Margaret H. Collins, MD

Professor, UC Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Phone 513-636-4261

Fax 513-636-3924

Email margaret.collins@cchmc.org

Clinical Interests

Pediatric gastrointestinal pathology; eosinophilic gastrointestinal diseases; biopsy analyses; primary study endpoints; novel therapies to treat eosinophilic esophagitis in children; disorders of bowel immunity; bowel motility disorders

In 2011, Dr. Collins was named one of the Top Doctors in Pathology by U.S. News & World Report.

BS: Fordham University, NY, 1972.

MD: Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1977.

Residency: Pathology, New York Hospital, NY, 1977-80; Pathology, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, NY, 1980-83.

Fellowship: Research, New York Lung Association, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, N.Y., 1983-85; Research, American Lung Association, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, NY, 1985-87.

Certification: Pathology, 1981; Pediatric Pathology, 1991.

Nikolaidis NM, Kulkarni RM, Gray JK, Collins MH, Waltz SE. Ron receptor deficient alveolar myeloid cells exacerbate LPS-induced acute lung injury in the murine lung. Innate Immun. 2010 Nov 18.

Sherrill JD, Gao PS, Stucke EM, Blanchard C, Collins MH, Putnam PE, Franciosi JP, Kushner JP, Abonia JP, Assa'ad AH, Kovacic MB, Biagini Myers JM, Bochner BS, He H, Hershey GK, Martin LJ, Rothenberg ME. Variants of thymic stromal lymphopoietin and its receptor associate with eosinophilic esophagitisJ Allergy Clin Immunol. 2010 Jul;126(1):160-5.e3.

DeBrosse CW, Collins MH, Buckmeier Butz BK, Allen CL, King EC, Assa'ad AH, Abonia JP, Putnam PE, Rothenberg ME, Franciosi JP. Identification, epidemiology, and chronicity of pediatric esophageal eosinophilia, 1982-1999J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2010 Jul;126(1):112-9.

Abonia JP, Blanchard C, Butz BB, Rainey HF, Collins MH, Stringer K, Putnam PE, Rothenberg ME. Involvement of mast cells in eosinophilic esophagitisJ Allergy Clin Immunol. 2010 Jul;126(1):140-9.

Caldwell JM, Blanchard C, Collins MH, Putnam PE, Kaul A, Aceves SS, Bouska CA, Rothenberg ME. Glucocorticoid-regulated genes in eosinophilic esophagitis: a role for FKBP51J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2010 Apr;125(4):879-888.e8.

Rothenberg ME, Spergel JM, Sherrill JD, Annaiah K, Martin LJ, Cianferoni A, Gober L, Kim C, Glessner J, Frackelton E, Thomas K, Blanchard C, Liacouras C, Verma R, Aceves S, Collins MH, Brown-Whitehorn T, Putnam PE, Franciosi JP, Chiavacci RM, Grant SF, Abonia JP, Sleiman PM, Hakonarson H. Common variants at 5q22 associate with pediatric eosinophilic esophagitisNat Genet. 2010 Apr;42(4):289-91.

Blanchard C, Stucke EM, Burwinkel K, Caldwell JM, Collins MH, Ahrens A, Buckmeier BK, Jameson SC, Greenberg A, Kaul A, Franciosi JP, Kushner JP, Martin LJ, Putnam PE, Abonia JP, Wells SI, Rothenberg ME. Coordinate interaction between IL-13 and epithelial differentiation cluster genes in eosinophilic esophagitisJ Immunol. 2010 Apr 1;184(7):4033-41.

Miller SJ, Lan ZD, Hardiman A, Wu J, Kordich JJ, Patmore DM, Hegde RS, Cripe TP, Cancelas JA, Collins MH, Ratner N. Inhibition of Eyes Absent Homolog 4 expression induces malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor necrosisOncogene. 2010 Jan 21;29(3):368-79.

Vicario M, Blanchard C, Stringer KF, Collins MH, Mingler MK, Ahrens A, Putnam PE, Abonia JP, Santos J, Rothenberg ME. Local B cells and IgE production in the oesophageal mucosa in eosinophilic oesophagitisGut. 2010 Jan;59(1):12-20.

Prosperi JR, Becher KR, Willson TA, Collins MH, Witte DP, Goss KH. The APC tumor suppressor is required for epithelial integrity in the mouse mammary glandJ Cell Physiol. 2009 Aug;220(2):319-31.