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department of pathology and laboratory medicine

Residency Program

 


 

PGY-1 Residents

 

Linda Mamone, MD

 

Xunda Luo, MD

 


PGY-2 Residents

 

Nihar Hotchandani, MD


Publications:

 

  • Hotchandani, N., Jacob, J., Eid, M., Parikh, A. (2011, October). Quality and performance improvement through practice based learning. American College of Physicians (ACP) New Jersey Chapter Abstract Competition; Livingston, NJ.

 

  • Nihar Hotchandani, Vipulkumar Dadhania, Daryoush Saeed-Vafa, Ida J. Hernandes, Linda M. McWilliams, Vinh Nguyen, Arnold A. Miranda, Jen H. Lin, David N. Moolten, Yanhua Li. A Large Volume ABO-Incompatible Transfusion of Red Blood Cells without Adverse Clinical Effect - A Special Case. CAP Annual Meeting 2013, Orlando, Florida

 

  • Parajuli S, Bhattacharyya S, Hotchandani N, Khan AI, Goldsmith BM. Comparison of Automated Immunoassay and Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry for 25-Hydroxyvitamin D. USCAP Annual Meeting, 2014, San Diego, California.

 

  • Nihar Hotchandani, Jihui J. Qiu, Ashish Bains. Primary Cervical Lymphoma Complicated with Bilateral Obstructive Uropathy. CAP, 2014, Chicago, Illinois.

 

  • Nihar Hotchandani, Shobha Parajuli, Shiguang Liu, Jasvir S. Khurana, He Wang, MD. Secondary Neoplasms Of The Salivary Glands: A Review Of 6 Cases. CAP, 2014, Chicago, Illinois.

 

  • Parajuli S, Hotchandani N, Liu S, Wang H. Fine needle aspiration cytology of lymphoproliferative lesions involving the major salivary glands. ASC annual meeting, 2014, Dallas, TX.

 

  • Shiguang Liu, Nihar Hotchandani, Shobha Parajuli, Xinmin Zhang, Jasvir S. Khurana, He Wang Fine needle aspiration cytology in diagnosis of spindle cell lesions of salivary glands.. ASC's 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting, Dallas, Texas.

 

Shiguang Liu, MD


Publications:

 

  • Abstract to American Society for Apheresis (ASFA) and World Apheresis Association (WAA) joint Conference to be held in San Francisco, California from April 2-5, 2014.

 

 

Viren Patel, MD


Publications:

 

  • Amandeep Aneja,MD; Raghava Levaka-Veera,MD; Viren Patel ,MD; Ashish Bains MD;Aggressive subcutaneous panniculitis-like CD30+ peripheral T-cell lymphoma with diffuse EBER expression. Case reports in hematology, July 2014

 

  • Viren Patel, MD; Jindong Wang, MD PhD; Riya Kuklani, DDS; Gordon Pringle, DDS PhD; Ashish Bains, MD. Isolated de novo myeloid sarcoma of the oral cavity - a case report. Submitted for ASCP 2014 Annual Meeting.

 

  • Jindong Wang, MD, PhD; Viren Patel, MD; Xinmin Zhang, MD, Natalya Khilko, MD; He Wang, MD, PhD. Follow-Up of “Atypical” Salivary Gland Fine Needle Aspiration: an Institutional Experience. Submitted for ASCP 2014 Annual Meeting.

 

  • Jindong Wang, MD PhD; Viren Patel, MD; Siddharth Bhattacharya, MD; Ashish Bains, MD. Subcutaneous Panniculitis-like T-Cell Lymphoma with Hemophagocytosis in a Patient with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Post FCR Chemotherapy. Submitted for ASCP 2014 Annual Meeting.

 

  • Viren Patel, MD; Jindong Wang, MD PhD; Siddharth Bhattacharya, MD; Ashish Bains, MD. Mantle cell lymphoma treated with Ibrutinib- peripheral blood morphology alone is a diagnostic challenge. Submitted for ASCP 2014 Annual Meeting.

 

  • Viren Patel, Jihui Qiu, Jindong Wang, Adil I Khan, John F Ekpe, Marlena Szydlowska, Barbara Goldsmith.Verifying A Cut-Off Value for the Beckman TnI+3 Assay on the DxI 800 and Access-2 Analyzers.

