Keck School Faculty

Michael Noel Koss, MD
Michael Noel Koss, MD
Clinical Professor of Pathology (Part-Time)
HC4 1450 San Pablo Street Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
Dr. Koss, a former officer in the United States Armed Forces, has co-authored over a hundred peer reviewed articles and numerous other non-peer reviewed articles, book chapters, letters to the editor, abstracts and four books. He has been invited to guest lecture across the globe and has been a co-investigator on two separate five-year research studies. Dr. Koss is a former Chairman of the Pulmonary and Mediastinal Pathology Department at the Armed Services Institute of Pathology and is currently a Professor of Pathology at the LAC+USC Medical Center.

Suppression of Murine Lupus by CD4+ and CD8+ T Regulatory Cells Induced by T-Cell Targeted Nanoparticles Loaded with IL-2 and TGF-ß Arthritis Rheumatol. 2018 Nov 08. . View in PubMed

Reprint of: The pathology of pulmonary sarcoidosis: update Semin Diagn Pathol. 2018 Sep 24. . View in PubMed

Reprint of: The pathology of pulmonary sarcoidosis: update Semin Diagn Pathol. 2018 Sep; 35(5):324-333. . View in PubMed

Evaluation of Cyclin D1 as a Discriminatory Immunohistochemical Biomarker for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2018 Aug 08. . View in PubMed

Claudin-18-mediated YAP activity regulates lung stem and progenitor cell homeostasis and tumorigenesis J Clin Invest. 2018 Mar 01; 128(3):970-984. . View in PubMed

Further Studies of Unsuspected Emphysema in Nonsmoking Patients With Asthma With Persistent Expiratory Airflow Obstruction Chest. 2018 Mar; 153(3):618-629. . View in PubMed

Renal Transplant Patients Biopsied for Cause and Tested for C4d, DSA, and IgG Subclasses and C1q: Which Humoral Markers Improve Diagnosis and Outcomes? J Immunol Res. 2017; 2017:1652931.. View in PubMed

A middle-aged man with cough, chest pain, and pulmonary artery filling defect: primary pulmonary artery sarcoma Chest. 2014 Feb; 145(2):407-410. . View in PubMed

Handling and interpretation of the medical renal biopsy Methods Mol Biol. 2014; 1180:323-36. . View in PubMed

Anti-VEGF for the management of diabetic macular edema J Immunol Res. 2014; 2014:632307. . View in PubMed

Subretinal implantation of retinal pigment epithelial cells derived from human embryonic stem cells: improved survival when implanted as a monolayer Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2013 Jul 26; 54(7):5087-96. . View in PubMed

Pulmonary nodular lymphoid hyperplasia (pulmonary pseudolymphoma): the significance of increased numbers of IgG4-positive plasma cells Am J Surg Pathol. 2013 May; 37(5):699-709. . View in PubMed

Genome-scale analysis of DNA methylation in lung adenocarcinoma and integration with mRNA expression Genome Res. 2012 Jul; 22(7):1197-211. . View in PubMed

Near fatal asthma: clinical and airway biopsy characteristics Pulm Med. 2012; 2012:829608. . View in PubMed

B Cell and BAFF dependence of IFN-a-exaggerated disease in systemic lupus erythematosus-prone NZM 2328 mice J Immunol. 2011 Apr 15; 186(8):4984-93. . View in PubMed

Deficiency of type I IFN receptor in lupus-prone New Zealand mixed 2328 mice decreases dendritic cell numbers and activation and protects from disease J Immunol. 2009 Nov 01; 183(9):6021-9. . View in PubMed

IgG4-related interstitial lung disease: a new and evolving concept Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2009 Sep; 15(5):513-6. . View in PubMed

Wegener granulomatosis presenting as epididymitis Urology. 2009 Jun; 73(6):1225-6. . View in PubMed

Accelerated pathological and clinical nephritis in systemic lupus erythematosus-prone New Zealand Mixed 2328 mice doubly deficient in TNF receptor 1 and TNF receptor 2 via a Th17-associated pathway J Immunol. 2009 Feb 15; 182(4):2532-41. . View in PubMed

