Trainee Publications/Scholarly Activities

Grad Banquet 2015

CLASS OF 2016

Nabil Ashraf, MD

Publications/Abstracts:

Hjiaz, Samer,. Ashraf, N. Torsion of an Intrapancreatic Accessory Spleen Mimicking a Cystic Pancreatic Tail Neoplasm. Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography (not accepted)
Alam A, Rabender C, Ashraf N, Mikkelsen R. Nitric oxide synthase activity and its modulation in the treatment of colorectal cancer. In progress

Steven K. Ellsworth, DO

Peer Reviewed Articles:

Thomson DM, Brown JD, Fillmore N, Ellsworth SK, Jacobs DL, Winder WW, Fick CA, Gordon SE.
AMP-activated protein kinase response to contractions and treatment with the AMPK activator
AICAR in young adult and old skeletal muscle. J Physiol. 2009; 587:2077–2086. [PubMed:19273578]

Tracy L. Shipe, DO

Abstracts:

Shipe T, Sayeed S, Kraft A, Cahill L. Utility of Histochemical Satins for Infectious Organisms in Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology Specimens of Patients with Clinical Suspicion of Sarcoidosis; A Single Institution Study. Presented in Poster Format at USCAP Annual Meeting, March 2015, Boston, MA. Presented in Poster Format at Resident Research Day at VCUHS, June 2015, Richmond, VA.

Fielden R, Shipe T, Lewandowski R, Jackson-Cook C. Monosomy/Trisomy 21 Mosaicism: Correlations of Karyotype to Phenotype in Multiple Tissues. Presented in Poster Format at USCAP Annual Meeting, March 2016, Seattle, WA. Accepted for Poster Presentation at Resident Research Day at VCUHS, June 2016, Richmond, VA.

Presentations:

Resident Didactic Series, VCUHS Department of Pathology

  -Inflammatory Dermatopathology RISE Review
  -Introduction to Autopsy Service
  -Forensic Pathology RISE Review
  -GYN Cytology RISE Review

Pediatric Clinicopathologic Conference, VCUHS

  -Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation/Congenital Pulmonary Airway Malformation

Richmond Society of Clinical Laboratory Science

  -Glanzmann Thrombasthenia

Grand Rounds, VCUHS Department of Pathology

  -Post-Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder

Resident Clinical Pathology Conference, VCUHS Department of Pathology

  -Systemic Lupus Erythematous
  -Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis
  -Congenital Neutropenia
  -Krabbe Disease
  -Middle East Respiratory Virus
  -ANCA-Associated Rapidly Progressive Glomerulonephritis
  -Mosaicism Monosomy/Trisomy 21

 Autopsy Follow-Up Conference, VCUHS Department of Pathology

  -Disseminated Fungal Infection
  -Cardiac Angiosarcoma

 

CLASS OF 2015

Woon Chow MD PhD 

Publications

Chhatrala, R., Patel, S.S., Chow, W.N. (Accepted). Pseudomembranes do not Always Indicate Clostridium Difficile Infection. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Colello R.J., Chow W.N., Bigbee J.W., Lin C., Dalton D., Brown D., Jha B.S., Mathern B.E., Lee K.D., Simpson D.G. (2013). The Incorporation of Growth Factor and Chondroitinase ABC into an Electrospun Scaffold to Promote Axon Regrowth following Spinal Cord Injury. Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/term.1805.

Jha, B.S., Colello, R.J., Bowman, J.R., Sell, S.A., Lee, K.D., Bigbee, J.W., Bowlin, G.L., Chow, W.N., Mathern, B.E., Simpson, D.G. (2011). Two-Pole Air Gap Electrospinning: Fabrication of Highly Aligned, Three Dimensional Scaffolds for Nerve Reconstruction. Acta Biomaterialia. Vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 203-15.

Lee, K.D., Chow, W.N., Sato-Bigbee, C., Graf, M.R., Graham, R.S., Colello, R.J., Young, H.F., Mathern, B.E. (2009). FTY720 Reduces Inflammation and Promotes Functional Recovery after Spinal Cord Injury. Journal of Neurotrauma. Vol. 26, no. 12, pp. 2335-44.

Shroff, S.M., Pomicter, A.D., Chow, W.N., Fox, M.A., Colello, R.J., Henderson, S.C., Dupree, J.L. (2009). Adult CST-Null Mice Maintain an Increased Number of Oligodendrocytes. Journal of Neuroscience Research. Vol. 87, no. 15, pp. 3403-14.

