER2 immunohistochemical analysisAmerican Journal of Clinical Pathology.  130:425-427. 2008
2008 Quality Assurance in Tissue Resources Supporting Biomedical Research.Cell Preservation Technology.  6:113-118. 2008
2008 Quality assurance in tissue resources supporting biomedical researchCell Preservation Technology.  6:113-118. 2008
2008 Live/real time three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiographic description of chordoma metastatic to the heartEchocardiography.  25:440-442. 2008
2008 The efficient operation of the surgical pathology gross roomStain technology.  83:71-82. 2008
2008 Immunohistochemical detection of EGFR, p185erbB-2, Bcl-2 and p53 in breast carcinomas in pre-menopausal and post-menopausal womenStain technology.  83:5-14. 2008
2008 Mandatory fortification with folic acid in the United States is associated with increased expression of DNA methyltransferase-1 in the cervixNutrition.  24:94-99. 2008
2007 Acute granulomatous lupus pneumonitis: The first case reportLupus.  16:201-204. 2007
2006 Molecular pathology of chondroid neoplasms: Part 2, malignant lesionsSkeletal Radiology.  35:887-894. 2006
2006 Molecular pathology of chondroid neoplasms: Part 1, benign lesionsSkeletal Radiology.  35:805-813. 2006
2005 Pattern of nonspecific (or global) DNA methylation in oral carcinogenesisHead & neck surgery.  27:1061-1067. 2005
2005 Surgical pathology of the parathyroid glandsAdvances in Experimental Medicine and Biology.  563:1-9. 2005
2005 Patterns of global DNA and histone methylation appear to be similar in normal, dysplastic and neoplastic oral epithelium of humansDisease Markers.  21:147-151. 2005
2004 Interaction of Nkx3.1 and p27kip1 in Prostate Tumor InitiationAmerican Journal of Pathology.  164:1607-1614. 2004
2003 Race- and age-dependent alterations in global methylation of DNA in squamous cell carcinoma of the lung (United States)Cancer Causes and Control.  14:37-42. 2003
2003 The response of extracellular signal-regulated kinase (ERK) to androgen-induced proliferation in the androgen-sensitive prostate cancer cell line, LNCaPStain technology.  78:11-16. 2003
2002 The pattern of expression of Mn and Cu-Zn superoxide dismutase varies among squamous cell cancers of the lung, larynx, and oral cavityHead & neck surgery.  24:859-867. 2002
2002 Differential expression of growth factors in squamous cell carcinoma and precancerous lesions of the lungClinical Cancer Research.  8:734-744. 2002
2002 Cytogenetics and molecular biology of osteosarcomaLaboratory Investigation.  82:365-373. 2002
2001 Altered global methylation of DNA: An epigenetic difference in susceptibility for lung cancer is associated with its progressionHuman Pathology.  32:856-862. 2001
2000 The accumulation of ascorbic acid by squamous cell carcinomas of the lung and larynx is associated with global methylation of DNACancer.  89:171-176. 2000
2000 The expression of fatty acid synthase (FASE) is an early event in the development and progression of squamous cell carcinoma of the lungHuman Pathology.  31:1068-1073. 2000
1997 Extraordinary conservation of cysteines among homologous Chironomus silk proteins sp185 and sp220Journal of Molecular Evolution.  44:452-462. 1997

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2017 Safety issues in biorepositories.  65-83. 2017
2017 Safety and the Biorepository.  479-492. 2017
2016 Factors Affecting the Use of Human Tissues in Biomedical Research: Implications in the Design and Operation of a Biorepository..  1-38. 2016
2013 Human tissue biorepository.  483-497. 2013
2012 Non-neoplastic lesions of the nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, and nasopharynx.  1-27. 2012
2010 Molecular pathology of osteosarcoma.  193-199. 2010
2009 General Considerations Concerning Safety in Biomedical Research Laboratories.  563-572. 2009

Investigator On

  • Comprehensive Cancer Center Core Support Grant  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2019
  • Comprehensive Cancer Center Core Support Grant - Administrative Supplement to Stimulate Research in HIV/AIDS Cancer Research  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2019
  • Collaborative Human Tissue Network  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2014 - 2019
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Breakthrough Initiative  awarded by University of Colorado 2014 - 2018
  • Microbiome Based Approach to Identify the Progression Potential of CIN 2 Lesions  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2014 - 2017
  • Molecular Pathogenesis and Phenotype of Acquired CFTR Dysfunction in COPD  awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/NIH/DHHS 2011 - 2016
  • Active - Tissue Procurement - Comprehensive Cancer Center Core Support Grant  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2011 - 2016
  • Comprehensive Cancer Center Core Support Grant  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2011 - 2016
  • UAB Skin Disease Research Center  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2009 - 2015
  • UAB Skin Disease Research Center - Tissue Resources and Molecular Pathology Core - Core C  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2009 - 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by LEIDOS BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH, INC. 2013 - 2014
  • Tissue Resource Site (TSS) in Support of the The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Program - Admin Core  awarded by SAIC - FREDERICK 2013 - 2014
  • Cooperative Human Tissue Network  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2008 - 2014
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Mississippi 1994
  • UAB Hospital, Residency 1998
  • UAB Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship 1999
  • Full Name

  • Walter Bell