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    N. Volkan Adsay, MD

    Anatomic Pathology
    Oncologic Pathology
    Pancreatic Pathology

    Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

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    Other Appointments/Positions

    Vice-Chair of Anatomic Pathology, Emory University

    Director, Anatomic Pathology, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Emory University SOM

    Pathology Division(s):
    Anatomic Pathology

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    MD   Hacettepe University School of Medicine, - 1988

    Resident   Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery Hacettepe Univ. Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey, - 1990

    Resident and Chief Resident   Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York University, New York, - 1994

    Fellow   Oncologic Pathology Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, - 1995

    Chief Fellow   Department of Pathology Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, - 1996

    Research Interests:

    - Oncologic Pathology, Pancreatic and Hepatobiliary Pathology, Carcinogenesis

    Clinical Focus:

    Director of Anatomic Pathology

    Honors / Awards:

    President, United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, 2016-17

    2015 President-Elect, United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology(USCAP), 2014-15

    Member recipient of the 2013 AACR Team Science Award--Johns Hopkins Pancreatic Cancer Sequencing Team, 2013

    Fellow, Woodruff Health Sciences Center Leadership Academy, 2012

    Honored as a Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Cancer Clinician and Scientist, 2007

    Named to Best Doctors in America

    , 2007

    Listed in Guide to America's Top Pathologists, 2007

    Excellence in Pathology Education Award by Medical Students, Wayne State University, 2003

    College Teaching Award, Wayne State University, 2002

    Listed in Who is Who in America (in Medicine;in Science and Engineering)

    , 2001-

    Member of the NCI Progress Review Group on Pancreas Cancer, 2000

    Awarded J-1 Visa Waiver, requested by the National Institute of Health (NIH) based on the Outstanding Researcher Status Faculty Award by The Pathology Residents and Residency Committee, Wayne State University, 1992

    Chief Fellow, Department of Pathology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 1992

    Chief Resident, Department of Pathology at Lenox Hill Hospital, 1992

    Ranked at 99th Percentile among 10,000 Medical School Graduates in National Medical Specialty Placement Examination, Turkey, 1988

    Specialty Boards:

    1996 Diplomate Pathology (AP/CP)

    Selected Publications:

    Published and Accepted Research Articles -

    Fisher KE, Zhang L, Wang J, Smith GH, Newman S, Schneider TM, Pillai RN, Kudchadkar RR, Owonikoko TK, Ramalingam SS, Lawson DH, Delman KA, El-Rayes BF, Wilson MM, Sullivan HC, Morrison AS, Balci S, Adsay NV, Gal AA, Sica GL, Saxe DF, Mann KP, Hill CE, Khuri FR, Rossi MR. Clinical Validation and Implementation of a Targeted Next-Generation Sequencing Assay to Detect Somatic Variants in Non-Small Cell Lung, Melanoma, and Gastrointestinal Malignancies. Journal of Molecular Diagnostics. Mar;18(2):299-315, 2016.

    Reid MD, Bagci P, Ohike N, Saka B, Erbarut Seven I, Dursun N, Balci S, Gucer H, Jang KT, Tajiri T, Basturk O, Kong SY, Goodman M, Akkas G, Adsay V. Calculation of the Ki67 index in pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: a comparative analysis of four counting methodologies. Modern Pathology. Jan;29(1):93, 2016

    La Rosa S, Bernasconi B, Frattini M, Tibiletti MG, Molinari F, Furlan D, Sahnane N, Vanoli A, Albarello L, Zhang L, Notohara K, Casnedi S, Chenard MP, Adsay V, Asioli S, Capella C, Sessa F. TP53 alterations in pancreatic acinar cell carcinoma: new insights into the molecular pathology of this rare cancer. Virchows Archiv. Mar;468(3):289-96, 2016. Mar;468(3):289-96, 2016

    Saka B, Balci S, Basturk O, Bagci P, Postlewait LM, Maithel S, Knight J, El-Rayes B, Kooby D, Sarmiento J, Muraki T, Oliva I, Bandyopadhyay S, Akkas G, Goodman M, Reid MD, Krasinskas A, Everett R, Adsay V. Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma is Spread to the Peripancreatic Soft Tissue in the Majority of Resected Cases, Rendering the AJCC T-Stage Protocol (7th Edition) Inapplicable and Insignificant: A Size-Based Staging System (pT1: ¿2, pT2: >2-¿4, pT3: >4 cm) is More Valid and Clinically Relevant. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2016 Jan 29. [Epub ahead of print].

    Reid MD, Stallworth CR, Lewis MM, Akkas G, Memis B, Basturk O, Adsay V. Cytopathologic diagnosis of oncocytic type intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm: Criteria and clinical implications of accurate diagnosis. Cancer Cytopathology Feb;124(2):122-34, 2016.

    Schlitter AM, Jang KT, Kloeppel G, Saka B, Hong SM, Choi H, Offerhaus GJ, Hruban RH, Zen Y, Konukiewitz B, Regel I, Algauer M, Balci S, Basturk O, Reid MD, Esposito I, Adsay V. Intraductal tubulopapillary neoplasms of the bile ducts: Clinicopathologic, immunohistochemical, and molecular analysis of 20 cases. Modern Pathology. Jan: 29(10):93, 2016.

    Reid MD, Bagci P, Ohike N, Saka B, Erbarut Seven I, Dursun N, Balci S, Gucer H, Jang KT, Tajiri T, Basturk O, Kong SY, Goodman M, Akkas G, Adsay V. Calculation of the Ki67 index in pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: a comparative analysis of four counting methodologies. Modern Pathology. May; 28(5):686-94, 2015.

    Wang XJ, Baxi A, Harri P, George P, Akkas G, Woods KE, Keilin S, Willingham FF, Adsay V, Cai Q. Ductal Dilatation As a Sign of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: An Analysis of 308 Pathologically-Confirmed Cases.Gastroenterology. Apr; 148(4) S-396, 2015.

