Resident Research Project Regional/National Presentations Location/ Dates
Resident Research Projects/Presentations
Christin Weller, MD Pediatric Pathology: Not Letting an Autopsy Die Submitted to Society for Pediatric Pathology For Resident Recruitment Award,
May, 2006
Joshua Gapp, MD Alpha-l-fucosidase Deficiency Causes Morphological Alterations in Skeletal Muscle International Academy of Pathology Montreal, Canada
September, 2006
Olivia Ludwig, MD Diaphragmatic Amyoplasia and Bilateral Pulmonary Hypoplasia International Academy of Pathology Montreal, Canada
September, 2006
Olivia Ludwig, MD Immunostaining as an Adjunct to Cytologic Assessment of Endoscopic Ultrasound Guided Fine Needle Aspiration (EUS-FNA) Specimens for the Diagnosis of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma ASCP Meeting Las Vegas, NV October, 2006
Joshua Gapp, MD Grand Rounds—Clinicopathologic Conference: Developmental Regression and Dystonia in a 4 year-old Girl Sean Goretzke, Joshua Gapp, Carole Vogler, Thomas Geller
Submitted to The Journal of Pediatrics
January, 2007
Joshua Gapp, MD Correlation of biopsy technique with the incidence of diagnosis of melanocytic proliferation: A retrospective review. Katherine Flanagan, MD, Joshua Gapp, MD, and Yadira Hurley, MD AAD Annual Meeting Washington, DC February, 2007
Lucas Campbell, MD Immunohistochemical Evidence of Different Progenitor Cell Types in Human Hepatocellular Carcinoma: What is the Significance? LK Campbell, S Takemoto, and EM Brunt USCAP MeetingSan Diego, CA
March, 2007
Erica Curry, MD The Role of Intraoperative PTH in Secondary and Primary Hyperparathyroidism Erica Curry, MD and Mary Mayo, PhD Presentation at Meeting at SLU
2007
Christin Weller, MD Correlation of Peritubular Capillary Basement Membrane Multilayering and c4d Immunostaining in Renal Transplant Biopsies
Cherise Cortese, MD,
Christin Weller, MD
Banff – 9th Conference LaCoruna, Spain
June, 2007
Guilan Chen, MD Characterization of Immature Reticulocytes Fraction and Absolute Neutrophil Count Following Engraftment in a Tandem Cord Blood Transplant Patient CAP Meeting Chicago, IL
September, 2007
Michael Kuperman, MD Additional Slide from Same Liquid Based Pap Smear Sample may clarify ASCUS Saving Time and Expenses to the Patient and the Medical System Michael Constantinescu, MD, James E. Childs, MD, Caren Hanz, CT(ASCP), Michael Kuperman, MD, and Elba A. Turbat-Herrera, MD ASCP Meeting New Orleans, LA October, 2007
Christine Nelsen, MD The Practice of Cytopathology is Enhanced by Ultrastructural Evaluation
Christine A. Nelsen, MD and Elba A. Turbat-Herrera, MD
ASCP Meeting New Orleans, LA
October, 2007
Guilan Chen, MD Diabetic Hepatosclerosis: A 10 Year Autopsy Series Guilan Chen, MD and Elizabeth M. Brunt, MD USCAP Meeting Denver, CO
March, 2008
Christin Weller, MD A teenage boy with late onset hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis with predominant neurologic disease and combined immunodeficiency. Beaty AD, Weller, C, Levy B, Vogler, C, Knutsen, AP Pediatric Blood Cancer 50(5): 1070-1072, May, 2008
Emily Popovic, DO Abnormal B-cell Population in 2 Patients with Whipple Disease
Leonard Grosso, MD, PhD, and Emily Popovic, DO
CAP Meeting San Diego, CA
September, 2008
Emily Popovic, DO Clinical and Laboratory Predictors of Transfusion Requirements in Trauma Patients Emily Popovic, DO and Brenda Grossman, MD CAP Meeting San Diego, CA
September, 2008
Marianna Sandomirsky, MD An Overlooked Diagnosis Leading to “Refractory Asthma” and Sudden Cardiac Death Mohammad Khalil, MD, Ali Pakravan, MD, MRCP, Marianna Sandomirsyk, MD, and M. Louay Omran, MD, FACP American College of Physicians
Missouri Chapter meeting
Lake of the Ozarks,MO
September, 2008
Marianna Sandomirsky, MD Primary Ewing’s Sarcoma of the Kidney
Ali Pakravan, MD, MRCP, Marianna Sandomirsky, MD, Seth Page, MD, Arlene Dawravoo, and Paul Petruska, MD