 

  • Antoine Brouquet MD,Giuseppe Zimmitti MD, Scott Kopetz MD, PhD, Judith Stift MD, Catherine Julié MD,Anne-Isabelle Lemaistre MD, Atin Agarwal MD, Viren Patel MD, Stephane Benoist MD, PhD, Bernard Nordlinger MD,Alessandro Gandini MD, Michel Rivoire MD, PhD, Stefan Stremitzer MD, Thomas Gruenberger MD, Jean-Nicolas Vauthey MD, Dipen M. Maru MD; Multicenter validation study of pathologic response and tumor thickness at the tumor-normal liver interface as independent predictors of disease-free survival after preoperative chemotherapy and surgery for colorectal liver metastases, Cancer Volume 119, Issue 15, pages 2778–2788, 1 August 2013.

 

  • Jitendra G. Nasit, Viren Patel, Biren Parikh, Manoj Shah, Kajal Davara. Fine needle aspiration cytology and biopsy in hepatic masses: A minimally invasive diagnostic approach; Clinical Cancer Investigation Journal, volume 2, Issue 2, Page 131-148, April-June 2013.

 


Jingdong Wang, MD


Publications:

 

  • Hutchinson S., Tooke-Locke E., Wang J., Tsai S., Katz T., and Trede N. Tbl3 regulates cell cycle length during zebra fish develoment. Dev. Biol. 2012 Aug; 368(2):261-272.

  • Altmann M., Pich D., Ruiss R., Wang J., Sugden B., Hammerschmidt W.. Transcriptional Activation by EBV Nuclear Antigen 1 is Essential for the Expression of EBV’s Transforming Genes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Feb; 103(38): 14188-14193.

 

  • Wang J., Lindner SE, Leight ER and Sugden B. Essential Elements of a Licensed, Mammalian Plasmid Origin of DNA Synthesis. Molecular and Cellular Biology. 2006 Feb; 26(3): 1124-1134.

 

  • Wang J. and Sugden B. Origins of Bidirectional Replication of Epstein-Barr Virus: Models for Understanding Mammalian Origins of DNA synthesis. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry. 2005 May; 94(2): 247-256.

 

  • Wang J., Stewart R., Grossman K. and Jones D. The DNA methylome in human primary melanocyte. Pan American Society for Pigment Cell Research meeting 2012; Park City, UT.

 

  • Wang J., Lindner S. and Sugden B. Essential Elements of a Licensed, Mammalian Plasmid Origin of DNA Synthesis. DNA Replication and Repair Symposium 2005; buffalo, NY.

 

  • Wang J. and Sugden B. Defining a licensed viral replicon in human cells. DNA Replication and Chromosome Integrity Meeting 2004; San Diego, CA.

 

  • Wang J. and Sugden B. A Viral Model for Cellular Initiation Zones. DNA Replicatio Symposium at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory 2003; cold spring harbor, NY.

 

  • Wang J. and Tsai S. Tbl3 encodes a nucleolar protein with regulatory roles in ribosome biogenesis, 2013.

 


PGY-3 Residents

 

Siddharth Bhattacharyya, MD

 

Publications:

 

  • Bhattacharyya S, Zhang M, Mukherjee AL, Disseminated Candidal Sepsis In A Patient With Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome And Acute Myeloid Leukemia: An Autopsy Case Report. Submitted for CAP Annual Meeting 2013, Orlando, Florida

 

  • Zhang M, Bhattacharyya S, Mukherjee A. Fatal Adenovirus Pneumonia in an Adult Lung Transplantation Recipient: a Case Report and Review of Literature. ASCP Annual Meeting, 2013, Chicago , IL

 

  • Aneja A, Bhattacharyya S, Mydlo J, Inniss S. A unique combination of testicular seminomatous mixed germ cell tumor with choriocarcinoma and teratoma with secondary somatic malignancy. Journal of Medical Case Reports (Accepted for publication)

 

  • Bhattacharyya S, Zhang M, Hong T, Li X, Mukherjee A, Mannion C, Bhattacharyya P.. Identification of a novel exon 3 mutation in the SBDS gene in a patient with clinically diagnosed Shwachman-Bodian-Diamond syndrome: a molecular analysis. (Accepted for USCAP Annual Meeting, 2014, Sandiego , CA

