James D. Faix

Clinical Professor, Pathology

Professional Education

Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital (1980) MA

Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital (1979) MA

Board Certification: Anatomic/Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology (1982)

Internship: Massachusetts General Hospital (1976) MA

Medical Education: Hahnemann University - Medical College of PA (1975) PA

MD, Drexel University, Medicine (1975)

Honors & Awards

Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Chemistry in Education, AACC, Northern California Section (2008)

Outstanding Speaker Award, American Association for Clinical Chemistry (2005 & 2006)

Harold van Remortel Service Award, AACC, Northern California Section (2005)

Lifetime Achievement Award (Immunology Laboratory Manual), Harvard Medical School (2000)

Administrative Appointments

Member, Editorial Board, LabTestsOnLine.org, American Association for Clinical Chemistry (2013 - Present)

Chair, Division Management Group, American Association for Clinical Chemistry (2012 - Present)

Member, Chemistry Resource Committee, College of American Pathologists (2008 - Present)

Member, Council for Scientific Affairs, College of American Pathologists (2008 - Present)

Fetal atrioventricular heart block.
DiMaio, M. A., & Faix, J. D. (2014). Fetal atrioventricular heart block. Clinical chemistry, 60(9), 1153-1155.

A Progress Report of the IFCC Committee for Standardization of Thyroid Function Tests.
Thienpont, L. M., Van Uytfanghe, K., Van Houcke, S., Das, B., Faix, J. D., & Van den Bruel, A. (2014). A Progress Report of the IFCC Committee for Standardization of Thyroid Function Tests. European thyroid journal, 3(2), 109-116.

Principles and pitfalls of free hormone measurements
Faix, J. D. (2013). Principles and pitfalls of free hormone measurements. BEST PRACTICE & RESEARCH CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, 27(5), 631-645.

Biomarkers of sepsis
Faix, J. D. (2013). Biomarkers of sepsis. CRITICAL REVIEWS IN CLINICAL LABORATORY SCIENCES, 50(1), 23-36.

Commentary.
Faix, J. D. (2011). Commentary. Clinical chemistry, 57(12), 1649-?.

Established and novel biomarkers of sepsis
Faix, J. D. (2011). Established and novel biomarkers of sepsis. BIOMARKERS IN MEDICINE, 5(2), 117-130.

Vancomycin plasma concentrations in cardiac surgery with the use of profound hypothermic circulatory arrest
van der Starre, P. Ja., Kolz, M., Lemmens, H. Jm., Faix, J. D., Mitchell, S., & Miller, C. (2010). Vancomycin plasma concentrations in cardiac surgery with the use of profound hypothermic circulatory arrest. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CARDIO-THORACIC SURGERY, 38(6), 741-744.

Report of the IFCC Working Group for Standardization of Thyroid Function Tests; Part 1: Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone
Thienpont, L. M., Van Uytfanghe, K., Beastall, G., Faix, J. D., Ieiri, T., & Toussaint, B. (2010). Report of the IFCC Working Group for Standardization of Thyroid Function Tests; Part 1: Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone. CLINICAL CHEMISTRY, 56(6), 902-911.

Report of the IFCC Working Group for Standardization of Thyroid Function Tests; Part 2: Free Thyroxine and Free Triiodothyronine
Thienpont, L. M., Van Uytfanghe, K., Beastall, G., Faix, J. D., Ieiri, T., & Toussaint, B. (2010). Report of the IFCC Working Group for Standardization of Thyroid Function Tests; Part 2: Free Thyroxine and Free Triiodothyronine. CLINICAL CHEMISTRY, 56(6), 912-920.

Report of the IFCC Working Group for Standardization of Thyroid Function Tests; Part 3: Total Thyroxine and Total Triiodothyronine
Thienpont, L. M., Van Uytfanghe, K., Beastall, G., Faix, J. D., Ieiri, T., & Toussaint, B. (2010). Report of the IFCC Working Group for Standardization of Thyroid Function Tests; Part 3: Total Thyroxine and Total Triiodothyronine. CLINICAL CHEMISTRY, 56(6), 921-929.

Commentary.
Faix, J. D. (2010). Commentary. Clinical chemistry, 56(1), 19-?.

Rapid blood separation is superior to fluoride for preventing in vitro reductions in measured blood glucose concentration
Shi, R. Z., Seeley, E. S., Bowen, R., & Faix, J. D. (2009). Rapid blood separation is superior to fluoride for preventing in vitro reductions in measured blood glucose concentration. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PATHOLOGY, 62(8), 752-753.

Using procalcitonin to diagnose sepsis and the potential for improved antibiotic stewardship.
Faix, J. D. (2008). Using procalcitonin to diagnose sepsis and the potential for improved antibiotic stewardship. MLO: medical laboratory observer, 40(11), 25-26.

Neurotensin increases mortality and mast cells reduce neurotensin levels in a mouse model of sepsis
Piliponsky, A. M., Chen, C.-C., Nishimura, T., Metz, M., Rios, E. J., & Galli, S. J. (2008). Neurotensin increases mortality and mast cells reduce neurotensin levels in a mouse model of sepsis. NATURE MEDICINE, 14(4), 392-398.

Lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma arising in the setting of hepatitis c and mixed Cryoglobulinemia
Krishnan, C., Cupp, J. S., Arber, D. A., & Faix, J. D. (2007). Lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma arising in the setting of hepatitis c and mixed Cryoglobulinemia. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, 25(27), 4312-4314.

