W. Richard Burack, M.D., Ph.D.

W. Richard Burack, M.D., Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 626
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 273-1885
Fax: (585) 276-2390


W. Richard Burack. "The Roles of Molecular Techniques in the Diagnosis and Management of Follicular Lymphoma". Molecular Pathology of Hematolymphoid Disease. : Springer, 2010.
W. Richard Burack John D. Pfeifer. "Non-imaging Cell and Tissue Techniques and Tissue Banking". Translational and Experimental Clinical Research. Daniel P. Schuster and William J. Powers. Philiadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2005. 413-434

Journal Articles

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2012 Jan
Rauh MJ, Rahman F, Good D, Silverman J, Brennan MK, Dimov N, Liesveld J, Ryan DH, Richard Burack W, Bennett JM. "Blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm with leukemic presentation, lacking cutaneous involvement: Case series and literature review." Leukemia research.. 2012 Jan; 36(1):81-6. Epub 2011 Sep 03.
2011 Sep 29
Hilchey SP, Rosenberg AF, Hyrien O, Secor-Socha S, Cochran MR, Brady MT, Wang JC, Sanz I, Burack WR, Quataert SA, Bernstein SH. "Follicular lymphoma tumor-infiltrating T-helper (T(H)) cells have the same polyfunctional potential as normal nodal T(H) cells despite skewed differentiation." Blood.. 2011 Sep 29; 118(13):3591-602. Epub 2011 Aug 05.
2011 May
Spence JM, Rothberg PG, Wang N, Burack WR. "Demonstration of array-based analysis for highly multiplexed PCR assays application to detection of IGH@-BCL2 translocations in FFPE follicular lymphoma specimens." The Journal of molecular diagnostics : JMD. 2011 May; 13(3):252-62.
2010 Nov
Ferrantino M, Eichelberger J, Burack HR, Li F, Lee FE. "A 48-year-old woman with a large mediastinal mass." Chest. 2010 Nov; 138(5):1260-4.
2010 Oct
Bennett JM, Pryor J, Laughlin TS, Rothberg PG, Burack WR. "Is the association of "cup-like" nuclei with mutation of the NPM1 gene in acute myeloid leukemia clinically useful?" American journal of clinical pathology.. 2010 Oct; 134(4):648-52.
2010 Jul
Burack WR, Laughlin TS, Friedberg JW, Spence JM, Rothberg PG. "PCR assays detect B-lymphocyte clonality in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded specimens of classical hodgkin lymphoma without microdissection." American journal of clinical pathology.. 2010 Jul; 134(1):104-11.
Cooper AR, Burack WR, Allerton JP. "A case of Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus/human herpesvirus 8-unrelated but Epstein-Barr virus-positive primary effusion lymphoma-like lymphoma in the setting of human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C virus infection." Leukemia & lymphoma.. 2010 51(12):2303-5. Epub 2010 Oct 07.
2009 Nov 15
Hilchey SP, Kobie JJ, Cochran MR, Secor-Socha S, Wang JC, Hyrien O, Burack WR, Mosmann TR, Quataert SA, Bernstein SH. "Human follicular lymphoma CD39+-infiltrating T cells contribute to adenosine-mediated T cell hyporesponsiveness." The Journal of immunology : official journal of the American Association of Immunologists.. 2009 Nov 15; 183(10):6157-66. Epub 2009 Oct 28.
Bernstein SH, Burack WR. "The incidence, natural history, biology, and treatment of transformed lymphomas." Hematology. 2009 :532-41.
2008 Nov
Vomastek T, Iwanicki MP, Burack WR, Tiwari D, Kumar D, Parsons JT, Weber MJ, Nandicoori VK. "Extracellular signal-regulated kinase 2 (ERK2) phosphorylation sites and docking domain on the nuclear pore complex protein Tpr cooperatively regulate ERK2-Tpr interaction." Molecular and cellular biology. 2008 Nov; 28(22):6954-66. Epub 2008 Sep 15.
2007 Jul
