Fellowship Program


·         MB,BCh,BAO: National University of Ireland, Galway.

·         AP/CP Residency: Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine, Queens, New York.

Special interests

·         Surgical Pathology

·         Molecular Pathology

·         Applied Artificial Intelligence

·         The Tumor Microenvironment

Selected Publications

-     Hacking S, Bijol V. Deep learning for the classification of medical kidney disease: a pilot study for electron microscopy. Ultrastruct Pathol. 2021 Feb 14:1-10.

-     Hacking, S.M. Tumor budding or tumor baloney?. Virchows Arch 479, 435–436 (2021).

-     Hacking SM, Chakraborty B, Nasim R, Vitkovski T, Thomas R. A Holistic Appraisal of Stromal Differentiation in Colorectal Cancer: Biology, Histopathology, Computation, and Genomics. Pathol Res Pract. 2021 Feb 13;220:153378.

-     Wu, D., Hacking, S., Vitkovski, T. et al. Superpixel image segmentation of VISTA expression in colorectal cancer and its relationship to the tumoral microenvironment. Sci Rep 11, 17426 (2021).

-     Crawford, J. M., Aguero-Rosenfeld, M. E., Aifantis, I., Cadoff, E. M., Cangiarella, J. F., Cordon-Cardo, C., Cushing, M., Firpo-Betancourt, A., Fox, A. S., Furuya, Y., Hacking, S,.. Sumer-King, Z. (2021). The New York State SARS-CoV-2 Testing Consortium: Regional Communication in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Academic Pathology.

-     Hacking SM. Red blood cell exchange for SARS-CoV-2: A Gemini of therapeutic opportunities. Med Hypotheses. 2020;144:110227.

Future Plans

·         Surgical Pathology

·         Molecular Pathology

·         Computational Pathology  

·         Build Labs

Hobbies, activities, and fun facts about me

Travel, Live Music, Skiing/Snow Boarding