Pathology Resident Presentations

Photo 1 pathology
Dr. Laura Favazza presenting “Clear Cell Renal Cell Tumors with Intact VHL and Chromosome 3p: How Many Entities Exist?: A Histologic Review of the Cancer Genome Atlas Database.” (USCAP, Seattle 2015)
Photo 2 pathology
Dr. Mohsin Jamal presenting “Significance of Percentage of Gleason Pattern 4 at Needle Biopsy in Predicting Final Gleason Score and Correlation with Pathologic Outcomes at Radical Prostatectomy.” (USCAP, Seattle 2015)
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Dr. Javier Arias-Stella III presenting “Programmed cell death ligand 1 (PD-L1) expression in estrogen receptor positive (ER+) invasive breast cancers: A pilot study of 148 cases.” (USCAP, Seattle 2015)

Does Morphologic Apocrine Differentiation (AD) in Ductal or Lobular Breast Cancer Correlate with "Molecular Apocrine" Subset? Zakhia D, Gupta N, Chitale D. Michigan Society of Pathologists Annual Meeting, Winter conference, Plymouth, Michigan, USA. December 7, 2013 (First place winner)

Mixed Phenotype Acute Leukemia, Favor T/myeloid, NOS; A Case for a Consensus of Acute leukemia of Ambiguous Lineage. Zakhia D, Karner H. K., Inamdar K. Society for Hematopathology/European association for hematopathology 2013 workshop, October 24-26, 2013.

Melanocytic Differentiation in Merkel Cell Carcinoma. Zakhia DA, Chaffins M, Pimentel JD, Bertucci C, Lee MW. The International Society of Dermatopathology 15th Joint Meeting, San Diego, CA, USA March 14-15, 2012.

Gulati R., Rogers H., Menon MP., Inamdar KV. Monomorphic Post transplant T-Lymphproliferative Disorder morphologically consistent with Enteropathy associated T cell Lymphoma Type-II. Society for Hematopathology/ European Association of Hematopathology; Annual meeting 2015 (Long Beach, CA).

Gulati R., Carey JC., Karner KH., Menon MP. A discordant bone marrow: Synchronous low grade CD10+ follicular lymphoma in the bone marrow and extramedullary "triple-hit" (translocations of MYC, BCL2 and BCL6 genes) high-grade CD10+, CD5+ B-cell lymphoma. Society for Hematopathology/ European Association of Hematopathology; Annual meet 2014 (Istanbul, Turkey).

Favazza L, Schultz D, Chitale DC “Reproducibility of Oncotype Dx Recurrence Score using Magee Equations in Breast Cancers”. Michigan Society of Pathologists: December 2015. (First place winner)

Williamson SR, Chitale DA, Favazza L, Barod R, Rogers CG, Mphil NPM, and Gupta NS. “Clear cell Renal Cell Tumors with Intact VHL and Chromosome 3p: How Many Entities Exist?” (USCAP 2016)

Recent resident poster presentations

Cellular Neurothekeoma and Plexiform Fibrous Histiocytoma: A Diagnostic Challenge. Denyo A. Zakhia, Leonardo Roquero, Adrian Ormsby, Min W. Lee. (Abstract presented to the 51st Annual American society of Dermatopathology Meeting, November 6-9, 2014, Chicago, IL)

Hepatoid Adenocarcinoma of the Lung: A Case Report and a Potential Diagnostic Pitfall. Denyo A. Zakhia, Chad H. Stone. (Abstract presented to the College of American Pathologists Annual meeting, October 13-16, 2013, Orlando, FL).

Pigmented basal cell carcinoma with tumoral melanosis: Diagnostic aid of immunohistochemistry with Giemsa counter stain. Denyo Adjoa Zakhia, MD, Adrian Ormsby, MD, Min W. Lee, MD. American Society of Dermatopathology, 50th Annual meeting, October 10-13, 2013, Washington DC, USA

Does Morphologic Apocrine Differentiation (AD) in Ductal or Lobular Breast Cancer Correlate with "Molecular Apocrine" Subset? Zakhia D, Gupta N, Chitale D. United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology, 102nd Annual Meeting, March 2-8, 2013, Baltimore, MD.

The Utility of Cyclin D1 in Distinguishing Encapsulated Follicular Variant of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma from Follicular Adenoma. Zakhia D, Adwar W., Alassi, O.M. United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology, 102nd Annual Meeting, March 2-8, 2013, Baltimore, MD.

Practice and Quality Management: Achieving Emergency Department(ED) Stroke Protocol Turnaround-time (TAT) Requirements by Using Lean Tools. Zakhia D., Luzzi VI, Zajechowski J, Benitez R, Smith D, Herberholz E, Carey J, Marshall J, Kelly WE, Feldkamp C. American Society of Clinical Pathology, 49th Annual Meeting, October 31 to November 3, 2012, in Boston, MA.