Zhao, B., Song, J., Chow, W.N., St Clair, R.W., Rudel, L.L., Ghosh, S. (2007). Macrophage-Specific Transgenic Expression of Cholesteryl Ester Hydrolase Significantly Reduces Atherosclerosis and Lesion Necrosis in LDLR Mice. Journal of Clinical Investigation. Vol. 117, no. 10, pp. 2983-92.

Chow, W.N., Simpson, D.G., Bigbee, J.W., Colello, R.J. (2007). Evaluating Neuronal and Glial Growth on Electrospun Polarized Matrices: Bridging the Gap in Percussive Spinal Cord Injuries. Neuron Glia Biology. Vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 119-26.

Abstracts and Presentations

Chow, W.N., Contos, M.J., Idowu, M.O. (2014). Should Clinician-Initiated Preordering of Cytomegalovirus Immunohistochemistry Be Allowed on Gastrointestinal Specimens? In 11th Annual Resident/Fellow Research Day. Richmond: Virginia Commonwealth University.

O’Neill, K., Banning, S., Chow, W.N., Gerszten, E. (2014). Paleohistopathological and Taphonomic Studies of Naturally Mummified Spleens. In 83rd Annual Meeting. Calgary: American Association of Physical Anthropologists.

Chow, W.N., Contos, M.J., Idowu, M.O. (2014). Should Clinician-Initiated Preordering of Cytomegalovirus Immunohistochemistry Be Allowed on Gastrointestinal Specimens? In 103rd United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting. San Diego: United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology.

Childers, A.L., Appelbaum, E.N., Chow, W.N., Powers, C.N., Reiter, E.R. (2014). Respiratory Epithelial Adenomatoid Hamartomas: Benign Neoplasm Mimicking Intranasal Polyposis. In 2014 Combined Sections Meeting. Miami Beach: The Triological Society.

Chow, W.N., Simpson, D.G., Savia, K.M., Bowman, J.R., Bigbee, J.W., Lee, K.D., Colello, R.J. (2009). Assessing the Incorporation of Nerve Growth Factor and Chondroitinase ABC into an Electrospun Scaffold. In Neuroscience 2009. Chicago: Society for Neuroscience.

Chow, W.N., Lee, K.D., Mathern, B.E., Colello, R.J. (2008). Assessing Methods that Target Proliferating Cells to Attenuate Gliotic Scar Formation following Spinal Cord Injury. In Neuroscience 2008. Washington, D.C.: Society for Neuroscience.

Chow, W.N., Simpson, D.G., Bigbee, J.W., Colello, R.J. (2007). Establishing a Cellular Bridge for Spinal Cord Repair by the Generation of a Polarized Astrocytic Substrate. In Summit on Systems Biology 2007. Richmond: Virginia Commonwealth University.

Chow, W.N., Simpson, D.G., Bigbee, J.W., Colello, R.J. (2006). Establishing a Cellular Bridge for Spinal Cord Repair by the Generation of a Polarized Astrocytic Substrate. In Neuroscience 2006. Atlanta: Society for Neuroscience.

Zhao, B., Song, J., Chow, W.N., Ghosh, S. (2006). Macrophage-Specific Transgenic Expression of Human Macrophage Cholesterol Ester Hydrolase Results in Significantly Reduced Atherosclerotic Lesions in LDLR-/- Mice. In Scientific Sessions 2006. Chicago: American Heart Association.

Book Chapters

Riley, R.S., Chow, W.N., Almenara, J.A., Fuller, C.E. (In preparation). Digital Images. In R. Pelc, J.R. Doucette, W. Walz (eds.) Neurohistology & Imaging: Basic Techniques. New York: Springer.

Chow, W.N. (2010). Auditory Pathway. In J.S. Kreutzer, J. DeLuca, B. Caplan (eds.) Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology. New York: Springer.

Chow, W.N. (2010). Medulla. In J.S. Kreutzer, J. DeLuca, B. Caplan (eds.) Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology. New York: Springer.

Patent

Simpson, D.G., Bowlin, G.L., Colello, R.J., Chow, W.N., Jha, B.S. (Pending). Electrospun Nerve Guides for Nerve Regeneration Designed to Modulate Nerve Architecture. United States Patent Application 13/394415. Filed May 2012.

Andrea Jelinek, DO

Publications:

Jelinek AG, Fuller C, Baykal A, Stogner-Underwood K, Richard H, Arkun K. “Headaches and Hemiparesis in an Immunocompetent Inmate.” Neuropathology. 2014 Jun; 34(3): 314-317.   

