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Arben Santo, MD

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Arben Santo, MD
Discipline Chair for Pathology and Histology
Department/Discipline: Pathology and Histology
Campus: Virginia
Office: 237
Fax: 540-231-6298
Email: Contact



1973 Facuty of Medicine, State University of Tirana, Albania  General Physician
2007 Faculty of Medicine, State University of Tirana, Albania Doctor of Science, Pathology


Selected Publications

Year Faculty Citation PMID
2020 Ramu Anandakrishnan, Tiffany Carpenetti, Lin Kang, Arben Santo, Robin Varghese

Anandakrishnan R, Carpenetti TL, Samuel P, Wasko B, Johnson C, Smith C, Kim J, Michalak P, Kang L, Kinney N, Santo A, Anstrom J, Garner HR, Varghese RT. DNA sequencing of anatomy lab cadavers to provide hands-on precision medicine introduction to medical students. BMC Med Educ. 2020 Nov 16;20(1):437. PMID: 33198737.

2016 Arben Santo

Zhu H, Traore K, Santo A, Trush, MA, Li YR. Oxygen and Oxygen Toxicity: The Birth of Concepts. Reactive Oxygen Species. 2016; 1(1):1–8.

2015 Arben Santo

Santo A. The reasons why I became a pathologist. In: Pathology for the curious. Why study pathology? [Ed: Z. Szostak]. The Curious Academic Publishing: 2015 March.

2014 Arben Santo

Palmieri JR, Santo A, Johnson SE. Soil-acquired cutaneous nocardiosis on the forearm of a healthy male contracted in a swamp in rural eastern Virginia. International Medical Case Reports Journal. 2014 Mar 7; 7:41-7.

2014 Arben Santo

Wyeth RP, Santo A. Variant aortic sinusal origin of the left circumflex coronary artery. International Journal of Anatomical Variations. 2014; 7:109-11.

2013 Arben Santo

Zhu H, Wang J, Santo A, Li Y. Downregulation of antioxidants and phase 2 proteins. In: The Molecular Basis of Oxidative Stress: Chemistry, Mechanisms and Disease Pathogenesis. FA Villamena, Ed. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc; 2013; p. 113-22.

2013 Arben Santo

Palmieri JR, King S, Case M, Santo A. Lyme disease: case report of persistent Lyme disease from Pulaski County, Virginia. International Medical Case Reports Journal. 2013 Dec 5;6:99-105. PMID: 24353444.

2013 Arben Santo

Palmieri JR, North D, Santo A. Furuncular myiasis of the foot caused by the tumbu fly, Cordylobia anthropophaga: report in a medical student returning from a medical mission trip to Tanzania. International Medical Case Reports Journal. 2013 Jun 24; 6:25-8. PMID: 23843710.

2012 Arben Santo

Wyeth RP, Santo A, Lester K, Wachob S, Petty A, Bookbinder J. Anomaly of the circumflex coronary artery in a continuous series of 338 Virginia cadavers. Proceedings from the 90th Annual Meeting of the Virginia Academy of Science; 2012 May 22-24; Norfolk, VA: 2012; 63:65.

2012 Arben Santo

Zhu H, Santo A, Li Y. The antioxidant enzyme peroxiredoxin and its protective role in neurological disorders. Exp Biol Med. 2012 Feb; 237(2):143-9. PMID: 22302711.