    Balci S, Basturk O, Saka B, Bagci P, Postlewait LM, Tajiri T, Jang KT, Ohike N, Kim GE, Krasinskas A, Choi H, Sarmiento JM, Kooby DA, El-Rayes BF, Knight JH, Goodman M, Akkas G, Reid MD, Maithel SK, Adsay V. Substaging Nodal Status in Ampullary Carcinomas has Significant Prognostic Value: Proposed Revised Staging Based on an Analysis of 313 Well-Characterized Cases. Annals of Surgical Oncology. Dec; 22(13):4392-401, 2015.

    Reid MD, Stallworth CR, Lewis MM, Akkas G, Memis B, Basturk O, Adsay V. Cytopathologic diagnosis of oncocytic type intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm: Criteria and clinical implications of accurate diagnosis. Cancer Cytopathology. 2015 Sep 28. [Epub ahead of print]

    Basturk O, Saka B, Balci S, Postlewait LM, Knight J, Goodman M, Kooby D, Sarmiento JM, El-Rayes B, Choi H, Bagci P, Krasinskas A, Quigley B, Reid MD, Akkas G, Maithel SK, Adsay V. Substaging of Lymph Node Status in Resected Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Has Strong Prognostic Correlations: Proposal for a Revised N Classification for TNM Staging. Annals of Surgical Oncology. Dec;22 Suppl 3:1187-95, 2015.

    Squires MH 3rd, Volkan Adsay N, Schuster DM, Russell MC, Cardona K, Delman KA, Winer JH, Altinel D, Sarmiento JM, El-Rayes B, Hawk N, Staley CA 3rd, Maithel SK, Kooby DA. Octreoscan Versus FDG-PET for Neuroendocrine Tumor Staging: A Biological Approach. Annals of Surgical Oncology. Jul;22(7):2295-301, 2015.

    Adsay V, Mino-Kenudson M, Furukawa T, Basturk O, Zamboni G, Marchegiani G, Bassi C, Salvia R, Malleo G, Paiella S, Wolfgang CL, Matthaei H, Offerhaus GJ, Adham M, Bruno MJ, Reid MD, Krasinskas A, Klöppel G, Ohike N, Tajiri T, Jang KT, Roa JC, Allen P, Fernández-Del Castillo C, Jang JY, Klimstra DS, Hruban RH; Members of the Verona Consensus Meeting, 2013. Pathologic Evaluation and Reporting of Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms of the Pancreas and Other Tumoral Intraepithelial Neoplasms of Pancreatobiliary Tract: Recommendations of Verona Consensus Meeting. Annals of Surgery. Jan;263(1):162-77, 2016.

    Alese OB, El-Rayes BF, Sica G, Zhang G, Alexis D, La Rosa FG, Varella-Garcia M, Chen Z, Rossi MR, Adsay NV, Khuri FR, Owonikoko TK. Anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) gene alteration in signet ring cell carcinoma of the gastrointestinal tract. Therapeutic Advances in Medicine and Oncology. Mar;7(2):56-62, 2015.

    Basturk O, Yang Z, Tang LH, Hruban RH, Adsay V, McCall CM, Krasinskas AM, Jang KT, Frankel WL, Balci S, Sigel C, Klimstra DS. The High-grade (WHO G3) Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Category Is Morphologically and Biologically Heterogenous and Includes Both Well Differentiated and Poorly Differentiated Neoplasms. American Journal of Surgical Pathology. May; 39(5):683-90, 2015.

    Jang KT, Park SM, Basturk O, Bagci P, Bandyopadhyay S, Stelow EB, Walters DM, Choi DW, Choi SH, Heo JS, Sarmiento JM, Reid MD, Adsay V. Clinicopathologic Characteristics of 29 Invasive Carcinomas Arising in 178 Pancreatic Mucinous Cystic Neoplasms With Ovarian-type Stroma: Implications for Management and Prognosis. American Journal of Surgical Pathology. Feb; 39(2): 179-87, 2015.

    Colbert LE, Fisher SB, Balci S, Saka B, Chen Z, Kim S, El-Rayes BF, Adsay NV, Maithel SK, Landry JC, Curran WJ Jr. High Nuclear Hypoxia-Inducible Factor 1 Alpha Expression Is a Predictor of Distant Recurrence in Patients With Resected Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology & Physics. Mar 1; 91(3):631-9, 2015.

    Springer S, Wang Y, Molin MD, Masica DL, Jiao Y, Kinde I, Blackford A,Raman SP, Wolfgang CL, Tomita T, Niknafs N, Douville C, Ptak J, Dobbyn L, Allen PJ, Klimstra DS, Schattner MA, Schmidt MC, Yip-Schneider M, Cummings OW, Brand RE, Zeh HJ, Singhi AD, Scarpa A, Salvia R, Malleo G, Zamboni G, Falconi M, Jang JY, Kim SW, Kwon W, Hong SM, Song KB, Kim C, Swan N, Murphy J, Geoghegan J, Brugge W, Fernandez-Del Castillo C, Mino-Kenudson M, Schulick R, Edil BH, Adsay V, Paulino J, van Hooft J, Yachida S, ara S, Hiraoka N, Yamao K, Hijioka S, van der Merwe S, Goggins M, Canto MI, Ahuja N, Hirose K, Makary M, Weiss MJ, Cameron J, Pittman M, Eshleman JR, Diaz LA Jr, Papadopoulos N, Kinzler KW, Karchin R, Hruban RH, Vogelstein B, Lennon AM A Combination of Molecular Markers and Clinical Features Improve the Classification of Pancreatic Cysts. Gastroenterology. Gastroenterology. Nov;149(6):1501-10, 2015

    Reid MD, Choi HJ, Memis B, Krasinskas AM, Jang KT, Akkas G, Maithel SK, Sarmiento JM, Kooby DA, Basturk O, Adsay V. Serous Neoplasms of the Pancreas: A Clinicopathologic Analysis of 193 Cases and Literature Review With New Insights on Macrocystic and Solid Variants and Critical Reappraisal of So-called "Serous Cystadenocarcinoma." American Journal of Surgical Pathology. Dec;39(12):1597-610.2015