Identification of a panel of sensitive and specific DNA methylation markers for squamous cell lung cancer Mol Cancer. 2008 Jul 10; 7:62. . View in PubMed

Global T cell dysregulation in non-autoimmune-prone mice promotes rapid development of BAFF-independent, systemic lupus erythematosus-like autoimmunity J Immunol. 2008 Jul 01; 181(1):833-41. . View in PubMed

DNA methylation profile of 28 potential marker loci in malignant mesothelioma Lung Cancer. 2007 Nov; 58(2):220-30. . View in PubMed

Identification of a panel of sensitive and specific DNA methylation markers for lung adenocarcinoma Mol Cancer. 2007 Oct 29; 6:70. . View in PubMed

The pathology of pulmonary sarcoidosis: update Semin Diagn Pathol. 2007 Aug; 24(3):150-61. . View in PubMed

Pulmonary sarcoidosis Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2007 Feb; 28(1):53-74. . View in PubMed

Paucity of clinical disease despite serological autoimmunity and kidney pathology in lupus-prone New Zealand mixed 2328 mice deficient in BAFF J Immunol. 2006 Aug 15; 177(4):2671-80. . View in PubMed

The organizing pneumonias : a critical review of current concepts and treatment Treat Respir Med. 2006; 5(3):193-206. . View in PubMed

Renal graft loss in recipients with at least one year of function and donor specific antibody (DSA) Clin Transpl. 2006; 539-40. . View in PubMed

The organizing pneumonias: an update and review Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2005 Sep; 11(5):422-30. . View in PubMed

BAFF overexpression and accelerated glomerular disease in mice with an incomplete genetic predisposition to systemic lupus erythematosus Arthritis Rheum. 2005 Jul; 52(7):2080-91. . View in PubMed

Up-regulation of EphB4 in mesothelioma and its biological significance Clin Cancer Res. 2005 Jun 15; 11(12):4305-15. . View in PubMed

Swyer-James (MacLeod) syndrome with placental transmogrification of the lung: a case report and review of the literature Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2005 May; 129(5):686-9. . View in PubMed

Distinct DNA methylation profiles in malignant mesothelioma, lung adenocarcinoma, and non-tumor lung Lung Cancer. 2005 Feb; 47(2):193-204. . View in PubMed

Tracheobronchomalacia and noninvasive ventilation revisited Chest. 2004 Oct; 126(4):1390-2. . View in PubMed

Nonspecific interstitial pneumonia: a provisional category of idiopathic interstitial pneumonia Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2004 Sep; 10(5):441-6. . View in PubMed

Aberrant nuclear/cytoplasmic localization and gene mutation of beta-catenin in classic pulmonary blastoma: beta-catenin immunostaining is useful for distinguishing between classic pulmonary blastoma and a blastomatoid variant of carcinosarcoma Am J Surg Pathol. 2004 Jul; 28(7):921-7. . View in PubMed

Malignant and benign lymphoid lesions of the lung Ann Diagn Pathol. 2004 Jun; 8(3):167-87. . View in PubMed

CD4+ and CD8+ regulatory T cells generated ex vivo with IL-2 and TGF-beta suppress a stimulatory graft-versus-host disease with a lupus-like syndrome J Immunol. 2004 Feb 01; 172(3):1531-9. . View in PubMed

Pivotal role of Stat4 and Stat6 in the pathogenesis of the lupus-like disease in the New Zealand mixed 2328 mice J Immunol. 2003 Aug 01; 171(3):1564-71. . View in PubMed

Lack of TNF alpha supports persistence of a plasmid encoding the bovine leukaemia virus in TNF(-/-) mice Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2003 Mar 20; 92(1-2):15-22. . View in PubMed

Extensive squamous metaplasia with cytologic atypia in diffuse alveolar damage mimicking squamous cell carcinoma: a report of 2 cases Hum Pathol. 2002 Oct; 33(10):1052-4. . View in PubMed

The pathology of sarcoidosis Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2002 Sep; 8(5):445-51. . View in PubMed

Bronchiolitis: update 2001 Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2002 Mar; 8(2):112-6. . View in PubMed

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