Forensic Center

Office: 531 930 MADISON BUILDING
Tel: (901) 448-7020


  • Ph.D., University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Medicinal Chemistry
  • Ph.D., University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Medicine
  • A.B., Rice University, Houston, TX, Chemistry


  1. Edwards, NM, Claridge, JA, Shell, DH, Handorf, CR, Croce, MA, Fabian, TC. The effect of bacterial contamination on neointimal hyperplasia in vascular grafts. Am Surg, 72 (12), 1168-74; discussion 1174-5, 2006.
  2. Noah, PW, Handorf, CR, Skinner, RB, Mandrell, TD, Rosenberg, EW. Skin basement membrane zone: a depository for circulating microbial antigen evoking psoriasis and autoimmunity. Skinmed, 5 (2), 72-9; quiz 80-1, 2006.
  3. Cagiannos, C, Abul-Khoudoud, OR, DeRijk, W, Shell, DH, Jennings, LK, Tolley, EA, Handorf, CR, Fabian, TC. Rapamycin-coated expanded polytetrafluoroethylene bypass grafts exhibit decreased anastomotic neointimal hyperplasia in a porcine model. J Vasc Surg, 42 (5), 980-8, 2005.
  4. Jernigan, TW, Croce, MA, Cagiannos, C, Shell, DH, Handorf, CR, Fabian, TC. Small intestinal submucosa for vascular reconstruction in the presence of gastrointestinal contamination. Ann Surg, 239 (5), 733-8; discussion 738-40, 2004.
  5. Shanklin, DR, Smalley, DL, Handorf, CR. Neonatal adrenal failure due to congenital lipoid hyperplasia of cortex. Tenn Med, 97 (1), 39-40, 2004.
  6. Kraus, LM, Gaber, L, Handorf, CR, Marti, HP, Kraus, AP. Carbamoylation of glomerular and tubular proteins in patients with kidney failure: a potential mechanism of ongoing renal damage. Swiss Med Wkly, 131 (11-12), 139-4, 2001.
  7. Handorf, CR. Assuring quality in laboratory testing at the point of care. Clin Chim Acta, 260 (2), 207-16, 1997.
  8. Jaster, JH, Dohan, FC, Bertorini, TE, Bass, JE, Mönkemüller, KE, Handorf, CR, Gerald, BE. Solitary spinal cord sarcoidosis without other manifestations of systemic sarcoidosis. Clin Imaging, 21 (1), 17-22, 1997.
  9. Chisolm, JC, Handorf, CR. Further observations on the etiology of pre-eclampsia: mobilization of toxic cadmium-metallothionein into the serum during pregnancy. Med Hypotheses, 47 (2), 123-8, 1996.
  10. Jaster, JH, Bertorini, TE, Dohan, FC, O'Brien, TF, Wang, H, Becske, T, Menke, PG, Handorf, CR, Horner, LH, Mönkemüller, KE. Solitary focal demyelination in the brain as a paraneoplastic disorder. Med Pediatr Oncol, 26 (2), 111-5, 1996.
  11. Handorf, CR. College of American Pathologists Conference XXVIII on alternate site testing: introduction. Arch Pathol Lab Med, 119 (10), 867-73, 1995.
  12. Handorf, CR. Quality control and quality management of alternate-site testing. Clin Lab Med, 14 (3), 539-57, 1994.
  13. Handorf, CR. Background--setting the stage for alternate-site laboratory testing. Clin Lab Med, 14 (3), 451-8, 1994.
  14. Kraus, LM, Elberger, AJ, Handorf, CR, Pabst, MJ, Kraus, AP. Urea-derived cyanate forms epsilon-amino-carbamoyl-lysine (homocitrulline) in leukocyte proteins in patients with end-stage renal disease on peritoneal dialysis. J Lab Clin Med, 123 (6), 882-91, 1994.
  15. Handorf, CR. De Mortuis. J Tenn Med Assoc, 85 (8), 388, 1992.
  16. Chisolm, JC, Handorf, CR. Increased absorption of and sensitivity to cadmium during late pregnancy: is there a relationship between markedly decreased maternal cadmium binding protein (metallothionein) and pregnancy-induced hypertension. Med Hypotheses, 24 (4), 347-51, 1987.