Here are lists of posters and presentations from our Pathology residents and fellows that will be presented at the 102nd Annual USCAP Meetings.


3/4/13 : 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Number Presenter PI Title Section
14 Rebecca Asch Resar High Mobility Group A1 (HMGA1) Proteins Associate with ER Negativity and High Nuclear Grade in Breast Cancer in a Cohort of Asian Women Breast
32 Doreen Nguyen Cimino-Mathews Are Breast Cancer Metastases Enriched for Stem Cells? Breast
92 Michael Cruise Singhi Napsin-A Expression in Esophageal and Gastric Adenocarcinoma Affected by Choice of Primary Antibody Gastrointestinal
113 Safia Salaria Montgomery Lichenoid Esophagitis: Clinical Overlap with Established Esophagel Lichen Planus Gastrointestinal
121 Laura Wood Montgomery Upper GI Tract Lesions in Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP): Enrichment for Pyloric Gland Adenomas and Other Gastric and Duodenal Neoplasms Gastrointestinal
132 Greg Gurda Netto Sacrococcygeal Teratomas: Clinico-Pathological Characteristics and Isochromosome 12p Status Genitourinary
158 Nathaniel Smith Argani t(6;11) Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC): Report of Six
New Genetically-Confirmed Cases and Expanded
Immunohistochemical (IHC) Profile Emphasizing Renal Tubular Markers
178 Elisabetta Kuhn Shih Frequent CCNE1 Amplification in Uterine Serous Carcinoma and Endometrial Intraepithelial Carcinoma Gynecologic
195 Justin Poling Westra The Absence of Human Papillomavirus E6/E7 mRNA
Transcripts in Squamous Cell Carcinomas of the Oral Tongue: HPV Is Not a Relevant Agent in Squamous Cell Carcinomas of the Oral Tongue Including Those That Are Non-Tobacco Related
Head & Neck
232 Mark Samols Duffield Tumor-Associated Inflammatory Cells in Post-Transplant, Relapsed Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma May Be Recruited by Hodgkin/Reed-Sternberg Cells Hematopathology

3/4/13: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Number Presenter PI Title Section
101 Adam Toll Maleki Cytomorphology of Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma (NSCLC) with Anaplastic Lymphoma Kinase (ALK) Gene Rearrangement  Cytopathology
143 C-C Pan Epstein Recurrent Chromosomal Aberrations in Specialized Stromal Tumors of the Prostate Detected by Array Comparative Genomic Hybridization Genitourinary
149 Nilda Gonzalez-Roibon Netto Comparison of Biochemical Recurrence Free Survival between Pelvic Lymph Node Metastasis and Periprostatic Lymph Node Metastasis of Prostate Cancer: A Case-Control Study Genitourinary
179 J.S. So Epstein Gata3 Expression in Paragangliomas: A Pitfall That Could Lead to Misdiagnosis of Urothelial Carcinoma Genitourinary
187 Oleksandr Kryvenko Epstein Paratesticular Dedifferentiated Liposarcoma (DDL): A Clinicopathologic Study and Analysis of MDM-2 Expression in 29 Cases Genitourinary
224 Naima Carter-Monroe Arend Positive SV-40 Staining in Cases of Early PVAN without Nuclear Inclusions Kidney
265 B. Gumuskaya De Marzo Concordance for ERG and PTEN in Matched Primary and Metastatic Prostate Cancer: Further Evidence That PTEN Loss Occurs Subsequent to ERG Gene Fusion in Prostate Cancer Pathobiology

