Immunopathologic consequences of experimental and clinical application of hypo- and hyperthermia
Immunopathology of the development and progression of cancer and its therapeutic intervention
Immunopathology of the prostate and other accessory sexual glands of reproduction
Immunopathology of reproduction and the maternal-foetal interface
Pathobiology of transplantion
Transplantation and tumour antigens
PhD: State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo, 1967
Honors and Awards
Gold Award, Magister in Cryosurgery, International Society of Cryosurgery, 2007
First Award for Scientific Excellence, The Haakon Ragde Foundation for Advanced Cancer Studies, 2007
Inaugural Recipient, Theresa Fund’s Educator of Excellence Award in Critical Research, 2009
Conference Guest of Honor, First National Prostate Cancer Conference: A Cry for Life! Tanzania 50 Plus Campaign, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 2009
Distinguished Alumni Award, University of Buffalo (SUNY at Buffalo), 2010
SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine, Postdoctoral Fellowship in Microbiology and Immunology, 1968-1970
American Board of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, 1971
National Registry of Microbiologists of the American Academy of Microbiology, 1973
American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Registry, 2005
Ablin, R. J., and W. G. Jiang,
"All fats are not bad: a smart lesson to be learned.",
J Urol, vol. 183, issue 1, pp. 13-4, 2010 Jan.
Jiang, W. G., L. Ye, R. J. Ablin, H. G. Kynaston, and M. D. Mason,
"The prostate transglutaminase, TGase-4, coordinates with the HGFL/MSP-RON system in stimulating the migration of prostate cancer cells.",
Int J Oncol, vol. 37, issue 2, pp. 413-8, 2010 Aug.
Ablin, R. J., O. Sartor, and C. L. Bennett,
"Invited commentary: Prostate cancer: doing less might be more. Comment on "Severity of comorbidity and non-prostate cancer mortality in men with early-stage prostate cancer".",
Arch Intern Med, vol. 170, issue 15, pp. 1397-9, 2010 Aug 9.
Jiang, W. G., R. J. Ablin, H. G. Kynaston, and M. D. Mason,
"The prostate transglutaminase (TGase-4, TGaseP) regulates the interaction of prostate cancer and vascular endothelial cells, a potential role for the ROCK pathway.",
Microvasc Res, vol. 77, issue 2, pp. 150-7, 2009 Mar.
Davies, G., R. J. Ablin, M. D. Mason, and W. G. Jiang,
"Expression of the prostate transglutaminase (TGase-4) in prostate cancer cells and its impact on the invasiveness of prostate cancer.",
J Exp Ther Oncol, vol. 6, issue 3, pp. 257-64, 2007.