Ghadially and Tucker Award Winners

ULTRAPATH XVIII - 2016
J. Allan Tucker Award
Leonel Maldonado, MD1, Abhijin Das, MD2, Andrea G. Kahn, MD1, David Howell, MD, PhD3
1University of South Alabama Medical Center, Department of Pathology, Mobile, Alabama, US  2University of South Alabama Medical Center, Department of Nephrology, Mobile, Alabama, US  3Duke University Medical Center, Department of Pathology, Durham, North Carolina, US
Carsten Dittmayer1, Eckhard Völcker2, Irene Wacker3, Rasmus Schröder3,4, Sebastian Bachmann1
1Department of Anatomy, Charité Berlin, Berlin, Germany; 2Penard Labs, Berlin, Germany; 3Centre for Advanced Material, Universität Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany; 4Cryo EM Cell Networks Bioquant, University Hospital Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

USCAP - 2016
J. Allan Tucker Award
Guanjun Xia1, Sirma Koutzaki1, Shahad Abdulameer1, Shraddha Patel1, Suganthi Soundararajan1
1Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, United States
Raquel Albero1, Lara Pijuan1, Mercedes Simon1, Nuria Juanpere1, Ivonne Vazquez1, Adria Lloret1, Jessica Munne2, Ignacio Sanchez1, Sergio Serrano1,3, Josep Lloreta1,4
1Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain; 2Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Milan, Italy; 3Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain; 4Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain

USCAP - 2015
Feroze Ghadially Award

Mingyu Cheng, MD
for the abstract entitled:
Dendritic Cells in Renal Biopsies of Patients With Acute Tubulointerstitial Nephritis (pdf/4mb)
Mingyu Cheng, MD1, Guillermo Herrera1
1Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Department of Pathology and Translational Pathobiology, Shreveport, LA, USA


USCAP - 2014
Feroze Ghadially Award

Eric Wartchow, PhD
for the abstract entitled:
Ciliary Inclusion Disease: Report of a New PCD Variant (pdf/2.1mb)
Eric Wartchaw PhD(c)1, Ronald Jaffe MB.BCh2, and Gary Mierau1
1Children's Hospital Colorado, Department of Pathology, Anschutz Medical Campus, CO and 2University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children's Hospital of UMPC, Department of Pathology, Pittsburgh, PA


ULTRAPATH XVII - 2014
Feroze Ghadially Award

Alyssa Kraynie, MD
for the platform presentation entitled:
Malignant mesothelioma not related to asbestos exposure: analytical scanning electron microscopic analysis of 83 cases and comparison with 442 asbestos-related cases.
A Kraynie, T Sporn, E Pavlisko, V Roggli
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
ULTRAPATH XVII - 2014
Feroze Ghadially Award

John Van Arnam, MD
for the platform presentation entitled:
Ocular microsporidiosis: Case report with ultrastructural observations.
JS Van Arnam, L Espandar, CS Boehlke, T Cummings
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
ULTRAPATH XVII - 2014
Feroze Ghadially Award

Jonathan Galeotti, MD
for the poster presentation entitled:
Endogenous pneumoconiosis: analytical scanning electron microscopic analysis of a case.
J Galeotti, T Sporn, V Roggli
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
ULTRAPATH XVII - 2014
Feroze Ghadially Award

John Carney, MD
for the poster presentation entitled:
Case series: Electron microscopic confirmation of hydroxychloroquine cardiotoxicity leading to heart failure and transplantation.
J Carney, EN Pavlisko, LR DiBernardo
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

Binara Assylbekova1, Shahreen Billah1, Steven Kolodziej1, John L. Dalrymple2, Meenakshi B. Bhattacharjee1
University of Texas at Houston Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine1 University of Texas at Houston Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences2
Jessica Munne, MD; Lara Pijuan MD, PhD; Javier Gimeno, MD; Nuria Juanpere, MD; Laura Comerma, MD; Luis Magan; Mecerdes Simon; Sergi Serrano, MD, PhD; and Josep Lloreta, MD, PhD
Department of Pathology, Hospital del Mar, Parc de Salut Mar, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain

UltraPath XVI Best Oral Presentation* - 2012
Marianna Nearchou, MRes
for the abstract entitled:
Proteomic Analysis of Alport Syndrome and Thin Basement Membrane Nephropathy Glomeruli in COL4A3 Transgenic Mice
M. Nearchou, C. Flouri, K. Ioannou, A. Hadjisavvas, I. Zouvani (Nicosia/CY), C. Guzel, C. Stingl, T. Luider (Rotterdam/NL), K. Kyriacou (Nicosia/CY)

UltraPath XVI Best Poster* - 2012
Michaela Schweizer, PhD
for the abstract entitled:
Ultrastructural Neuropathology in the Molecular Era Neuropathology of a Novel Knock-In Mouse Model for Mucolipidosis II Alpha/Beta (MLII) (pdf/4.7mb)
Michaela Schweizer1, Katrin Kollmann2, Markus Damme3, Sandra Markmann2, Willy Morelle6, Reijo Käkelä4, Jean-Claude Michalski6, Steven Walkley5 and Thomas Braulke2
2Department of Biochemistry, Children’s Hospital, University Medical Center Hamburg, Germany, 1ZMNH, University Medical Center Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, 3Department of Biochemistry2, University Göttingen, Germany, 6Unité de Glycobiology Structurale et Fonctionnelle, UMR CNRS/USTL, Lille, France, 4Department of Bioscience, University of Helsinki, Finland, 5Department of Neuroscience, Albert Einstein Collage of Medicine, New York, USA

*Special awards provided by the Conference Organizing Committee for young investigators who have already completed their training.