Malignant Solitary Fibrous tumor: Morphologic and Immunohistochemical Study of Five Cases with Focus on Association with CD 34, bcl-2 and p53 expression. Zakhia DA, Bertucci C, Alassi O. American Society of Clinical Pathology, 49th Annual Meeting, October 31 to November 3, 2012, in Boston, MA.
Subcutaneous Silicone Injection and the Silicone Embolism Syndrome - A Clinicopathological Correlation of Two Cases. Zakhia DA, Bertucci C, Alassi O, Stone CH. American Society of Clinical Pathology, 49th Annual Meeting, October 31 to November 3, 2012, in Boston, MA.

Pigmented Matrical Carcinoma: A Case Report with Comparison with Pilomatrixoma. Zakhia DA., Ormsby A., Sturtz D., Lee MW. American Society of Dermatopathology, 49th Annual meeting, October 11-14, 2012 Chicago, Illinois USA

Varma K, Zakhia D, Schultz D, Gaba A, Zhang Z. Utility of Immunohistochemical Panel in Identifying Neoplastic Mucinous Lesions in Endometrial (EM) Sampling. Modern Pathology: Vol 28, S2, 1252, pg313 A, Abstract presented at the 104th annual United States and Canadian Academy of Pathologists meeting, March 2015.

Arias-Stella JA III, Kezlarian B, Favazza L, Schultz D, Chitale DA. Programmed cell death ligand 1 (PD-L1) expression in estrogen receptor positive (ER+) invasive breast cancers: A pilot study of 148 cases. Platform presentation at United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, 2016 Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Kezlarian B, Favazza L, Arias-Stella JA III, Schultz D, Chitale DA. Does tumor infiltrating lymphocyte (TIL) count influence oncotype DX recurrence score and Magee equation scores?. Poster presentation at United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, 2016 Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Arias-Stella JA III, Shah AB, Gupta NS, Williamson SR. CK20 and p53 immunohistochemistry: Staining patterns and follow up in urinary bladder specimens with urothelial atypia. Poster presentation at United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, 2016 Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Shah AB, Gadde R, Arias-Stella JA III, Williamson SR, Gupta NS. Radical prostatectomy outcomes of prostatic adenocarcinoma diagnosed after initial diagnosis of atypical glands on prostate needle biopsy. Poster presentation at United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, 2016 Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Arias-Stella JA III, Rayes O, Saulino D, Williamson SR, Gupta NS. Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma: Correlation with Grade, Stage and Histologic Characteristics of the Primary Renal Mass - A 15 year study. Poster presentation and United States and Canadian Association of Pathology 2015 annual meeting, 2015; Boston, MA

Arias-Stella JA, Shah AB, Montoya-Cerrillo D, Williamson SR, Gupta NS. Composite Gleason score is superior to grading individual needle cores when more than two grades are present in a biopsy set. Platform presented at: Henry Ford Hospital 22nd Annual Medical Education Research Forum; February 2015. Detroit, MI. Second place. Platform and poster presented at: Michigan Society of Pathologists, Winter Conference; December 2014. Plymouth, MI. Second place winner.

Adwar W, Gadde R, Allo G, Schultz D, Chitale D, Gaba A, Zhang Z. “Management of Insufficient Endometrial Biopsy for Women with Abnormal Uterine Bleeding (AUB): To further investigate or reassure? Abstract accepted for USCAP meeting in March 2016.

Adwar W, Varma K, Favazza L, Menon M, Karner K, Inamdar K. “t(8;14)(q24;q32) MYC/IGH rearrangement in clinically indolent non-CLL monoclonal B-lymphocytosis: A case report. Abstract Accepted for poster presentation at ASCP meeting 2014. Manuscript is in progress.

Wamidh Adwar, Nilesh Gupta, Dhananjay Chitale. “Variable expression patterns of E-cadherin (ECAD) in aggressive breast cancers” Abstract accepted for poster presentation at ASCP meeting 2014.

Kavita Varma, Jessica Sanchez, Susan Michalowski, Kedar V Inamdar , Madhu P Menon. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia/Small lymphocytic lymphoma with expanded proliferation centers, high MIB1 proliferative index and p53 immunostain positivity; Early morphologic and immunophenotypic indicators of progression? SH/EAHP Workshop 2014

Kavita Varma, Nilesh Gupta. Efficacy of Ultrasound Guided Needle core biopsy of Axillary lymph node in Detecting Nodal Metastasis from Breast Cancer - Presented at CAP, Orlando, 2013

Kavita Varma, L. Samuel and F. Meier. Correlation of Negative Rapid Streptococcal Antigen and Positive Cultures: Study of 146 cases - Presented at American association of Microbiologists Meeting

JA Arias-Stella, K Varma, D Montoya-Cerrillo, NS Gupta, SR Williamson. Does Discontinuous Involvement of a Prostatic Needle Biopsy Core by Adenocarcinoma Correlate with the Presence of a Large Tumor Focus at Radical Prostatectomy?; USCAP 2014

Kavita Varma, Javier Arias stella, C Feldkamp, F. Meier, V Luzzi.Analytical variation of lot dependent performance on In2it for hemoglobin A1C. Presented at CAP 2014, September CAP 2014

