DPLM Faculty Profiles — Dr. Thorne

Leigh Thorne

Leigh Thorne, MD

Associate Professor

Office: 919-966-8003

E-mail: lthorne@unch.unc.edu

Research Interests

Molecular pathology, muscle pathology, autopsy pathology, and tissue banking.

Selected Publications

Sigel CS, Harper TC, Thorne LB. Postpartum sudden death from pulmonary hypertension in the setting of portal hypertension. Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2007 Aug;110(2):501-3.

Thorne LB, Civalier C, Booker JFan H,Gulley ML. Analytic Validation of a Quantitative Real-Time PCR Assay to Measure CMV Viral Load in Whole Blood. Diagn Mol Pathol. 2007 Jun;16(2):73-80.

Scanga L, Chaing S, Powell C, Aylsworth AS, Harrell LJ, Henshaw NG, Civalier CJ, Thorne LB, Weck K, Booker J, Gulley ML. Diagnosis of human congenital cytomegalovirus infection by amplification of viral DNA from dried blood spots on perinatal cards. J Mol Diagn. 2006 May; 8(2):240-5.

Thorne LB, Ryan JL, Elmore SH, Glaser SL, Gulley ML.Real-time PCR measures Epstein-Barr Virus DNA in archival breast adenocarcinomas.Diagn Mol Pathol. 2005 Mar;14(1):29-33.