Department of Internal Medicine
Frederick C. Johlin, Jr., M.D.
Dr. Johlin's research interests relate to the hepatic folate metabolic pathway. Additional interests include the effects of antifolate therapies on one-carbon metabolism including the fate of methanol, formate, and formaldehyde. His clinical research interest is in the development of techniques and devices to be used in therapeutic endoscopy and ERCP. His key interests are folate metabolism, formyltetrahydrofolate dehydrogenase, and therapeutic biliary tract endoscopy and lithotripsy.
Honors, Awards, and Organizations
- Alpha Omega Alpha
- American Association for the Study of Liver Disease
- American Board of Internal Medicine and Board of Gastroenterology: Fellow
- Liver Foundation Fellowship Award, 1984
- Midwest Gut Club National Research Service Award, 1985-87
- Johlin, F.C.: Diseases of the Biliary Tract. In: Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System, G. Gitnick (Ed.), pp. 539-594.
- Cohen, M.B., Wittchow, R.J., Johlin, F.C., Bottles, and Raab, S.S.: Brush Cytology of the Extrahepatic Biliary Tract: Comparison of Cytologic Features of Adenocarcinoma and Benign Biliary Strictures. Modern Pathology, Vol. 8, No. 5, pp. 498-502, 1995.
- Pelsang, R., and Johlin, F.C.: A Percutaneous Biopsy Technique for Patients with Suspected Biliary or Pancreatic Cancer Without a Radiographic Mass. Abdom. Imaging, 22(3):307-310, 1997.