 

  • Parajuli S, Bhattacharyya S, Hotchandani N, Khan AI, Goldsmith BM. Comparison of Automated Immunoassay and Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry for 25-Hydroxyvitamin D (Accepted for USCAP Annual Meeting, 2014, Sandiego , CA

 

Julia Qiu, MD

 

Publications:

 

  • Arteaga MF, Mikesch JH, Qiu JJ, Christensen J, Helin K, Kogan SC, Dong S, So CW. The histone demethylase PHF8 governs retinoic acid response in acute promyelocytic leukemia. Cancer Cell 2013; 23: 376-389
  • Qiu JJ, Zantek ND, Kaplan LI, Bastle C, Pathack V, Lin J, Birkenbach M, Moolten DN, Li Y. Management of an apheresis patient with a mechanical aortic valve on heparin and warfarin anticoagulation. ASFA annual meeting, 2013, Denver, CO

 

  • Jiang X, Sun L, Qiu JJ, Sun X, Wang X, Li S, So CW, Dong S. A novel application of furazolidon:  anti-leukemic activity in acute myeloid leukemia. PLoS One

 

  • Sun X, Qiu JJ, Zhu S, Cao B, Sun L, Li P, Wang X, Li S, Zhang S, Dong S. Oncogenic features of the PHF8 histone demethylase in Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Cancer Res

 

  • Qiu JJ, Bains A, Khilko N. Rosai-Dorfman disease presenting as a subcutaneous mass. CAP annual meeting, 2013, Orlando, FL

 

  • Qiu JJ, Bains A. Nonhepatosplenic extramedullary hematopoiesis involving lymph node in a patient with myelodysplastic syndrome. CAP annual meeting, 2013, Orlando, FL

 


PGY-4 Residents

 

Amandeep Aneja, MD

 

Publications:

 

  • Aneja A, Khurana JS, Zhang X. Evaluation of College of American Pathologists national benchmark on breast cancer expression of estrogen and progesterone receptors in an institution serving community with diversified patient population. CAP annual meeting 2012, San Diego, CA
  • Aneja A, Huang Y, Carrozza MJ, Manucha V. Detection of Pneumocystis jirovecii in Bronchoalveolar Lavage Specimens: Utility and Cost-effectiveness of Routine and Reflex Gomori Methenamine Silver Stains. Submitted to ASCP annual meeting 2013

 

  • Bhavsar T, Aneja A, Wurzel J, Duker N. A Rare Case of a Primary Adenocarcinoma with Metastases Originating in a Supernumerary Ovary. Submitted to Journal of medical case reports

 

  • Parajuli S, Aneja A, Mukherjee A. Undiagnosed Fatal Malignant Tumor in Adult Autopsies: A 10 Year Retrospective Study. USCAP annual meeting, 2013

 

  • Aneja A, Reinus WR, Khurana JS. Gorham disease with a 10 year follow up. Accepted for oral presentation at the 2013 Philadelphia ISS members’ meeting.  

 

  • Aneja A, Bhattacharyya S, Mydlo J, Inniss S. A unique combination of testicular seminomatous mixed germ cell tumor with choriocarcinoma and teratoma with secondary somatic malignancy.  Manuscript in preparation.

 

  • Drustenfeld A, Aneja A, Lui J, Durra H, Roehn CP. Facial nerve invasion by Basal Cell Carcinoma. Submitted to Otology and Neurotology, Histopathology case of the month.

 

  • Aneja A, Parajuli S, John P. Gaughan, Zhang Xinmin. Predictive factors associated with axillary lymph node metastases of low grade breast carcinoma. Submitted to USCAP annual meeting 2014

 

Michelle Oros, DO


Publications:

 

  • Oros M, Huang Y, Manucha V, Schneider C. Horseshoe kidney with a large renal mass and widespread metastasis: a case report with differential diagnosis. CAP annual meeting, 2012, San Diego, CA (submitted)
  • Oros M, Parajuli S, Deleon-Gonsalves R, Potula R, Truant AL. Evaluation of the Becton Dickinson Phoenix Yeast Panel and the RapID Yeast Plus System in the Identification of Yeast and Yeast Like Organisms. USCAP annual meeting, 2013, Baltimore, Maryland

 

  • Kim, V, Cornwell, W, Oros, ML, Criner, GJ, and Rogers, TJ. Systemic and Lung Cytokines and Their Relationship with Respiratory Symptoms in COPD. American Thoracic Society annual meeting 2014, San Diego, California.