Sadia Sayeed, MD 

Publications:

Sayeed S, Riley R, Roseff S and Williams LCatastrophic Antiphospholipid Syndrome – Distinguishing features for diagnosis and treatment. American Society for Clinical Pathology Case Report (formerly Checksample): Hematology/Coagulation.  July 2014.

Childers AL, Gruen J, Sayeed S, Powers CN, Coelho DH. Temporal Bone Histopathology Case of the Month Eosinophilic Otitis Media. Otol Neurotol. 2014 Jul;35(6):e206-7.

Presentations/Abstracts:

Sadia Sayeed MD, Tasha Lea MS, PA (ASCP), Michael O. Idowu, MD, MPH, Celeste N Powers MD PhD.  Continuous Quality Improvement: Procedural Standardization of Intra-Operative Consultation Coding in Surgical Pathology. Presented in poster format 2013 USCAP meeting in Baltimore, MD on March 4th 2013.

Sadia Sayeed MD, Adele O Kraft MD, H. Davis Massey DDS MD PhD, Margaret M Grimes MD M.Ed , Michael O Idowu MD MPH and Celeste N Powers MD PhD. The Value of Focused Peer Review in Reducing the Number of Ambiguous Terminology in Surgical Pathology: A pilot study. Abstracts and Case Studies From the College of American Pathologists 2013 Annual Meeting (CAP ‘13). Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine: October 2013, Vol. 137, No. 10, pp. 1343-1526.

Lauren N. Huddle MD, Sadia Sayeed MD, Christine E. Fuller MD. Sideroblastic Anemia due to Pearson Syndrome, Case Report of a Mitochondrial DNA Deletion Syndrome. 
Presented in poster format National Association of Medical Examiners October 14, 2013.

Sadia Sayeed MD, Margaret Grimes MD MEd, Michael Idowu MD MPH, and Cora Uram-Tuculescu MD. Assessment of Inter-Observer Agreement in Identification of Histologic Features of Antibody Mediated Rejection in Cardiac Allograft Biopsies.  Presented in poster format at USCAP 2014 Meeting in San Diego, CA March 2014.

Sadia Sayeed MD, Michael Idowu MD MPH, Margaret Grimes MD MEd, and Cora Uram-Tuculescu MD.Cardiac Allograft Assessment: A Single Institution Experience. Presented in poster format at USCAP 2014 Meeting in San Diego, CA March 2014.

Pearson’s Syndrome and other Mitochondrial Disorders. Pathology Grand Rounds: Department of Pathology, Virginia Commonwealth University.  April 2013.    

 

CLASS OF 2014

Yanping Li, MD PhD (Class of 2014)

Publications

Chinnam M, WangY, Zhang X, Gold D, Khoury T, Nikitin A, Foster B, Li Y, Bshara W,  Morrison C, Ondracek R, Mohler J, Goodrich D “The Thoc1 Ribonucleoprotein Predicts Prostate Cancer Progression and is Required for Tumorigenesis In Vivo”. Journal of the National Cancer Institute (accepted for publication)

Li Y, Alphonse Poklis “Bath Salt” Designer Drugs. ASCP Check Sample(accepted for publication)

Yang J, Li Y, Khoury T, Alrawi S, Goodrich D, Tan D “Relationships of hHpr1/p84/Thoc1 expression to clinicopathologic characteristics and prognosis in non-small cell lung cancer”. Ann Clin Lab Sci, 2008 Spring; 38(2): 105-12

Li Y, Lin AW, Zhang X, Wang Y, Wang X, Goodrich D “Cancer cells and normal cells differ in their requirements for Thoc1”. Cancer Res, 2007 Jul 15; 67(14): 6657-64

Li Y, Lin AW, Zhang X, Wang Y, Wang X, Goodrich D “Thoc1 as a potential molecular target for cancer therapy”. Medicina-Buenos Aires, 2007, 67:13-19

Wang X, Li Y, Zhang X, Goodrich D “An allelic series for studying the mouse Thoc1 gene”. Genesis, 2007 Jan; 45(1): 32-7

Presentations

Li Y “A potential new tumor target, from benchtop to bedside”. Grand rounds presentation, Department of Pathology, Virginia Commonwealth University (3/15/13)

Li Y “The Journey from Benchtop to Bedside---pThoc1 as a new molecular marker and target in cancer prognosis and treatment” Invited presentation at NIH Hematopathology Department(11/26/2013)

