Michael J. O’Brien, MD, MPH

Professor Emeritus, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Michael O'Brien
670 Albany St Biosquare III

Other Positions

  • Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students), Boston University School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences


  • National University of Ireland, MBBCh
  • Harvard University, MPH
  • National University of Ireland, BSc
  • Royal College of Pathologists, MRS


  • Published on 12/8/2017

    Drew DA, Mo A, Grady JJ, Stevens RG, Levine JB, Brenner BM, Anderson JC, Forouhar F, O'Brien MJ, Devers TJ, Rosenberg DW. Proximal Aberrant Crypt Foci Associate with Synchronous Neoplasia and Are Primed for Neoplastic Progression. Mol Cancer Res. 2018 03; 16(3):486-495. PMID: 29222172.

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  • Published on 7/21/2017

    Ho JD, Bhawan J, O'Brien MJ, Goldberg LJ. Cutaneous involvement in luteinized thecomas with sclerosing peritonitis (LTSP)-A new finding in a rare syndrome. J Cutan Pathol. 2017 Oct; 44(10):898-902. PMID: 28628256.

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  • Published on 4/15/2017

    Mendelsohn RB, Winawer SJ, Jammula A, Mills G, Jordan P, O'Brien MJ, Close GM, Dorfman M, Church TR, Mandelson MT, Allen J, Feld A, Kauff ND, Morgan GA, Kumar JMR, Serrano V, Bayuga-Miller S, Fischer SE, Kuk D, Zauber AG. Adenoma Prevalence in Blacks and Whites Having Equal Adherence To Screening Colonoscopy: The National Colonoscopy Study. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 09; 15(9):1469-1470. PMID: 28419856.

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  • Published on 6/17/2016

    Louis DN, O'Brien MJ, Young RH. The flowering of pathology as a medical discipline in Boston, 1892-c.1950: W.T. Councilman, FB Mallory, JH Wright, SB Wolbach and their descendants. Mod Pathol. 2016 Sep; 29(9):944-61. PMID: 27312063.

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  • Published on 4/14/2016

    Herrera VL, Colby AH, Tan GA, Moran AM, O'Brien MJ, Colson YL, Ruiz-Opazo N, Grinstaff MW. Evaluation of expansile nanoparticle tumor localization and efficacy in a cancer stem cell-derived model of pancreatic peritoneal carcinomatosis. Nanomedicine (Lond). 2016 May; 11(9):1001-15. PMID: 27078118.

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  • Published on 6/2/2015

    Shapiro MC, Wong B, O'Brien MJ, Salama A. Mandibular Destruction Secondary to Invasion by Carcinoma Cuniculatum. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2015 Dec; 73(12):2343-51. PMID: 26072180.

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  • Published on 5/26/2015

    Schroy PC, Wong JB, O'Brien MJ, Chen CA, Griffith JL. A Risk Prediction Index for Advanced Colorectal Neoplasia at Screening Colonoscopy. Am J Gastroenterol. 2015 Jul; 110(7):1062-71. PMID: 26010311.

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  • Published on 4/9/2015

    Yu H, Buch K, Li B, O'Brien M, Soto J, Jara H, Anderson SW. Utility of texture analysis for quantifying hepatic fibrosis on proton density MRI. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2015 Nov; 42(5):1259-65. PMID: 26477447.

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  • Published on 3/23/2015

    Shaukat A, Church TR, Shanley R, Kauff ND, O'Brien MJ, Mills GM, Jordan PA, Allen JA, Kim A, Feld AD, Zauber AG, Winawer SJ. Development and validation of a clinical score for predicting risk of adenoma at screening colonoscopy. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2015 Jun; 24(6):913-20. PMID: 25800242.

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  • Published on 12/1/2014

    O'Brien MJ, Zhao Q, Yang S. Colorectal serrated pathway cancers and precursors. Histopathology. 2015 Jan; 66(1):49-65. PMID: 25263173.

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