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Gordon Pringle, DDS, PhD


Gordon Pringle, DDS, PhD


Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Telephone:  215-707-7742

Fax:  215-707-8193

Email: gpringle@temple.edu



Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine


Educational Background:


University of Alberta

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

DDS (with distinction), 1972-1976


University of Alberta

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

PhD, Oral Biology, 1985


Department of Pathology

University of Western Ontario

London, Ontario, Canada

Residency, Oral Pathology, 1988


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Research Interests:


  • Oral pathology
  • Application of immunohistochemistry in diagnostic surgical pathology
  • Decorin biochemistry

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Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

26115045. Zhang Y, Lv F, Yang Y, Qian X, Lang R, Fan Y, Liu F, Li Y, Li S, Shen B, Pringle GA, Zhang X, Fu L, Guo X, Clinicopathological Features and Prognosis of Metaplastic Breast Carcinoma: Experience of a Major Chinese Cancer Center. PLoS One 10:6(e0131409)2015

24655529. Pringle GA, The role of human papillomavirus in oral disease. Dent Clin North Am 58:2(385-99)2014 Apr

21717105. Liu F, Lang R, Zhao J, Zhang X, Pringle GA, Fan Y, Yin D, Gu F, Yao Z, Fu L, CD8? cytotoxic T cell and FOXP3? regulatory T cell infiltration in relation to breast cancer survival and molecular subtypes. Breast Cancer Res Treat 130:2(645-55)2011 Nov

20213083. Liu F, Cui L, Zhang Y, Chen L, Wang Y, Fan Y, Lei T, Gu F, Lang R, Pringle GA, Zhang X, Chen Z, Fu L, Expression of HAb18G is associated with tumor progression and prognosis of breast carcinoma. Breast Cancer Res Treat 124:3(677-88)2010 Dec

19438749. Liu F, Lang R, Wei J, Fan Y, Cui L, Gu F, Guo X, Pringle GA, Zhang X, Fu L, Increased expression of SDF-1/CXCR4 is associated with lymph node metastasis of invasive micropapillary carcinoma of the breast. Histopathology 54:6(741-50)2009 May

18469794. Guo X, Fan Y, Lang R, Gu F, Chen L, Cui L, Pringle GA, Zhang X, Fu L, Tumor infiltrating lymphocytes differ in invasive micropapillary carcinoma and medullary carcinoma of breast. Mod Pathol 21:9(1101-7)2008 Sep

18462206. Polimeni G, Koo KT, Pringle GA, Agelan A, Safadi FF, Wikesjö UM, Histopathological observations of a polylactic acid-based device intended for guided bone/tissue regeneration. Clin Implant Dent Relat Res 10:2(99-105)2008 May

16979373. Pires FR, Pringle GA, de Almeida OP, Chen SY, Intra-oral minor salivary gland tumors: a clinicopathological study of 546 cases. Oral Oncol 43:5(463-70)2007 May

11458236. Pringle GA, Periapical central giant cell granuloma. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 92:1(2-3)2001 Jul

11113820. Dahlkemper P, Wolcott JF, Pringle GA, Hicks ML, Periapical central giant cell granuloma: a potential endodontic misdiagnosis. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 90:6(739-45)2000 Dec

9574956. Garlock JA, Pringle GA, Hicks ML, The odontogenic keratocyst: a potential endodontic misdiagnosis. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 85:4(452-6)1998 Apr

7638106. Lysiak JJ, Hunt J, Pringle GA, Lala PK, Localization of transforming growth factor beta and its natural inhibitor decorin in the human placenta and decidua throughout gestation. Placenta 16:3(221-31)1995 Apr

8170660. Daley TD, Wysocki GP, Pringle GA, Relative incidence of odontogenic tumors and oral and jaw cysts in a Canadian population. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol 77:3(276-80)1994 Mar

7685016. Scott PG, Dodd CM, Pringle GA, Mapping the locations of the epitopes of five monoclonal antibodies to the core protein of dermatan sulfate proteoglycan II (decorin). J Biol Chem 268:16(11558-64)1993 Jun 5

1508527. Pringle GA, Daley TD, Veinot LA, Wysocki GP, Langerhans' cell histiocytosis in association with periapical granulomas and cysts. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol 74:2(186-92)1992 Aug

1603569. Chauvin PJ, Wysocki GP, Daley TD, Pringle GA, Palisaded encapsulated neuroma of oral mucosa. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol 73:1(71-4)1992 Jan

1293311. Chan HM, Pringle GA, Cherian MG, Heterogeneity of antibodies to metallothionein isomers and development of a simple enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. J Biochem Toxicol 7:4(219-27)1992 Winter

1698203. Pringle GA, Dodd CM, Immunoelectron microscopic localization of the core protein of decorin near the d and e bands of tendon collagen fibrils by use of monoclonal antibodies. J Histochem Cytochem 38:10(1405-11)1990 Oct

2796847. Scott PG, Nakano T, Dodd CM, Pringle GA, Kuc IM, Proteoglycans of the articular disc of the bovine temporomandibular joint. II. Low molecular weight dermatan sulphate proteoglycan. Matrix 9:4(284-92)1989 Aug

2457029. Goldberg HA, Domenicucci C, Pringle GA, Sodek J, Mineral-binding proteoglycans of fetal porcine calvarial bone. J Biol Chem 263:24(12092-101)1988 Aug 25

3467678. Pearson CH, Pringle GA, Chemical and immunochemical characteristics of proteoglycans in bovine gingiva and dental pulp. Arch Oral Biol 31:8(541-8)1986

3936484. Chopra RK, Pearson CH, Pringle GA, Fackre DS, Scott PG, Dermatan sulphate is located on serine-4 of bovine skin proteodermatan sulphate. Demonstration that most molecules possess only one glycosaminoglycan chain and comparison of amino acid sequences around glycosylation sites in different proteoglycans. Biochem J 232:1(277-9)1985 Nov 15

2579762. Pringle GA, Dodd CM, Osborn JW, Pearson CH, Mosmann TR, Production and characterization of monoclonal antibodies to bovine skin proteodermatan sulfate. Coll Relat Res 5:1(23-39)1985 Jan

235976. Davis NR, Risen OM, Pringle GA, Stable, nonreducible cross-links of mature collagen. Biochemistry 14:9(2031-6)1975 May 6

5473573. Fosbrooke AS, Pringle GA, Improved precision for the autoanalyser determination of serum cholesterol. Clin Chim Acta 30:1(47-52)1970 Oct

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