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Lauren Ende Schwartz, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Associate Director of Quality

Contact Information3400 Spruce Street
6 Founder, Room 6075
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-615-2699

Email: lauren.schwartz@uphs.upenn.edu

Specialty Division

Anatomic Pathology

Clinical Expertise

Gynecological and Genitourinary Pathology

Education

BA (Bachelor of Arts, Biology), Columbia University, 2004
MD (Medical Doctorate), New York University School of Medicine, 2008

Specialty Certification

American Board of Pathology Board Certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 2012

Postgraduate Training

Resident, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2008-2012
Faculty Assistant in Surgical Pathology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 2012-2013
Faculty Assistant in Gynecologic Pathology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 2013-2014

Awards and Honors

Summa Cum Laude, Columbia University, 2004
Dean's List, Columbia University, 2004
Phi Beta Kappa, Columbia University, 2004
Departmental Honors in Biology, Columbia University, 2004
Alpha Omega Alpha, New York University School of Medicine, 2008
Fred S. Mandelbaum Award for Excellence in Pathology, New York University School of Medicine, 2008
Anatomic Pathology Chief Resident, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2011-2011
The Leonard Berwick Residency Training Award, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 2012
The Power List 2018 by The Pathologist Magazine, 2018
Accepted and Participated in the February 2019 Early Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Series in La Jolla, California, 2019

Memberships and Professional Organizations

United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology, 2008 - Present
College of American Pathologists, 2009 - 2015
Pathology Society of Philadelphia, 2012 - Present
International Society of Genitourinary Pathologists, 2014 - Present
International Society of GYN Pathology, 2014 - Present
Pennsylvania Association of Pathologists, 2018 - Present

Selected Publications

CD105 Is Expressed in Ovarian Cancer Precursor Lesions and Is Required for Metastasis to the Ovary.

Bai S, Zhu W, Coffman L, Vlad A, Schwartz LE, Elishaev E, Drapkin R, Buckanovich RJ., Cancers (Basel) 11(11): , 2019, PMID:31684072

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Thyroid-Like Follicular Carcinoma of the Kidney With Extensive Sarcomatoid Differentiation: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.

Jenkins TM, Rosenbaum J, Zhang PJ, Schwartz LE, Nayak A, Cooper K, Tickoo SK, Lal P., Int J Surg Pathol 27(6): , 2019

NKX3.1 and Prostein Expression in Testicular Tissue and Sex Cord-Stromal Tumors

Arnesen C, Eich ML, Pena MR, Cappel JR, Schwartz L, Rais-Bahrami S, Faraj SF, Prieto Granada C, Gordetsky JB., Am J Surg Pathol, 2019

Exceptional Response to Nivolumab in a 13-Year-Old Female with Metastatic HPV-Negative Cervical Carcinoma

Oved JH, Graul A, Burger RA, Schwartz LE, Reyes MC, Balis FM., DNA Cell Biol, 2019

CDK7 inhibition suppresses Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer through MED1 inactivation

Rasool RU, Natesan R, Deng Q, Aras S, Lal P, Sander Effron S, Mitchell-Velasquez E, Posimo JM, Carskadon S, Baca SC, Pomerantz MM, Siddiqui J, Schwartz LE, Lee DJ, Palanisamy N, Narla G, Den RB, Freedman ML, Brady DC, Asangani IA., Cancer Discov, 2019

Innervation of cervical carcinoma is mediated by cancer-derived exosomes

Lucido CT, Wynja E, Madeo M, Williamson CS, Schwartz LE, Imblum BA, Drapkin R, Vermeer PD., Gynecol Oncol 154(1): , 2019

Role of Ancillary Techniques in Cervical Biopsy and Endocervical Curettage Specimens as Follow-Up to Papanicolaou Test Results Indicating a Diagnosis of Atypical Squamous Cells, Cannot Exclude High-Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesion, or High-Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesion

Jenkins TM, Shojaei H, Song SJ, Schwartz LE., Acta Cytol 12(): , 2019

The Implementation of an Introductory Surgical Pathology Didactic Series to Transition First Year Residents and Facilitate Upper Level Resident Teaching

Mehr CR, Montone KT, Schwartz LE., Adv Anat Pathol, 2019

Role of Ancillary Techniques in Cervical Biopsy and Endocervical Curettage Specimens as Follow-Up to Papanicolaou Test Results Indicating a Diagnosis of Atypical Squamous Cells, Cannot Exclude High-Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesion, or High-Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesion.

Jenkins TM, Shojaei H, Song SJ, Schwartz LE., Acta Cytologica 12(): , 2019

Placental grossing: can we do better?

Reece JT, Linn R, Ma Q, Nelson ND, Devins K, Schwartz LE., Modern Pathology, 2019