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Fun in the Sun...and Skin Cancer Risk

June 3, 2022 / Anatomic Pathology

What is skin cancer and how can you prevent it?

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John Terrence Headington, MD (1930-2021)

November 10, 2021 / In Memoriam

John T. Headington, M.D. passed away on March 30, 2021. Terry was a brilliant, creative, and insightful dermatopathologist who made many seminal observations and contributions during his more than 30-year career. Terry was a Michigan man, having completed his undergraduate degree, medical degree, and residency training in anatomic and clinical pathology and dermatology at the University of Michigan [...]

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The Link Between Dysplastic Squamous Cells and Merkel Cell Carcinoma (MCC)

October 15, 2021 / Clinical Pathology

Research pertaining to Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) and cutaneous neuroendocrine carcinomas was just published in the latest edition of Modern Pathology. Led by the team of Drs. Paul Harms, May Chan, Aaron Udager, Rajiv Patel, and more [...]

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Prognostic Subgroups of Merkel Cell Carcinoma Defined

February 9, 2021 / Cancer

A collaboration between the Department of Pathology and the Department of Dermatology examined biomarkers of outcomes in 346 cases of Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC), an aggressive type of skin cancer. The study was published in the recent edition of Clinical Cancer Research [...]

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Research By Dr. Hristov Published in Journal of Cutaneous Pathology

October 1, 2020 / Dermatopathology

New research from the Department of Pathology and Dr. Alexandra Hristov was just published in the Journal of Cutaneous Pathology. The study focuses on the kappa and lambda immunohistochemistry in situ hybridization of atypical cutaneous lymphoid infiltrates. 

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Five New Fellowship Directors Named

July 1, 2020 / Announcement

The Department of Pathology has a long history of exceptional fellowship directors and this tradition continues as we welcome five new Fellowship Directors for this academic year.

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Research Regarding Microcystic Adnexal Carcinomas Published

June 11, 2020 / Cancer Research

The research was just published in Modern Pathology and highlights the importance of next-generation sequencing within oncogenic roles for P53 and JAK/STAT signaling in microcystic adnexal carcinomas.

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Research Regarding Invasive Squamous Cell Carcinoma Published

May 29, 2020 / Experimental Pathology

The research, which focuses on invasive squamous cell carcinomas and the precursor lesions that demonstrate concordic genomic complexity in driver genes, was just published in Modern Pathology.

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Dr. Rajiv Patel named Section Head for Dermatopathology

January 16, 2020 / Faculty

It is with great pleasure that we announce Dr. Rajiv “Raj” Patel as our new Section Head (Director) for Dermatopathology effective February 1, 2020. [...]

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Study led by McMullen and Chan published in the American Journal of Surgical Pathology

September 6, 2019 / Anatomic Pathology

A study by Drs. Emily McMullen, Paul Harms, Lori Lowe, Doug Fullen, and May Chan is published in the September issue of the American Journal of Surgical Pathology (AJSP). Calciphylaxis is a dermatologic emergency where an accurate and timely diagnosis is crucial but [...]

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Rajiv M. Patel, MD, is the Editor of New Cutaneous Soft Tissue Tumor Textbook

March 8, 2019 / Anatomic Pathology

Dr. Rajiv Patel, along with Dr. Steven D. Billings and Dr. Darya Buehler, has edited the textbook, Soft Tissue Tumors of the Skin. A useful tool for daily sign-out, the beautifully-illustrated book outlines

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