Proposal of a candidate international conventional reference measurement procedure for free thyroxine in serum
Thienpont, L. M., Beastall, G., Christofides, N. D., Faix, J. D., Ieiri, T., & Toussaint, B. (2007). Proposal of a candidate international conventional reference measurement procedure for free thyroxine in serum. CLINICAL CHEMISTRY AND LABORATORY MEDICINE, 45(7), 934-936.

Measurement of free thyroxine in laboratory medicine - proposal of measurand definition
Thienpont, L. M., Beastall, G., Christofides, N. D., Faix, J. D., Ieiri, T., & Toussaint, B. (2007). Measurement of free thyroxine in laboratory medicine - proposal of measurand definition. CLINICAL CHEMISTRY AND LABORATORY MEDICINE, 45(4), 563-564.

A noninvasive approach for assessing tumor hypoxia in xenografts: Developing a urinary marker for hypoxia
Nelson, D. W., Cao, H. B., Zhu, Y. H., Sunar-Reeder, B., Choi, C. Yh., & Le, Q. T. (2005). A noninvasive approach for assessing tumor hypoxia in xenografts: Developing a urinary marker for hypoxia. CANCER RESEARCH, 65(14), 6151-6158.

Iodine sufficiency and measurements of thyroid function in maternal hypothyroidism
Mitchell, M. L., Klein, R. Z., SARGENT, J. D., Meter, R. A., Haddow, J. E., & Faix, J. D. (2003). Iodine sufficiency and measurements of thyroid function in maternal hypothyroidism. CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY, 58(5), 612-616.

Maternal thyroid deficiency and pregnancy complications: implications for population screening
Allan, W. C., Haddow, J. E., Palomaki, G. E., Williams, J. R., Mitchell, M. L., & Klein, R. Z. (2000). Maternal thyroid deficiency and pregnancy complications: implications for population screening. JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCREENING, 7(3), 127-130.

Maternal thyroid deficiency during pregnancy and subsequent neuropsychological development of the child
Haddow, J. E., Palomaki, G. E., Allan, W. C., Williams, J. R., Knight, G. J., & Klein, R. Z. (1999). Maternal thyroid deficiency during pregnancy and subsequent neuropsychological development of the child. NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, 341(8), 549-555.

Thyroid function in very low birth weight infants
Klein, R. Z., Carlton, E. L., Faix, J. D., Frank, J. E., Hermos, R. J., & Mitchell, M. L. (1997). Thyroid function in very low birth weight infants. CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY, 47(4), 411-417.

Strong expression of vascular permeability factor (vascular endothelial growth factor) and its receptors in ovarian borderline and malignant neoplasms
ABUJAWDEH, G. M., Faix, J. D., Niloff, J., Tognazzi, K., MANSEAU, E., & BROWN, L. F. (1996). Strong expression of vascular permeability factor (vascular endothelial growth factor) and its receptors in ovarian borderline and malignant neoplasms. LABORATORY INVESTIGATION, 74(6), 1105-1115.

Thyroid function in very low birth weight infants: Effects on neonatal hypothyroidism screening
Frank, J. E., Faix, J. E., Hermos, R. J., Mullaney, D. M., Rojan, D. A., & Klein, R. Z. (1996). Thyroid function in very low birth weight infants: Effects on neonatal hypothyroidism screening. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, 128(4), 548-554.

INDIRECT ESTIMATION OF THYROID HORMONE-BINDING PROTEINS TO CALCULATE FREE-THYROXINE INDEX - COMPARISON OF NONISOTOPIC METHODS THAT USE LABELED THYROXINE (T-UPTAKE)
Faix, J. D., Rosen, H. N., & Velazquez, F. R. (1995). INDIRECT ESTIMATION OF THYROID HORMONE-BINDING PROTEINS TO CALCULATE FREE-THYROXINE INDEX - COMPARISON OF NONISOTOPIC METHODS THAT USE LABELED THYROXINE (T-UPTAKE). CLINICAL CHEMISTRY, 41(1), 41-47.

DISTINGUISHING HYPOTHYROXINEMIA DUE TO EUTHYROID SICK SYNDROME FROM PITUITARY INSUFFICIENCY
Rosen, H. N., Greenspan, S. L., Landsberg, L., & Faix, J. D. (1994). DISTINGUISHING HYPOTHYROXINEMIA DUE TO EUTHYROID SICK SYNDROME FROM PITUITARY INSUFFICIENCY. ISRAEL JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, 30(10), 746-750.

FACTITIOUS HYPERTHYROXINEMIA DUE TO A MONOCLONAL IGA IN A CASE OF MULTIPLE-MYELOMA
Cissewski, K., Faix, J. D., Reinwein, D., & Moses, A. C. (1993). FACTITIOUS HYPERTHYROXINEMIA DUE TO A MONOCLONAL IGA IN A CASE OF MULTIPLE-MYELOMA. CLINICAL CHEMISTRY, 39(8), 1739-1742.

DEVELOPMENT OF TIME-RESOLVED IMMUNOFLUOROMETRIC ASSAY OF VASCULAR-PERMEABILITY FACTOR
Yeo, K. T., Sioussat, T. M., Faix, J. D., Senger, D. R., & Yeo, T. K. (1992). DEVELOPMENT OF TIME-RESOLVED IMMUNOFLUOROMETRIC ASSAY OF VASCULAR-PERMEABILITY FACTOR. CLINICAL CHEMISTRY, 38(1), 71-75.

PREVALENCE OF THYROID-DEFICIENCY IN PREGNANT-WOMEN
Klein, R. Z., Haddow, J. E., Faix, J. D., Brown, R. S., Hermos, R. J., & Mitchell, M. L. (1991). PREVALENCE OF THYROID-DEFICIENCY IN PREGNANT-WOMEN. CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY, 35(1), 41-46.