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Cindy M. McGrath, M.D.

Cindy M. McGrath, M.D.

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Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

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Dept. of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Univ. of Pennsylvania Medical Center
6 Founders Pavilion
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Office: 2156623209
Education:
B.A. (Biology)
LaSalle University, 1989.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of Pennsylvania, 1994.
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Description of Research Expertise

Gynecologic Cytopathology
Liquid Based Gynecologic Cytopathology
Molecular Techniques in Cytopathology
Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
HPV DNA Testing
Molecular Techniques in Cervical Cancer Screening

Description of Clinical Expertise

Cytopathology and Surgical Pathology
Gynecologic Cytopathology and Pathology
Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) DNA Testing
Fine Needle Aspiration, Performance and Interpretation

Description of Other Expertise

FNA Cytopathology
Quality Assurance in Cytopathology

Selected Publications

Chou D, Ma Y, Zhang J, McGrath C, Parry S: Cytomegalovirus infection of trophoblast cells elicits an inflammatory reponse: A possible mechanism of placental dysfunction. Am J Obstet Gynecol 194(2): 535-541, February 2006.

Jeronis S, Vichnin M, Chu CS, McGrath C: Persistence of cervical human papillomavirus and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 1 in an inner city population. J Lower Genital Tract Infection 10(3): 182, July 2006 Notes: Presented at 2006 Biennial Meeting of ASCCP.

Cindy McGrath, M.D., Annemarie Pondo, CT(ASCP), Prabodh Gupta, M.D. : Performance of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) High Risk (HR) DNA Testing in Daily Clinical Practice Cancer Cytopathology 105(S5): 371, October 2005 Notes: American Society of Cytopathology 53rd Annual Scientific Meeting.

Cindy McGrath, M.D., Seth Fleisher, CT(ASCP), Terri Pasha, B.S., Prabodh Gupta, M.D.: Detection of High Risk Human Papillomavirus (HPV) DNA: Comparison of Hybrid Capture 2 and INFORMâ„¢ In Situ Hybridization Cancer Cytopathology 105(S5): 371, October 2005 Notes: American Society of Cytopathology 53rd Annual Scientific Meeting.

Arechavaleta-Velasco F, Ma Y, Zhang J, McGrath CM, Parry S: Adeno-Associated Virus-2 (AAV-2) causes trophoblast dysfunction, and placental AAV-2 infection is associated with preeclampsia. American Journal Of Pathology 168(6): 1951-1959, June 2006.

Saqi A, Pasha TL, McGrath CM, Yu GH, Zhang, P, Gupta P. : Overexpression of p16INK4A in liquid-based specimens (SurePathÔ) as marker of cervical dysplasia and neoplasia Diagn Cytopathol 27(6): 365-370, 2002.

Dinan D, Yu GH, Zhang PJ, Nachamkin I, McGrath CM : Comparison of efficacy of diagnostic modalities in detecting Aspergillosis in non-HIV immunocompromised patients Modern Pathology 16(1): 262-263A, 2003 Notes: United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology 92nd Annual Meeting.

McHale T, Bentz J, Rowe L, Gupta P, McGrath C : Comparison of cytologic preparations for atypical glandular cells (AGC) in cervicovaginal cytopathology: conventional smear vs. ThinPrep vs. SurePath. Modern Pathology 16(1): 75A, 2003 Notes: United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology 92nd Annual Meeting.

Coutinho S, Sahin-Kandemir C, Yu G, McGrath C : False negative rate of cervical cancer cytologic screening: comparison of conventional Papanicolaou smear to liquid-based cytology. Modern Pathology 16(1): 62A, 2003 Notes: United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology 92nd Annual Meeting.

McGrath C, Gupta P : Evaluation of the SurePath liquid-based cervical cancer screening system: direct to vial performance at a university hospital. Modern Pathology 16(1): 75A, 2003 Notes: United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology 92nd Annual Meeting.

McGrath CM : ASCUS in Papanicolaou smears: the problems, controversies, and potential future directions Am J Clin Pathol Pathology Patterns 117: S62-S75, 2002.

McGrath CM, Rowe LR, Gupta PK, Bentz JS : Comparison of cytologic preparations in cervicovaginal cytopathology: conventional smear vs. ThinPrep vs. AutoCyte PREP. Acta Cytologica 46(5): 958, 2002 Notes: American Society of Cytopathology 50th Annual Meeting

Bentz JS, Rowe LR, Anderson SR, Gupta PK, McGrath CM : Rapid detection of the t(11;14) translocation in mantle cell lymphoma by two-color interphase fluorescence in situ hybridization on archival cytopathologic material. Modern Pathology 16(1): 59A, 2003 Notes: United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology 92nd Annual Meeting.

McGrath C, McHale T, Rowe L, Gupta P, Bentz J : Comparison of cytologic preparations for atypical squamous cells (ASC) in cervicovaginal cytopathology: conventional smear vs. ThinPrep vs. SurePath. Modern Pathology 16(1): 75A, 2003 Notes: United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology 92nd Annual Meeting.

Bentz JS, Rowe LR, Anderson SR, Gupta PK, McGrath CM : Rapid detection of the t(14;18) translocation in follicular lymphoma by two-color interphase fluorescence in situ hybridization on archival cytopathologic material. Modern Pathology 16(1): 59-60A, 2003 Notes: United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology 92nd Annual Meeting.

Acs G, Zhang PJ, McGrath CM, Acs P, McBroom J, Mohyeldin A, Liu S, Lu H, Verma A: Hypoxia-inducible erythropoietin signaling in squamous dysplasia and squamous cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix and its potential role in cervical carcinogenesis and tumor progression. American Journal of Pathology 162: 1789-1806, 2003.

Bentz JS, Rowe LR, Anderson SR, Gupta PK, McGrath CM: Rapid detection of the t(11;14) translocation in mantle cell lymphoma by two-color interphase fluorescence in situ hybridization on archival cytopathologic material. Cancer Cytopathology 102(2): 124-131, 2004.

Gomez L, Ma Y, Ho CKM, McGrath CM, Nelson DB, Parry S.: Placental infections with human papilloma virus is associated with spontaneous preterm delivery. J Soc Gynecol Invest 11: 298A, 2004 Notes: Society for Gynecologic Investigation 51st Annual Meeting.

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Last updated: 04/15/2014
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