Kavita Varma, Laura Favazza, Rakesh Varma, Veena Shah. Review of Radiological and Histopathological Features of Hepatic Echinococcal Cysts: Retrospective Study of Ten Years In an Urban Tertiary Care Center" September CAP '2014

Wamidh Adwar, Kavita R Varma, Kedar V Inamdar. t(8;14)(q24;q32) MYC/IGH rearrangement in clinically indolent non-CLL monoclonal B-lymphocytosis: A case report. Presented as ASCP 2014

Kavita Varma 2 , Eman Abdulfatah1, Sumi V Thomas1, Haleema Saeed1 ,Sharon H Alford2, Sudeshna Bandyopadhyay1, Dhananjay A Chitale2, Adnan R Munkarah2 and Rouba Ali-Fehmi 1 Mismatch Repair Protein Expression Loss in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer: A Guide for Targeted Screening. 1. Wayne State University and 2. Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI Presented in USCAP 2015

Kavita Varma, Ramya Gadde, Rakesh Varma, Veena Shah. Pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) Without Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: A Retrospective Review of 90 Cases over 10 years with Cytological and Radiological Correlation in a Subset of Patients with Final Diagnosis of Chronic Pancreatitis Presented in USCAP 2015

Kavita R Varma, Denyo Zakhia, Daniel Schultz, Arthur R Gaba, Ziying Zhang. Utility of Immunohistochemical Panel in Identifying Neoplastic Mucinous Lesions in Endometrial (EM) Samplings Presented USCAP 2015

Kavita Varma 2 , Eman Abdulfatah1, Sumi V Thomas1, Haleema Saeed1 ,Sharon H Alford2, Sudeshna Bandyopadhyay1, Dhananjay A Chitale2, Adnan R Munkarah2 and Rouba Ali-Fehmi 1 . Mismatch Repair Protein Expression Loss in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer: A Guide for Targeted Screening Wayne State University and 2. Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI Presented at MSP , Winter 2014

Kavita R Varma, Denyo Zakhia, Daniel Schultz, Arthur R Gaba, Ziying Zhang. Utility of Immunohistochemical Panel in Identifying Neoplastic Mucinous Lesions in Endometrial (EM) Samplings. Presented at MSP, Winter 2014

Kavita R. Varma MD, Ramya Gadde, MD; Veena Shah, MD. Clinicopathologic Evaluation and Follow-up of Patients With Small Intestinal and Multivisceral Transplant in a Tertiary Care Hospital Presented at CAP 2015

Kavita R. Varma MD, Ramya Gadde, MD; Veena Shah, MD. Clinicopathologic Evaluation and Follow-up of Patients With Small Intestinal and Multivisceral Transplant in a Tertiary Care Hospital Presented at MSP, winter meeting. December 2015

Gulati R, Mackley J, Yandric R, Rubinfeld I, Sharma G. From Conflict to Collaboration: The Outcomes of a Multidisciplinary Laboratory Utilization Framework at a Health System. College of Americal Pathologists 2016 [Accepted for Poster presentation]

Gulati R., Jamal M, Inamdar KV, Shah V., Menon MP. Cytokeratin expression in plasmacytomas: A comprehensive analysis using modern cytokeratin cocktails - American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP)- Annual meet 2015(Long Beach, CA) - [Poster presentation]

Jamal M, Gulati R, Woodrow M, Smith DM, Copeland JR, Sharma G. "A novel approach towards fostering employee engagement and defect reduction in a high volume clinical laboratory". American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP)- Annual meet 2015(Long Beach, CA) - [Poster presentation]

Jamal M, Gulati R, Rogers CG, Gupta NS, Williamson SR. "Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma with retrograde venous invasion". American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP)- Annual meet 2015(Long Beach, CA) - [Poster presentation]

Gulati R, Inamdar K., Karner K., and Menon M.. Expression of T/NK- Cell Markers in Acute Myeloid Leukemia: A re-evaluation in the context of modern WHO classification. United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) annual meet 2015 [Poster presentation]

Rao B; Nabi S; Gulati R; Lazar MH. Severe Myelosuppression Secondary to Accidental Daily Methotrexate. Abstracts from the 38th annual meeting of the society of general internal medicine. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Apr;30 Suppl 2:45-551. [PMID: 25869016]

Arias-Stella JA, Gulati R, Montoya-Cerrillo D, Williamson SR, Gupta NS. Composite Gleason score (CGS) is superior to grading individual needle cores when more than two grades are present in a 12 core prostate biopsy: a study of 118 cases. Mod Pathol. 2014;27:214A-215A

Gulati R, Benitez R, Utter CM, Nahle LM, Zajechowski J, Luzzi VI, Feldkamp CS, Carey JL, Sharma G. The Unexpected Workflow Issues Following Direct Access Of Patients To Laboratory Results. College of American Pathologists (CAP) Annual Meet 2014, Chicago (Poster Presentation)

Rohit Gulati; Ralph Benitez; Carolyn M. Utter; Lana M. Nahle; John Zajechowski; Veronica I. Luzzi; Carolyn S. Feldkamp; John L Carey; Gaurav Sharma. Preliminary Experience with Direct Patient Access to Laboratory Test Results. Michigan Society of Pathologists (MSP) Winter conference 2013, Dearborn , MI (Poster Presentation)

Gulati R., Mandal AK. Pedigree Analysis in Hereditary Cases of Breast Carcinoma. Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists; 22nd Annual conference; New Delhi, India

Favazza L, Schultz D, Chitale DA “Reproducibility of Oncotype Dx Recurrence Score using Magee Equations in Breast Cancers” USCAP 2015.

