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Anupma Nayak, MBBS, MD

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

Contact InformationDept. of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
6 Founders
3400 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215.662.4899

Email: anupma.nayak@uphs.upenn.edu

Specialty Division

Anatomic Pathology

Research Expertise

Breast Cancer

Clinical Expertise

Breast Pathology
Genitourinary Pathology

Education

MBBS (Medicine), King George Medical College, Lucknow, India, 1997

Specialty Certification

Board Certification, Anatomic Pathology, American Board of Pathology, 2010

Postgraduate Training

Intern, Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Hospital (Civil Hospital), Lucknow, India, 1997-1998
Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, 1999-2001
Senior Resident, Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, 2002-2005
Resident, Pathology, NSLIJHS-Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, NY, USA, 2007-2010
Chief Resident, Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine, NSLIJHS-Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, NY, 2009-2010
Fellow, Selective Breast Pathology, University of Texas- MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA, 2010-2011

Awards and Honors

10th rank, High School Board examination in the UP State, India, 1989
Honors in Anatomy and Biochemistry in First MBBS examination, 1994
Honors in Pathology and Pharmacology in Second MBBS examination, 1996
Honors in Surgery and Orthopedics in Final MBBS examination, 1997
16th position, MD entrance examination, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India, 1999
2nd Prize, Telepathology Quiz, Annual Conference of Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists, Kolkata, India, 2002
1st Prize, 43rd Annual Academic Competition, NSLIJHS-Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New York, 2008
2nd Prize, 43rd Annual Academic Competition, NSLIJHS-Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New York, 2008
Donald West King Fellowship in Gynecologic and Breast Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, D.C., 2009
Pathology Faculty Recognition Award for Exceptional Teaching in Pathology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, NY, 2013
Listed in top abstracts in Anatomic Pathology by College of American Pathologists(CAP). Hanna MG, Jaffer S, Bleiweiss IJ, Nayak A. Re-evaluating the role of sentinel lymph node biopsy in microinvasive breast carcinoma. Mod Pathol. 2014;27(11):1489-98, 2015

Memberships and Professional Organizations

Medical Council of India (MCI), 1999 - Present
American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP), 2007 - 2010
College of American Pathologists (CAP), 2007 - 2010
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP), 2012 - Present
New York Path Society (NYSP), 2013 - 2016
American Society of Breast Diseases (ASBD), 2013 - 2015
International Society of Breast Pathologists, 2017 - Present
Pennsylvania Association of Pathologists, 2019 - Present
Pathology Society of Philadelphia, 2019 - Present

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Selected Publications

Acquired Cystic Kidney Disease-associated Renal Cell Carcinoma (ACKD-RCC) Harbor Recurrent Mutations in KMT2C and TSC2 Genes

Abhishek Shah, Priti Lal, Erik Toorens, Matthew B Palmer, Lauren Schwartz, Norge Vergara, Thomas Guzzo, Anupma Nayak, Am J Surg Pathol, 2020, PMID:32604168

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Uptake of the Sigma-2 Receptor Ligand, [18F]ISO-1, Correlates with Cell Proliferation Measures in Breast Cancer.

McDonald ES, Doot RK, Young AJ, Schubert EK, Pryma DA, Farwell MD, Tchou J, Nayak A, Ziober A, Feldman MD, DeMichele A, Clark AS, Shah PD, Lee H, Carlin SD, Mach RH, Mankoff DA., J Nuc Med 61(5): 665-670, 2020, PMID:31836680

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Insulin resistance contributes to racial disparities in breast cancer prognosis in US women

Emily J Gallagher, Kezhen Fei, Sheldon M Feldman, Elisa Port, Neil B Friedman, Susan K Boolbol, Brigid Killelea, Melissa Pilewskie, Lydia Choi, Tari King, Anupma Nayak, Rebeca Franco, Daliz Cruz, Irini M Antoniou, Derek LeRoith, Nina A Bickell, Breast Cancer Res, 2020, PMID:32393319

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The Clinical Significance of Metastatic Breast Carcinoma to Intramammary Lymph Node.

Khoury T, Fang Y, Karabakhtsian R, Mokhtar Desouki M, Nayak A, Hanna M, Sanati S, Peng X, Yan L, Li X, Fadare O, Ambrosone C, Jabbour N, Gaudioso C., Breast J 26(2): 197-205, 2020, PMID:31588665

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Microglandular Adenosis, a Possible Non-obligate Precursor to Breast Carcinoma with Potential to Either Luminal or Basal-type Differentiation

Damron AT, Korhonen K, Zuckerman S, Dumoff K, Bleiweiss IJ, and Nayak A., Int J Surg Path 27(7): 781-787, 2019, PMID:31046496

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Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids from Astrocytes Activate PPAR Gamma Signaling in Cancer Cells to Promote Brain Metastasis.

Zou Y, Watters A, Cheng N, Perry CE, Xu K, Alicea GM, Parris JLD, Baraban E, Ray P, Nayak A, Xu X, Herlyn M, Murphy ME, Weeraratna AT, Schug ZT, Chen Q, Cancer Discov. 9(12): 1720-1735, 2019, PMID:31578185

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Genomic Signatures Predict the Immunogenicity of BRCA Deficient Breast Cancer.

Kraya AA, Maxwell KN, Wubbenhorst B, Wenz BM, Pluta J, Rech AJ, Dorfman LM, Lunceford N, Barrett A, Mitra N, Morrissette JJ, Feldman M, Nayak A, Domchek SM, Vonderheide RH, Nathanson KL., Clin Cancer Res 25(14): 4363-4374, 2019, PMID:30914433

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