Maguire, John

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Maguire, John

MB, BCh (Univ College Dublin), FRCPC

Academic Rank(s): Clinical Associate Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UBC | Neuropathologist, VGH

Affiliation(s): VGH/VCHRI

Research and Scholarly Interests: Brain and Neuroscience, Anatomic Pathology, Neuropathology

Clinical Interests:

Short Bio

Academic Background

  • Neuropathology, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. 1993
  • Neuropathology and Anatomic Pathology, American Board of Patholog. 1992
  • Anatomic Pathology, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. 1989
  • MB BCh BAO, University College, Dublin, Ireland. 1982

Awards and Recognition


Selected Publications

  • Klegeris A, Maguire J, McGeer PL. S- but not R-enantiomers of flurbiprofen and ibuprofen reduce human microglial and THP-1 cell neurotoxicity. J Neuroimmunol. 2004 Jul;152(1-2):73-7.
  • Hoang LM, Maguire JA, Doyle P, Fyfe M, Roscoe DL. Cryptococcus neoformans infections at Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Centre (1997-2002): epidemiology, microbiology and histopathology. J Med Microbiol. 2004 Sep;53(Pt 9):935-40.
  • Hosokawa M, Klegeris A, Maguire J, McGeer PL. Expression of complement messenger RNAs and proteins by human oligodendroglial cells. Glia. 2003 Jun;42(4):417-23.
  • Rajcan-Separovic E, Maguire J, Loukianova T, Nisha M, Kalousek D. Loss of 1p and 7p in radiation-induced meningiomas identified by comparative genomic hybridization. Cancer Genet Cytogenet. 2003 Jul 1;144(1):6-11.
  • Thiessen B, Maguire JA, McNeil K, Huntsman D, Martin MA, Horsman D. Loss of heterozygosity for loci on chromosome arms 1p and 10q in oligodendroglial tumors: relationship to outcome and chemosensitivity. J Neurooncol. 2003 Sep;64(3):271-8.
  • Hader WJ, Drovini-Zis K, Maguire JA Primitive neuroectodermal tumors in the central nervous system following cranial irradiation: a report of four cases. Cancer. 2003 Feb 15;97(4):1072-6.
  • Seftel MD, Maguire J, Voss N, Woodhurst WB, Dalal BI, Shepherd JD. Intra-cerebral relapse following prolonged remission after autologous stem cell transplantation for multiple myeloma. Leuk Lymphoma. 2002 Dec;43(12):2399-403.
  • Lestou VS, O’Connell JX, Robichaud M, Salski C, Mathers J, Maguire J, Chudoba I, Sorensen PH, Lam W, Horsman DE. Cryptic t(X;18), ins(6;18), and SYT-SSX2 gene fusion in a case of intraneural monophasic synovial sarcoma. Cancer Genet Cytogenet. 2002 Oct 15;138(2):153-6.
  • Sun JC, Maguire J, Zwimpfer TJ. Traumatically induced lymphangioma of the ulnar nerve. Case report. J Neurosurg. 2000 Dec;93(6):1069-71.
  • Schemmer DC, Goh RH, Maguire JA. Cavernous angioma: a cryptic CT and MRI presentation. Pediatr Radiol. 1999 Feb;29(2):146.

Research Interest

  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Neuropathology

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