Dr.  Priyadharsini Nagarajan, MD PhD - MD Anderson Cancer Center - Assistant Professor

Dr. Priyadharsini Nagarajan

MD PhD

MD Anderson Cancer Center

Assistant Professor

Houston, TX | United States

Additional Specialties: Pathology, Dermatopathology

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Dr.  Priyadharsini Nagarajan, MD PhD - MD Anderson Cancer Center - Assistant Professor

Dr. Priyadharsini Nagarajan

MD PhD

Introduction

Primary Affiliation: MD Anderson Cancer Center - Houston, TX , United States

Additional Specialties:

Education

Jan 2013 - Jan 2014
Ohio State University Medical Center
Clinical Fellowship- Dermatopathology
Pathology
Jan 2012 - Jan 2013
Ohio State University
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
Pathology
Jan 2008 - Jan 2012
Yale School of Medicine
Residency
Anatomic Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Jan 2003 - Jan 2008
University at Buffalo - Downtown Campus
PhD
Biochemistry
Jan 1995 - Jan 2001
Madras Medical College and Research Institute
MBBS

Experience

Aug 2014
University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center
Assistant Professor
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Publications

47Publications

776Reads

1Profile Views

104PubMed Central Citations

Ocular preservation with neoadjuvant vismodegib in patients with locally advanced periocular basal cell carcinoma.

Br J Ophthalmol 2019 Jun 18;103(6):775-780. Epub 2018 Jul 18.

Orbital Oncology and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjophthalmol-2018-312277DOI Listing
June 2019
4 Reads
2.980 Impact Factor

Keratinocyte Carcinomas: Current Concepts and Future Research Priorities.

Clin Cancer Res 2019 Apr 6;25(8):2379-2391. Epub 2018 Dec 6.

Departments of Cancer Biology and Genetics and Internal Medicine, Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-18-1122DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6467785PMC
April 2019
38 Reads
8.722 Impact Factor

Melanoma coexisting with solar elastosis: a potential pitfall in the differential diagnosis between nevus and melanoma.

Hum Pathol 2019 Feb 22;84:270-274. Epub 2018 Oct 22.

Department of Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 77030 Houston, TX, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humpath.2018.10.010DOI Listing
February 2019
4 Reads
2.770 Impact Factor

Angiotropism in recurrent cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma: Implications for regional tumor recurrence and extravascular migratory spread.

J Cutan Pathol 2019 Feb 11;46(2):152-158. Epub 2018 Dec 11.

Department of Pathology, The University of Texas-MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/cup.13388
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cup.13388DOI Listing
February 2019
33 Reads
1.560 Impact Factor

Post-radiation vascular lesions of the breast.

J Cutan Pathol 2019 Jan 4;46(1):52-58. Epub 2018 Nov 4.

Department of Pathology, University of Texas-MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cup.13363DOI Listing
January 2019
3 Reads
1.560 Impact Factor

Calcinosis cutis dermatologic toxicity associated with fibroblast growth factor receptor inhibitor for the treatment of Wilms tumor.

J Cutan Pathol 2018 Oct 3;45(10):786-790. Epub 2018 Aug 3.

Department of Pathology, Section of Dermatopathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, The University of Texas, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cup.13319DOI Listing
October 2018
2 Reads
1.560 Impact Factor

Ceruminous Neoplasms of the Ear.

Head Neck Pathol 2018 Sep 1;12(3):350-361. Epub 2018 Aug 1.

Department of Pathology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd., Unit 85, B3-4621, Houston, TX, 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12105-018-0909-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6081286PMC
September 2018

Dermatologic toxicity from novel therapy using antimicrobial peptide LL-37 in melanoma: A detailed examination of the clinicopathologic features.

J Cutan Pathol 2018 Jul 16;45(7):539-544. Epub 2018 May 16.

Department of Pathology, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cup.13262DOI Listing
July 2018
19 Reads
1.560 Impact Factor

Intratumoral and peritumoral lymphovascular invasion detected by D2-40 immunohistochemistry correlates with metastasis in primary cutaneous Merkel cell carcinoma.

Hum Pathol 2018 07 28;77:98-107. Epub 2018 Mar 28.

Department of Pathology, Translational and Molecular Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humpath.2018.03.017DOI Listing
July 2018
8 Reads
2.770 Impact Factor

Dermatologic toxicity from immune checkpoint blockade therapy with an interstitial granulomatous pattern.

J Cutan Pathol 2018 Jul 23;45(7):504-507. Epub 2018 Apr 23.

Department of Pathology, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cup.13150DOI Listing
July 2018
15 Reads
1.560 Impact Factor

Metastatic melanoma with balloon/histiocytoid cytomorphology after treatment with immunotherapy: A histologic mimic and diagnostic pitfall.

J Cutan Pathol 2018 Jul 18;45(7):545-549. Epub 2018 May 18.

