Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Pathology Honors Student Research Symposium 2011

April 2011

Colorectal Carcinoma arising from Microsatellite Instability
Jose M. Anguiano and Adam D. Toll, MD

Detection of MDM2 Amplification in Liposarcoma using Fluorescence in situ Hybridization
Jason Thomas Aynardi and Renu Bajaj, MS, PhD

A Compact Guide to the Diagnosis & Management of Neurofibromatosis Type 1
Timothy C. Beer and David S. Strayer, MD, PhD

Synovial Chondromatosis
Tracey Michelle Crothers, Hector Lopez, MD, and Adam D. Toll, MD

A Case of Lynch Syndrome Used to Demonstrate the Capabilities of the Exon Capture & NextGen Sequencing Systems
Justin R. Davanzo, Stephen C. Peiper, MD and Zi-Xuan Wang, PhD

Urethral Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma, A Rare Entity
Richard S. Ehrlichman and Ruth C. Birbe, MD

A Case of Incidental Pulmonary Nodules in a Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Justin Brad Herman and Laura J. McCloskey, PhD

Vancomycin: Assessment of Ordering Practices for Measurement
Neeta Jain and Douglas Stickle, PhD

Pregnancy in a Kidney Transplant Recipient with Exposure to Mycophenolate Mofetil
Alyssa Kate Jones and Vincent T. Armenti, MD, PhD

Case Presentation of a Distal Femoral Fracture
Christian Matthew Klare and Brian J. O’Hara, MD

A Rare Case of Idiopathic Myointimal Hyperplasia of Mesenteric Veins
Matthew Joseph Klinge and Ashley Burkart, MD

Modeling Positive & Negative Interference in a Two-Stage Immunoassay for Digoxin
Eleanor Rose Lewin and Douglas Stickle, PhD

Invasive Fungal Sinusitis in Immunocompromised Patients
Amy E. McGhee and Madalina Tuluc, MD, PhD

Etiologies of Signet-Ring Cell Morphology: A Diagnostic Challenge
Julie A. Monaghan and Juan P. Palazzo, MD

Molecular Pathway of Skin Involvement in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: A Case Study Using Array Comparative Genomic Hybridization
Jillian E. Noyes and Jerald Z. Gong, MD

Goodpasture Syndrome: A Case with Unusual Features
Alyssa A. Perez and Jay H. Herman, MD

Cerebral Palsy and Chorioamnionitis
Lisa A. Ravener and Fred Gorstein, MD

Melanoma Imposter: The Spitz Nevus
Bethany A. Reutemann and Jason B. Lee, MD

A Case of Sporadic Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Carcinoma
Christopher J. Rizzi and Charalambos Solomides, MD

Molecular Testing of Thyroid FNA
Laura M. Schilling and Marluce Bibbo, MD, SCD

Gliomatosis Cerebri: Search for a Molecular Signature
Neha Sharma and Mark T. Curtis, MD, PhD

Assessment of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma with BRAF(V600E) Mutation: Diagnostic, Therapeutic & Prognostic Implications
Priya Sharma and Moira Wood, MD

Epigenetics and Breast Cancer
Tavor Sondheimer and Emanuel Rubin, MD

The Role of Pathology in the Diagnosis & Treatment of Cutaneous Malignant Melanoma
Evan Pierce Stiegel and Anthony J. Prestipino, MD

Array Comparative Genomic Hybridization Analysis of an Extremely Rare Brain Tumor, a Gliofibroma
Coral Marie Stredny and Mark T. Curtis, MD, PhD

Braille's Blindness: A Unique Look into Sympathetic Ophthalmia
Priya Vijayvargiya and Ralph C. Eagle, Jr. MD

A Case of Chronic Progressive External Ophthalmoplegia in the Setting of a Partial Mitochondrial Deletion
Samantha R. Witte and Lawrence Kenyon, MD, PhD