Vinodh Pillai, M.D., Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
5th Floor Main 5199
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Fax: 215-590-1736
Madras Medical College, 2002.
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center , 2007.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Pediatric Hematopathology including leukemias and lymphomas
Effects of chimeric antigen therapy

Description of Research Expertise

Pediatric hematopoietic malignancies
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Castleman disease
Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia
Kikuchi-Fujimoto lymphadenitis

Selected Publications

Rosenthal J, Naqvi AS, Wertheim G, Paessler M, Rheingold SR, Thomas-Tikhonenko A, Pillai V: Semi-Quantitative Analysis of CD19 and CD22 Expression in B-Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Implications for Targeted Immunotherapy. ASH 59th Annual Meeting and Exposision, Atlanta, Georgia December 2017.

Li J, Wertheim G, Paessler M, Pillai V: Flow cytometry in pediatric hematopoietic malignancies. Clinics in Laboratory Medicine 37(4): 879-893, December 2017.

Rosenthal J, Naqvi A, Wertheim G, Paessler M, Thomas-Thihonenkho A, Rheingold S, Pillai V: Semi-quantitative Analysis of CD19 and CD22 Expression in B Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Implications for Immunotherapy. 32nd Annual Clinical Cytometry Meeting and Course, Phoenix, Arizona October 2017.

Lauren A.V. Orenstein, M.D, Carrie. C. Coughlin, M.D, Andrea T. Flynn, M.D., Vinodh Pillai M.D., Ph.D., Markus D. Boos M.D. Ph.D, Gerald B. Wertheim, M.D, Ph.D., James R. Treat, M.D., and David T. Teachey, M.D.: Severe Mucha-Habermann-like Ulceronecrotic Skin Disease in T-cell ALL Responsive to Basiliximab and Stem Cell Transplant Pediatric Dermatology 34(5): e265-e270, September 2017.

Pillai V, Maude SL.: CART attack. Blood 130(2): 229, Jul 13 2017.

Lv K, Jiang J, Donaghy R, Cheng Y, Chandra Y, An W, Mohapatra B, Goetz B, Pillai V, Xu H, Jeschke G, Langdon W, Hexner EO, Band H, Tong W: CBL family E3 ubiquitin ligases control JAK2 ubiquitination and stability in hematopoietic stem cells and myeloid malignancies. Genes Dev 31(10): 1007-1023, May 15 2017.

Wertheim G, Pillai V, Sargent R, Paessler M, Lewen M, Li J, Master S, Carroll M, Luskin M: Immunohistochemistry Identifies AML Subtypes with Distinct Genetics and Prognosis United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology 2017 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas March 2017.

Eimear Kitt, Kristina R. Brannock, Lauren A. VonHolz, Paul Planet, Erin Graf, and Vinodh Pillai.: A case report of Pediatric Brucellosis in an Algerian immigrant. Open Forum Infectious Diseases 4(1), Feb 10 2017 Notes: Open Forum Infect Dis first published online December 27, 2016 doi:10.1093/ofid/ofw263

Yu H, Sotillo E, Harrington C, Wertheim G, Paessler M, Maude SL, Rheingold SR, Grupp SA, Thomas-Tikhonenko A, Pillai V: Repeated loss of target surface antigen after immunotherapy in primary mediastinal large B cell lymphoma. Am J Hematol 92(1), Jan 2017.

Sewastianik T, Zhao J, Jiang M, Wang J, Pillai V, Dennis PS, Lin J, Brooks D, Bouxsein M, Pinkus GS, Jarolim PJ, Robbiani DR, Ghobrial IM, Anderson KC, Carrasco RD: Germinal Center-Derived Lymphomas and Plasmacytomas in Mice with Targeted Deletion of MiR-15a/16-1 in Activated B Cells. American Society of Hematology 58th Annual Meeting 2017.

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