Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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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 literature 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 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
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
2008 Erratum: The efficient operation of the surgical pathology gross room (Biotechnic and Histochemistry vol. 82(3) (71-82)) 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 heart 2008
2008 The efficient operation of the surgical pathology gross room 2008
2008 Immunohistochemical detection of EGFR, p185erbB-2, Bcl-2 and p53 in breast carcinomas in pre-menopausal and post-menopausal women 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 lesions 2006
2006 Molecular pathology of chondroid neoplasms: Part 1, benign lesions 2006
2005 Pattern of nonspecific (or global) DNA methylation in oral carcinogenesis 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
2005 Surgical pathology of the parathyroid glandsAdvances in Experimental Medicine and Biology.  563:1-9. 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, LNCaP 2003
2002 The pattern of expression of Mn and Cu-Zn superoxide dismutase varies among squamous cell cancers of the lung, larynx, and oral cavity 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