    Basturk O, Hong SM, Wood LD, Adsay NV, Albores-Saavedra J, Biankin AV, Brosens LA, Fukushima N, Goggins M, Hruban RH, Kato Y, Klimstra DS, Klöppel G, Krasinskas A, Longnecker DS, Matthaei H, Offerhaus GJ, Shimizu M, Takaori K, Terris B, Yachida S, Esposito I, Furukawa T. A Revised Classification System and Recommendations From the Baltimore Consensus Meeting for Neoplastic Precursor Lesions in the Pancreas. American Journal of Surgical Pathology. Dec;39(12):1730-41. 2015

    Kojima M, Puppa G, Kirsch R, Basturk O, Frankel WL, Vieth M, Lugli A, Sheahan K, Yeh M, Lauwers GY, Risio M, Shimazaki H, Iwaya K, Kage M, Akiba J, Ohkura Y, Horiguchi S, Shomori K, Kushima R, Nomura S, Ajioka Y, Adsay V, Ochiai A. Blood and lymphatic vessel invasion in pT1 colorectal cancer: an international concordance study. Journal of Clinical Pathology. Aug;68(8):628-32, 2015.

    Schueneman A, Goggins M, Ensor J, Saka B, Neishaboori N, Lee S, Maitra A, Varadhachary G, Rezaee N, Wolfgang C, Adsay V, Wang H, Overman MJ. Validation of histomolecular classification utilizing histological subtype, MUC1, and CDX2 for prognostication of resected ampullary adenocarcinoma. British Journal of Cancer. Jun 30;113(1):64-8, 2015.

    Schlitter AM, Jang KT, Klöppel G, Saka B, Hong SM, Choi H, Offerhaus GJ, Hruban RH, Zen Y, Konukiewitz B, Regel I, Allgäuer M, Balci S, Basturk O, Reid MD, Esposito I, Adsay V. Intraductal tubulopapillary neoplasms of the bile ducts: clinicopathologic, immunohistochemical, and molecular analysis of 20 cases. Modern Pathology. Sep;28(9):1249-64, 2015.

    Aloia TA, Járufe N, Javle M, Maithel SK, Roa JC, Adsay V, Coimbra FJ, Jarnagin WR. Gallbladder Cancer: expert consensus statement. HPB (Oxford). Aug;17(8):681-90, 2015.

    Adsay NV, Basturk O, Saka B, Bagci P, Ozdemir D, Balci S, Sarmiento JM, Kooby DA, Staley C, Maithel SK, Everett R, Cheng JD, Thirabanjasak D, Weaver DW. Whipple Made Simple For Surgical Pathologists: Orientation, Dissection, and Sampling of Pancreaticoduodenectomy Specimens For a More Practical and Accurate Evaluation of Pancreatic, Distal Common Bile Duct, and Ampullary Tumors. American Journal of Surgical Pathology. Apr; 38(4):480-93, 2014.

    Kim H, Saka B, Knight S, Borges M, Childs E, Klein AP, Wolfgang CL, Herman JM, Adsay V, Hruban RH, Goggins M. Having pancreatic cancer with tumoral loss of ATM and normal TP53 protein expression is associated with a poorer prognosis. Clinical Cancer Research. Apr 1; 20(7):1865-72, 2014.

    Kooby DA Lad NL, Squires MH 3rd, Maithel SK, Sarmiento JM, Staley CA, Volkan Adsay N, El Rayes F, Weber SM, Winslow ER, Cho CS, Zavala KA, Bentrem DJ, Knab M, Ahmad SA, Abbott DE, Sutton JM, Kim HJ, Yeh JJ, Aufforth R, Scoggins CR, Martin RC, Parikh AA, Robinson J, Hashim YM, Fields RC, Hawkins WG, Merchant NB. Value of intraoperative neck margin analysis during whipple for pancreatic adenocarcinoma: a multicenter analysis of 1399 patients. Annals of Surgery Sept; 260(3): 494-503, 2014.

    Reid MD, Choi H, Balci S, Akkas G, Adsay V. Serous cystic neoplasms of the pancreas: Clinicopathologic and molecular characteristics. Seminars in Diagnostic Pathology. Nov; 31(6):475-83, 2014.

    Hall WA, Petrova AV, Colbert LE, Hardy CW, Fisher SB, Saka B, Shelton JW, Warren MD, Pantazides BG, Gandhi K, Kowalski J, Kooby DA, El-Rayes BF, Staley CA 3rd, Volkan Adsay N, Curran WJ, Landry JC, Maithel SK, Yu DS. Low CHD5 expression activates the DNA damage response and predicts poor outcome in patients undergoing adjuvant therapy for resected pancreatic cancer. Oncogene. Nov 20;33(4 ):5450-6, 2014.

    Reid MD, Saka B, Balci S, Goldblum AS, Adsay NV. Molecular genetics of pancreatic neoplasms and their morphologic correlates: an update on recent advances and potential diagnostic applications. American Journal of Clinical Pathology. Feb; 141(2):168-80, 2014.

    Hawk NN, Long TE, Imam MH, Mathew BM, Kim S, Chen Z, Goodman M, Sullivan P, Brutcher E, Kauh J, Maithel SK, Adsay VN, Farris AB, Staley C, El-Rayes BF. Clinicopathologic Features and Outcome of Young Adults With Stage IV Colorectal Cancer. American Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2014 Mar 21. Epub ahead of print.

    Reid MD, Balci S, Saka B, Adsay NV. Neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas: current concepts and controversies. Endocrine Pathology. Mar;25(1):65-79. 2014.

    Basturk O, Tang L, Hruban RH, Adsay V, Yang Z, Krasinskas AM, Vakiani E, La Rosa S, Jang KT, Frankel WL, Liu X, Zhang L, Giordano TJ, Bellizzi AM, Chen JH, Shi C, Allen P, Reidy DL, Wolfgang CL, Saka B, Rezaee N, Deshpande V, Klimstra DS. Poorly differentiated neuroendocrine carcinomas of the pancreas: a clinicopathologic analysis of 44 cases. American Journal of Surgical Pathology. Apr; 38(4):437-47, 2014.