Favazza L, Shah A, Diaz-Insua M, Williamson SR, Stricker H, Roger CG, Peabody J, Menon M, Gupta NS. “Is Dominant Tumor Nodule Size a Significant Predictor of Adverse Outcome in Prostate Cancer? A Study of 283 Whole Mount Radical Prostatectomy Cases” USCAP 2015.

Kezlarian B, Favazza L, Morawski K, Patel T, Tibbetts R. “The Presence and Expression of AmpC-Type Beta-Lactamases May Lead To False Identification of Ertapenem Resistant Enterobacteriaceae as a Result of the Lowered CLSI Breakpoints” Michigan Society of Pathologists December 2014.

Favazza L, Shah V. “Should Electron Microscopy (EM) and Direct Immunofluorescence (DIF) Be Routinely Considered in Post-Kidney Transplant Biopsies: A Retrospective Review and Prospective Follow-up in 211 Post-Kidney Transplant Biopsies with EM and DIF” Poster presentation*; Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine: September 2014, Vol. 138, No. 9, pp. e2-e183. ASCP 2014.

Favazza L, Anderson L, Woodrow MF, Smith DM, Sharma G. “Design and Implementation of a Metrics-Monitoring System to Improve Workflow in a High Volume Laboratory” CAP 2014.

Adwar W, Varma K, Favazza L, Inamdar K. “t(8;14)(q24;q32) MCY/IGH rearrangement in clinically indolent non-CLL monoclonal B lymphocytosis: A case report” CAP 2014.

Favazza L, Shah V. “Should Electron Microscopy (EM) and Direct Immunofluorescence (DIF) Be Routinely Considered in Post-Kidney Transplant Biopsies: A Retrospective Review and Prospective Follow-up in 211 Post-Kidney Transplant Biopsies with EM and DIF”; Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine: September 2014, Vol. 138, No. 9, pp. e2-e183 (Third place winner in 2014 CAP Junior Abstract Competition).

Varma K, Favazza L, Shah V. “Review of Radiological and Histopathological Features of Hepatic Echinococcal Cysts: Retrospective Study of Ten Years In an Urban Tertiary Care Center” Poster presentation; Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine: September 2014, Vol. 138, No. 9, pp. e2-e183.

Favazza L, Anderson L, Woodrow MF, Smith DM, Carey J Sharma G. Prospective Evaluation of Daily Performance Metrics to Evaluate Baseline Hematology and Coagulation Workstation Processes. Michigan Society of Pathologist; December 2013.

(B Kezlarian) Reducing Rates of Indeterminate Results in the Quantiferon®-TB Gold Interferon Gamma Release Assay

(B Kezlarian) Differential Expression of GATA3 in Hodgkin Lymphoma: Diagnostic Utility in Differentiating Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma from Nodular Lymphocyte Predominant Hodgkin Lymphoma

(B Kezlarian) The Presence and Expression of AmpC-type Beta-lactamases May Lead to False Identification of Ertapenem Resistant Enterobacteriaceae as a Result of the Lowered CLSI Breakpoints, Platform

(B Kezlarian) Vasitis Nodosa and Related Lesions: A Modern Immunohistochemical Staining Profile with Special Emphasis on Diagnostic Dilemmas

(B Kezlarian) Does Tumor Infiltrating Lymphocyte (TIL) Count Influence Oncotype DxTM Recurrence Score and Magee Equation Scores?

Javier A. Arias-Stella, III, MD, Omar Rayes, MD, David Saulino, Sean R. Willliamson, MD, Nilesh S. Gupta, MD Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma: Correlation With Grade, Stage and Histologic characteristics of the Primary Renal Mass. 


Mohsin Jamal MD, Omar Rayes MD, Linoj Philip Samuel, Jason Pimentel, Robert Tibbetts.  Benign Rectal Polyp with Schistosoma mansoni. Accepted for Publication by Journal of Clinical Microbiology;10/1/2016.

M. Kozelkova, N. Arnini, D. Montezuma Calvo, B. Kezlarian, L. Favazza, J. Zajechowski, C. Feldkamp, B. Cook. Updated Ammonia Handling and Storage Requirements Improve Specimen Rejection Rates and Reduce Risk to Patient Safety.  Poster session presented at The 68th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting an& Clinical Labs Expo.  July 31 – Aug 4, 2016 Pennsylvania Convention Center Philadelphia, PA

Kezlarian B, Favazza L, Arias-Stella III J, Schultz D, Chitale D. Does Tumor Infiltrating Lymphocyte (TIL) Count Influence Oncotype Dx™ Recurrence Score and Magee Equation Scores? Poster session presented at: 105th United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting; 2016 Mar 12-18; Seattle, WA.

