Michael S. Icardi, MD


Chairman, Department of Veterans Affairs/Molecular Genetics Pathology Workgroup
National Director, Department of Veterans Affairs/Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Regional Commissioner, Department of Veterans Affairs
Staff Physician, Veterans Affairs Medical Center-Pathology Services/Medical Center Pathology Services
Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology  - Anatomic Pathology

Contact Information

Primary Office: SW242 General Hospital
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-384-8632



BS, University of Miami, Miami, FL
MD, University of Miami, Miami, FL

Residency, University of Minnesota
Residency, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital - Miami, FL
Fellowship, Immunopathology, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital - Miami, FL

Licensure and Certifications

Anatomic Pathology, American Board of Pathology
Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology
State of Iowa Medical License, Iowa Board of Medicine
State of Florida Medical License, Florida Board of Medicine

Research Summary

Dr. Icardi's research interests are primarily related to Flow cytometry, FISH, and Transplant Pathology and include projects related to Hepatitis C recurrence in liver allografts and the effect of microchimerism on long term graft survival.

Selected Publications

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Marquez R, Bandyopadhyay S, Wendlandt E, Keck K, Hoffer B, Icardi M, Christensen R, Schmidt W, McCaffrey A.  Correlation between microRNA expression levels and clinical parameters associated with chronic hepatitis C viral infection in humans.  Laboratory investigation; a journal of technical methods and pathology.  2010 December. 90(12):1727-36.

Icardi M, Erickson Y, Kilborn S, Stewart B, Grief B, Scharnweber G.  CD64 index provides simple and predictive testing for detection and monitoring of sepsis and bacterial infection in hospital patients.  Journal of clinical microbiology.  2009 December. 47(12):3914-9.

Abdalla M, Britigan B, Wen F, Icardi M, McCormick M, LaBrecque D, Voigt M, Brown K, Schmidt W.  Down-regulation of heme oxygenase-1 by hepatitis C virus infection in vivo and by the in vitro expression of hepatitis C core protein.  The Journal of infectious diseases.  2004 September. 190(6):1109-18.

Icardi M, Neff G, Montalbano M, Slapak-Green G, Berney T, Bejarano P, Joshi A, Icardi M, Nery J, Seigo N, Levi D, Weppler D, Pappas P, Ruiz J, Schiff E, Tzakis A.  A retrospective review of sirolimus (Rapamune) therapy in orthotopic liver transplant recipients diagnosed with chronic rejection.  Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society.  2003 May. 9(5):477-83.

Icardi M, Tryphonopoulos P, Icardi M, Salgar S, Ruiz P, Fukumori T, Gandia C, Boukas K, Kato T, Esquenazi V, Ricordi C, Michalopoulos G, Miller J, Tzakis A.  Host-derived enterocytes in intestinal grafts.  Transplantation.  2002 July. 74(1):120-38.

Icardi M, Tryphonopoulos P, Icardi M, Salgar S, Fukumori T, Kato T, Gandia C, Esquenazi V, Ricordi C, Michalopoulos G, Miller J, Ruiz P, Tzakis A.  Male enterocytes in female intestinal grafts.  Transplantation proceedings.  2002 May. 34(3):884.

Pasquale M, Weppler D, Smith J, Icardi M, Amador A, Gonzalez M, Kato T, Tzakis A, Ruiz P.  Burkitt s lymphoma variant of post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease (PTLD).  Pathology oncology research : POR.  2002. 8(2):105-8.

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