    Shia J, Agaram NP, Olgac S, Cobanov B, Adsay V, Klimstra DS. Adenocarcinoma of the minor duodenal papilla and its precursor lesions: a clinical and pathologic study. American Journal of Surgical Pathology. Apr; 38(4):526-33, 2014.

    Colbert LE, Petrova AV, Fisher SB, Pantazides BG, Madden MZ, Hardy CW, Warren MD, Pan Y, Nagaraju GP, Liu EA, Saka B, Hall WA, Shelton JW, Gandhi K, Pauly R, Kowalski J, Kooby DA, El-Rayes BF, Staley CA 3rd, Adsay NV, Curran WJ Jr, Landry JC, Maithel SK, Yu DS. CHD7 Expression Predicts Survival Outcomes in Patients with Resected Pancreatic Cancer. Cancer Research. May 15; 74(10):2677-87, 2014.

    Furlan D, Sahnane N, Bernasconi B, Frattini M, Tibiletti MG, Molinari F, Marando A, Zhang L, Vanoli A, Casnedi S, Adsay V, Notohara K, Albarello L, Asioli S, Sessa F, Capella C, La Rosa S. APC alterations are frequently involved in the pathogenesis of acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas, mainly through gene loss and promoter hypermethylation. Virchows Archiv. May; 464(5):553-64, 2014.

    Rock JB, Washington MK, Adsay NV, Greenson JK, Montgomery EA, Robert ME, Yantiss RK, Lehman AM, Frankel WL. Debating deposits: an interobserver variability study of lymph nodes and pericolonic tumor deposits in colonic adenocarcinoma. Archives of Pathology Laboratory Medicine. May;138(5):636-42, 2014.

    Reid MD, Bagci P, Ohike N, Saka B, Erbarut Seven I, Dursun N, Balci S, Gucer H, Jang KT, Tajiri T, Basturk O, Kong SY, Goodman M, Akkas G, Adsay V. Calculation of the Ki67 index in pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: a comparative analysis of four counting methodologies. Modern Pathology. May; 28(5):686-94, 2015.

    Krasinskas AM, Moser AJ, Saka B, Adsay NV, Chiosea SI. KRAS mutant allele-specific imbalance is associated with worse prognosis in pancreatic cancer and progression to undifferentiated carcinoma of the pancreas. Modern Pathology. Oct: 26(10):1346-54, 2013.

    Lad NL, Squires MH, Maithel SK, Fisher SB, Mehta VV, Cardona K,Russell MC, Staley CA, Adsay NV, Kooby DA. Is it Time to Stop Checking Frozen Section Neck Margins During Pancreaticoduodenectomy? Annals of Surgical Oncology. Oct; 20(11):3626-33, 2013.

    Fisher SB, Patel SH, Bagci P, Kooby DA, El-Rayes BF, Staley CA 3rd, Adsay NV, Maithel SK. An analysis of human equilibrative nucleoside transporter-1, ribonucleoside reductase subunit M1, ribonucleoside reductase subunit M2, and excision repair cross-complementing gene-1 expression in patients with resected pancreas adenocarcinoma: implications for adjuvant treatment. Cancer. Jan 15; 119(2):445-53, 2013.

    Ocuin LM, Bagci P, Fisher SB, Patel SH, Kooby DA, Sarmiento JM, Cardona K, Russell MC, Staley CA, Volkan Adsay N, Maithel SK. Discordance between conventional and detailed lymph node analysis in resected biliary carcinoma at or above the cystic duct: are we understaging patients? Annals of Surgical Oncology. Dec; 20(13):4298-304 2013.

    Nagaraju GP, Zhu S, Wen J, Farris AB, Adsay VN, Diaz R, Snyder JP, Mamoru S, El-Rayes BF. Novel synthetic curcumin analogues EF31 and UBS109 are potent DNA hypomethylating agents in pancreatic cancer. Cancer Letters. Dec 1; 341(2):195-203, 2013.

    Roa JC, Tapia O, Manterola C, Villaseca M, Guzman P, Araya JC, Bagci P, Saka B, Adsay V. Early gallbladder carcinoma has a favorable outcome but Rokitansky-Aschoff sinus involvement is an adverse prognostic factor. Virchows Archiv. Nov; 463(5):651-61, 2013.

    Kalb B, Martin DR, Sarmiento JM, Erickson SH, Gober D, Tapper EB, Chen Z, Adsay NV. Paraduodenal Pancreatitis: Clinical Performance of MR Imaging in Distinguishing from Carcinoma. Radiology. Nov; 269(2):475-81, 2013.

    Hall WA, Hardy C W, Colbert, LE, Fisher, S, Kooby DA, Adsay V, Shelton, J, Maithel, Landry JC, Yu, D. Chromodomain Helicase DNA Binding Protein 5 (CHD5) Is Associated With Improved Overall Survival in Patients Undergoing Adjuvant Therapy for Resected Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics. Volume: Oct; 87 (2): S665-S665, 2013.

    Colbert LE, Fisher SB, Hardy CW, Hall WA, Saka B, Shelton JW, Petrova V, Warren MD, Pantazides BG, Gandhi K, Kowalski J, Kooby DA, El-Rayes BF, Staley CA 3rd, Adsay NV, Curran WJ Jr, Landry JC, Maithel SK, Yu DS.Pronecrotic mixed lineage kinase domain-like protein expression is a prognostic biomarker in patients with early-stage resected pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Cancer Sep 1; 119(17):3148-55, 2013

    Adsay V, Saka B, Basturk O, Roa JC. Criteria for pathologic sampling of gallbladder specimens. American Journal of Clinical Pathology. Aug; 140(2):278-80, 2013.

    Bai S, Jhala N, Adsay NV, Wei S. Sclerosing Epithelioid Fibrosarcoma of the Pancreas. Annals of Diagnostic Pathology. Apr; 17(2):214-6, 2013.