Kezlarian B, Cheng L, Gupta N, Williamson S.  Vasitis Nodosa and Related Lesions: A Modern Immunohistochemical Staining Profile with Special Emphasis on Diagnostic Dilemmas.  Poster session presented at: 105th United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting; 2016 Mar 12-18; Seattle, WA.

Kezlarian B, Favazza L, Morawski K, Patel T, Tibbetts, R. The Presence and Expression of AmpC-type Beta-lactamases May Lead to False Identification of Ertapenem Resistant Enterobacteriaceae as a Result of the Lowered CLSI Breakpoints.  Poster session presented at: 104th United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting; 2015 Mar 21-27; Boston, MA.

Kezlarian B, Inamdar K, Venkataraman G, Hunt Karner, K, Menon, M.  Differential Expression of GATA3 in Hodgkin Lymphoma: Diagnostic Utility in Differentiating Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma from Nodular Lymphocyte Predominant Hodgkin Lymphoma. Poster session presented at: 104th United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting; 2015 Mar 21-27; Boston, MA.

Kezlarian B, Benitez R, Samuel L. Reducing Rates of Indeterminate Results in the Quantiferon® -TB Gold Interferon Gamma Release Assay.  Poster session presented at: Beyond the Lab: American Society of Clinical Pathology Annual Meeting, 2014 Oct 8-10; Tampa, FL.

Arias-Stella III J, Kezlarian B, Favazza L, Schultz D, Chitale D.  Programmed Cell Death Ligand 1 (PD-L1) Expression in Estrogen Receptor Positive (ER+) Invasive Breast Cancers (BC): A Pilot Study of 148 Cases.  Poster session presented by Javier Arias-Stella at: 105th United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting; 2016 Mar 12-18; Seattle, WA.

Henning JR, Graffeo CS, Rehman A, Fallon NC, Zambirinis CP, Ochi A, Barilla R, Jamal M, Deutsch M, Greco S, Ego-Osuala M, Bin-Saeed U, Rao RS, Badar S, Quesada JP, Acehan D, Miller G. Dendritic cells limit fibroinflammatory injury in nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in mice.. Hepatology. 2013 Aug; 58(2): 589-602. PMID: 23322710.

Ibrahim J, Nguyen AH, Rehman A, Ochi A, Jamal M, Graffeo CS, Henning JR, Zambirinis CP, Fallon NC, Barilla R, Badar S, Mitchell A, Rao RS, Acehan D, Frey AB, Miller G. Dendritic cell populations with different concentrations of lipid regulate tolerance and immunity in mouse and human liver. Gastroenterology. 2012 Oct; 143(4): 1061-1072. PMID: 22705178.

Ochi A, Graffeo CS, Zambirinis CP, Rehman A, Hackman M, Fallon N, Barilla RM, Henning JR, Jamal M, Rao R, Greco S, Deutsch M, Medina-Zea MV, Bin Saeed U, Ego-Osuala MO, Hajdu C, Miller G.. Toll-like receptor 7 regulates pancreatic carcinogenesis in mice and humans. The Journal of Clinical Investigation. 2012 Nov; 122(11): 4118-4129. PMID: 23023703.

Rehman A, Hemmert KC, Ochi A, Jamal M, Henning JR, Barilla R, Quesada JP, Zambirinis CP, Tang K, Ego-Osuala M, Rao RS, Greco S, Deutsch M, Narayan S, Pachter HL, Graffeo CS, Acehan D, Miller G. Role of fatty-acid synthesis in dendritic cell generation and function. Journal of Immunology. 2013 May; 190(9): 4640-4649. PMID: 23536633.

Rao R, Graffeo CS, Gulati R, Jamal M, Narayan S, Zambirinis CP, Barilla R, Deutsch M, Greco SH, Ochi A, Tomkötter L, Blobstein R, Avanzi A, Tippens DM, Gelbstein Y, Van Heerden E, Miller G. Interleukin 17–Producing γδT Cells Promote Hepatic Regeneration in Mice. Gastroenterology. 2014 Aug; 147(2):473-84.e2. PMID: 24801349.

Favazza, L, Kezlarian, B, Arias-Stella, J, Schultz, D, and Chitale, DA. “Assessment of the Immune Microenvironment in Estrogen Receptor Positive (ER+) Early Invasive Breast Cancers and Its Correlation to Clinicopathologic Parameters. Poster Presentation at American Society for Clinical Pathologists annual meeting, 2016; Las Vegas, NV. ***Best Scientific Abstract Finalist at American Society for Clinical Pathologists******Third place winner at 2016 Michigan Society of Pathologists Resident Research Competition***

Williamson SR, Chitale DA, Favazza L, Barod R, Rogers CG, Mphil NPM, and Gupta NS. “Clear cell Renal Cell Tumors with Intact VHL and Chromosome 3p: How Many Entities Exist?” Platform Presentation presented by Laura Favazza at United States and Canadian Association of Pathology 2016 annual meeting, 2016; Seattle, WA à manuscript submitted to American Journal of Surgical Pathology.

