Education and Training
MBBS - Madras Medical College, Chennai, India
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology - Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Post-doctoral fellow of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society - UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Hematopathology - Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Allergy and Immunology – American Board of Allergy and ImmunologyAnatomic and Clinical Pathology – American Board of PathologyHematology – American Board of Internal Medicine
PhD - University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Titles and Academic Titles
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Departments and Services
Pillai,V., Cibas, E., Dorfman, D.M.: Flow cytometry is highly sensitive for the detection of malignant epithelial cells in effusions. Am J Clin Pathol 139(5): 672-81, May 2013.
Pillai,V., Pozdnyakova, O., Charest, K., Li, B., Shahsafaei, A., and D.M: CD200 flow cytometric assessment and semi-quantitative immunohistochemical staining distinguishes hairy cell leukemia from hairy cell leukemia variant and other B cell lymphoproliferative disorders. Am J Clin Pathol 140(4): 536-543, Oct 2013.
Jon C. Aster, Olga Pozdnyakova, Jeffrey L. Kutok: Hematopathology High- Yield Pathology Series. Saunders Elsevier, June 19 2013.
Awards and Honors
2013, Paul E. Strandjord Young Investigator Award from the Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and
2012, BWH Biomedical Research Institute Microgrant Award
2007, Graduate Student Organization (GSO) Travel Award
2007, Eliot Goldings Award for the Best Graduating Student in Immunology
2005, Top 5 Poster Award in GSO Poster Competition
Leadership and Memberships
Memberships in professional organizations
2013-present, Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists
2011-2013, United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
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