 

  • Kim, V, Oros, ML, Rogers, TJ, Criner, GJ, and Durra, H. Chronic Bronchitis Have More Goblet Cells and Greater Respiratory Symptoms in Smokers and COPD Subjects. American Thoracic Society annual meeting 2014, San Diego, California.

 

  • Oros, ML, Chu, E, Elenitsas, R. "Changing Pigmentation in a Solitary Scalp Lesion". Dermatology Online Journal 2014; 20:2
    Norberg, SM, Oros M, Birkenbach, M, and Bilusic, M “Spontaneous Tumor Lysis Syndrome in Renal Cell Carcinoma - A Case Report”. Genitourinary Online Journal 2014.

 

  • Liu, S, Hossain, N, Oros, ML, Qiu, J, Zibelman, M, Lin, J, Manucha, V, Moolten, D, Essex, D, Li, Y. Case Report: A Postoperative Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Following Small Bowel Resection Is Quickly Resolved By Timely Plasma Exchange. American Society of Apheresis annual meeting 2014, San Francisco, California

 

  • Qui JJ, Oros ML, A. Li, Y. Therapeutic plasma exchange in a patient with hypertriglyceridemic necrotizing pancreatitis.

 

  • Littelejohn A, Oros M, Li KY, Kwak D, Balasubramanian E, Li Y. Evaluation of Blood Transfusion Practices in Hip Arthroplasty Patients. Temple University Undergraduate Research Program Symposium 9/2014, Philadelphia, PA

 

  • Oros ML, Geier S, Lin J, Meny G, Hsu SH, Vassallo RR, Li Y. Diagnosis and Management of Platelet Refractoriness in a Bleeding Patient Following Massive Platelet Transfusion. American Association of Blood Bands Annual Meeting 10/2014 Philadelphia, PA.

 

Shobha Parajuli, MD


Publications:


  • Parajuli S, Truant AL, Ciccolella D, Potula R. Isolation of Laceyella from the blood of a patient with interstitial lung disease. ASCP annual meeting, 2012, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Parajuli S, Fowler J, Balasubramanian E, Reinus WR, Khurana JS. Does clinical-pathological communication and correlation influence the diagnosis and incidence of osteonecrosis? ASCP annual meeting, 2012, Boston, Massachusetts

 

  • Parajuli S, Wang H, Hu W, Zhang X. NIK- and IKK2- Binding Protein: A Novel Marker of Breast Cancer. USCAP annual meeting, 2013, Baltimore, Maryland.

 

  • Parajuli S, Aneja A, Birkenbach MP, Duker NJ, Mukherjee A. Undiagnosed Fatal Malignant Tumor in Adult Autopsies: A 10 year Retrospective Study. USCAP annual meeting, 2013, Baltimore, Maryland.

 

  • Oros ML, Parajuli S, Deleon-Gonsalves R, Potula R, Truant AL. Evaluation of the BD Phoenix™ Yeast ID Panel and the Rapid™ Yeast Plus System in the Identification of Yeast and Yeast-Like Organisms. USCAP annual meeting, 2013, Baltimore, Maryland.

 

  • Parajuli S, Mukherjee A. Human Herpes Virus-6 Encephalitis: A case report and review of literature. CAP annual meeting, 2013, Orlando, Florida (submitted).

 

  • Parajuli S, Truant AA, Ciccolella D and Potula R. Isolation of Laceyella from Blood of a Patient with Interstitial Lung Disease. The Microbiology Newsletter. (manuscript in preparation).

 

  • Parajuli S, Fowler J, Balasubramanian E, Reinus WR and Khurana JS. What is the True Incidence and Prevalence of Femoral Head Osteonecrosis - Does Anyone Really Know? Does Clinical-pathological Communication Influence It? The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. (manuscript in preparation).

 

  • Parajuli S, Cole M, Mukherjee A, von Mehren M, Inniss S. Ewing Sarcoma/Peripheral Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor in Central Nervous System in an Adult: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Journal of Oncology. (manuscript in preparation).