Williamson SR, Barod R, Favazza L, Gupta NS, Chitale DA, and Mphil NPM. “Chromosome 6p Amplification Including the TFEB Gene: A Novel Mechanism of Renal Cell Carcinoma Genesis?” Poster presentation at United States and Canadian Association of Pathology 2016 annual meeting, 2016; Seattle, WA à accepted manuscript American Journal of Surgical Pathology October 2016.

Arias-Stella J, Kezlarian B, Favazza L, Schultz D, and Chitale DA. “Programmed Cell Death Ligand (PD-L1) Expression in Estrogen Receptor Positive (ER+) Invasive Breast Cancers (BC): A Pilot Study of 148 Cases.” Platform Presentation presented by Javier Arias-Stella at United States and Canadian Association of Pathology 2016 annual meeting, 2016; Seattle, WA

Kezlarian B, Favazza L, Arias-Stella J, Schultz D, and Chitale DA. “ Does Tumor Infiltrating Lymphocytes (TIL) Count Influence Oncotype DX Recurrence Score and Magee Equation Score?” Poster presentation at United States and Canadian Association of Pathology 2016 annual meeting, 2016; Seattle, WA

Favazza L, Schultz D, Chitale DC “Reproducibility of Oncotype Dx Recurrence Score using Magee Equations in Breast Cancers” Poster presentation at United States and Canadian Association of Pathology 2015 annual meeting, 2015; Boston, MA*** First place winner at 2015 Michigan Society of Pathologists Resident Research Competition ****** Third place winner in 2016 Henry Ford Hospital Resident Research Symposium***

Favazza L, Shah A, Diaz-Insua M, Williamson SR, Stricker H, Roger CG, Peabody J, Menon M, Gupta NS. “Is Dominant Tumor Nodule Size a Significant Predictor of Adverse Outcome in Prostate Cancer? A Study of 283 Whole Mount Radical Prostatectomy Cases” Poster presentation at United States and Canadian Association of Pathology 2015 annual meeting, 2015; Boston, MA 

Kezlarian B, Favazza L, Morawski K, Patel T, Tibbetts R.  “The Presence and Expression of AmpC-Type Beta-Lactamases May Lead To False Identification of Ertapenem Resistant Enterobacteriaceae as a Result of the Lowered CLSI Breakpoints” Poster presentation at United States and Canadian Association of Pathology 2015 annual meeting, 2015; Boston, MA 

Favazza L, Anderson L, Woodrow MF, Smith DM, Sharma G. “Design and Implementation of a Metrics-Monitoring System to Improve Workflow in a High Volume Laboratory” Poster presentation at American Society of Clinical Pathology 2014 annual meeting, 2014; Tampa Bay, FL. 

Adwar W, Varma K, Favazza L, Menon M, Karner K, Inamdar K. “t(8;14)(q24;q32) MCY/IGH rearrangement in clinically indolent non-CLL monoclonal B lymphocytosis: A case report” Poster presentation at American Society of Clinical Pathology 2014 annual meeting, 2014; Tampa Bay, FL.

Favazza L, Shah V. “Should Electron Microscopy (EM) and Direct Immunofluorescence (DIF) Be Routinely Considered in Post-Kidney Transplant Biopsies: A Retrospective Review and Prospective Follow-up in 211 Post-Kidney Transplant Biopsies with EM and DIF”; Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine: September 2014, Vol. 138, No. 9, pp. e2-e183.*** Third place winner in 2014 CAP Junior Abstract Competition***

Varma K, Favazza L, Shah V. “Review of Radiological and Histopathological Features of Hepatic Echinococcal Cysts: Retrospective Study of Ten Years In an Urban Tertiary Care Center” Poster presentation; Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine: September 2014, Vol. 138, No. 9, pp. e2-e183.

Favazza L, Anderson L, Woodrow MF, Smith DM, Carey J Sharma G. “Prospective Evaluation of Daily Performance Metrics to Evaluate Baseline Hematology and Coagulation Workstation Processes.” Poster Presentation at Michigan Society of Pathologists Winter Meeting, Plymouth, MI, December 2013.

Tashakori M, Carey JL, Inamdar KV, Menon MP, “A “Double-Hit” lymphoblastoid transformation of follicular lymphoma in the eye”, poster presentation at American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) 2016 Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, NV, September 14-16, 2016, published in American Journal of Clinical Pathology, volume 146, Issue suppl 1.

