Marta Margeta, MD

Marta Margeta, MD, PhD

Pathology San Francisco, CA

Assistant Professor, Pathology, UCSF School of Medicine

Office Address

  • 505 Parnassus Ave
    San Francisco, CA 94143
    Phone: (415) 476-5236
    Fax: (415) 476-7963

Marta Margeta, MD, PhD

Pathology San Francisco, CA

Assistant Professor, Pathology, UCSF School of Medicine

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Pathology: Neuropathology, Anatomic Pathology
  • Clinical Interests: Nerve and Muscle Pathology; Autopsy Neuropathology

Education & Training

  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • University of Zagreb Faculty of MedicineUniversity of Zagreb Faculty of Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License2003 - 2015
  • American Board of PathologyAnatomic Pathology
  • American Board of PathologyNeuropathology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Bailey-Riggs Award (for best presentation at the 54th Annual Diagnostic Slide Session: G Reis [presenter] & M Margeta [senior author])AANP, 2013
  • Excellence in Teaching AwardUCSF Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators, 2012
  • Institutional Research Service AwardNHLBI, 1997-2000

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Comparative utility of LC3, p62 and TDP-43 immunohistochemistry in differentiation of inclusion body myositis from polymyositis and related inflammatory myopathies.  Hiniker A., Daniels B.H., LeeH.S., and Margeta, M., Acta Neuropathol. Commun., 1/1/2013
  • LC3 and p62 as diagnostic markers of drug-induced autophagic vacuolar cardiomyopathy: A study of three cases.  Daniels B.H., McComb R.D., Mobley B.C., Gultekin S.H., Lee H.S., and Margeta M., Am. J. Surg. Pathol., 1/1/2013
  • Rare somatic cells from human breast tissue exhibit extensive lineage plasticity.  Roy A., Gascard P., Dumont N., Zhao J., Pan D., Petrie S., Margeta M., and Tlsty T.D, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 1/1/2013

Books/Book Chapters

  • Handbook of Cell Signaling. Chapter: Functional role(s) of dimeric complexes formed from G-proteincoupled receptors. Chapter 32. 
    Margeta-Mitrovic, M. and Jan, L. Y.
    Editors: Bradshaw, R. A. and Dennis, E. A..Elsevier Academic Press


  • A novel mitochondrial DNA mutation (m12293G>A) associated with rapidly progressive adult-onset scoliosis. (Poster) Hiniker A., Berven S., Adesina A., and Margeta M., J. Neuropathol. Exp. Neurol., 1/1/2013
  • Neuronal activity regulates Nrf2 antioxidant pathway in perisynaptic astrocytes. (Platform Presentation) Habas A., Wang X., Hahn J., and Margeta M., J. Neuropathol. Exp. Neurol., 1/1/2013
  • Polymyositis and inclusion body myositis in HIV-positive individuals: A study of 19 cases. (Platform Presentation) Hiniker A., Daniels B., and Margeta M., J. Neuropathol. Exp. Neurol., 1/1/2013


  • UCSF Neuroscience Breakfast. (Seminar) 1/1/2012
  • UCSF Brain Biology and Mood Study Group. (Seminar) 1/1/2011
  • UCSF Signaling Club. (Seminar) 1/1/2011


  • Kir3.1 Molecular Page. Margeta, M.
    2001-2003 - 1/1/2004
  • Modulation of neuronal calcium channels by neurotensin and substance P. (Ph.D. Dissertation) Margeta-Mitrovic, M.
  • Effects of splenectomy on murine immunological functions. (M.D. Dissertation) Margeta, M.

Grant Support

  • Neuron-Glia Interactions In Regulation Of Activity-Dependent Signaling PathwaysNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
    2011 - 2011
  • The Role Of Atp-Sensitive Potassium Channels In NeurodegenerationNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
    2007 - 2011

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