Dr. Anatoly Zhitkovich, Professor of Pathology, has been selected to serve on the EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB) Hexavalent Chromium Review Panel. The EPA SAB, its standing committees and ad hoc panels engage in a variety of advisory activities of significant importance to the EPA. If you are interested in learning more about the SAB, please visit their webpage http://www.epa.gov/sab.
1. Geralyn Messerlian, PhD, Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, CNE
Director of Clinical Chemistry and Special Testing, is appointed Vice Chair for Clinical
Faculty Development of the Department of Pathology of Warren Alpert Medical School
of Brown University effective August 10, 2022.
2. C. James Sung, MD, led an international team of College of American Pathologists
(CAP) inspectors conducted a virtual CAP inspection of the Department of Laboratory
Medicine of the First Hospital of China Medical University in Shenyang, Liaoning, China
on August 23-24, 2022.
3. The Microbiology Lab welcomes Amy Arruda, MLS(ASCP) as our new Microbiology
Lab Manager. Amy started 8/22/22. She joined us from the Beth Israel Deaconess
4. The Department welcomes Steffanie C. Tamayo, MD, as our Visiting International
Fellow in Women’s Pathology. Dr. Tamayo joins us from the St. Luke’s Hospital in
Manila, Philippines. She will be with us until June 30, 2023.
5. Zhenwei Zhang, MDPhD, currently a pathology resident at the University of
Massachusetts, Worcester, is selected as the next Stuart Lauchlan Fellow in Gynecologic
Pathology and Breast Pathology in 2024-2025
Dr. Sheldon Holder has received the Trailblazer Award of $75,000. The Kidney Cancer Association’s Trailblazer Award funds promising young- to mid-career investigators to foster innovative research in kidney cancer.
Pathology residents have selected Dr. Katelyn Dannheim to receive this year's Ronald A. DeLellis Mentoring Award for Outstanding Mentoring.
Dr. Kamaljeet Singh was awarded the 2022 W. Dwayne Lawrence Award for Excellence in Diagnostic Surgical Pathology.
Undergraduate Student Andrew George has been awarded the Clapp Prize for Outstanding Senior Honors Thesis in Biochemistry for contributions to the cancer immunotherapy hyper-progression model & molecular signatures.
Please join me in congratulating Dr. Abigail Alexander on being awarded for the second time in a row, the American Academy of Neuropathologists (AANP)Trainee Travel Award for her research entitled "Cortical-sparing Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CS-CTE): Categorizing a Distinct Pathological Subtype of CTE" at the 98th Annual Meeting in Bonita Springs Florida. This is a prestigious award which brings high honor to our department on a national level.
Sophia Zheng performed her undergraduate senior thesis work in the Boekelheide Lab. She received a Senior Biology Prize for Academic Excellence in Biological Sciences awarded to a handful of undergraduate seniors concentrating in Biology, in part for this work.
Development of a Proof-of-Principle MCF-7 and HepaRG 3D-2D Co-culture Platform for Toxicity Testing
Advisors: Dr. Kim Boekelheide, MD, PhD and Dr. Blanche Ip, PhD
Dr. Wafik El-Deiry has received the Inventor of the Year Award from Brown University. The award was presented to Dr. El-Deiry by Drs. Jill Pipher (Vice President for Research), Richard Locke (Provost) & Neil Veloso.