Hamilton General Hospital
905-527-0271 ext 46168 email@example.com
Education and Professional Standing
FRCPC Neuropathology, 1980
FRCPC Anatomical Pathology, 1976
MD, Academy of Medicine, Lodz, Poland, 1966
Dr. Lach’s research focus includes the following:
Encephalitis and other viral infections of the CNS
Pathology of mitochondrial encephalomyopathies
Dr. Lach teaches neurosurgery, pathology and neurology residents. He also participates in the “neuroblock” at the undergraduate level.
Lach B, Haust MA. Nodular stromal lesions of choroid plexus in Hurler disease. Fetal and Pediatric Pathology. In Press.
Lach B, Tarnopolsky M, Nguyen C. Sacroplasmic hexogonally cross-linked tubular arrays immunostain for caveolin-3: an excess caveolinopathy? Acta Neuropathologica, 2009; 117(3):339-341.
Lach B, Hassounah M, Khafaga Y. Primary angiosarcoma of the brain in a child. Fetal and Pediatric Pathology, 2008; 27(3):175-183.
Lach B, Cupler EJ. Macrophagic myofasciitis in children is a localized reaction to vaccination. Journal of Child Neurology, 2008; 23(6):614-619.
Lach B, Benoit BG. Myofibroblastic sarcoma in meningioma: a new variant of “metaplastic” meningioma. Ultrastructural Pathology, 2007; 31(5):357-363.
Bouchama A, Roberts G, Al Mohanna F, El-Sayed r, Lach B, et al: Inflammatory, hemostatic and clinical changes in baboon experimental model for heat stroke. J Appl Physiol, 2005; 98(2):697-705.
Hassounah M, Lach B, Allam A, Al-Khalal H, Siddiqui Y, et al. Benign tumours of the human nervous system express high level of surviving and are resistant to spontaneous and radiation induced apoptosis. J Neuro-Oncology, 2005; 72(3):203-208.
Lach B, Al-Shail E, Patay Z. Spontaneous anaplasia in cerebellar astrocytoma. Brit Neurosurg, 2003; 17: 250-252.
Bohlega, B. Lach, B.F. Meyer, Y. Al Said, M. Kambouris, M. Al Homsi, E.J. Cupler. “Autosomal dominant hyaline body myopathy: Clinical variability and pathologic findings. Neurology, 2003; 61: 1519-23.
Duggal N, Lach B. Selective vulnerability of lumbo-sacral level of the spinal cord in anoxic-ischaemic myelopathy. Stroke: January, 2002.
Raymond L, Lach B, Shamji FM: Inflammatory aethiology of primary achalasia. Ultrastructural and immunohistochemical study. Histopathology, 1999; 35(5):445-453.
Bourque P, Lach B, Carpenter S, Rippstein P: New myopathy with hexagonal vesico-tubular cytoplasmic inclusions in muscle fibers. Annals of Neurol, 1999; 45:512-515.
Lach B, Gregor A, Rippstein P, Omulecka A: Angiogenic Histogenesis of Stromal Cells in Haemangioblastoma. Ultrastr. Pathol, 1999; 23:299-310.
DiMauro S, Bonilla, Servidei, Hughes, Lach B, et al. Exercise intolerance due to mutations in the cytochrome b gene of mitochondrial DNA. New Engl J,Med, 1999; 341:1037-1044.