Li Y, Yang J, Almenara J, Qian J, Goodrich D, Dragoescu E (2012) “Thoc1 protein as a novel prognostic marker for prostate cancer”. Poster presentation on USCAP 2013 conference

Li Y, Yang J, Almenara J, Richard H, Bergeron J, Goodrich D, Idowu M (2012) “The expression level of pThoc1 is associated with Her2 status and tumor size in breast cancer”. Poster presentation on USCAP 2013 conference

Li Y, Yang J, Almenara J, Qian J, Goodrich D, Dragoescu E “Thoc1 Protein as a Novel Prognostic Marker for Prostate Cancer”. Resident Research Day, 06/06/13

 

CLASS OF 2013

Hope Richard, MD PhD

Publications

Richard HT, Stogner-Underwood K, Broaddus W, Fuller C. (2014) Astroblastoma: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Case Reports in Pathology. Sumitted.

Jelinek AG, Fuller C, Baykal A, Stogner-Underwood K, Richard H, Arkun K. (2014) Headaches and Hemiparesis in an Immunocompetent Inmate. Neuropathology. 34:314-317.

Richard HT, Harrison JF, Abel TW, Maertens P, Martino AM, Sosnowski JS. (2010). Pediatric gliomatosis cerebri mimicking acute disseminated encephalomyelitis. Pediatrics. 126:479-82.

Harrison JF, Richard HT, Abel TW, Sosnowski JS, Martino AM. (2010) Gliomatosis cerebri: report of 3 cases. J Neurosurg Pediatrics. 6(3):291-4.

Richard, H, and Foster, J.W. (2007). Sodium regulates Escherichia coli acid resistance, and influences GadX- and GadW-dependent activation of gadE. Microbiol. 153: 3154-61.

Richard, H., and Foster, J.W. (2004). Escherichia coli Glutamate- and Arginine-Dependent Acid Resistance Systems Increase Internal pH and Reverse Transmembrane Potential. J. Bacteriol. 186(18):6032-6041. Nominated for Faculty of 1000 by Herb Arst.

Gong, S., Richard, H., and Foster, J.W. (2003).  YjdE (AdiC) is the arginine:agmatine antiporter essential for arginine-dependent acid resistance in Escherichia coli.  J. Bacteriol. 185(15):4402-9.

Ma, Z., Gong, S., Richard, H., and Foster, J. (2003).  GadE (YhiE) activates glutamate decarboxylase-dependent acid resistance in Escherichia coli K-12. Mol. Microbiol. 49(5):1309-20.

Ma, Z., Richard, H., and Foster, J.W. (2003).  pH-Dependent modulation of cyclic AMP levels and GadW-dependent repression of RpoS affect synthesis of the GadX regulator and Escherichia coli acid resistance.  J. Bacteriol. 185(23):6852-9.

Ma, Z., Richard, H., Tucker, D.L., Conway, T., and Foster, J.W. (2002). Collaborative regulation of Escherichia coli glutamate-dependent acid resistance by two AraC-like regulators, GadX and GadW (YhiW). J. Bacteriol. 184(24):7001-12.

Review Articles:

Richard, H.T. and Foster, J.W. (2003). Acid Resistance in Escherichia coli.  Adv. Appl. Microbiol. 52: 167-86.

Stogner-Underwood, K., Richard, H., Fuller, C.E.: Minding the 1p's and 19q's: An update on Oligodendroglial Tumors. In press, Adv. Anat. Pathol, 2014.

Book Chapters:

Richard, H., Harrison, J., Fuller, C.: Choroid Plexus Tumours. In: Love, S., Perry, A., Ironside, J., Budka, H. (ed) Greenfield’s Neuropathology (9th edition), Hodder Arnold, UK. In press, 2014.

Abstracts:

United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology General Meeting, 2014 (San Diego, CA). HT Richard, JF Harrison, C Fuller. Astrocyte elevated gene-1 (AEG-1) copy number alterations and protein expression in clinical progression of human gliomas.

American Association of Neuropathologists 2014 (Portland, OR). HT Richard, A Wiles, C Fuller. Fatal Seronegative Rickettsia rickettsii Meningoencephalitis in an Infant.

United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology General Meeting, 2012 (Vancouver, CA). HT Richard, JF Harrison, G Fuller, P Fisher, C Fuller.  AEG-1 Gene Copy Number Alterations In Human Gliomas.

United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology General Meeting, 2012 (Vancouver, CA). HT Richard, JP Bergeron, J Almenara, MO Idowu. Androgen Receptor Positive Breast Cancers are Associated with Better Prognosis Compared with Androgen Receptor negative cancers.

