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Lauren Ende Schwartz, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania 

Associate Vice Chair for Quality
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Contact InformationHospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
6 Founders Pavilion, Rm 6075
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Tel: 215-615-2699

Email: lauren.schwartz@pennmedicine.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
Cert (Certificate in Health Care Quality and Safety), Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2022

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
Departmental Honors in Biology, Columbia University, 2004
Phi Beta Kappa, Columbia University, 2004
Dean's List, 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
Penn Center for Precision Medicine Accelerator Fund Recipient. PI: Kara Maxwell, MD Phd. Project: Implication of Gleason Score for the Precision Medicine Treatment of Patients with Localized Prostate cancer, 2018
Innovation Accelerator Program. PI: Ashley Haggerty Project: Improving genetic testing to increase precision cancer care., 2019
Accepted and Participated in the February 2019 Early Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Series in La Jolla, California, 2019
HUP 2019 Operational Honorable Mention award for Specimen Pick-Up on Demand Project, 2019
40 Under Forty, American Society for Clinical Pathology, 2020

Memberships and Professional Organizations

United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology, 2008 - Present
College of American Pathologists, 2009 - Present
Pathology Society of Philadelphia, 2012 - Present
International Society of GYN Pathology, 2014 - Present
International Society of Genitourinary Pathologists, 2014 - Present
Pennsylvania Association of Pathologists, 2018 - Present
American Society of Clinical Pathology, 2019 - Present

Selected Publications

H2Bub1 loss is an early contributor to clear cell ovarian cancer progression

Adam J Ferrari, Priyanka Rawat, Hannah S Rendulich, Akshaya V Annapragada, Yasuto Kinose, Xiaoming Zhang, Kyle Devins, Anna Budina, Robert B Scharpf, Marilyn A Mitchell, Janos L Tanyi, Mark A Morgan, Lauren E Schwartz, T Rinda Soong, Victor E Velculescu, Ronny Drapkin, JCI Insight, 2023, PMID:37345659

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Metastatic solid tumors to the testis: a clinicopathologic evaluation of 157 cases from an international collaboration

Luiz M Nova-Camacho, Andres M Acosta, Kiril Trpkov, Ankur R Sangoi, Allaume Pierre, Angela Chou, Asli Yilmaz, Aurélien Morini, Ângelo Rodrigues, Christopher Dm Fletcher, Delia Perez-Montiel, Fiona Maclean, Félix Contreras, Francisco Javier Queipo, Gorka Muñiz Unamunzaga, Hector Mesa, Inés de Torres, Irune Ruiz, Isabel Alvarado-Cabrero, João Lobo, Lauren Schwartz, Liang Cheng, Mahmut Akgul, María García-Martos, Matthew B Palmer, Manju Aron, Maria Rosaria Raspollini, Manuel Manrique Celada, Michael Hwang, Muhammad T Idrees, Nathalie Rioux-Leclercq, Nicole Zalles, Norge Vergara, Priti Lal, Sara Wobker, Solène-Florence Kammerer-Jacquet, Susan Prendeville, Théau Tilmant, Thomas M Ulbright, Virginie Verkarre, Katrina Collins, Sean R Williamson, Angel Panizo, Hum Pathol, 2023, PMID:37331529

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Functional neuronal circuits promote disease progression in cancer

Anthony C Restaino, Austin Walz, Samuel J Vermeer, Jeffrey Barr, Attila Kovács, Robin R Fettig, Daniel W Vermeer, Hunter Reavis, Caitlin S Williamson, Christopher T Lucido, Tuany Eichwald, Dalia K Omran, Euihye Jung, Lauren E Schwartz, Maria Bell DesiRae M Muirhead, Jody E Hooper, William C Spanos, Ronny Drapkin, Sebastien Talbot, Paola D Vermeer., Sci Adv, 2023, PMID:37163587

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LINE-1 ORF1p as a candidate biomarker in high grade serous ovarian carcinoma

