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John Wojcik, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Contact InformationDepartment of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street, 6 Founders

Philadelphia, PA, 19104

Specialty Division

Anatomic Pathology

Research Expertise

Proteomic characterization of human sarcomas, Mass spectrometry of human tissue samples, Epigenetics, Histone post-translational modification, Diagnostic markers for sarcomas

Clinical Expertise

Sarcoma diagnosis and characterization, General surgical pathology, Fluorescence in-situ hybridization

Education

BS University of Notre Dame, 2004
PhD (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology), University of Chicago, 2012
MD (Medicine), University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, 2012

Specialty Certification

Postgraduate Training

Resident in Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 2012-2014
Resident in Anatomic Pathology, University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 2014-2015
Fellow in Bone & Soft Tissue Pathology , University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 2015-2016

Awards and Honors

Phi Beta Kappa, epsilon of Indiana (University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, 2004
Medical Student Training Program (MSTP) fellow, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, 2004-2012
Student Scholarship for the IBC Antibody Engineering Conference, 2008
Short term Research Fellowship for the European Molecular Biology Organization., 2009
Teaching Assistant for Clinical Pathophysiology and Therapeutics (top 20%), University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, 2011
Outstanding Performance Award in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, 2011
Leon O. Jacobson Basic Science Prize for the Most Meritorious Basic Science Research performed by an MD/PhD student, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, 2012
Fellow Teaching Award, Department of Pathology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2016

Memberships and Professional Organizations

American Medical Association, 2012 - Present
Massachusetts Medical Society, 2012 - 2014
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, 2013 - Present
American Society for Clinical Pathology, 2015 - Present
International Society of Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology, 2015 - Present
American Association of Cancer Research, 2015 - Present
Connective Tissue Oncology Society, 2015 - Present

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Selected Publications

Imaging and histological appearance of pleomorphic hyalinizing angiectatic tumors: A case series and literature review

Jaramillo CJ, Wojcik J, Weber K, and Sebro R, Oncol Lett. 15(4): 4720–4730, 2018

Polycomb loss enhances oncogenesis but leads to therapeutic vulnerabilities in malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors

Wojcik J, Sidoli S, Cooper K Garcia BA, US HUPO Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN, 2018

Epigenetic Dysregulation Unites Ossifying Fibromyxoid Tumor and Endometrial Stromal Sarcoma Pathogenesis

Wojcik JB, Sajed D, Oliva E, Chiang S, Garcia B., USCAP Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2018

Integrated proteome and epigenetic analysis reveals cross-talk between chromatin and cancer pathways in malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors.

Wojcik J, Sidoli S, Cooper K Garcia BA, Clinical Cancer Research 24(2 Supplement): , 2018

Team Approach: Osteosarcoma of the Distal Part of the Femur in Adolescents

Stitzlein R, Balamuth N, Wojcik J, Sebro R, Weber K, JBJS Reviews 5(12): e5, 2017

Actionable mutations in canine hemangiosarcoma

Guannan Wang, Ming Wu, Martha A. Maloneyhuss, John Wojcik, Amy C. Durham, Nicola J. Mason, David B. Roth, PLoS One 12(11): e0188667, 2017

Epigenetic Alterations in Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors.

Wojcik J and Cooper, KC, Adv Anat Pathol. 24(6): 362-371, 2017

Integrated proteome and epigenetic analysis reveals cross-talk between chromatin and cancer pathways in malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors.

Wojcik J, Sidoli S, Cooper K Garcia BA, American Society for Mass Spectrometry Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, 2017

Allosteric Inhibition of Bcr-Abl Kinase by High Affinity Monobody Inhibitors Directed to the Src Homology 2 (SH2)-Kinase Interface

Wojcik J, Lamontanara AJ, Grabe G, Koide A, Akin L, Gerig B, Hantschel O, Koide S, J Biol Chem 291(16): 8836-47, 2016

Mass spectrometry of formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue: Proteome, Phosphoproteome and histone post-translational modifications

Wojcik JB, Sidoli S, Garcia B, Cooper K, USCAP Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, 2016