    Tobi M, Kim M, Weinstein DH, Rambus MA, Hatfield J, Adsay NV, Levi E, Evans D, Lawson MJ, Fligiel S. Prospective markers for early diagnosis and prognosis of sporadic pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Digestive Diseases and Sciences Mar; 58(3):744-50, 2013.

    Klöppel G, Adsay V, Konukiewitz B, Kleeff J, Schlitter AM, Esposito I. Precancerous lesions of the biliary tree. Best Practice & Research: Clinical Gastroenterology. Apr; 27(2):285-97, 2013.

    Fisher SB, Fisher KE, Patel SH, Lim MG, Kooby DA, El-Rayes BF, Staley CA 3rd, Adsay NV, Farris AB 3rd, Maithel SK. Excision repair cross-complementing gene-1, ribonucleotide reductase subunit M1, ribonucleotide reductase subunit M2, and human equilibrative nucleoside transporter-1 expression and prognostic value in biliary tract malignancy. Cancer. Jan 15; 119(2):454-62, 2013.

    Lee MJ, Bagci P, Kong J, Vos MB, Sharma P, Kalb B, Saltz JH, Martin DR, Adsay NV, Farris AB. Liver steatosis assessment: Correlations among pathology, radiology, clinical data and automated image analysis software. Pathology, Research and Practice Jun; 209(6):371-9, 2013.

    Reid MD, Bagci P, Adsay NV Histopathologic assessment of pancreatic cancer: does one size fit all? Journal of Surgical Oncology. Jan; 107(1):67-77, 2013.

    Adsay V, Saka B, Basturk O, Roa JC. Criteria for pathologic sampling of gallbladder specimens. American Journal of Clinical Pathology. Aug; 140(2):278-80, 2013.

    La Rosa S, Adsay V, Albarello L, Asioli S, Casnedi S, Franzi F, Marando A,Notohara K, Sessa F, Vanoli A, Zhang L, Capella C. Clinicopathologic Study of 62 Acinar Cell Carcinomas of the Pancreas: Insights into the Morphology and Immunophenotype and Search for Prognostic Markers. La Rosa S, Adsay V, Albarello L, Asioli S, Casnedi S, Franzi F, Marando A, Notohara K, Sessa F, Vanoli A, Zhang L, Capella C. American Journal of Surgical Pathology Dec; 36(12):1782-95, 2012.

    Mathieu H, Wu J, Dal Molin M, Debeliak M, Lingohr P, Katabi N, Klimstra DS, Adsay NV, Eshleman JR, Schulick RD, Kinzler KW, Vogelstein B, Hruban RH, Maitra A. GNAS codon 201 mutations are uncommon in intraductal papillary neoplasms of the bile duct. HPB (Oxford). Oct; 14(10):677-83, 2012.

    Adsay V, Ohike N, Tajiri T, Kim GE, Krasinskas A, Balci S, Bagci P, Basturk O, Bandyopadhyay S, Jang KT, Kooby DA, Maithel SK, Sarmiento J, Staley CA, Gonzalez RS, Kong SY, Goodman M. Ampullary Region Carcinomas: Definition and Site Specific Classification with Delineation of Four Clinicopathologically and Prognostically Distinct Subsets in an Analysis of 249 Cases. American Journal of Surgical Pathology. Nov; 36(11):1592-608, 2012.

    Adsay V. Ki67 labeling index in neuroendocrine tumors of the gastrointestinal and pancreatobiliary tract: to count or not to count is not the question, but rather how to count. American Journal of Surgical Pathology. Dec; 36(12):1743-6, 2012.

    Dursun N, Escalona OT, Roa JC, Basturk O, Bagci P, Cakir A, Cheng J, Sarmiento J, Losada H, Kong SY, Ducato L, Goodman M, Adsay NV. Mucinous carcinomas of the gallbladder: clinicopathologic analysis of 15 cases identified in 606 carcinomas. Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Nov: 136(11):1347-58, 2012.

    Collins MA, Bednar F, Zhang Y, Brisset JC, Galbán S, Galbán CJ, Rakshit S, Flannagan KS, Adsay NV, Pasca di Magliano M. Oncogenic Kras is required for both the initiation and maintenance of pancreatic cancer in mice. Journal of Clinical Investigation. Feb 1;122(2):639-53, 2012.

    Patel S, Roa JC, Tapia O, Dursun N, Bagci P, Basturk O, Cakir A, Losada H, Sarmiento J, Adsay V. Hyalinizing Cholecystitis and Associated Carcinomas: Clinicopathologic Analysis of a Distinctive Variant of Cholecystitis with Porcelain-like Features and Accompanying Diagnostically Challenging Carcinomas. American Journal of Surgical Pathology Aug;35(8): 1104-1113, 2011.

    Maithel SK, Coban I, Kneurertz PJ, Kooby DA, El-Rayes BF, Kauh JS, Sarmiento J, Staley CA, 3rd, Volkan Adsay N. Differential Expression of ERCC1 in Pancreas Adenocarcinoma: High Tumor Expression is Associated with Earlier Recurrence and Shortened Survival after Resection. Annals of Surgical Oncology Sept; 18(9):2699-705 2011.

    Singhi AD, Adsay NV, Swierczynki SL, Torbenson M, Anders RA, Hruban RH, Argani P. Hyperplastic Luschka Ducts: A Mimic of Adenocarcinoma in the Gallbladder Fossa. American Journal of Surgical Pathology Jun;35(6): 883-90, 2011.

    Roa JC, Tapia O, Cakir A, Basturk O, Dursun N, Akdemir D, Saka B, Losada H, Bagci P, Adsay NV. Squamous Cell and Adenosquamous Carcinomas of the Gallbladder: Clinicopathological Analysis of 34 cases Identified in 606 Carcinomas. Modern Pathology Aug; 24(8):1069-78, 2011.

