Marta I. Minervini, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology


Dr. Minervini is a member of the Division of Transplantation Pathology.
Office Location:
Division of Transplantation Pathology
Department of Pathology
UPMC Montefiore, Room E742
3459 5th Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Contact Information:
Office Phone: 412-647-2067
Fax: 412-647-5237
Email: minervinimi@upmc.edu

Research Expertise

Dr. Minervini's research interests include areas of Transplantation Pathology focusing on living and cadaveric donor and clinical applications of whole slide imaging, digital imaging and Telepathology.

Selected Publications

View Dr. Minervini's publications on PubMed

Isse K, Lesniak A, Grama K, Roysam B, Minervini MI, Demetris AJ.: Digital Transplantation Pathology: Combining Whole Slide Imaging, Multiplex Staining and Automated Image Analysis. Am J Transplant. 2011 Nov 4

Lunz JG, Ruppert K, Cajaiba M, Isse K, Bentlejewski C, Minervini M, Nalesnik M, Randhawa P, Rubin E, Sasatomi E, DeVera M, Fontes P, Humar A, Zeevi A, Demetris A. Re-examination of the Lymphocytotoxic Crossmatch in Liver Transplantation: Can C4d Stains Help in Monitoring? Am J Transplant. 2011Oct 12.

Minervini M.I., Ruppert K, Fontes P, Volpes R., Vizzini G., De Vera M.E., Gruttadauria S., Miraglia R., Pipitone L., Marsh J. W., Marcos A., Gridelli B., Demetris A.J.: Liver Biopsy Findings from Healthy Potential Living Liver Donors. Reasons for Disqualification, Silent Diseases and Correlation with Liver Injury Tests . J Hepatol. 2009 Mar;50(3):501-10.

Demetris A.J, Ruppert K., Dvorchik I., Jain A., Minervini M. , Nalesnik M. A., Randhawa P., Wu T. , Zeevi A., El-magd K., Eghtesad B., Fontes P., Cacciarelli T., Marsh W., Geller D., and Fung J.J. Starzl. T.E. Real Time Monitoring of Acute Liver Allograft Rejection Using the Banff Schema. Transplantation. Nov 15;74(9):1290-6, 2002.

Minervini MI, Yukako Yagi, Marino IR, Lawson A, Nalesnik M, Randhawa P, Wu T. Fung JJ, Demetris AJ. Development and experience with an Integrated System for Transplantation Telepathology. Human Pathology Dec; 32 (12):1334-1343, 2001.

Minervini MI, Torbenson M, Scantleury V, Vivas C, Jordan M, Shapiro R, and Randhawa PS: Acute renal allograft rejection with severe tubulitis (Banff 1997 grade IB). Am J Surg Pathol, Apr; 24(4):553-8, 2000.

Randhawa PS, Minervini MI, Lombardero M, Fung JJ, Shapiro R, Jordan M, Vivas C, Scantlebury V, Demetris AJ: Biopsy of marginal donor kidneys: correlation of histologic findings graft dysfunction. Transplantation. Apr 15;69(7):1352-7. 2000.

Minervini MI, Demetris AJ, Lee RG, Carr BI, Madariaga J, Nalesnik MA: Utilization of hepatocyte-specific antibody in the immunocytochemical evaluation of liver tumors. Mod Pathol, 10(7): 686-692, 1997.