2023 IACP Best Abstract Award:

1st Place:

Contance Chen, MD UCSF, San Franscisco, CA

Abstract: Positive NKX3.1 as a diagnostic pitfall for prostate cancer in extramammary Paget's disease of genitourinary sites.

2nd Place:

Jing Di, MD, Ph.D University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Abstract: Expression of prostate-specific membrane antigen in salivary gland tumor cells and its clinical significance.

3rd Place:

Mingfei Yan, MD PhD Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, OH

Abstract: CD47, "Do Not Eat Me" signal, is expressed in a subset of follicular lymphomas (FL) and is associated with diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL) progression.


Honorable Mentions:

Jiani Chai, MD Albert EInstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

Abstract: Up-regulation of enhancer of Zeste Homolog 2 (EZH2) with associated pERK co-expression and PRC2 correlation contributing to tumour aggressiveness in adult T cell leukemia/lymphoma (ATLL).


Na Niu, MD PhD Yale University, New Haven, CT

Abstract: Morphological features are neither sensitive nor specific for the diagnosis of fumarate hydratase deficient leiomya:  a clinicopathologic study of 99 uterine leiomyomas with atypical nuclei.


Shirley Yu, MD University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario

Abstract: Reproducibility in Assessment of "Invasion" in Lung Adenocarcinoma with Lepidic Component: An Interobserver Concordance Study with Cytokeratin 7 Stain.

 2023 IACP Best Abstract Award for Young Pathologists from Taiwan 

Kun-Pin Shih, MD , Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Clinicopathologic features and cytologic correlation of ALK-rearranged papillary thyroid carcinoma:  A series of six cases.



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