    Lauer S, Oprea-Ilies G, Cohen C, Adsay V, Adams AL. Acidophilic Nuclear Inclusions are Specific for Florid Ductal Hyperplasia Among Proliferative Breast Lesions. Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Jun;135(6):766-9, 2011.

    Lim MG, Adsay NV, Grignon DJ, Osunkoya AO. E-cadherin Expression in Plasmacytoid, Signet Ring Cell and Micropapillary Variants of Urothelial Carcinoma: Comparison with Usual-type High-grade Urothelial Carcinoma. Modern Pathology Feb;24(2):241-7, 2011.

    Basturk O, Singh R, Kaygusuz E; Balci S, Dursun N, Culhaci Nil, Adsay NV. GLUT-1 expression in Pancreatic Neoplasia: Implications in Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Prognosis. Pancreas Mar;40(2):187-92163, 2011.

    Agaimy A, Kaiser A, Becker K, Bräsen JH, Wünsch PH, Adsay NV, Klöppel G. Pancreatic-Type Acinar Cell Carcinoma of the Liver: a clinicopathologic study of four patients. Modern Pathology Dec;24(12):1620-6, 2011.

    Reid MD, Basturk O, Thirabanjasak D, Hruban RH, Klimstra DS, Bagci P, Altinel D, Adsay V. Tumor-infiltrating Neutrophils in Pancreatic Neoplasia. Modern Pathology Dec;24(12):1612-9, 2011

    Becker-Weidman DJ, Kalb B, Sharma P, Kitajima HD, Lurie CR, Chen Z, Spivey JR, Knechtle SJ, Hanish SI, Adsay NV, Farris AB 3rd, Martin DR. Hepatocellular Carcinoma Lesion Characterization: Single-Institution Clinical Performance Review of Multiphase Gadolinium-enhanced MR Imaging--Comparison to Prior Same-Center Results after MR Systems Improvements. Radiology Dec; 261(3):824-33, 2011.

    Tapper E, Kalb B, Martin DR, Kooby D, Adsay NV, Sarmiento JM. Staging Laparoscopy for Proximal Pancreatic Cancer in a Magnetic Resonance Imaging-driven Practice: what's it worth? The Official Journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association Oct; 13(10):732-7, 2011.

    Dursun N, Feng J, Basturk O, Bandyopadhyay S, Cheng JD, Adsay NV. Vacuolated Cell Pattern of Pancreatobiliary Adenocarcinoma: a Clinicopathological Analysis of 24 Cases of a Poorly Recognized Distinctive Morphologic Variant Important in the Differential Diagnosis. Virchows Archiv Dec;457(6):643-9, 2010.

    Ohike N, Coban I, Kim GE, Basturk O, Tajiri T, Krasinskas A, Bandyopadhyay S, Morohoshi T, Himada Y, Kooby DA, Staley CA, Goodman M, Adsay NV. Tumor Budding as a Strong Prognostic Indicator in Invasive Ampullary Adenocarcinomas. American Journal of Surgical Pathology Oct;34(10):1417-24, 2010.

    Ohike N, Kim GE, Tajiri T, Krasinskas A, Basturk O, Coban I, Bandyopadhyay S, Morohoshi T, Goodman M, Kooby DA, Sarmiento JM, Adsay NV. Intraampullary Papillary-Tubular Neoplasm (IAPN) - Characterization of Tumoral Intraepithelial Neoplasia Occurring Within the Ampulla (A clinicopathologic analysis of 82 cases). American Journal of Surgical Pathology Dec;34(12):1731-48, 2010.

    Lauenstein TC, Martin DR, Sarmiento JM, Kalb B, Moreira R, Carew J, Salman K, Adsay V. Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Tumor Grade Determination Using Contrast-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Pancreas Jan;39(1):71-5, 2010.

    Chu CK, Mazo AE, Goodman M, Egnatashvili V, Sarmiento JM, Staley CA, Galloway JR, Adsay NV, Jacobs S, Kooby DA. Preoperative Diabetes Mellitus and Long-Term Survival after Resection of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. Annals of Surgical Oncology Feb;17(2):502-13, 2010.

    Basturk O, Khayyata S, Klimstra DS, Hruban RH, Zamboni G, Coban I, Adsay NV. Preferential Expression Of MUC6 In Oncocytic And Pancreatobiliary Types of Intraductal Papillary Neoplasms Highlights A Pyloropancreatic Pathway, Distinct from The Intestinal Pathway in Pancreatic Carcinogenesis. American Journal of Surgical Pathology Mar;34(3):364-70, 2010.

    Klimstra DS, Modlin IR, Adsay NV, Chetty R, Deshpande V, Gönen M, Jensen RT, Kidd M, Kulke MH, Lloyd RV, Moran C, Moss SF, Oberg K, O'Toole D, Rindi G, Robert ME, Suster S, Tang LH, Tzen CY, Washington MK, Wiedenmann B, Yao J. Pathology reporting of neuroendocrine tumors: application of the Delphic consensus process to the development of a minimum pathology data set. American Journal of Surgical Pathology Mar;34(3):300-13, 2010.

    Martin DR, Kalb B, Sarmiento JM, Heffron TG, Coban I, Adsay NV. Giant and Complicated Variants of Cystic Bile Duct Hamartomas of the Liver: MRI Findings and Pathological Correlations. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Apr;31(4):903-11, 2010.

    Patel R, Adsay V, Andea A. Basal Cell Carcinoma with Progression to Metastatic Neuroendocrine Carcinoma. Rare Tumors Mar 31; 2(1), 2010.

    Altinel D, Basturk O, Sarmiento JM, Martin D, Jacobs MJ, Kooby DA, Adsay NV. Lipomatous Pseudohypertrophy of the Pancreas: A Clinicopathologically Distinct Entity. Pancreas; Apr;39(3):392-7, 2010.

    Gupta S, Parsa V, Adsay V, Heilbrun LK, Smith D, Shields AF, Weaver D, Philip PA, El-Rayes BF. Clinicopathological Analysis of Primary Epithelial Appendiceal Neoplasms. Medical Oncology; Dec;27(4):1073-8, 2010

    Fernández-del Castillo C, Adsay NV. Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms of the pancreas. Gastroenterology Sept;139(3):708-13, 713, 2010.

