Dr. James Byron Atkinson MD Pathologist

Dr. James Atkinson is a pathologist in Nashville, Tennessee. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Tennessee Valley Healthcare System. He received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 28 years. He is one of 56 doctors at Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center and one of 15 at Tennessee Valley Healthcare System who specialize in Pathology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pathologist: General Pathology

Education & Medical Training

Vanderbilt University
Residency, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 1981 - 1985

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pathology
Certified in Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology

TN State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Regulation of the atheroma-enriched protein, SPRR3, in vascular smooth muscle cells through cyclic strain is dependent on integrin alpha1beta1/collagen interaction.
Pyle, A. L.,Atkinson, J. B.,Pozzi, A.,Reese, J.,Eckes, B.,Davidson, J. M.,Crimmins, D. L.,Young, P. P.

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