Agata M. Bogusz, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Contact InformationDepartment of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
7.026 Founders Pavilion
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19104-4283
Office: 215-614-0965
Fax: 215-662-7529


Specialty Division


Itmat Expertise



MD (Doctor of Medicine), RWTH Aachen University, Germany, 1999 (Molecular Medicine), RWTH Aachen University Germany, 2003
PhD (Pathology/Molecular Medicine), University of Chicago, 2006

Specialty Certification

European Board of Pathology, 2010
American Board of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology, 2010
American Board of Pathology, Hematology, 2012
American Board of Pathology, Molecular Genetic Pathology, 2013

Postgraduate Training

Subinternship in Internal Medicine and Surgery, Aachen University of Technology, Germany, 1998-1999
Subinternship in Pediatrics, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, 1999-1999
Subinternship in Pediatrics, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada, 1999-1999
Resident in Anatomic Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, 2006-2009
Postdoctoral research fellow, Division of Hematopathology , Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
PI: Dr. Jeffery Kutok/Dr. John Aster, 2009-2011
Clinical fellow in Hematopathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2011-2012
Clinical Fellow in Molecular Genetic Pathology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 2012-2013

Awards and Honors

Student award and research scholarship to attend a 5-­week long International Summer Science Institute, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, 1992
National University Fellowship, Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes(German National Merit Foundation), 1992-1999
Studienstiftung Laboratory Research Award for training at the German Cancer Research
Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany, 1995
Student award for laboratory research at National Research Center for Environment and Health (GSF), Munich, Germany, 1996
Research scholarship, Department of Reproductive Biology, NYU Medical Center, New
York, 1997
Susan G. Komen Foundation Fellowship Award, 2002
Department of Defense (DOD) U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Breast Cancer Research Program, Pre-doctoral traineeship award, Role of ubiquitination in the activation of SGK1. Total funding of $90,000, 2002
Excellence Award for the best M.D. thesis, Faculty of Medicine, RWTH Aachen
University, Germany, 2003
EMBO meeting travel award, Women in Science, RWTH Aachen University, Germany, 2004
Borchers-Plakette (University Medal) for outstanding thesis RWTH Aachen University, Germany, 2004
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Proteomics course travel award, 2005
UTSW Pathology Delegate, CAP Residents’ Forum, 2007-2009
CAP Meeting travel award, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, 2007
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award T32HL007627 from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute awarded to the Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, 2009-2011
EAHP Meeting travel award, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, 2010
USCAP Annual Meeting travel award, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2012

Memberships and Professional Organizations

United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP), 2006 - Present
American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), 2006 - Present
College of American Pathologists (CAP), 2006 - Present
Texas Society of Pathologists, 2007 - 2009
American Medical Association, 2009 - 2010
European Society of Pathology (ESP), 2009 - 2014
American Society of Hematology (ASH), 2010 - Present
European Association of Hematopatholgy (EAHP), 2012 - Present
Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP), 2013 - Present
Society of Hematopathology (SP), 2013 - Present

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Selected Publications

EBV-Negative Monomorphic B-Cell Posttransplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder with Marked Morphologic Pleomorphism and Pathogenic Mutations in ASXL1, BCOR, CDKN2A, NF1, and TP53

Agata M. Bogusz, Case Reports in Hematology, 2017

Marginal zone lymphoma-derived interfollicular diffuse large B-cell lymphoma harboring 20q12 chromosomal deletion and missense mutation of BIRC3 gene.

Hatem J, Schrank-Hacker A, Watt CD, Morrissette JD, Rubin AI, Kim EJ, Nasta SD, Wasik MA, Bogusz AM., Diagn Pathol 11(1): 137, 2016, PMID:27993143

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Extreme Amyloid Depositions in the Calvarium and Dura Associated With Plasma Cell Myeloma.

Wang AR, Bogusz AM, Int J Surg Pathol. 10.1177/1066896916668991(): , 2016, PMID:27628156

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EBV-negative monomorphic PTLD with pleomorphic Hodgkin/Reed-Sternberg-like cells.

Agata M. Bogusz, Immunodeficiency and Dysregulation Workshop, Society for Hematopathology/European Association for Haematopathology, Long Beach, California., 2015

Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma with high expression of MYC and BCL2 shows evidence of active B-cell receptor signaling by quantitative immunofluorescence

Bogusz AM, Kovach AE, Le LP, Baxter RHG, Sohani AR, European Association of Hematopathology Meeting, Istanbul, Turkey, 2014

An unusual patient with shortness of breath - clinical, radiologic, and pathologic pitfalls.

Bogusz AM, Joyce R, Kolodny G, Buck T, Pihan G, Bhargava P, Am J Hematol 89(5):558-63(): , 2014

Extreme Signet Ring Cell Change in a Large B-Cell Lymphoma of Follicular Origin.

Bogusz AM, Tierno B, Brown D, Pihan G, Int J Surg Pathol 4(): 399-403, 2013, PMID:23364357

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