    Tapper EB, Martin D, Adsay NV, Kooby D, Kalb B, Sarmiento JM. An MRI-Driven Practice: a New Perspective on MRI for the Evaluation of Adenocarcinoma of the Head of the Pancreas Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery Aug;14(8): 1292-7, 2010.

    Tapper EB, Martin D, Adsay NV, Kalb B, Kooby D, Sarmiento JM. Symptomatic Bile Duct Hamartomas: Surgical Management in an MRI Driven Practice. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery Aug;14 (8):1265-70, 2010.

    Chu CK, Mazo AE, Sarmiento JM, Staley CA, Adsay NV, Umpierrez GE, Kooby DA. Impact of Diabetes Mellitus on Perioperative Outcomes after Resection for Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. Journal of the American College of Surgeons Apr;210(4):463-73, 2010.

    Chu CK, Sarmiento JM, Park J, Staley CA, Galloway JR, Adsay NV, Kooby DA. Differences in presentation and perioperative outcome after pancreaticoduodectomy for cancer and benign pancreatitis. American Surgeon Jun:76(6):606-13, 2010.

    Hanlon L, Avila JL, Demarest RM, Troutman S, Allen M, Ratti F, Rustgi AK, Stanger BZ, Radtke F, Adsay V, Long F, Capobianco AJ, Kissil JL. Notch1 Functions As A Tumor Suppressor in a Model of K-Ras-Induced Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma. Cancer Research Jun 1;70(11):4280-6, 2010.

    Bandyopadhyay S, Basturk O, Coban I, Thirabanjasak D, Liang H, Altinel D, Adsay NV. Isolated solitary ducts (naked ducts) in adipose tissue: a specific but underappreciated finding of pancreatic adenocarcinoma and one of the potential reasons of understaging and high recurrence rate. The American Journal of Surgical Pathology 33(3):425-9, 2009.

    Klöppel G, Adsay NV. Chronic pancreatitis and the differential diagnosis versus pancreatic cancer. Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 133(3):382-7, 2009.

    Basturk O, Coban I, Adsay NV. Pancreatic cysts: pathologic classification, differential diagnosis, and clinical implications. Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 133(3):423-38, 2009.

    Hruban R, Adsay NV. Molecular classification of neoplasms of the pancreas. Human Pathology 40(5):612-23, 2009.

    Othman M, Basturk O, Groisman G, Krasinskas A, Adsay NV. Squamoid cyst of pancreatic ducts: A distinct type of cystic lesion in the pancreas. Am J Surg Pathol.31 (2):291-7, 2007.

    Saidi RF, Chang J, Verb S, Brooks S, Nalbantoglu I, Adsay V, Jacobs MJ. The effect of methylprednisolone on warm ischemia-reperfusion injury in the liver. American Journal of Surgery 193(3):345-7, discussion 347-8, 2007.

    Liao JD, Adsay NV, Khannani F, Grignon D, Thakur A, Sarkar FH. Histological complexities of pancreatic lesions from transgenic mouse models are consistent with biological and morphological heterogeneity of human pancreatic cancer. Histol Histopathol. 22(6):661-76, 2007.

    Basturk O, Zamboni G, Klimstra DS, Capelli P, Andea A, Kamel NS, Adsay NV. Intraductal and Papillary Variants of Acinar Cell Carcinomas: A New Addition to the Challenging Differential Diagnosis of Intraductal Neoplasms. American Journal of Surgical Pathology 31(3):363-370, 2007.

    Izeradjene K, Combs C, Best M, Gopinathan A, Wagner A, Grady WM, Deng CX, Hruban RH, Adsay NV, Tuveson DA, Hingorani SR. Kras(G12D) and Smad4/Dpc4 Haploinsufficiency Cooperate to Induce Mucinous Cystic Neoplasms and Invasive Adenocarcinoma of the Pancreas. Cancer Cell 11(3):229-43, 2007.

    Adsay NV. Neoplastic Precursors of the Gallbladder and Extrahepatic Biliary System. Gastroenterology Clinics of North America 36(4):889-900, vii, 2007.

    Zen Y, Adsay NV, Bardadin K, Colombari R, Ferrell L, Haga H, Hong SM, Hytiroglou P, Kloppel G, Lauwers GY, van Leeuwen DJ, Notohara K, Oshima K, Quaglia A, Sasaki M, Sessa F, Suriawinata A, Tsui W, Atomi Y, Nakanuma Y. Biliary Intraepithelial Neoplasia: An International Interobserver Agreement Study and Proposal for Diagnostic Criteria. Modern Pathology 20(6):701-9, 2007.

    Ferrell LD, Adsay NV. Long Course: Pathology of Liver and Pancreas. Modern Pathology 20 Suppl 1:S1-2, 2007

    McHugh JB, Thomas DG, Herman JM, Ray ME, Baker LH, Adsay NV, Rabah R, Lucas DR. Primary versus radiation-associated craniofacial osteosarcoma: biologic and clinicopathologic comparisons. Cancer 107(3):554-62, 2006

    Liao D, Wang Y, Wu J, Adsay NV, Grignon D, Khanani F, Sarkar FH. Characterization of pancreatic lesions from MT-tgfalpha, Ela-myc and MT-tgfalpha/Ela-myc single and double transgenic mice. J Carcinog Jul 5; 5(1):19, 2006.

    Radich GA, Altinok D, Adsay NV, Soulen RL. Papillary adenocarcinoma in a small bowel duplication in a pregnant woman. AJR Am J Roentgenol 186(3): 895-7, 2006.

    Hruban RH, Adsay NV, Albores-Saavedra J, Anver MR, Biankin AV, Boivin GP, Furth EE, Furukawa T, Klein A, Klimstra DS, Kloeppel G, Lauwers GY, Longnecker DS, Luttges J, Maitra M, Offerhaus GJA, Perez-Gallego L, Redston M and Tuveson DA. Pathology of Genetically Engineered Mouse Models of Pancreatic Exocrine Cancer: Consensus Report and Recommendations. Cancer Research 66(1): 95-106, 2006.

