Thomas M. Blomquist M.D., Ph.D.


Assistant Professor
University of Toledo Health Sciences Campus
Department of Pathology, MS #1090
3000 Arlington Avenue
Toledo, Ohio 43614-2598

Medical Education and Training:
   M.D. University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio
   Ph.D.  University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio
   Resident in Anatomical Pathology, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio

Board Certification:
   American Board of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology
   American Board of Pathology, Clinical Pathology

Clinical Interests:
   Molecular pathology
   Medical informatics
   Autopsy pathology

Research Interests:
   Molecular diagnostics
   Novel computational approaches to answering complex biomedical questions

Recent Publications:
Hsieh M; Collins ED; Blomquist T; Lustig B.  Flexibility of BIV TAR-Tat: models of peptide binding. Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics 20(2):243-51, 2002
   Crawford EL; Blomquist T; Mullins DN; Yoon Y; Hernandez DR; Al-Bagdhadi M; Ruiz J; Hammersley J; Willey JC.  CEBPG regulates ERCC5/XPG expression in human bronchial epithelial cells and this regulation is modified by E2F1/YY1 interactions. Carcinogenesis 28(12):2552-9, 2007
   Blomquist T; Crawford EL; Mullins D; Yoon Y; Hernandez DA; Khuder S; Ruppel PL; Peters E; Oldfield DJ; Austermiller B; Anders JC; Willey JC.  Pattern of antioxidant and DNA repair gene expression in normal airway epithelium associated with lung cancer diagnosis. Cancer Research 69(22):8629-35, 2009
   Blomquist TM; Crawford EL; Willey JC.  Cis-acting genetic variation at an E2F1/YY1 response site and putative p53 site is associated with altered allele-specific expression of ERCC5 (XPG) transcript in normal human bronchial epithelium. Carcinogenesis 31(7):1242-50, 2010
   Blomquist, T.  Development of Bimodal Gene Expression Analysis and Allele-Specific Competitive PCR for Investigation of Complex Genetic Traits, Lung Cancer Risk.  Doctoral Dissertation.  UT-HSC College of Medicine.,  2010.
   Blomquist, T. and J.C. Willey, Inherited Genetic Predisposition to Lung Cancer and COPD. Lung Cancer Frontiers, 2013.
   Stanoszek LM; Crawford EL; Blomquist TM; Warns JA; Willey PF; Willey JC.  Quality control methods for optimal BCR-ABL1 clinical testing in human whole blood samples. Journal of Molecular Diagnostics 15(3):391-400, 2013
Blomquist TM, Brown RD, Crawford EL, de la Serna I, Williams K, Yoon Y, Hernandez DA, Willey JC.  CEBPG Exhibits Allele-Specific Expression in Human Bronchial Epithelial Cells. Gene Regulation and Systems Biology, 2013:7, pp 125-138
   Blomquist TM; Crawford EL; Lovett JL; Yeo J; Stanoszek LM; Levin A; Li J; Lu M; Shi L; Muldrew K; Willey JC. Targeted RNA-Sequencing with Competitive Multiplex-PCR Amplicon Libraries.  PLoS One 8(11):e79120, 2013.
   Yeo J; Crawford EL; Blomquist TM; Stanoszek LM; Dannemiller RE; Zyrek J; De Las Casas LE; Khuder SA; Willey JC. A Multiplex Two-Color Real-Time PCR Method for Quality-Controlled Molecular Diagnostic Testing of FFPE Samples. PLoS One 9(2):e89395, 2014.

Last Updated: 6/27/22