American College of Physicians
Missouri Chapter meeting
Lake of the Ozarks,MO
September, 2008
Joshua Tennenbaum, DO Allergic Contact Dermatitis: Histopathology as a Predictor of Patch Test Positivity
Joshua Tennenbaum, DO, Dana Oliver, MPH, and Nicole Burkemper, MD
American Society of Dermatopathology San Francisco, CA October, 2008
Christine Nelsen, MD Minocycline Therapy-related Cutaneous Polyarteritis Nodosa
Christine Nelsen, MD and Nicole Burkemper, MD
American Society of Dermatopathology San Francisco, CA
October, 2008
Christine Nelsen, MD Vascular/Lymphohistiocytosis Mohs Surgery Christine A. Nelsen, MD American Society of Dermatopathology San Francisco, CA October, 2008
Marianna Sandomirsky, MD Gunshot Wounds in Police Shootings versus Civilian Homicides: Analysis of Entrance, Trajectory, and Numbers Marianna Sandomirsky, MD, Dana Oliver, MPH, and Jane W. Turner, MD, PhD NAME Meeting Washington, DC
February, 2009
Heather Wright, MD The Diagnostic Significance of Post-Mortem Troponin I (TnI) Levels in Cadavers With Risk of Myocardial Injury and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Heather Wright, MD
Mary Mayo, PhD
USCAP Meeting Boston, MA
March, 2009
Guilan Chen, MD The Extrahepatic Bile Duct Lesion in End-stage Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
G Chen, H Soloman, and K Oshima
ASCP Meeting Chicago, IL
October, 2009
Rastogi, Prerna Polymorphonuclear Leukocytes isolated from umbilical cord as a useful research tool to study adherence to cell monolayers
Sharma J, Rastogi P, Creer MH, McHowat J
J Immunol Methods
2009 Dec 31:351(1-2)
Epub 2009 Oct. 1 PMID: 19800347
(PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE)
Xuehui Liu, M.D.
B. Heath Durham, M.D.
The Prevalence of Positive Group B Streptococcus in mothers of low birth weight infants
Xuehui Liu, Benjamin Heath Durham, Qi Feng, Mark Cao
Pediatric Science Day Symposium 2010 SLU
April, 2010
B. Heath Durham, M.D.
Stephanie Burton, M.D.
Rapidly Progressive Primary Leptomeningeal Atypical Teratoid/Rhabdoid Tumor: A Report of Two Cases
Karen M. Gauvain, Anuranjita Nayak, Michele McHugh, Benjamin Heath Durham,
Stephanie Burton, Thomas J. Geller – SLU Dept. of Pediatric Heme/Onc, and Dept. of Neurology, and Dept. of Pathology
Presented by other authors at 14th International Symposium of Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Vienna, Austria
June, 2010
Xuehui Liu, M.D.
B. Heath Durham, M.D.
Prevalence of Positive Group B Streptococcus in Pregnancy by Age X. Liu, B. H. Durham, M. Cao AACC Meeting Anaheim, CA
July, 2010
Xuehui Liu, M.D.
B. Heath Durham, M.D
Neonatal Alloimmune Thrombocytopenia Study
(A Rare Neonatal Thrombocytopenia Case Report – Platelet less than 1,000/µl)
X. Liu, B. H. Durham, J. Grishaber, M. Creer, C. A. Vogler
AACC Meeting Anaheim, CA
July, 2010
Xuehui Liu, M.D.
B. Heath Durham, M.D.
Brain Leiomyoma: A Case Report
Liu, X, Durham, B.H., Cao, M. SLU & St. Mary’s Pathology
CAP Meeting Chicago, IL
September, 2010
Prerna Rastogi, M.D. Cigarette Smoke Directly Contributes to Platelet Activating Factor Production and Neutrophil Adherence to Pulmonary Microvascular Endothelial Cells
Prerna Rastogi and Jane McHowat, SLU Dept. of Pathology
CAP Meeting Chicago, IL
September, 2010
Xuehui Liu, M.D.
B. Heath Durham, M.D
Uncommon Clinical-Pathologic Correlation in a Case of Acute Myelomonocytic Leukemia
Liu X, Durham, B.H., and Turner, J.
ASCP Meeting San Francisco, CA
October, 2010
Xuehui Liu, M.D.
B. Heath Durham, M.D
The Prevalence of Positive Group B Streptococcus in mothers of low birth weight infants Xuehui Liu, Benjamin Heath Durham, Qi Feng, Mark Cao ASCP Meeting San Francisco, CA
October, 2010
B. Heath Durham, M.D.
Xuehui Liu, M.D.
Multiple Granular Cell Tumors of the Cecum
Durham, B.H., Liu, X, and Cao, M. -- SLU & St. Mary’s Pathology
ASCP Meeting San Francisco, CA
October, 2010
Xuehui Liu, M.D.