    Nassar H, Qureshi H, Adsay NV, Visscher D. Clinicopathologic analysis of solid papillary carcinoma of the breast and associated invasive carcinomas. American Journal of Surgical Pathology 30(4): 501-7, 2006.

    Cao D, Antonescu C, Wong G, Winter J, Maitra A, Adsay NV, Klimstra DS, Hruban RH. Positive immunohistochemical staining of KIT in solid-pseudopapillary neoplasms of the pancreas is not associated with KIT/PDGFRA mutations. Modern Pathology. 19(9): 1157-63, 2006.

    Singh R, Basturk O, Klimstra DS, Zamboni G, Chetty R, Hussain S, La Rosa S, Yilmaz A, Capelli P, Capella C, Cheng JD and Adsay NV. Lipid-Rich Variant of Pancreatic Endocrine Neoplasms. American Journal of Surgical Pathology 30(2): 194-200, 2006.

    Francis WP, Goldberg E, Adsay NV, Steffes CP, Webber JD. Solid-pseudopapillary tumors of the pancreas: case report and literature review. Curr Surg. Nov-Dec; 63(6):469-72, 2006.

    Adsay NV. Role of MUC Genes and Mucins in Pancreatic Neoplasia. American Journal of Gastroenterology 101(10): 2330-2, 2006.

    Adsay NV, Bandyopadhyay S, Basturk O. Duct adjacent to a thick-walled medium- sized muscular vessel in the pancreas is often indicative of invasive adenocarcinoma. American Journal of Surgical Pathology 30(9): 1203-5, 2006.

    Zhang Y, Banerjee S, Wang Z, Xu H, Zhang L, Mohammed R, Aboukameel A, Adsay NV, Che M, Abbruzzese JL, Majumdar AP, Sarkar FH. Antitumor Activity Of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor-Related Protein Is Mediated By Inactivation Of Erbb Receptors And Nuclear Factor-KappaB In Pancreatic Cancer. Cancer Research 66(2): 1025-32, 2006.

    Longnecker DS, Adsay NV, Fernandez-del Castillo C, Hruban RH, Kasugai T, Klimstra DS, Kloppel G, Luttges J, Memoli VA, Tosteson TD, Yanagisawa A, Wilentz R, Zamboni G. Histopathological Diagnosis of Pancreatic Intraepithelial Neoplasia and Intraductal Papillary-Mucinous Neoplasms: Interobserver Agreement. Pancreas 31(4): 344-9, 2005.

    El-Rayes BF, Zalupsi MM, Shields AF, Ferris AM, Vaishampayan U, Heilbrun LK, Venkatramanamoorthy R, Adsay V, Philip PA. A Phase II Study of Celecoxib, Gemcitabine, and Cisplatin in Advanced Pancreatic Cancer. Invest New Drugs, 583-90, 2005.

    Tanaka M, Chari S, Adsay NV,Fernandez-del Castillo C, Falconi M, Shimizu M, Yamaguchi K, Yamao K, Matsuno S. International Guideline for Management Of Intraductal Papillary-Mucinous Neoplasms And Mucinous Cystic Neoplasms. A Consensus of the Working Group of the International Association of Pancreatology. Pancreatology 6(1-2): 17-32, 2005.

    Andea A, Basturk O, Adsay NV. Pancreatic Intraepithelial Neoplasia: Current Clinicopathological and Molecular Considerations. Current Diagnostic Pathology 11:80-94, 2005.

    Adsay NV, Basturk O, Bonnett M, Kilinc N, Andea A, Feng J, Che M, Aulicino M, Levi, E, Cheng JD. Proposal for A New And More Practical Grading Scheme for Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma. American Journal of Surgical Pathology 29(6): 724-733, 2005.

    Basturk O, Khanani F, Sarkar F, Levi E, Cheng JD, Adsay NV. Deltanp63 Expression in Pancreas and Pancreatic Neoplasia. Modern Pathology 18:1193-98, 2005.

    Chetty R, Asa SL, Adsay NV. Pancreatic Endocrine Tumors with Ductules. American Journal of Surgical Pathology 29(1): 136-7, 2005.

    Cao D, Maitra A, Saavedra JA, Klimstra DS, Adsay NV, Hruban RH. Expression of Novel Markers of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma in Pancreatic Non-Ductal Neoplasms: Additional Evidence of Different Genetic Pathways. Modern Pathology 18(6): 752-61, 2005.

    Korkmaz H, Du W, Yoo GH, Enamorado II, Lin HS, Adsay NV, Kewson D, Ensley JF, Shibuya TY, Jacobs JR, Kim H. Prognostic Significance of G1 Cell Cycle Inhibitors in Early Laryngeal Cancer. American Journal of Otolaryngology 26(2): 77-82, 2005.

    Adsay NV, Basturk O. [Squamous Dysplasia: Diagnosis, Classification and Clinico-Biologic Significance from Pathologists' Perspective.] (Turkish). Kulak Burun Bogaz ve Bas Boyun Cerrahisinde Guncel Yaklasim 1(3): 23-30, 2005.

    Khayyata S, Basturk O, Adsay NV. Invasive Micropapillary Carcinomas of the Ampullo-Pancreatobiliary Region and Their Association with Tumor Infiltrating Neutrophils. Modern Pathology 18(11): 1504-11, 2005.

    Adsay NV, Basturk O, Cheng JD, Andea. A. Ductal Neoplasia of the Pancreas: Nosologic, Clinico-Pathologic and Biologic Aspects. Seminars in Radiation Oncology 15(4): 254-64, 2005.

    Adsay NV, Basturk O, Thirabanjasak D. Diagnostic features and differential diagnosis of autoimmune pancreatitis. Seminars Diagnostic Pathology 22(4): 309-17, 2005.