Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Pathology Honors Student Research Symposium 2014

April 2014

Succinate dehydrogenase deficiency in sporadic pituitary adenomas: a potential mechanism for tumorigenesis
Edward Andrews ~ Mark Curtis, MD ~ Stacey Mardekian, MD

Molecular Profiling of Patients with Non Small Cell Lung Cancer at Thomas Jefferson
Erin Bange ~ Renu Baja, PhD

20 year-old Male with Destructive Lesion of Orbital Roof
Paris Barkan ~ Lawrence Kenyon, MD

Small Cell Carcinoma of the Breast
Victor Carlson ~ Juan Palazzo, MD ~ Paolo Cotzia, MD

Peripheral T-cell Lymphoma arising from age-related EBV-associated lymphoproliferative disorder (AR-EBVLPD)
Alaina Chodoff ~ Jerald Gong, MD ~ Guldeep Uppal, MD

Mechanisms that Modify Immune Response in Neonatal Alloimmune Thrombocytopenia
Robert Cooper ~ Jay Herman, MD, FCAP

Personalized Immune Therapy For Cancer: A Potential Game-Changing Treatment
Emily Evron ~ Emanuel Rubin, MD

HIV – Associated Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP)
Megan Fisher ~ Julie Karp, MD

HIV Associated Neurocognitive Disorders in the ART Era
Molly Halloran ~ David Strayer, MD, PhD

Fibrosing Cholestatic Hepatitis C Post-Liver Transplantation: A Case Study
Claudia Hossain ~ Joya Sahu, MD

Folliculotropism and Syringotropism in Mycosis Fungoides
Claudia Hossain ~ Joya Sahu, MD

Small Cell Carcinoma of the Bladder: A Rare Entity
Andrew Matthews ~ Ruth Birbe, MD

Haploidentical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant: Rationale, Development, and Jefferson's Method
Susan McIlvaine ~ Beth Colombe, PhD ~ Fred Gorstein, MD ~ Dolores Gross, RN, CRNP, DNP

Lead Toxicity: What is it and how is it happening?
Kimberly Parada ~ Jay Schneider, PhD

HER-2 Heterogeneity in Breast Cancer: A Case Study
Kinnari Patel ~ Theodore Parsons, MD

Comparison of two quantitative image analysis systems for breast cancer immunohistochemistry
Reid Phillips, BS ~ Charalambos Solomides, MD ~ Sue DiRenzo, BS

Evaluating the utility of thyroglobulin wash testing in the management of well-differentiated thyroid carcinoma
Katelyn Seither ~ Rossitza Draganova-Tacheva, MD

Giant Cell Tumor of Soft Tissue : A Case Study
Rachel Schneider ~ Brian O'Hara, MD

Test Utilization Review: Ordering Intervals for Hemoglobin A1c Compared to American Diabetes Association Professional Practice Guidelines
Carly Sedlock ~ Douglas Stickle, PhD ~ Laura McCloskey, PhD

Acute Cellular and Antibody Mediated Rejection following Cardiac Transplantation
Lauren Sharan ~ Anthony Prestipino, MD

Adenocarcinoma of the Retinal Pigment Epithelium in a 60-year-old Woman
Courtney Stull-Kelin ~ Ralph Eagle Jr, MD

The Intersection Between HPV and HIV Infections: Is There an Increased Susceptibility to HIV acquisition in HPV-infected Women?
Montida Supanya-Fleming ~ Fred Gorstein, MD