Halldórsdóttir AM, Zehnbauer BA, Burack WR. "Application of BIOMED-2 clonality assays to formalin-fixed paraffin embedded follicular lymphoma specimens: superior performance of the IGK assays compared to IGH for suboptimal specimens." Leukemia & lymphoma.. 2007 Jul; 48(7):1338-43.
2005 Sep 1
Markiewicz MA, Carayannopoulos LN, Naidenko OV, Matsui K, Burack WR, Wise EL, Fremont DH, Allen PM, Yokoyama WM, Colonna M, Shaw AS. "Costimulation through NKG2D enhances murine CD8+ CTL function: similarities and differences between NKG2D and CD28 costimulation." The Journal of immunology : official journal of the American Association of Immunologists.. 2005 Sep 1; 175(5):2825-33.
2005 Feb 4
Burack WR, Shaw AS. "Live Cell Imaging of ERK and MEK: simple binding equilibrium explains the regulated nucleocytoplasmic distribution of ERK." The Journal of biological chemistry.. 2005 Feb 4; 280(5):3832-7. Epub 2004 Nov 16.
Seo J, Chung YS, Sharma GG, Moon E, Burack WR, Pandita TK, Choi K. "Cdt1 transgenic mice develop lymphoblastic lymphoma in the absence of p53." Oncogene. 2005 24(55):8176-86.
2003 Nov 14
Lee KH, Dinner AR, Tu C, Campi G, Raychaudhuri S, Varma R, Sims TN, Burack WR, Wu H, Wang J, Kanagawa O, Markiewicz M, Allen PM, Dustin ML, Chakraborty AK, Shaw AS. "The immunological synapse balances T cell receptor signaling and degradation." Science.. 2003 Nov 14; 302(5648):1218-22. Epub 2003 Sep 25.
2002 Sep 15
Burack WR, Lee KH, Holdorf AD, Dustin ML, Shaw AS. "Cutting edge: quantitative imaging of raft accumulation in the immunological synapse." The Journal of immunology : official journal of the American Association of Immunologists.. 2002 Sep 15; 169(6):2837-41.
2002 Jun
Hailman E, Burack WR, Shaw AS, Dustin ML, Allen PM. "Immature CD4(+)CD8(+) thymocytes form a multifocal immunological synapse with sustained tyrosine phosphorylation." Immunity. 2002 Jun; 16(6):839-48.
2002 May
Nguyen A, Burack WR, Stock JL, Kortum R, Chaika OV, Afkarian M, Muller WJ, Murphy KM, Morrison DK, Lewis RE, McNeish J, Shaw AS. "Kinase suppressor of Ras (KSR) is a scaffold which facilitates mitogen-activated protein kinase activation in vivo." Molecular and cellular biology. 2002 May; 22(9):3035-45.
2002 Mar
Holdorf AD, Lee KH, Burack WR, Allen PM, Shaw AS. "Regulation of Lck activity by CD4 and CD28 in the immunological synapse." Nature immunology. 2002 Mar; 3(3):259-64. Epub 2002 Feb 04.
1997 Nov 19
Burack WR, Dibble AR, Biltonen RL. "The relationship between compositional phase separation and vesicle morphology: implications for the regulation of phospholipase A2 by membrane structure." Chemistry and physics of lipids.. 1997 Nov 19; 90(1-2):87-95.
1997 Aug 26
Burack WR, Dibble AR, Allietta MM, Biltonen RL. "Changes in vesicle morphology induced by lateral phase separation modulate phospholipase A2 activity." Biochemistry.. 1997 Aug 26; 36(34):10551-7.
1997 May 20
Burack WR, Sturgill TW. "The activating dual phosphorylation of MAPK by MEK is nonprocessive." Biochemistry.. 1997 May 20; 36(20):5929-33.
1995 Nov 14
Burack WR, Gadd ME, Biltonen RL. "Modulation of phospholipase A2: identification of an inactive membrane-bound state." Biochemistry.. 1995 Nov 14; 34(45):14819-28.
1994 Sep 6
Burack WR, Biltonen RL. "Lipid bilayer heterogeneities and modulation of phospholipase A2 activity." Chemistry and physics of lipids.. 1994 Sep 6; 73(1-2):209-22.
1993 Jan 19
Burack WR, Yuan Q, Biltonen RL. "Role of lateral phase separation in the modulation of phospholipase A2 activity." Biochemistry.. 1993 Jan 19; 32(2):583-9.
Lathrop BK, Burack WR, Biltonen RL, Rule GS. "Expression of a group II phospholipase A2 from the venom of Agkistrodon piscivorus piscivorus in Escherichia coli: recovery and renaturation from bacterial inclusion bodies." Protein expression and purification. 1992 3(6):512-7.