Tashakori M, Pimentel J, Shwayder TA, Chaffins ML, Ormsby AH, “Linear (Blaschkoid) Lichen Planus: a rare presentation during infancy”, poster presentation at American Society of Dermatopathology (ASDP) 53rd Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL, October 27-30, 2016

Tashakori M, Sanchez J, Michalowski SM, Louissaint A, Inamdar KV, Gomez-Gelvez J, Carey JL, Menon MP, “Follicular lymphoma transforming to double and triple hit lymphoma; a clinicopathologic, morphologic and cytogenetic analysis”, poster presentation at United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) 2017 Annual Meeting, San Antanio, TX, March 4-10, 2017

Tashakori M, Carey JL, Inamdar KV, Menon MP, “A “Double-Hit” lymphoblastoid transformation of follicular lymphoma in the eye”, poster presentation at MSP 2016 Fall GU Pathology and Oncology, Dearborn, MI, November 12, 2016

Gulati R, Alkhatib Y, Donthireddy V, Felicella MM, Menon MP, Inamdar KV. Isolated Ocular Manifestation of Relapsed Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia Presenting as Myeloid Blast Crisis in a Patient on Imatinib Therapy: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Case Rep Pathol. 2015;2015:380451. doi: 10.1155/2015/380451. Epub 2015 Dec 24. PubMed [PMID: 26819793]

Gulati R, Menon MP. Indicators of true intracerebral hemorrhage: hematoidin, siderophage, and erythrophage. Blood. 2015 Jun 4;125(23):3664. PubMed [PMID:26240850]

Nabi S, Arshad A, Jain T, Virk F, Gulati R, Awdish R. A Rare Case of Erdheim-Chester Disease and Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis Overlap Syndrome. Case Rep Pathol. 2015; 2015:949163. Epub 2015 Oct 22. PubMed [PMID: 26579323]

Nabi S, Saste A, Gulati R. A Rare Case of Metastatic Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumour: Diagnosis and Management. Case Rep Oncol Med. 2015;2015:925453. doi: 10.1155/2015/925453. Epub 2015 Aug 9. PubMed [PMID: 26347069]

Saste A, Cabrera Fernandez DF, Gulati R, Gamalski S. A trimodality approach in the management of metastatic low-grade epithelioid hemangioendothelioma of the bone. BMJ Case Rep. 2015 Jul 16;2015. pii: bcr2015210196. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2015-210196. PubMed [PMID: 26184358]

Mittal C, Hassan S, Gulati R, Awdish R. New onset pulmonary hypertension in a patient with primary biliary cirrhosis postorthotopic liver transplant. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2014 Jul;26(7):812-3. doi: 10.1097/MEG.0000000000000106. PubMed [PMID: 24901826]

Zhichun Lu, Veena Shah. Mucinous Adenocarcinoma Arising from Perianal Fistulae in Crohn’s Disease. A Rare Case Report and Review of the Literature, Research Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2016 February 21 5(1): 1947-1949. 

Pauline H. Go, Jenna Watson, Zhichun Lu, Arthur M. Carlin, Zane T. Hammoud, Robotic Resection of a Mediastinal Parathyroid Cyst, Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 2015 1-4.

Zhichun Lu, Nilesh S Gupta, and Dhananjay Chitale, Clinicopathologic Characteristics and Survival Outcomes of Small Size Breast Carcinoma with Local Metastasis. United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology 2017 Annual Meeting, Poster presentation. 

Zhichun Lu Lauren Noyes; Gary Cole, Daniel Schultz, Arthur Gaba, and Ziying Zhang, Cytologic study of atypical squamous cells of unknown significance (ASCUS) on ThinPrep liquid based cytology and relationship to high risk HPV (HRHPV) status. United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology 2017 Annual Meeting, Poster Presentation in the Stowell-Orbison and Surgical/Autopsy Pathology Awards Competition. 

Zhichun Lu, Sean R Williamson, Mireya Diaz-Insua, Hans Stricker, Mani Menon, and Nilesh S Gupta, Pathologic Outcomes and Biochemical Recurrence (BCR) Free Survival in Men Younger Than 45 Years with Prostate Cancer (PCa) Treated with Robotic Radical Prostatectomy (RRP). The Michigan Society of Pathologists, poster presentation. 

Zhichun Lu, Chunhai Hao, and Ziying Zhang. Disseminated Toxoplasmosis in Liver Transplant Patient. College of American Pathologists meeting in 2016, poster presentation. 

Zhichun Lu, Sean R Williamson, Mireya Diaz-Insua, Hans Stricker, Mani Menon, and Nilesh S Gupta, Pathologic Outcomes and Biochemical Recurrence (BCR) Free Survival in Men Younger Than 45 Years with Prostate Cancer (PCa) Treated with Robotic Radical Prostatectomy (RRP). United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology 2016 Annual Meeting, poster presentation. 

Zhichun Lu, Veena Shah, Kedar Inamdar, Kristin Hunter Karner, Madhu Menon. Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis Associated with Classical Hodgkin's Lymphoma in a Patient with History of Crohn's Disease on Long-Term Immunosuppressive Therapy. 2015 Workshop of the Society for Hematopathology/European Association for Haematopathology. 