3/5/13: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Number Presenter PI Title Section
26 Justin Poling Cimino-Mathews Frozen Section Evaluation of Breast Carcinoma Sentinel Lymph Nodes: A Retrospective Review of 1940 Cases Breast
66 A. Sood Lotan Rb and PTEN Deletions and p53 Mutations are Common in Prostatic Small Cell Carcinoma Genitourinary
104 Carla Ellis Epstein GATA3 is a Useful Marker for Signet Ring Adenocarcinoma of the Urinary Bladder Genitourinary
108 Oleksandr Kryvenko Epstein Testicular Hemangioma: A Series of 8 Cases Genitourinary
122 Greg Gurda Kurman Quantitative Ki-67 Index as an Ancillary Tool in the Differential Diagnosis of Endometrial Lesions with Secretory Change Gynecologic
145 Lauren Schwartz Bishop GATA3 Immunoexpression in Salivary Gland Neoplasms Head & Neck
160 Gang Zheng Vuica-Ross Efficacy of FDG-PET Scan in Predicting the Histologic Grade of Follicular Lymphomas Hematopathology
161 Gang Zheng Duffield Positron Emission Tomography Reliably Distinguishes Aggressive but Not Low Grade Lymphomas from Reactive Lymph Nodes Hematopathology
191 Safia Salaria Torbenson Mucinous Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Previously Undescribed Variant of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Liver
205 Sabrina Wentz Hruban Tumor-Infiltrating Lymphocytes Do Not Affect Ki-67 Labeling Index in a Series of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors Pancreas
217 Rob Bell Eberhart p16 and p53 Expression in Periocular Sebaceous Cell Carcinoma Ophthalmic
238 Alex Baras Halushka Characterization of Cell Type Specific miRNA Profiles and Application to miRNA Profiles Derived from Tissues Genomics

3/5/13: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Number Presenter PI Title Section
67 Tom Gniadek Qing Kay Li Correlation of Tumor Cell Percentage and Absolute Cell Count with EGFR and KRAS Analyses Using Cytological Specimens. A Retrospective Study of 118 Cases Cytopathology
90 Qing Kay Li Sokoll Utility of Thyroglobulin Measurements in Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology of Lymph Nodes for the Detection of Metastatic Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Cytopathology
120 Oliver McDonald Montgomery Where the Living Meets the Dead: Rinds of Bizarre Stromal Cells with Atypical Mitoses in Pseudosarcomatous Gastrointestinal Tract Lesions Gastrointestinal
143 Laura Wood Torbenson The "Almost Normal" Liver Biopsy: A Differential for a Problematic Area of Liver Pathology Liver
160 Aatur Singhi Hruban A Comparison of the Morphology of Familial and Sporadic Pancreatic Cancers Pancreas
197 Nilda Gonzalez-Roibon Netto Overexpression of IGF1R Predicts Outcome in Invasive Urothelial Carcinoma of Urinary Bladder Genitourinary
205 C-S Kao Epstein Tubular Adenoma of the Urinary Tract: A Newly Described Entity Genitourinary
207 Sarah Karram Epstein Intratubular Granulomatous Reactions within Seminiferous Tubules: A Spectrum of Diseases Genitourinary
212 Alcides Chaux Netto Strong Association of Insulin-Like Growth Factor 1 Receptor (IGF1R) Expression and Histologic Grade in Penile Squamous Cell Carcinomas Genitourinary
213 Alcides Chaux Netto Immunohistochemical Expression of ARID1A in Penile Squamous Cell Carcinomas Genitourinary
292 Deborah Belchis Shekitka Multi-Institutional Review of Spontaneous Pneumothorax over an 11 Year Period Pulmonary

3/6/13: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Number Presenter PI Title Section
4 Lisa Rooper Burton Postmortem Assessment of Polysplenia and Asplenia Syndromes: What do Complex Congenital Anomalies Tell Us about Autopsy Quality? Autopsy
132 E. Munari Netto Decreased BRG1 Expression in  Primary and Metastatic Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma, a Potential role for a Tumor Suppressor Gene Inactivation in Oncogenesis Genitourinary
134 M. Diolombi Epstein Nephrogenic Adenoma: A Report of 3 Unusual Cases Infiltrating into Perinephric Adipose Tissue Genitourinary
158 S.F. Faraj Netto Immunoexpression Status and Prognostic Significance of mTOR Pathway Members in Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma Genitourinary
163 Laura Ardighieri Shih Mutational Analysis of BRAF and KRAS in Atypical
Proliferative (Borderline) Serous Tumors of the Ovary and
Associated Peritoneal Implants from a Population-Based Cohort in Denmark
164 Laura Ardighieri Shih BRAF Mutation-Associated Immunostaining Marker and
Morphological Features in Peritoneal Implants and Atypical Proliferative (Borderline) Serous Tumors (APSTs)

