Congratulations to the three Winners from the 2018 Winter Resident Research Competition:  

First Place:  Dr. Huy Nguyen

Wayne State University, “The Necessity of Intraoperative Histopathological Assessment in Low-Risk Endometrioid Endometrial Carcinoma”

Second Place: Dr. Laurie Griesinger

University of Michigan, “Long-Term Follow-up in a Cohort of Patients with Incidentally Identified Chronic Endometritis”

Third Place: Dr. Laurie Griesinger

University of Michigan, “Comparison of Multiplex PCR for High-Risk HPV with a Commercially Available Test – 8 Years of Clinical Follow-up”




Congratulations to the three Winners from the 2017 Winter Resident Research Competition:


First place: Dr. Stehanie L. Skala

University of Michigan, “Foxl1: A Lineage-Specific Marker for Detection of Primary & Metastatic Chromophobe Renal Cell Carcinoma”

Second place: Dr. Eman Abdulfatah

Wayne State University, “Does Loss of Heterozygosity Impact Prognosis in Uterine Serous Carcinoma?”

Third place: Dr. Keshan Khalid

Wayne State University, “Significance of Subtractive Coordinate Immunoreactivity Pattern (SCIP) Approach in Diagnostic Cytology of Serous Fluid”




Congratulations to the three Winners from the 2016 Winter Resident Research Competition:  

1st  Place – Rahman Chaudhry

Institution: Wayne State University

Title: Triple Negative Breast Cancer in African American Women: Effect of Androgen Receptor and Histone Gene Expression on Survival

2nd Place – Stephanie Skala

Institution: University of Michigan

Title: Use of Clinical Grade FISH Assays for Identification of MiT Family Translocation – Associated Renal Cell Carcinoma (t-RCC) and TFEB Amplified Renal Cell Carcinoma

3rd place – 2 winners

A. Laura Favazza–  Henry Ford Hospital

Title: Assessment of the Immune Microenvironment in Estrogen Receptor Positive Early Invasive Breast Cancers and its Correlation to Clinicopathologic Parameters

B. Fayez DaaboulWayne State University

Title: Do African Americans with Low Risk Prostate Cancer on Needle biopsy (Eligible for Active Surveillance), Have More Aggressive Pathology in Radical Prostatectomy Specimens Compared to Their European American Counterparts?





Congratulations to the three Winners from the 2015 Winter Resident Research Competition:

1st Place:

Laura Favazza (Henry Ford Hospital)
“Reproducibility of ONCOTYPE Dx recurrence score using Magee equations in breast cancer”

Comparison of Oncotype DX Recurrence Score Versus Magee Equation in Breast Cancer – 5 MB

1st Place: 

Brie Kezlarian (Henry Ford Hospital)“The presence and expression of AMP-C type and extended spectrum beta-lactamases may lead to false identification of Ertapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae as a result of lowered CLSI breakpoints”

The Presence and Expression of AmpC-type Beta-lactamases May Lead to False Identification of Ertapenem Resistant – 1 MB

3rd Place:

Amarpreet Bhalla (Detroit Medical Center/WSU)
“ MicroRNA analysis identified PTEN loss in goblet cell carcinoid of appendix in comparison to well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumors”

miRNA  analysis  iden.fied  PTEN  loss   in  goblet  cell  carcinoid  of  appendix – 5 MB