Marina Ivanovic, MD


Director of Thoaracic Pathology-Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center
Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology
Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology  - Anatomic Pathology

Contact Information

Primary Office: 5243 Roy Carver Pavilion
Iowa City, IA 52242
Primary Office Phone: 319-353-6861



RN, Dubrovnik Secondary School and School of Nursing, Dubrovnik Croatia
MD, University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia

Transitional Year, University Hospital “Merkur”, Zagreb, Croatia
Residency, Anatomic Pathology, Boston University Medical Center
Residency, Clinical Pathology, Boston University Medical Center
Fellowship, Cytopathology, Boston University Medical Center
Fellowship, Surgical Pathology, University of Chicago Medical Center

Licensure and Certifications

State of Illinois Medical License Illinois Board of Medicine
State of Massachusetts Medical License Massachusetts Board of Medicine
State of Iowa Medical License Iowa Board of Medicine
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology American Board of Pathology
Cytopathology American Board of Cytopathology
Cytopathology Interenation Academy of Cytopathology Board

Research Summary

Interests: Diagnostic surgical pathology and cytopathology.

Center, Program and Institute Affiliations

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center

Selected Publications

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Ivanovic M.  Distinguish the Lineage of the Sex Cord-stromal Cells in Gonadoblastoma.  Pediatric and Developmental Pathology.  2011. 

Ivanovic M.  Targeting Prostate Cancer Angiogenesis Through Metastasis-Associated Antigen 1 (MTA 1).  Prostate.  2011. 71(3):268-280.

Ivanovic M.  On the Dynamics of Nitrite, Nitrate and Other Biomarkers of Nitric Oxide Production in Inflammatory Bowel disease. Nitric Oxide.  Nitric Oxide.  2010. 22(2):155-167.

Nayar R, Ivanovic M.  The indeterminate thyroid fine-needle aspiration: experience from an academic center using terminology similar to that proposed in the 2007 National Cancer Institute Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration State of the Science Conference.  Cancer.  2009 June. 117(3):195-202.

Zhang S, Ivanovic M, Nemcek A, Defrias D, Lucas E, Nayar R.  Thin core needle biopsy crush preparations in conjunction with fine-needle aspiration for the evaluation of thyroid nodules: a complementary approach.  Cancer.  2008 December. 114(6):512-8.

Veliceasa D, Ivanovic M, Hoepfner F, Thumbikat P, Volpert O, Smith N.  Transient potential receptor channel 4 controls thrombospondin-1 secretion and angiogenesis in renal cell carcinoma.  The FEBS journal.  2007 December. 274(24):6365-77.

Reiher F, Ivanovic M, Huang H, Smith N, Bouck N, Campbell S.  The role of hypoxia and p53 in the regulation of angiogenesis in bladder cancer.  The Journal of urology.  2001 June. 165(6 Pt 1):2075-81.

Campbell S, Volpert O, Ivanovic M, Bouck N.  Molecular mediators of angiogenesis in bladder cancer.  Cancer research.  1998 March. 58(6):1298-304.

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