Department of Pathology, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cup.13263DOI Listing
July 2018
16 Reads
1.560 Impact Factor

Summary of expression of SPARC protein in cutaneous vascular neoplasms and mimickers.

Ann Diagn Pathol 2018 Jun 15;34:151-154. Epub 2018 Mar 15.

Department of Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anndiagpath.2018.03.005DOI Listing
June 2018
18 Reads
1.112 Impact Factor

Detection of Merkel Cell Polyoma Virus and Beta Human Papillomavirus in Multiple Eccrine Poromas in a Patient With Acute Leukemia Treated With Stem Cell Transplant.

Am J Dermatopathol 2017 06;39(6):489-491

*Department of Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX †Department of Dermatology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX ‡Department of Dermatology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DAD.0000000000000711DOI Listing
June 2017
27 Reads
1.430 Impact Factor

Differential mutation frequencies in metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas versus primary tumors.

Cancer 2017 04 1;123(7):1184-1193. Epub 2016 Dec 1.

Department of Cancer Biology and Genetics, The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cncr.30459DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5360561PMC
April 2017
30 Reads
1 Citation
4.890 Impact Factor

Diverse types of dermatologic toxicities from immune checkpoint blockade therapy.

J Cutan Pathol 2017 Feb 21;44(2):158-176. Epub 2016 Dec 21.

Department of Pathology, Section of Dermatopathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cup.12858DOI Listing
February 2017
33 Reads
8 Citations
1.560 Impact Factor

Role of Radiotherapy in Aggressive Digital Papillary Adenocarcinoma.

Ann Clin Lab Sci 2016 ;46(2):222-4

Department of Pathology, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA

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January 2017
20 Reads
1 Citation
0.840 Impact Factor

Mixed angioinvasive exserohilum and scedosporium infection in a patient with AML.

Am J Hematol 2017 Jan 14;92(1):119-120. Epub 2016 Jul 14.

Departments of Leukemia, The University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajh.24455DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5884637PMC
January 2017
6 Reads
3.800 Impact Factor

Clinical significance of BRAF V600E mutational status in capsular nevi of sentinel lymph nodes in patients with primary cutaneous melanoma.

Hum Pathol 2017 01 22;59:48-54. Epub 2016 Sep 22.

Department of Pathology, The University of Texas-MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030; Department of Dermatology, The University of Texas-MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humpath.2016.09.010DOI Listing
January 2017
17 Reads
2 Citations
2.770 Impact Factor

Cutaneous histoplasmosis with prominent parasitization of epidermal keratinocytes: report of a case.

J Cutan Pathol 2016 Dec 13;43(12):1155-1160. Epub 2016 Sep 13.

Department of Pathology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cup.12792DOI Listing
December 2016
12 Reads
1 Citation
1.560 Impact Factor

Autoimmune dermatologic toxicities from immune checkpoint blockade with anti-PD-1 antibody therapy: a report on bullous skin eruptions.

J Cutan Pathol 2016 Aug 8;43(8):688-96. Epub 2016 May 8.

Department of Pathology, Section of Dermatopathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cup.12717DOI Listing
August 2016
80 Reads
11 Citations
1.560 Impact Factor

Giemsa is the optimal counterstain for immunohistochemical detection of BRAF V600E mutation status in pigmented melanomas.

J Cutan Pathol 2016 Aug 28;43(8):722-4. Epub 2016 Apr 28.

Department of Pathology, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cup.12714DOI Listing
August 2016
18 Reads
1 Citation
1.560 Impact Factor

Proliferation indices correlate with diagnosis and metastasis in diagnostically challenging melanocytic tumors.

Hum Pathol 2016 07 19;53:73-81. Epub 2016 Mar 19.

Department of Pathology, Section of Dermatopathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA; Department of Translational and Molecular Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humpath.2016.02.019DOI Listing
July 2016
30 Reads
2.770 Impact Factor

Prognostic Implication of Lymphovascular Invasion Detected by Double Immunostaining for D2-40 and MITF1 in Primary Cutaneous Melanoma.

Am J Dermatopathol 2016 Jul;38(7):484-91

Departments of *Pathology, and †Biostatistics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DAD.0000000000000453DOI Listing
July 2016
21 Reads
1 Citation
1.430 Impact Factor

Hair Follicle Nevus With Features of Comedo Nevus: An Expanding Spectrum.

Am J Dermatopathol 2016 Jun;38(6):e81-6

*Department of Pathology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX; †Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery, CAMA Services, Mali, West Africa; ‡Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and Radiology, College of Dentistry, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; and §Department of Pathology, The Ohio State University-Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DAD.0000000000000496DOI Listing
June 2016
4 Reads
1.430 Impact Factor

Verrucous presentation in patients with mycosis fungoides.

