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Charles B. Cangro

Charles B. Cangro M.D., Ph.D.

Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment: Medicine
Location: UMMC,
Phone: (410) 328-5720
Fax: (410) 328-5685

Research Interests:

Renal and Pancreas Transplantation


Refereed Articles

Drachenberg CB, Papadimitriou JC, Wali $, Nogueira J, Mendley S, Hirsch HH, Cangro CB, Klassen DK, Weir MR, Bartlett ST, Ramos E. Improved outcome of polyoma virus allograft nephropathy with early biopsy. Transplant Proc 2004;36(3):758-759.

Papadimitriou JC, Drachenberg CB, Klassen DK, Gaber L, Racusen LC, Voska L, Cangro CB, Ramos E, Wali R, Weir MR, Bartlett ST: Histological grading of chronic pancreas allograft rejection/graft sclerosis. Am.J.Transplant. 2003;3:599-605.

Papadimitriou JC, Cangro CB, Lustberg A, Khaled A, Nogueira J, Wiland A, Ramos E, Klassen DK, Drachenberg.  Histologic features of mycopenolate mofetil-related colitis: a graft-versus-host disease-like pattern. Int J Surg Pathol 2003; 11(4):295-302.

Ramos E, Drachenberg CB, Portocarrero M, Wali R, Klassen DK, Fink JC, Farney A, Hirsch H, Papadimitriou JC, Cangro CB, Weir MR, Bartlett ST. BK virus nephropathy diagnosis and treatment: experience at the University of Maryland Renal Transplant Program.  Clin Transpl 2002:143-53.

Ramos E, Drachenberg CB, Papadimitriou JC, Hamze O, Fink JC, Klassen DK, Drachenberg RC, Wiland A, Wali R, Cangro, CB, Schweitzer E, Bartlett ST, Weir MR. Clinical course of polyoma virus nephropathy in 67 renal transplant patients. J Am Soc Nephrol 2002;13(8):2145-51.

Kasiske BL, Cangro CB, Hariharan S, Hricik DE, Kerman RH, Roth D, Rush DN, Vazquez MA, Weir MR; American Society of Transplantation. The evaluation of renal transplantation candidates: clinical practice guidelines. Am J Transplant 2002;Suppl 2:1-95.

Danovitch,G.M.; Hariharan,S.; Pirsch,J.D.; Rush,D.; Roth,D.; Ramos,E.; Starling,R.C.; Cangro,C.; Weir,M.R.. Management of the Waiting List for Cadaveric Kidney Transplants: Report of a Survey and Recommendations by the Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee of the American Society of Transplantation. J Am Soc Nephrol 2002:13(2): 528-535.

Cangro CB, Henrich  W. Analgesic Nephropathy and NSAID-Induced ARF in Kidney & Urologic Disease Section. (Alpern, RJ, Associate Editor) in PocketMedicine/Internal Medicine, Scharschmidt, BF(Editor).  2002.  New York.

Klassen DK, Weir MR, Cangro CB, Bartlett ST, Papadimitriou JC, Drachenberg CB. Pancreas allograft biopsy: safety of percutaneous biopsy-results of a large experience. Transplantation 2002;73(4):553-5.

Cangro CB, Henrich W.  Tubulointerstitial Renal Disease in Kidney & Urologic Disease Section. (Alpern, RJ, Associate Editor) in PocketMedicine/Internal Medicine, Scharschmidt, BF(Editor).  2002.  New York.

Drachenberg RC, Drachenberg CB, Papadimitriou JC, Ramos E, Fink JC, Wali R, Weir MR, Cangro CB, Klassen DK, Khaled A, Cunningham R, Bartlett ST. Morphological spectrum of polyoma virus disease in renal allografts: diagnostic accuracy of urine cytology. Am J Transplant 2001;1(4):373-81.

Kasiske BL, Cangro CB, Hariharan S, Hricik DE, Kerman RH, Roth D, Rush DN, Vasquez MA, Weir MR.  The evaluation of renal transplant candidates:  Clinical practice guidelines.  American Journal of Transplantation,  2001;2(suppl 1):5-95.

Papadimitriou JC, Drachenberg CB, Beskow CO, Cangro C, Wiland A, Klassen D, Weir M, Bartlett S.  Graft-versus-host disease-like features in mycophenolate mofetil-related colitis.  Transplant Proc 2001;33(3):2237-2238.

Weir MR, Ward MT, Blahut SA, Klassen DK, Cangro CB, Bartlett ST, Fink JC.  Long-term impact of discontinued or reduced calcineurin inhibitor in patients with chronic allograft nephropathy. Kidney Int 2001;59(4):1567-73,

Jacobs SC, Cho E, Dunkin BJ, Flowers JL, Schweitzer E, Cangro C, Fink J, Farney A, Philosophe B, Jarrell B, Bartlett ST.  Laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy: the University of Maryland 3-YEAR experience.  J Urol 2000;164:1494-1499.

Klassen DK, Drachenberg CB, Papadimitriou JC, Cangro CB, Fink JC, Bartlett ST, Weir MR.  CMV allograft pancreatitis: diagnosis, treatment, and histological features.  Transplantation 2000;69(9):1968-71.

