Pathology Resident Research

Recent Resident Poster Presentations

A rare case of esophageal rhabdomyoma diagnosed by fine needle aspiration. Robison A, Umar B, Zhang Z, Perry K. American Society of Clinical Pathology Annual Meeting, October 2018.

Successful treatment of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia with octreotide. Umar B, Houghton K, Raoufi M, Schairer J. American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting, October 2018.

Metastatic malignant melanoma to the esophagus: first case diagnosed by endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) guided fine needle aspiration (FNA). Umar B, Pompa RL, Alhamar M, Horton NJ, Marshall T, Zhang Z. College of American Pathologists Annual Meeting, October 2018.

Two rare cases of fallopian tube teratomas. Robison A, Umar B, Allo G. College of American Pathologists Annual Meeting, October 2018.

A mysterious and exceedingly rare case of a cecal mass. Alhamar M, Umar B, Raoufi M. College of American Pathologists Annual Meeting, October 2018.

Substaging of T1 urothelial bladder neoplasms based on extent of lamina propria invasion. Taneja K, Lu Z, Williamson SR, Gupta NS. College of American Pathologists Annual Meeting, 2018.

Use of core needle biopsies in patients with non-diagnostic thyroid FNAs: a single-institution experience. Abou Shaar R, Keller C, Alkhoory W. Platform presentation at National Arab American Medical Association 40th National Medical Convention, September 2018.

The role of GDF-15 (growth/differentiation factor 15) during prostate carcinogenesis. Sadasivan S, Chen Y, Taneja K, Gupta NS, Alan MS, Gonzalez A, Kuan HH. American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting, 2018.

Plasmapheresis as an adjunct treatment in myeloma cast nephropathy. Alhamar M, Uduman J, Lopez-Plaza I. Michigan Association of Blood Banks, September 2018.

Serum ferritin trends are associated with survival in adult hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytoses. Abou Shaar R, Eby CS, Otrock ZK. Platform presentation at Henry Ford’s 25th Annual Research Symposium, May 2018.

Prognostic value of microscopic linear length and Gleason score of the tumor at positive margin in robot assisted radical prostatectomy specimens. Umar B, Taneja K, Alhamar M, Diaz-Insua M, Williamson S, Gupta N. Henry Ford’s 25th Annual Medical Education Research Forum, May 2018. United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting, March 2018.

The role of plasmapheresis and photopheresis for the treatment of liver allograft rejection. Umar B, Eisenbrey A, Tashakori M, Raoufi M, Moonka D, Lopez-Plaza I. American Society of Apheresis Annual Meeting, April 2018.

Prognostic significance of lymph node metastasis patterns in endometrial cancers. Hogan K, Divine G, Elshaikh M, Munkarah A, Bergman D, Allo G. United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting, March 2018.

Significance of non16/non18 high-risk HPV in women with negative or atypical concomitant cervical cytology. Hogan K, Zhang Z, Schultz D, Gaba A, Allo G. United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting, March 2018.

Correlation of clinicopathological features and treatment outcomes of extracorporeal photopheresis in refractory liver allograft rejection. Umar B, Tashakori M, Raoufi M, Lopez-Plaza I. United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting, March 2018.

Characteristics of secondary tumors in patients with multifocal prostate cancer and its implications in focal therapy: a study of 102 whole mount radical prostatectomies. Lu Z, Taneja K, Diaz-Insua M, Williamson SR, Rodgers C, Peabody J, Menon M, Gupta NS. United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting 2018.

Are certain high grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia subtypes associated with increased risk of prostatic adenocarcinoma? Umar B, Alhamar M, Taneja K, Tashakori M, Onwubiko I, Palanisamy N, Williamson S, Gupta N. United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting, March 2018.

Efficacy and utility of intraoperative frozen section analysis in robot-assisted radical prostatectomy. Datta L, Taneja K, Williamson SR, Gupta NS. United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting 2018.

Prognostic value of microscopic extracapsular extension in locally advanced surgically treated oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Umar B, Chang S, Ghanem T, Siddiqui F, Jacobsen G, Isrow D, Keller C. Michigan Society of Pathologists Annual Meeting, December 2017.