USCAP - 2012
M. Kamran Mizra, MD, PhD
for the abstract entitled:
Preexisting Membranous Nephropathy in the Cadaveric Donor Kidney: Report of a Case (Ultrastructural Section - USCAP Abstract #2175)
M. Kamran Mirza, Kammi Henriksen, Anthony Chang, Shane M Meehan. The University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL


USCAP - 2011
Shree G. Sharma, MD
for the abstract entitled:
Light Chain Proximal Tubulopathy: Expanding the Pathologic Spectrum with Deposition of Crystalline-Like Inclusions in Glomeruli and Interstitium in Addition to Proximal Tubules
Shree G Sharma, Steve M Bonsib, Neriman Gokden. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR; Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA


USCAP Winners - 2010
Julie A. Jackson, MD
Stephanie Norwood, MD
Shantel Hebert-Magee, MD

UltraPath XV Winners - 2010
Evan L. Kulbacki, MD
Beate Straub, MD
Nonglin Mel, MD
Mark Laudenschlager, MD
Muhammad Adeel Raza, MD


USCAP Winners - 2009
John Cho Lee, MD
Jailan M. Osman, MD


Ultrapath XIV Best Poster Presentation - 2008
Nuria Juanpere-Rodero, M.D.

Ultrapath XIV Best Platform Presentation - 2008
Elizabeth N. Pavlisko, MD

USCAP Winner - 2008
Mamta Gupta, MD

UltraPath XIV Outstanding Poster - 2008
Lara Pijuan-Andujar, MD


Winning Poster - 2007
Carmen D. Sarita-Reyes, MD
for the abstract entitled:
Mesenchymal-epithelial transformation of adamatinoma of long bones: an immunohistochemical and ultrastructural study
C Sarita-Reyes. Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA


Winning Posters - 2006
Dinesh Rugnath, MD
third year pathology resident
for the abstract entitled:
Mammary Carcinoma with Neuroendocrine Differentation
D. Rugnath, L.J. Dobbs, Jr., Paul Strausbach, K. Hewan-Lowe
Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

and for the abstract entitled:
Cystic Atrioventricular Node Tumor: Reappraisal of the Controversial Origin of This Tumor
D. Rugnath, R. Mageau, J. Pestaner, J. Finley, P. Strausbauch, K. Hewan-Lowe
Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

Aruna Dash, MD
first year pathology resident
for the abstract entitled:
Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma: Then and Now
Aruna Dash, Paul Strausbauch, Vinita Mathur, Karlene Hewan-Lowe
Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina


Winning Poster - 2005
Shahnila Latif, MD
for the abstract entitled:
BK polyoma virus in renal transplants: Role of electron microscopy and immunostains in detecting early infection.
S Latif, R Veeramachaneni, L Jones and GA Herrera. Department of Pathology, Louisiana State University, Shreveport, Louisiana


Winning Poster - 2004
G-Y Yang, MD
for the abstract entitled:
Pericanalicular micro-myelinosome: A unique ultrastructural feature of HCV hepatitis
G-Y Yang, Sidhu GS, Cassai ND,


Winning Poster - 2003
Paula M. Arnell, MD
for the abstract entitled:
Computer assisted three-dimensional reconstruction of the Birbeck granule.
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston Mass.


Winning Poster - 2002
Xin Gu, MD
for the abstract entitled:
Light chain crystal deposition as the initial manifestation of plasma cell dyscrasia.
The role of immunoelectron microscopy.
Louisiana State University Health Science Center, Shreveport, LA


No Award was given in 2001
None were found to fulfill the criteria


Winning Poster - 2000
Abdul Hafeez Diwan, MD, PhD
G-Y Yang, Sidhu GS, Cassai ND,
Energy dispersive X-ray microanalysis of crystalline deposits in intervertebral disc tissue.
G-Y Yang, Sidhu GS, Cassai ND,


Winning Poster - 1999
Ferrer MD, Lloreta J, Pavesi M, Corominas JM, Serrano D, Mackay B.
Value of ultrastructural nucleolar morphometry in the prediction of recurrence in node negative breast carcinoma.
USCAP abstract #1149


Winning Poster - 1998
Antonescu C, MD
C. Antonescu, P. Argani, RA Erlandson, M. Laganyi, AG Huvos
Skeletal and extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma; A clinicopathologic, ultrastructural and molecular comparative study.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, N.Y.


Winning Poster - 1997
Tickoo SK, MD
Tickoo SK, Kee MW, Eble JN, Amin MB
Discriminant value of ultrastructural (EM) features of mitochondria and microvesicles in the differential diagnosis of renal cell tumors with granular cell cytoplasm.
Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI and Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN.


Winning Poster - 1993
Raso DS, MD
Department of Pathology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Raso DS, Greene WB
Silicone breast implants: pathology
Ultrastruct Pathol 1997 May-Jun;21(3):263-71


Winning Poster - 1992
Joy Young-Ramsaran, MD
Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21205-1145
Young-Ramsaran JO, Hruban RH, Hutchins GM, Phelps TH, Baumgartner WA, Reitz BA, Olson JL.
Ultrastructural evidence of cell-mediated endothelial cell injury in cardiac transplant-related accelerated arteriosclerosis.
Ultrastruct Pathol 1993 Mar-Apr;17(2):125-36