B. Heath Durham, M.D
Association of Group B Streptococcus Positivity with Infectious Placental Pathology
Xuehui Liu, Benjamin H. Durham, and Mark Cao
SLU Poster CompetitionApril, 2011
Xuehui Liu, M.D.
B. Heath Durham, M.D
Uterine Perivascular Epithelioid Cell Tumor
Xuehui S. Liu1, Benjamin H. Durham1, and Mark Cao2 Department of Pathology1,Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO; Department of Pathology, St. Mary’s Health Center, St. Louis, MO2
CAP Meeting Grapevine, TX
September, 2011
B. Heath Durham, M.D. Extragonadal Yolk Sac Tumor of the Retroperitoneum
Benjamin H. Durham, MD and Bisong Haupt, MD
Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
CAP Meeting Grapevine, TX
September, 2011
B. Heath Durham, M.D. Clinicopathologic Features of Gallbladder Cancer and Associated Outcomes
Benjamin H. Durham, MD1; Stephen Bolesta, MD1,2; Nancy J. Phillips, MD1; Bisong Haupt, MD1 1 Department of Pathology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2 Department of Pathology, Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL
ASCP Meeting Las Vegas, NV
October, 2011
B. Heath Durham, M.D.
Xuehui Liu, M.D.
Timothy Fagen, D.O.
Colorectal Adenocarcinoma Presenting as a Cutaneous Metastatic Lesion on the Finger
Benjamin H. Durham, MD1, Xuehui S. Liu, MD1, Timothy Fagen, DO1, Detlef Ritter, MD2, and Omar Jassim, MD2 Department of Pathology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO1
Department of Pathology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, John Cochran Division, St. Louis, MO2
ASCP Meeting Las Vegas, NVOctober, 2011
Best Poster Finalist in two categories:
Best Poster by a Resident and Best Lab Practice Poster
B. Heath Durham, M.D. Role of Cytopathologic Diagnosis in a Case of Splenic Granulomata in an HIV Patient
Benjamin H. Durham, MD1 and Bisong Haupt, MD1
Department of Pathology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO1
ASCP Meeting Las Vegas, NV October, 2011
Timothy Fagen, D.O.
Lulin Hu, M.D., Ph.D.
Extra-Cardiac Rhabdomyoma: Two Case Reports
Timothy Fagen DO, Lulin Hu MD, PhD, Christin Weller MD
Department of Pathology, St Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, United States
ASCP Meeting Las Vegas, NV
October, 2011
D. Jacob Fjeldsted, M.D.
B. Heath Durham, M.D.
Well-differentiated primary adenocarcinoma of the female urethra.
D. Jacob Fjeldsted MD, B. Heath Durham MD, Nancy J. Phillips MD Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
ASCP Meeting Las Vegas, NV
October, 2011
Lulin Hu, M.D.
B. Heath Durham, M.D.
Sudden Death due to Traumatic Coronary Artery Dissection
Lulin Hu, MD, PhD, Benjamin H. Durham, MD, and Michael Graham, MD. Department of Pathology, Saint Louis University,School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
ASCP Meeting Las Vegas, NV
October, 2011
Adam Meyer, M.D. Sample Receipt is a Turnaround Time Bottleneck Adam E. Meyer MD1, Kelly Broz MLT2, Lisa Wilson2, Mary M. Mayo PhD1 1Department of Pathology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO, United States /2Pathology Laboratory, Saint Louis University Hospital, Saint Louis, MO, United States ASCP Meeting Las Vegas, NV
October, 2011
Yukihiro Nakanishi, M.D. Heterotopic gastric mucosa in the rectum appeared as a rectal polyp Yukihiro Nakanishi MD1, Gloria Merenda MD2
1: Department of Pathology, St Louis University, St Louis, Missouri
2: Department of pathology, St Mary Hospital, St Louis, MO
ASCP Meeting Las Vegas, NV
October, 2011
Eleonora Savitchi, M.D. Squamous cell carcinoma and pleomorphic sarcoma (MFH) arising in a mature cystic teratoma of the ovary
Eleonora Savitchi MD1 & Sumati Rao MD2
1 Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO, United States
2 SSM St. Mary's Hospital, St. Louis, MO, United States
ASCP Meeting Las Vegas, NV
October, 2011
Eleonora Savitchi, M.D. Menetrier disease in a patient with Alport syndrome status post kidney transplant: a case report. Eleonora Savitchi MD, Guilan Chen MD, Nancy Phillips MD
Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO, United States
ASCP Meeting Las Vegas, NV
October, 2011
Prerna Rastogi, M.D. Cigarette Smoke Increases Breast Cancer Cell Adherence To Lung Endothelium
Prerna Rastogi, MD, PhD., Janhavi Sharma, MSc, John Marentette, BS, Jane McHoward, Ph.D., Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
USCAP Annual Meeting Vancouver, BC, Canada
March, 2012