Zhichun Lu, Veena Shah. Mucinous Adenocarcinoma Arising from Perianal Fistulae in Crohn’s Disease. A Rare Case Report and Review of the Literature. College of American Pathologists meeting in 2015, poster presentation.

Varma KR, Gadde R, Shah V. Clinicopathologic evaluation and follow-up of patients with small intestinal and multivisceral transplant in a tertiary care hospital. Arch Pathol Lab Med 2015;139:e28.

Varma K, Gadde R, Varma R, Shah V. Pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) without pancreatic adenocarcinoma: a retrospective review of 90 cases over 10 years with cytological and radiological correlation in a subset of patients with final diagnosis of chronic pancreatitis. Mod Pathol. 2015;28:450A.

Gadde R, Datta L, Mallapareddi AN, Moonka D, Shah V. Relationship between hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) necrosis in explants and recurrence in liver transplant patients: follow up of total 308 patients with recurrence in 44 patients. Poster presented at: Michigan Society of Pathology Winter Conference; Plymouth, MI; December 5, 2015.

Gadde R, Shalamat S, Felicella MM, Williamson SR. Cystic trophoblastic tumor arising in a post-chemotherapy pediatric primary central nervous system germ cell tumor. Poster presentation at: Pathology and Lab Medicine 2016; Las Vegas, NV; September 14-16, 2016.

Moonka D, Veena V, Datta L, Gadde R, Divine G, Yoshida A, Jafri S-M, Salgia R. Degree of tumor necrosis from pre-transplant loco-regional therapy is associated with tumor free survival after liver transplantation. Transplantation 100 2016;75:S429.

Adwar W, Gadde R, Chitale D, Allo G, Schultz D, Gaba A, Zhang Z. Management of insufficient endometrial biopsy for women with abnormal uterine bleeding: to further investigate or reassure? Mod Pathol. 2016;29:273A.

Gadde R, Barod R, Rogers CG, Gupta NS, Williamson SR. The spectrum of oncocytic renal tumors from oncocytoma to eosinophilic variant chromophobe renal cell carcinoma - is there a need to sub-classify and what is the malignant potential? Mod Pathol. 2016;29:231A.

Gadde R, Gulati R, Inamdar KV, Michalowski S, Menon M. Cytogenetic analysis is crucial in the early diagnosis of indolent T-cell prolymphocytic leukemia. Mod Pathol. 2016;29:345A.

Williamson SR, Gadde R, Trpkov K, Hirsch M, Srigley JR, Reuter VE, Cheng L, Kunju LP, Barod R, Rogers CG, Delahunt B, Hes O, Eble JN, Zhou M, McKenney JK, Martignoni G, Fleming S, Grignon DJ, Moch H, Gupta NS. Diagnostic criteria for oncocytic renal neoplasms: a survey of specialist renal tumor pathologists. Mod Pathol. 2016;29:270A.

Alpa Shah MD MPH, Adrian Ormsby MD, Jason Pimentel MD. Case Report: Secondary Systemic Amyloidosis with Primary Cutaneous Involvement. ASDP Poster presentation. Oct 2016.

Alpa Shah MD MPH, Jason Pimentel MD, Adrian Ormsby MD, Raymond Barnhill MD. Case Report: Presentation of Phenotypic Heterogeneity in an Atypical Blue Nevus. ASDP Poster presentation. Oct 2016.

Alpa Shah MD MPH, Ramya Gadde MD, Javier Arias-Stella, III, MD, Sean R. Williamson MD, and Nilesh S Gupta MD. Radical Prostatectomy Outcomes of Prostatic Adenocarcinoma Diagnosed After Initial Diagnosis of Atypical Glands on Prostate Needle Biopsy. USCAP 2016.

Javier A. Arias-Stella, III, Alpa B. Shah, Nilesh S. Gupta, Sean R. Willliamson.CK20 and p53 Immunohistochemistry Staining Patterns and Follow Up in Urinary Bladder Specimens with Urothelial Atypia. USCAP 2016.

Alpa B. Shah MD MPH, Sean R. Williamson MD, Dhananjay Chitale MD, Nilesh Gupta MD, Ziying Zhang MD. Fetal-type Rhabdomyoma Arising from Ovarian Teratoma: A Novel Subtype of Monodermal Teratoma? CAP 2015.

Favazza L, Shah A, Diaz-Insua M, Williamson SR, Stricker H, Roger CG, Peabody J, Menon M, Gupta NS. “Is Dominant Tumor Nodule Size a Significant Predictor of Adverse Outcome in Prostate Cancer? A Study of 283 Whole Mount Radical Prostatectomy Cases”. USCAP 2015.

Arias-Stella JA 3rd1, Shah AB, Montoya-Cerrillo D, Williamson SR, Gupta NS. Prostate Biopsy and Radical Prostatectomy Gleason Score Correlation in Heterogenous Tumors: Proposal for a Composite Gleason Score. Am J Surg Pathol. 2015 Sept; 39(9):1213-8. PubMed PMID: 26010711.

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