Our award-winning pathologists have lectured extensively throughout the U.S. and authored numerous books and articles in leading peer-reviewed medical journals.


Case 22-2013: A 51-Year-Old Woman with Epistaxis and Oral Mucosal Ulcers
Sook-Bin Woo, D.M.D., John H. Stone, M.D., M.P.H., and Stefan Kraft, M.D.
N Engl J Med 369;3 July 18, 2013
This article discusses a complex patient with oral ulcers and how to approach the diagnosis of such patients, but we won’t give away the diagnosis. See how our oral pathologists not only provide microscopic diagnoses but are at the cutting edge of clinical diagnoses and management of oral mucosal disease.

Granulomatous alopecia: a variant of alopecia areata?
Paniz Mondolfi AE, Cressey BD, Ahmad A, Tapia-Centola B, Cohen LM, Mahmoodi M.

A Comprehensive Atlas and Text with EXPERT CONSULT
Sook-Bin Woo, DMD, MMSc
Saunders, April 2012

De novo intraepidermal epithelioid melanocytic dysplasia: a review of 263 cases.
Jessup CJ, Cohen LM:
J Cutan Pathol. 2009 Sep 16. [Epub ahead of print] J Cutan Pathol. 2010; 37:852-9.

The use of elastin immunostain improves the evaluation of melanomas associated with nevi.
Kamino H, Tam S, Tapia B, Toussaint S.
J Cutan Pathol. 2009; 36(8): 845-52. Epub 2008 Nov 19.

Granulomatous alopecia: A variant of alopecia areata?
Paniz Mondolfi AE, Cressey BD, Ahmad A, Tapia B, Cohen LM, Mahmoodi M.
J Cutan Pathol 2013; 40(4):358-60. Epub 2013 Mar 19.

Mucosal melanoma: correlation of clinicopathologic, prognostic, and molecular features.
Gru AA, Becker N, Dehner LP, Pfeifer JD.
Melanoma Res. 2014 Aug;24(4):360-70. doi: 10.1097/CMR.0000000000000082.
PMID: 24870295 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

EGFR-mediated Beclin 1 phosphorylation in autophagy suppression, tumor progression, and tumor chemoresistance.
Wei Y, Zou Z, Becker N, Anderson M, Sumpter R, Xiao G, Kinch L, Koduru P, Christudass CS, Veltri RW, Grishin NV, Peyton M, Minna J, Bhagat G, Levine B.
Cell. 2013 Sep 12;154(6):1269-84. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2013.08.015.
PMID: 24034250 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article

Prognostic significance of ß-human chorionic gonadotropin and PAX8 expression in anaplastic thyroid carcinoma.
Becker N, Chernock RD, Nussenbaum B, Lewis JS Jr.
Thyroid. 2014 Feb;24(2):319-26. doi: 10.1089/thy.2013.0117. Epub 2013 Aug 24.
PMID: 23806007 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Napsin A expression in anaplastic, poorly differentiated, and micropapillary pattern thyroid carcinomas.
Chernock RD, El-Mofty SK, Becker N, Lewis JS Jr.
Am J Surg Pathol. 2013 Aug;37(8):1215-22. doi: 10.1097/PAS.0b013e318283b7b2.
PMID: 23681073 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Pre-analytical variables in miRNA analysis.
Becker N, Lockwood CM.
Clin Biochem. 2013 Jul;46(10-11):861-8. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2013.02.015. Epub 2013 Mar 4. Review.
PMID: 23466658 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Angiosarcoma of the parotid gland with a t(12;22) translocation creating a EWSR1-ATF1 fusion: a diagnostic dilemma.
Gru AA, Becker N, Pfeifer JD.
J Clin Pathol. 2013 May;66(5):452-4. doi: 10.1136/jclinpath-2012-201433. Epub 2013 Feb 20. No abstract available.
PMID: 23426715 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Hepatic hemangiopericytoma/solitary fibrous tumor: a review of our current understanding and case study.
Bokshan SL, Doyle M, Becker N, Nalbantoglu I, Chapman WC.
J Gastrointest Surg. 2012 Nov;16(11):2170-6. doi: 10.1007/s11605-012-1947-x. Epub 2012 Aug 2.
PMID: 22854953 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Inaccurate 25-hydroxyvitamin D results from a common immunoassay.
Becker N, McClellan AC, Gronowski AM, Scott MG.
Clin Chem. 2012 May;58(5):948-50. doi: 10.1373/clinchem.2011.179754. Epub 2012 Feb 14. No abstract available.
PMID: 22334482 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article

Hybrid capture and next-generation sequencing identify viral integration sites from formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue.
Duncavage EJ, Magrini V, Becker N, Armstrong JR, Demeter RT, Wylie T, Abel HJ, Pfeifer JD.
J Mol Diagn. 2011 May;13(3):325-33. doi: 10.1016/j.jmoldx.2011.01.006.
PMID: 21497292 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article

JAZF1 and JJAZ1 gene fusion in primary extrauterine endometrial stromal sarcoma.
Amador-Ortiz C, Roma AA, Huettner PC, Becker N, Pfeifer JD.
Hum Pathol. 2011 Jul;42(7):939-46. doi: 10.1016/j.humpath.2010.11.001. Epub 2011 Feb 11.
PMID: 21316079 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

SLOPE: a quick and accurate method for locating non-SNP structural variation from targeted next-generation sequence data.
Abel HJ, Duncavage EJ, Becker N, Armstrong JR, Magrini VJ, Pfeifer JD.
Bioinformatics. 2010 Nov 1;26(21):2684-8. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btq528. Epub 2010 Sep 27.
PMID: 20876606 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article

Molecular basis of the regulation of Beclin 1-dependent autophagy by the gamma-herpesvirus 68 Bcl-2 homolog M11.
Sinha S, Colbert CL, Becker N, Wei Y, Levine B.
Autophagy. 2008 Nov;4(8):989-97. Epub 2008 Nov 18. Erratum in: Autophagy.2009 Feb;5(2):284.
PMID: 18797192 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article

Impaired recycling of apolipoprotein E4 is associated with intracellular cholesterol accumulation.
Heeren J, Grewal T, Laatsch A, Becker N, Rinninger F, Rye KA, Beisiegel U.
J Biol Chem. 2004 Dec 31;279(53):55483-92. Epub 2004 Oct 12.
PMID: 15485881 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article

Chronic, localized, anogenital bullous pemphigoid preceding etanercept-induced generalization (submitted for publication).
Wilmer E, Becker N, Chen A, Kroumpouzos G.

Oral lichen planus pemphigoides: a series of four cases.
Sultan A, Stojanov IJ, Lerman MA, Kabani S, Haber J, Freedman J, Woo SB.
Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2015 Jul;120(1):58-68. doi: 10.1016/j.oooo.2015.03.012. Epub 2015 Apr 13.


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