Drachenberg, C.B., C.O. Beskow, C.B. Cangro, P.M. Bourquin, A. Simsir, J. Find, M. R. Weir, D.K. Klassen, S.T. Bartlett and J.C. Papadimitriou.  Human polyoma virus in renal allograft biopsies: morphological findings and correlation with urine cytology, Hum Pathol, Aug; 30(8) (1999): 970-977.

Drachenberg CB, Klassen DK, Weir MR, Wiland A, Fink JC, Bartlett ST, Cangro CB, Blahut S, Papadimitriou JC. Islet cell damage associated with tacrolimus and cyclosporine: morphological features in pancreas allograft biopsies and clinical correlation. Transplantation.1999;15(3):396-402

Nogueira, J.M., C.B. Cangro, J.C. Fink, E. Schweitzer, A. Wiland, D.K. Klassen, J. Gardner, J. Flowers, S. Jacobs, E. Cho, B. Philosophe, S.T. Bartlett and M.R. Weir.  A comparison of recipient renal outcomes with laparoscopic versus open live donor nephrectomy, Transplantation, Mar 15;67(5) (1999): 722-728.

Weir, M.R., J.C. Fink, D.S. Hanes, J. Gardner, D.K. Klassen, C. Cangro, E. Schweitzer and S.T. Bartlett.  Chronic allograft nephropathy: effect of cyclosporine reduction and addition of mycophenolate mofetil on progression of renal disease, Transplant Proc. Feb-Mar;31(1-2) (1999): 1286-1287.

Drachenberg, C.B., J.C. Papadimitriou, D.K. Klassen, M.R. Weir, C.B. Cangro, J.C. Fink and S.T. Bartlett.  Chronic pancreas allograft rejection: morphologic evidence of progression in needle biopsies and proposal of a grading scheme, Transplant Proc, Feb-Mar;31(1-2) (1999): 614.

Papadimitriou, J.C., C.B. Drachenberg, A. Wiland, D.K. Klassen, J. Fink, M.R. Weir, C. Cangro, E.J. Schweitzer and S.T. Bartlett.  Histologic grading of acute allograft rejection in pancreas needle biopsy: correlation to serum enzymes, glycemia, and response to immunosuppressive treatment, Transplantation, Dec 27;66(12) (1998): 1741-1745.

Weir, M.R., L. Anderson, J.C. Fink, K. Gabregiorgish, E.J. Schweitzer, E. Hoehn-Saric, D.K. Klassen, C.B. Cangro, L.B. Johnson, P.C. Kuo, J.Y. Lim and S.T. Bartlett.  A novel approach to the treatment of chronic allograft nephropathy, Transplantation, Dec 27;64(12) (1997): 1706-1710.

Wrenger, E., J.D. Pirsch, C.B. Cangro, A.M. D’Alessandro, S.J. Knechtle, M. Kalayoglyu and H.W. Sollinger.  Single-center experience with renal transplantation in patients with Wegener’s granulomatosis, Transpl Int, 10(2) (1997): 152-156.

Kone, B.C., J. Schwobel, M.G. Mohaupt and C.B. Cangro.  Role of NF-kappa B in the regulation of inducible nitric oxide synthase in an MTAL cell line, American Journal of Physiolocry, 269 (5 Pt 2) : F718-29, 1995 Nov

Cangro, C.B., M.A.A. Namboodiri, L.A. Sklar, A. Corigliano-Murphy and J.H. Neale.  Immunohistochemistry and Biosynthesis of N-Acetylaspartylglutamate in Spinal Sensory Ganglia, Journal of Neurochemistry, 49(1987): 1579-1588.

Tieman, S.B., C.B. Cangro and J.H. Neale.  N-Acetylaspartyl¬glutamate immunoreactivity in neurons of the cat's visual system, Brain Research, 420(1987): 188-193.

Anderson, K.J., D.T. Monghan, C.B. Cangro, M.A.A. Namboodiri, J.H. Neale and C.W. Cotman. Localization of N-Acetylaspar¬tylglutamate-like immunoreactivity in selected areas of the rat brain, Neuroscience Letters, 72(1986): 14-20.

Cangro, C.B., D.E. Garrison, P.A. Luongo, M.E. Truckenmiller, M.A.A. Namboodiri and J.H. Neale.  First immunohistochemical demonstration of N-Acetylaspartylglutamate in specific neurons, Society for Neuroscience, 11(1985): 33.1.

Pliska, R.J., C.B. Cangro and J.H. Neale.  Immunohistochemical localization of the POMC-gene product glycylglutamine in the intermediate pituitary, Brain Research, 360(1985): 403-406.

Cangro, C.B., P.M. Sweetnam, J.R. Wrathall, W.B. Haser, N.P. Curthoys and J.H. Neale.  Localization of elevated glutaminase immunoreactivity in small DRG neurons, Brain Research, 336(1985): 158-161.

Wenger, E., J.D. Pirsch, C.B. Cangro, A.M. D’Alessandro, S.J. Knechtle, M. Kalayoglu and H.W. Sollinger.  Single-center experience with renal transplantation in patients with Wegner’s granulomatosis, Transpl. Int. (1997) 10:152-156.