Int J Dermatol 2016 Mar 30;55(3):e126-9. Epub 2015 Oct 30.

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijd.13082DOI Listing
March 2016
17 Reads
1.230 Impact Factor

Isolated Cutaneous Leishmaniasis by Leishmania donovani in a Soldier Returning From Afghanistan.

Am J Dermatopathol 2015 Jul;37(7):591-2

*Division of Dermatopathology, Department of Pathology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH †Department of Dermatology, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DAD.0000000000000119DOI Listing
July 2015
2 Reads
1.430 Impact Factor

An unusual case of sporadic hereditary leiomyomatosis and renal cell carcinoma syndrome.

Cutis 2015 Feb;95(2):E7-9

15 York St, LMP 5031, New Haven, CT 06520-8059, USA.

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February 2015
14 Reads
0.594 Impact Factor

MIF antagonist (CPSI-1306) protects against UVB-induced squamous cell carcinoma.

Mol Cancer Res 2014 Sep 21;12(9):1292-302. Epub 2014 May 21.

Department of Pathology, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/1541-7786.MCR-14-0255-TDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4284200PMC
September 2014
11 Reads
3 Citations
4.380 Impact Factor

Aberrant epidermal differentiation and disrupted ΔNp63/Notch regulatory axis in Ets1 transgenic mice.

Biol Open 2013 Dec 15;2(12):1336-45. Epub 2013 Dec 15.

Department of Biochemistry, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/bio.20135397DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3863418PMC
December 2013
16 Reads
1 Citation

The perichondrium in auricular melanomas: implications for surgical management.

Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2013 Mar 7;148(3):431-5. Epub 2012 Dec 7.

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520-8062, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0194599812470426DOI Listing
March 2013
17 Reads
1 Citation
1.721 Impact Factor

A 77-year-old man with sudden onset of left hand weakness and hematuria.

Neuropathology 2013 Feb 4;33(1):102-7. Epub 2012 Jun 4.

Department of Pathology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT06510, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-1789.2012.01328.xDOI Listing
February 2013
1 Read
1.800 Impact Factor

Ayurvedic herbal medicine and lead poisoning.

J Hematol Oncol 2011 Dec 20;4:51. Epub 2011 Dec 20.

Yale Cancer Center, Section of Hematology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06511, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1756-8722-4-51DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3259062PMC
December 2011
4 Reads
4 Citations
4.812 Impact Factor

Littoral cell angioma of the spleen diagnosed by endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy.

Diagn Cytopathol 2011 May;39(5):318-22

Department of Pathology, Cytopathology, Yale University, School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/dc.21384DOI Listing
May 2011
2 Reads
3 Citations

Ets1 blocks terminal differentiation of keratinocytes and induces expression of matrix metalloproteases and innate immune mediators.

J Cell Sci 2010 Oct;123(Pt 20):3566-75

Department of Biochemistry, Developmental Genomics Focus Group, Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jcs.062240DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2959112PMC
October 2010
7 Reads
12 Citations
5.432 Impact Factor

Chromosomal rearrangements during human epidermal keratinocyte differentiation.

J Cell Physiol 2009 Oct;221(1):139-46

Department of Biological Sciences, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 14260, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jcp.21855DOI Listing
October 2009
5 Reads
8 Citations
3.840 Impact Factor

Ets1 induces dysplastic changes when expressed in terminally-differentiating squamous epidermal cells.

PLoS One 2009 14;4(1):e4179. Epub 2009 Jan 14.

Department of Biochemistry, State University of New York at Buffalo, Center for Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences, Buffalo, New York, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2615206PMC
March 2009
4 Reads
15 Citations
3.234 Impact Factor

Isolation and characterization of an immortalized oral keratinocyte cell line of mouse origin.

Arch Oral Biol 2008 Nov 21;53(11):1091-100. Epub 2008 Aug 21.

Department of Biochemistry, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.archoralbio.2008.07.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2573465PMC
November 2008
3 Reads
4 Citations
1.880 Impact Factor

Transcriptional control of the differentiation program of interfollicular epidermal keratinocytes.

Crit Rev Eukaryot Gene Expr 2008 ;18(1):57-79

Department of Biochemistry, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, 3435 Main Street, 121 Farber Hall, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA.

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April 2008
3 Reads
12 Citations
1.571 Impact Factor

Development of an inducible gene expression system for primary murine keratinocytes.

J Dermatol Sci 2008 Jan 25;49(1):73-84. Epub 2007 Oct 25.

Department of Biochemistry, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, NY 14214, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jdermsci.2007.09.003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2246047PMC
January 2008
4 Reads
2 Citations
3.420 Impact Factor

Evaluating peptide mass fingerprinting-based protein identification.

Genomics Proteomics Bioinformatics 2007 Dec;5(3-4):152-7

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5054195PMC
December 2007
3 Reads
3 Citations

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