Sho Sato, Michael Gillette, Pamela R de Santiago, Eric Kuhn, Michael Burgess , Kristen Doucette, Yi Feng, Carlos Mendez-Dorantes, Paul J Ippoliti, Sara Hobday, Marilyn A Mitchell, Kai Doberstein, Stefan M Gysler, Michelle S Hirsch, Lauren Schwartz, Michael J Birrer, Steven J Skates, Kathleen H Burns, Steven A Carr, Ronny Drapkin, Sci Rep, 2023, PMID:36707610

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Primary Alveolar Soft-Part Sarcoma (ASPS) of the Prostate: Report of a Deceptive Case

Parnaz Daneshpajouhnejad, Casey Morrison, Xiaofeng Zhao, Reba E Daniel, Lauren Schwartz, Kumarasen Cooper, Paul Zhang, Priti Lal., Int J Surg Pathol, 2023, PMID:36694389

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Consensus based recommendations for the diagnosis of serous tubal intraepithelial carcinoma: an international Delphi study

Joep M A Bogaerts, Majke H D van Bommel, Rosella P M G Hermens, Miranda P Steenbeek, Joanne A de Hullu, Jeroen A W M van der Laak; STIC consortium; Michiel Simons, Histopathology, 2023, PMID:36939551

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Prognostic significance of sarcomatoid features in metastatic renal cell carcinoma treated with cytoreductive nephrectomy and targeted therapy

Brian D Cortese, Raju Chelluri, Leilei Xia, David A Ostrowski, Daniel S Roberson, Marshall Strother, James M Ding, Lauren Schwartz, Daniel J Lee, Thomas J Guzzo., Am J Clin Exp Urol, 2022, PMID:36313210

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Inherited TP53 Variants and Risk of Prostate Cancer

Kara N Maxwell, Heather H Cheng, Jacquelyn Powers, Roman Gulati, Elisa M Ledet, Casey Morrison, Anh Le, Ryan Hausler, Jill Stopfer, Sophie Hyman, Wendy Kohlmann, Anne Naumer, Jennie Vagher, Samantha E Greenberg, Lorraine Naylor, Mercy Laurino, Eric Q Konnick, Brian H Shirts, Saud H AlDubayan, Eliezer M Van Allen, Bastien Nguyen, Joseph Vijai, Wassim Abida, Maria I Carlo 16, Marianne Dubard-Gault 17, Daniel J Lee 18, Luke D Maese 19, Diana Mandelker, Bruce Montgomery, Michael J Morris, Piper Nicolosi, Robert L Nussbaum, Lauren E Schwartz, Zsofia Stadler, Judy E Garber, Kenneth Offit, Joshua D Schiffman, Peter S Nelson, Oliver Sartor, Michael F Walsh, Colin C Pritchard, Eur Urol 81(3): 243-250, 2022, PMID:34863587

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L1CAM is required for early dissemination of fallopian tube carcinoma precursors to the ovary

Kai Doberstein, Rebecca Spivak, Hunter D Reavis, Jagmohan Hooda, Yi Feng, Paul T Kroeger Jr, Sarah Stuckelberger, Gordon B Mills, Kyle M Devins, Lauren E Schwartz, Marcin P Iwanicki, Mina Fogel, Peter Altevogt, Ronny Drapkin., Commun Biol, 2022, PMID:36509990

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Integrated Analysis of Ovarian Juvenile Granulosa Cell Tumors Reveals Distinct Epigenetic Signatures and Recurrent TERT Rearrangements

Theodore Vougiouklakis, Kelsey Zhu, Varshini Vasudevaraja, Jonathan Serrano, Guomiao Shen, Rebecca L Linn, Xiaojun Feng, Sarah Chiang, Julieta E Barroeta, Kristen M Thomas, Lauren E Schwartz, Pratibha S Shukla, Anais Malpica, Esther Oliva, Paolo Cotzia, Deborah F DeLair, Matija Snuderl, George Jour., Clin Cancer Res, 2022, PMID:35031544

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