Congratulations to pathology faculty and residents on all their accomplishments. Below are recent accomplishments in November:
  • Derek Allison, MD Asma Arshia, MBBS, Faisal Hassan, MD and Pat Hensley, MD have an article coming out in the November edition of Cytopathology.  The article is titled “Urinary tract cytology showing variant morphology and divergent differentiation”.  Excellent work and congratulations to all!
  • Greg Davis, MD was recently featured in “UK at the Half” for reflections on his career in medicine and at UK. We are very proud of Dr. Davis and all his contributions over the years!
  • Jing Di, MD, PhD has been selected to be a Co-Moderator for the session “The Use of Genomic Biomarkers for Check-Point Inhibitor Response Assessment:  A Discussion of Two Trials and Biomarkers” at the AMP Annual Meeting and Expo in Salt Lake City, Utah in November, 2023.  Great work!
  • Jing Di, MD, PhD, Leo Yenwongfai, MD and Shulin Zhang’s, MD, PhD poster, “Validation of QuantStudio 3D Digital PCR Assay for Monitoring Minimal Residual Disease in Acute Myeloid Leukemia” has been selected as a candidate for the 2023 Young Investigator Poster Award at the AMP Annual Meeting and Expo in Salt Lake City, Utah in November, 2023.  Congratulations to all!
  • Aaron Shmookler, MD recently published a chapter titled “Molecular Diagnostics for Coagulopathies” in Diagnostic Molecular Pathology (Second Edition):  A Guide to Applied Molecular Testing.  Congratulations Dr. Shmookler!
  • Shulin Zhang, MD, PhD is the Co-I (PI is Dr. Yalniz) on the proposal “Impact of Stem Cell Mobilization and High-Dose Melphalan Conditioning on Hematopoietic Clonal Expansion/Evolution after Autologous Cell Transplantation for Multiple Myeloma”, which has won the Markey Cancer Center Peter and Carmen Lucia Bunk Translational Research Award.  Great work Dr. Zhang!
  • Keeneland Magazine recently published an article highlighting the work of the “Project Inherited Cancer Risk” (PICR) clinical study, which is given significant support from both the Genomics Laboratory and the BPTP-SRF, both of which are managed by pathology faculty and staff.  Please see the link - Keeneland Magazine and scroll to page 104 for the article.  Wonderful work, congratulations to our teams!