United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology General Meeting, 2012 (Vancouver, CA). J Bergeron, HT Richard J Richey, J Almenara, MO Idowu. LYRIC is Associated with an Increased Incidence of Distant Metastasis and Loco-regional Recurrence in Patients with Breast Carcinoma.

United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology General Meeting, 2012 (Vancouver, CA). HT Richard, JP Bergeron, J Almenara, MO Idowu.

Sphingosine Kinase Type 1 (SPHK-1) and Sphingosine-1-phosphate Receptor 1 (S1PR1/EDG1) Positive Breast Carcinomas are Associated with Increased Incidence of Distant Metastases. 

United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology General Meeting, 2012 (Vancouver, CA). J Bergeron, HT Richard J Richey, J Almenara, MO Idowu.c-MET Overexpression is Associated with Breast Cancer Distant Metastasis and Loco-regional Recurrence.

American Society for Clinical Pathology General Meeting, 2011 (Las Vegas, NV). HT Richard, JP Bergeron, CN Powers, and MO Idowu. Correlation of Oncotype DX Recurrence Score with Progesterone Receptor, HER2, and Lymph Node Status in Invasive Breast Carcinoma (Resident Best Poster Finalist).

United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology General Meeting, 2011 (San Antonio, TX). HT Richard, DL Johnson, CN Powers, and MO Idowu. Cost-benefit Analysis of Intraoperative Diagnosis of Axillary Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Breast Carcinoma Patients.

United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology General Meeting, 2011 (San Antonio, TX). HT Richard, DL Johnson, CT Garrett, MO Idowu, and CN Powers. The Method of Intraoperative Evaluation Does Not Affect the False Negative Rate of Sentinel Lymph Nodes in Breast Cancer Patients.

United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology General Meeting, 2011 (San Antonio, TX). HT Richard, DL Johnson, CN Powers, and MO Idowu.  Neoadjuvant Treatment of Breast Carcinoma Does Not Affect the Accuracy of Intraoperative Sentinel Lymph Node Evaluation (Platform presentation).

United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology General Meeting, 2011 (San Antonio, TX). DL Johnson, HT Richard, CN Powers, and MO Idowu. Molecular Subtype of Breast Carcinoma: Comparison of the Incidence, Locoregional Recurrence and Distant Metastasis Between African American and Caucasian Women.

AACC General Meeting 2011 (Atlanta, GA). HT Richard, LM Bachmann and G Gin. Development of a Free Phenytoin assay by modification of the Siemens ADVIA 1800 Total Phenytoin Method.

American Society for Microbiology General Meeting, 2004 (New Orleans, LA).  Richard, H. and J.W. Foster. E. coli Acid Resistance Systems Reverse Transmembrane Potential During Acid Stress.

American Society for Microbiology General Meeting, 2003 (Washington, D.C). Richard, H.T. and J.W. Foster.  Extreme Acid Resistance in Escherichia coli: Physiologic Role of Internal pH vs. PMF in surviving acid stress.

American Society for Microbiology General Meeting, 2003 (Washington, D.C.). Ma, Z., H. Richard, and J.W. Foster. GadE (YhiE) Regulates Glutamate Decarboxylase-Dependent Acid Resistance in Escherichia coli.

American Society for Microbiology General Meeting, 2003 (Washington, D.C.) Gong, S., H. Richard, J.W. Foster. YjdE (AdiC) is the Arginine/Agmatine Antiporter Essential for Arginine-Dependent Acid Resistance in Escherichia coli.

American Society for Microbiology General Meeting, 2002 (Salt Lake City, UT).Ma, Z., H. Richard, D.L. Tucker and J.W. Foster. Regulation of Escherichia coli Acid Resistance by the GadX activator and GadW Anti-Activator.

 

CLASS OF 2012

Justin Dalton, MD 

Publications

Reller ME, Chen WH, Dalton JB, Lichay MA, Dumler JS.  Multiplex 5’ Nuclease Quantitative Real- Time PCR for the Clinical Diagnosis, Speciation, and Epidemiologic Evaluation of Malaria, including Plasmodium knowlesi.  Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 2013;51(9):2931-2938.

Bell WR, Dalton JB, McCall CM, Karram S, Pearce DT, et al.  Iatrogenic Exserohilum infection of the central nervous system: mycological identification and histopathological findings. Modern Pathology. 2013;26(2):166-170.