 

  • Parajuli S, Bhattacharyya S, Hotchandani N, Khan AI, Goldsmith BM. Comparison of Automated Immunoassay and Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry for 25-Hydroxyvitamin D. USCAP Annual Meeting, 2014, San Diego, California (accepted).

 

  • Parajuli S, Amandeep A, Birkenbach M, Duker N, Mukherjee A. Undiagnosed Fatal Malignant Tumor in Adult Autopsies: A 10 year Retrospective Study (manuscript in preparation).

 

  • Parajuli S, Cole M, Laske D, Goldstein L, Morrison T, Mukherjee A, Tumelty K, Tetzlaff E, von Mehren M, Inniss S. Ewing Sarcoma /Peripheral Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor in Central Nervous System following chemotherapy and radiotherapy for primary solid tumor in an adult: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. “Human pathology”

 

Hang Zhou, MD


Publications:

 

Zhou H, Sivasankar M, Kraus DH, Sandulache VC, Amin M, Branski RC. Glucocorticoids regulate extracellular matrix metabolism in human vocal fold fibroblasts. Laryngoscope. 2011 Sep;121(9):1915-9.

 

Zhou H, Loveland-Jones CE, Reilly KJ, Zhang X. Is Surgical Excision Required for All Patients with Biopsy Diagnosis of Intraductal Papilloma of Breast? CAP Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 2012

 

Zhou H, Dadhania V, Khilko N. Extrapulmonary Sequestration and Multiple Malformations in Fetus: A Case Report. CAP Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 2012

 

Zhou H, Durra H. A case report of synchronous adrenal pheochromocytoma and an ipsilateral renal papillary renal cell carcinoma type II. ASCP Annual Meeting, 2013, Chicago, IL

 

Zhang M, Zhou H, Potula R, Truant A. Problematic Specimens in an Academic Clinical Microbiology Laboratory: a Pilot Quality Assurance Study. ASCP Annual Meeting, 2013, Chicago, IL

 

Zhou H, Qiu J, Li Y. A Patient with Massive Bleeding Received Multiple Units of non-ABO Incompatible RBC without Significant Clinical Hemolysis. AABB meeting, 2013, Denver, Colorado

 

Hang Zhou, He Wang, Xinmin Zhang Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology of Thyroid Nodular Lesions: A 14- year’s Experience in Diagnosis and Surgical Follow-up of a University Hospital. ASC Annual Conference, 2014 Dallas, TX

 

Hang Zhou, Daniel Eun, Elton Llukani, Varsha Manucha The Necessity of Routine Analysis of Lymph Nodes in Periprostatic Fat Pad Following Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy: An Institutional Study. USCAP Annual Meeting, 2014, San Diego, CA

 

Zhou H, Durra H. A Case Report of Synchronous Adrenal Pheochromocytoma and an Ipsilateral Renal Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma Type II. ASCP Annual Meeting, 2013, Chicago, IL

 

Zhang M, Zhou H, Potula R, Truant A. Problematic Specimens in an Academic Clinical Microbiology Laboratory: a Pilot Quality Assurance Study. ASCP Annual Meeting, 2013, Chicago, IL

 

Hang Zhou, Catherine E. Loveland-Jones, Kathleen J. Reilly, Xinmin Zhang. Is Surgical Excision Required for All Patients with Biopsy Diagnosis of Intraductal Papilloma of Breast? CAP Annual Meeting, 2012, San Diego, CA

 

Hang Zhou, Vipulkumar Dadhania, Natalya Khilko. Extrapulmonary Sequestration and Multiple Malformations in Fetus: A Case Report. CAP Annual Meeting, 2012, San Diego, CA

 

Zhou H,Sivasankar M, Kraus DH, Sandulache VC, Amin M, Branski RC.Glucocorticoids regulate extracellular matrix metabolism in human vocal fold fibroblasts. Laryngoscope. 2011 Sep;121(9):1915-9.

 

Zhou H, Felsen D, Sandulache VC, Amin MR, Kraus DH, Branski RC Prostaglandin (PGE2) exhibits antifibrotic activity in vocal fold fibroblasts. Laryngoscope. 2011 Jun;121(6):1261-5