3/6/13: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Number Presenter PI Title Section
20 Mark Samols Cimino-Mathews NKX3.1 Expression in Primary Breast Carcinoma Breast
135 Scott Robertson Maitra Pyrosequencing Identifies GNAS R201 “Hotspot” Mutations
in Cytology Specimens Obtained from Intraductal Papillary
Mucinous Neoplasms and Associated Adenocarcinomas: An Adjunct Tool for Molecular Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cystic Neoplasms
157 E. Munari Netto GATA3 Immunohistochemical Exrpression in Primary and Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma Genitourinary
163 S.F. Faraj Netto Immunohistochemical Expression and Prognostic Value of
ARID1A in Invasive Urothelial Carcinoma of Urinary Bladder
298 Tom Gniadek Qing Kay Li Overexpression of the Tumor Stomal Marker Periostin Is
Correlated with p53 Levels in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
(NSCLC) Detected by Immunohistochemistry Using Lung
Cancer Tissue Microarray (TMAs)

Platform Presentations


Time Presenter PI Title Section Location
8:30 AM Nilda Gonzalez-Roibon Netto The Role of GATA3 in the Differential Diagnosis of Upper Tract Urothelial and Collecting Duct Carcinomas A - Genitourinary CC Ballroom 2
11:45 AM G.V. Shah Montgomery Esophagel Intestinal Metaplasia (Barrett's Esophagus) Accompanies Most Esophageal and Gastroesophageal Junction Adenocarcinomas - A Single Institution Experience D - Gastrointestinal CC Ballroom 1
11:45 AM Natalie Banet Ronnett Characteristics of Hydatidiform Moles: Analysis of p57 Expression and Molecular Genotyping Data E - Gynecologic CC 314/315
11:45 AM Nemanja Rodic Burns Landscape of L1 Retrotransposon Expression in Human Carcinomas G2 - Pathobiology CC 309
1:15 PM Carla Ellis Epstein Clinical Stage Drives Outcome at Radical Prostatectomy (RP) with Gleason Score 9-10 (GS910) Prostatic Adenocarcinoma on Biopsy A - Genitourinary CC Ballroom 2
2:15 PM J.S. Han Lotan PINDCIS: Clinical Significance of Borderline Lesions between High Grade Prostatic Intraepithelial Neoplasm (HGPIN) and Intraductal Carcinoma of the Prostate (IDC-P) on Needle Biopsy A - Genitourinary CC Ballroom 2


Time Presenter PI Title Section Location
9:00 AM Miao Zhang Epstein Testicular Embryonal Carcinoma: A Morphologic Study of 168 Cases Including Newly Described Patterns A - Genitourinary CC Ballroom 2
11:45 AM G.A. Giannico Epstein Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate with Aberrant Expression of p63 (p63-PCa): A Radical Prostatectomy (RP) Study A - Genitourinary CC Ballroom 2
8:45 AM Gang Zheng Gocke Day 14 Bone Marrow Cellularity Is Superior to CD34 Immunohistochemistry in Predicting Complete Remission in De Novo AML but Not in Secondary/Therapy-Related AML C - Hematopathology CC Ballroom 1
11:30 AM Naima Carter-Monroe Bagnasco Long Term Kidney Graft Injury in Highly Sensitized Recipients H - Kidney CC 310
1:15 PM Oleksandr Kryvenko Epstein Pseudocarcinomatous Urothelial Hyperplasia (PCUH) of the Bladder: Clinincal Findings and Follow-Up of 70 Patients A - Genitourinary CC Ballroom 2
1:30 PM Elisabetta Kuhn Shih CCNE1 Amplification May Precede Centrosome Number Abnormality in Progression from Serous Tubal Intraepithelial Carcinoma to High-Grade Ovarian Serous Carcinoma B - Gynecologic CC Ballroom 4
1:45 PM Justin Poling Illei Neoplasms in Lung Explants: A Retrospective Review of 311 Consecutive Orthotopic Lung Transplants D - Pulmonary CC Ballroom 3
1:45 PM Laura Wood Hruban Whole Genome Analyses of Pancreatic Acinar Cell Carcinomas H1 – Pan-Genomic CC 310
2:30 PM Aatur Singhi Illei Detection of Her2/Neu Overexpression in Gastric Adenocarcinmas Using the Novel RNAScope Method E - Techniques CC 314/315

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