University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Bio for Allison Ciolino
Allison Ciolino

Allison Ciolino

Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Assistant Medical Director, Histology Research Support, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Director, Cytology Fellowship, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

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Head and neck pathology

Postdoctoral Training

2009-2010 Cytopathology Fellow, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, U.S.A.
2005-2009 Resident, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care,
                  Burlington, VT, U.S.A.


1994 - 1998 B.S., Biochemistry with double major in French, magna cum laude, Union College,
                    Schenectady, NY
1995 Term Abroad (Fall):  Rennes, France
2000 Medical Spanish Program (summer), Universidad de Xochicalco, Centro de Estudios, Ensenada,
2002 - 2003 Post-sophomore Pathology Fellowship  University of Vermont College of
                    Medicine/Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT
1999 - 2004 M.D., Univeristy of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT

Academic Appointments

2012 - Present Assistant Professor, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT


Ciolino A, Tang M, Bryant R.A statistical approach to calculating normal cut-off values in fluorescent in situ hybridization data. Journal of Molecular Diagnostics.2009;11(4).

Foley K, Pantano C, Ciolino A, Mawe GM.IFN-? and TNF-a decrease sertotonin transporter function and expression in Caco2 cells.Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol.2007 March; 292, G779-G784.

Ciolino A, Foley K.Skin deep.Medical technologists play role in dermatopathological procedures. Advance for Medical Laboratory Professionals.2005 October; 17(22), 20-22.

Linden DR, Couvrette JM, Ciolino A, Mcquoid C, Blaszyk H, Sharkey KA, Mawe GM.Indiscriminate loss of myenteric neurons in the TNBS-inflamed guinea-pig distal colon.Neurogastroenterology and Motility.2005 May; 17, 751-760.

Kelly WK, Curley T,Slovin S, Heller G, McCaffrey J, Bajorin D, Ciolino A, Regan K, Schwartz M,Kantoff P, George D, Oh W, Smith M, Kaufman D, Small EJ, Schwartz L, Larson S, Tong W, Scher H. Paclitaxel, estramustine phosphate, and carboplatin in patients with advanced prostate cancer.[Clinical Trial. Clinical Trial, Phase II. Journal Article. Multicenter Study] Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2001 Jan; 19(1): 44-53.

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