Multidisciplinary approach for standardized care and control of opioid administration for pain management patients. Mehlberg L, Totten A, Umar B, Copeland J, Varney R, Crow J, Shah V, Cook B. American Association of Clinical Chemistry Annual Meeting, August 2018. Henry Ford’s 25th Quality Exposition, September 2017.

Aberrant nuclear immunoreactivity for MDM2 in MDM2-amplification-negative pleomorphic fibroma of the skin. Tashakori M, Pimentel J, Sanchez J, Michalowski S, Chitale D, Ormsby AH, Williamson SR. 20th Joint Meeting of the International Society of Dermatopathology (ISDP), March 2017.

Significance of clinical-pathologic correlation in a case of hereditary leiomyomatosis and renal cell carcinoma (HLRCC) syndrome. Tashakori M, Hertel D, Huggins RH, Williamson SR, Ormsby AH. 20th Joint Meeting of the International Society of Dermatopathology (ISDP), March 2017.

Does the extent of extracapsular spread in lymph node metastases correlate with outcomes in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma? - A retrospective study. Umar B, Chang S, Ghanem T, Siddiqui F, Jacobsen G, Isrow D, Keller C. United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting, March 2017.

Perineural and lymphovascular invasion in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Umar B, Jacobsen G, Keller C. Michigan Society of Pathologists Annual Meeting, December 2016.

Linear (blaschkoid) lichen planus: a rare presentation during infancy. Tashakori M, Pimentel J, Shwayder TA, Chaffins ML, Ormsby AH. American Society of Dermatopathology (ASDP) 53rdAnnual Meeting, October 2016.

Pseudosarcomatous myofibroblastic proliferations of the genitourinary tract lack the USP6 gene rearrangement common in nodular fasciitis. Jebastin J. United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting, March 2016.

Rare aggressive sarcoma progression to leukemia. Jebastin J. Michigan Society of Pathologists Conference, 2015.

Recent Resident Publications

A “Double-Hit” lymphoblastoid transformation of follicular lymphoma in the eye. Tashakori M, Carey JL, Inamdar KV, Menon MP. American Journal of Clinical Pathology, volume 146, Issue suppl 1.

Pathologic staging of renal cell carcinoma: a review of 300 consecutive cases with emphasis on retrograde venous invasion. Taneja K, Arora S, Rodgers CG, Gupta NS, Williamson SR. Histopathology 2018, Jun 13, doi 10.1111/his 13672.

Unclassified hemangioma-like renal cell carcinoma: a potentially novel entity. Taneja K, Arora S, Rogers C, Cheng L, Williamson SR. Human Pathology 2018 May; 75:132-36.

Pseudosarcomatous myofibroblastic proliferations of the genitourinary tract are genetically different from nodular fasciitis and lack USP6, ROS1, and ETV6 gene rearrangements. Jebastin JAS, Smith SC, Perry KD, Gupta NS, Alanee S, Carskadon S, Chitale DA, Palanisamy N, Williamson SR. Histopathology. Apr 2018.

Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma with retrograde venous invasion and gain of chromosome 21: potential harbingers of aggressive clinical behavior. Jamal M, Taneja K, Arora S, Barod R, Rodgers CG, Sanchez J, Gupta NS, Williamson SR. J Surg Pathol 2018 Sep, 26(6) 536-541.

Updates in pathologic staging and grading of renal cell carcinoma. Taneja K, Williamson SR. Book chapter in Surg Pathology clinics. 2018. https://doi.org/10.1016.In press

Renal cell carcinoma staging, pitfalls, challenges, and updates. Williamson SR, Taneja K, Cheng L. Histopathology annual review issue. In press.

Personal Health Information (PHI) Breach. Jebastin JAS, Sharma G. ASCP-Check Path Lab Management. Pleomorphic fibroma of the skin with MDM2 immunoreactivity: a potential diagnostic pitfall. Tashakori M, Pimentel J, Sanchez J, Michalowski S, Chitale D, Ormsby AH, Williamson SR, Journal of Cutaneous Pathology, 2018 Jan;45(1):59-62. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 28981153.

Small bowel obstruction: a result of metastatic head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Sanchez D, Garcia-Rodriguez L, Umar B, Steven Chang. Ann Clin Otolaryngol. 2017; 2(2): 1011.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation that worsened with standard treatment. Jebastin JAS, Tibbetts R, Pritt BS, Boxwalla A, Linoj S. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2017 June 15; 64(12): 1799-1800.

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