Pathology Grand Rounds - Spring/Summer 2017

You are cordially invited to attend our Pathology Grand Rounds, held at noon on Mondays in Sanger Hall Room 4-024, 1101 East Marshall St, unless otherwise noted on the flyer. 

AUGUST

August 17 {Note: This Grand Rounds is on Thursday at 9am}

Ruchika Goel, MD MPH

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
New York Presbyterian Hospital- Weill Cornell Medical College
Title: “Big Data in Transfusion Medicine: Not Just a Buzz Word”

JULY

Elizabeth Martin

July 31

Elizabeth Martin, MD

Chief Resident
Department of Pathology
Virginia Commonwealth University
Title: "Renal Cell Carcinoma with TFEB Translocation versus Unclassified RCC with TFEB Amplification"
Martin Flyer

 

JUNE

June 28 {Note: This Grand Rounds is on Wednesday}

Jian Chen, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor – Clinical, Transfusion Medicine and Apheresis
Director, Clinical Coagulation Laboratory and Biomarker Reference Laboratory
The Ohio State University
Title: "Reactions to RBC and Platelet Transfusions: Does Storage Time Matter?"
Chen Flyer

 

Oana Rafael, MD

June 26

Oana C. Rafael, MD

Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellow
Department of Pathology
Virginia Commonwealth University
Title: "NGS Data Analysis – Behind the Scenes"
Rafael Flyer

 

Vitalii S. Borodin, MD

June 12

Vitalii S. Borodin, MD

Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellow
Department of Pathology
Virginia Commonwealth University
Title: “Performance evaluation of a T cell Reception Gamma gene Rearrangement NGS assay for clinical practice”
Borodin Flyer

 

June 2 {Note: This Grand Rounds is on Fri at 12pm}

Sarika Jain, MD
Fellow, Division of Hematopathology
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Title: "Clinical Applications of Next-Generation Sequencing in Acute Myeloid Leukemia"
Jain Flyer

 

MAY

May 24  {Note: This Grand Rounds is on Wed at 9am}

Hamilton Tsang, MD

Transfusion Medicine Fellow
Department of Pathology
Stanford Health Care
Title: “Cracking the ‘Bullwhip’ Effect: Developing an Informatics Solution in the Blood Supply Chain”
Tsang Flyer

Andy Lim, MD

May 22

Andy Lim, MD

Hematopathology Fellow
Department of Pathology
Virginia Commonwealth University
Title: "Malignant Lymphoid Proliferations of the Lung and Pleura: Case Presentation and Review"
Lim Flyer

 

Niru Nahar

May 15

Niru Nahar, MBBS

Hematopathology Fellow
Department of Pathology
Virginia Commonwealth University
Title: "Histiocytic Sarcoma and B-cell lymphoma: A Rare Conjunction"
Nahar Flyer

 

Rongqin Ren, MD

May 8

Rongqin Ren, MD

Cytopathology Fellow
Department of Pathology
Virginia Commonwealth University
Title: "Successful Utilization of Pre-stained Cytology Smears as a Source of Material for Targeted Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) in Clinical Practice: An Institutional Experience"
Ren Flyer

 

Yuan Rong, MD, PhD

May 1

Yuan Rong, MD, PhD

Neuropathology Fellow
Department of Pathology
Virginia Commonwealth University
Title: "Alzheimer’s Disease"
Rong Flyer

 

APRIL

Marcus Winkler, DO

Apr 24

Marcus Winkler, DO

Surgical Pathology Fellow
Department of Pathology
Virginia Commonwealth University
Title: "Endometrial Stromal Tumors: A Case Presentation and Review"
Winkler Flyer

 

Nabil Ashraf, MD

Apr 17

Nabil Ashraf, MD

Cytopathology Fellow
Department of Pathology
Virginia Commonwealth University
Title: “Immunohistochemistry and Tumors of Unknown Origin”
Ashraf Flyer

 

Apr 10

Joshua I. Warrick, MD

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Surgery
Department of Pathology
Penn State University College of Medicine
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Title: "Clinical Significance of Bladder Cancer Variant Histologies"
Warrick Flyer

Apr 7 {Note: This Grand Rounds is on Fri at 1pm}

Guest Speaker

Title: “The Evolution of Clonality Analysis in Diagnosis and Monitoring of Lymphoproliferative Disorders”

MARCH

Mar 2 {Note: This Grand Rounds is on Thu}

Fei Yang MD, MS

Fellow, Clinical Molecular Genetics
Knight Diagnostic Laboratories
Department of Molecular and Medical Genetics
Oregon Health & Science University
Title: "The Clinical Utility of Next Generation Sequencing: Experience and Case Study"
Yang Flyer

FEBRUARY

Riley_Roger

Feb 27

Roger S. Riley, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Pathology; Co-Director, Hematology Laboratory
Hematopathology Fellowship Program Director
Department of Pathology
Virginia Commonwealth University
Title: "New Innovations in Blood Cell Counting"
Riley Flyer

Feb 20

Lalita Shevde-Samant, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Pathology
Director, Cancer Biology Theme, Graduate Biomedical Sciences
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Title: "Hedgehog Signaling in Cancer: Consequences of Cellular Crosstalk."
Shevde-Samant Flyer

Feb 13

Rajeev S. Samant, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Pathology
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Title: "Targeting EMT in the Progression of Breast Carcinoma"
Samant flyer

Feb 6

Eran Andrechek, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Physiology
Michigan State University
Title: "Bioinformatics, mouse models and breast cancer: making testable predictions"
Andrechek flyer

JANUARY

Jan 30

Anna T Riegel, PhD

Cecilia Fisher Rudman Professor
Dept. Oncology and Pharmacology
Director of Research Education
Lombardi Cancer Center
Georgetown University
Title: "Transcriptional Co-regulators as Drivers of Malignant Progression of an Early State Breast Cancer"
Riegel flyer

Jan 23

Traci Lyons, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology
Anschutz Medical Center
University of Colorado
Title: "Deciphering the Semaphoric Properties of Postpartum Breast Cancer"
Lyons flyer

Jan 9

Constance R. Tucker, PhD

Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean for Faculty Development
VCU School of Medicine
Virginia Commonwealth University
Title: "Giving Feedback:  A Tastier Feedback Sandwich"
Tucker flyer

 

 

For information regarding Pathology Grand Rounds please contact Raquel Evans at (804) 828-0183 or Raquel.Evans@vcuhealth.org