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Myra L. Coppage, Ph.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 275-0985

Office: (585) 275-6352

Fax: (585) 275-2436

Biography

Dr. Coppage is Director of the HLA/Tissue Typing laboratory, which provides state-of-the-art compatibility testing for the solid organ and tissue transplantation services including HLA typing by molecular methods, antibody screening and identification, and crossmatching.

Research

Dr. Coppage's research focuses on B cells and antibodies involved in organ rejection--how they are produced, what effects they have, and what tests can be used to identify them. She is also interested in immune effects of chemotherapeutic agents and immune reconstitution following stem cell transplantation.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Education

1987
MS | Univ of Houston
Study of the Future

2005
PhD | Univ Rochester Sch Med/Dent
Pathology

1981
BA | Oberlin College
Psychology

Publications

Journal Articles

1/2013
Coppage M, Iqbal A, Ahmad A, Becker MW. "Leukemia specific loss of heterozygosity of MHC in a CLL patient: disease state impacts timing of confirmatory typing." Human immunology.. 2013 Jan 0; 74(1):41-4. Epub 2012 Oct 17.

3/2011
Lind C, Busacco A, Huynh A, Monos D, Coppage M. "Identification of a novel HLA-B*35 variant allele, B*35:151." Tissue antigens.. 2011 Mar 0; 77(3):258-9.

2011
Bechelli J, Coppage M, Rosell K, Liesveld J. "Cytotoxicity of algae extracts on normal and malignant cells." Leukemia research and treatment. 2011 2011:373519. Epub 2011 Jan 05.

Books & Chapters

2010
Chapter Title: Human Leukocyte and Platelet Antigens
Book Title: Williams Hematology, Eighth Edition
Author List: Myra Coppage, David Stroncek, Janice McFarland, Neil Blumberg
Edited By: Kenneth Kaushansky
Published By: McGraw Hill2010

2000
Chapter Title: Isolation of Monocytes from Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells.
Book Title: Am Soc for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics Laboratory Man, Ed. 4
Author List: Myra Copppage
Edited By: Hahn A, Land G, and Strothman R
Published By: ASHI2000

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