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Melike Pekmezci, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Pathology
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Phone415-221-4810 ext. 22613
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    1. Asa SL, Asioli S, Bozkurt S, Casar-Borota O, Chinezu L, Comunoglu N, Cossu G, Cusimano M, Delgrange E, Earls P, Ezzat S, Gazioglu N, Grossman A, Guaraldi F, Hickman RA, Ikeda H, Jaffrain-Rea ML, Karavitaki N, Kraljevic I, La Rosa S, Manojlovic-Gacic E, Maartens N, McCutcheon IE, Messerer M, Mete O, Nishioka H, Oz B, Pakbaz S, Pekmezci M, Perry A, Reiniger L, Roncaroli F, Saeger W, Söylemezoglu F, Tachibana O, Trouillas J, Turchini J, Uccella S, Villa C, Yamada S, Yarman S. Pituitary neuroendocrine tumors (PitNETs): nomenclature evolution, not clinical revolution. Pituitary. 2020 Jun; 23(3):322-325. PMID: 31834538.
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    2. Eckel-Passow JE, Drucker KL, Kollmeyer TM, Kosel ML, Decker PA, Molinaro AM, Rice T, Praska CE, Clark L, Caron A, Abyzov A, Batzler A, Song JS, Pekmezci M, Hansen HM, McCoy LS, Bracci PM, Wiemels J, Wiencke JK, Francis S, Burns TC, Giannini C, Lachance DH, Wrensch M, Jenkins RB. Adult Diffuse Glioma GWAS by Molecular Subtype Identifies Variants in D2HGDH and FAM20C. Neuro Oncol. 2020 May 09. PMID: 32386320.
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    3. Mondal G, Lee JC, Ravindranathan A, Villanueva-Meyer JE, Tran QT, Allen SJ, Barreto J, Gupta R, Doo P, Van Ziffle J, Onodera C, Devine P, Grenert JP, Samuel D, Li R, Metrock LK, Jin LW, Antony R, Alashari M, Cheshier S, Whipple NS, Bruggers C, Raffel C, Gupta N, Kline CN, Reddy A, Banerjee A, Hall MD, Mehta MP, Khatib Z, Maher OM, Brathwaite C, Pekmezci M, Phillips JJ, Bollen AW, Tihan T, Lucas JT, Broniscer A, Berger MS, Perry A, Orr BA, Solomon DA. Pediatric bithalamic gliomas have a distinct epigenetic signature and frequent EGFR exon 20 insertions resulting in potential sensitivity to targeted kinase inhibition. Acta Neuropathol. 2020 Apr 17. PMID: 32303840.
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    4. Sloan EA, Hilz S, Gupta R, Cadwell C, Ramani B, Hofmann J, Kline CN, Banerjee A, Reddy A, Oberheim Bush NA, Chang S, Braunstein S, Chang EF, Raffel C, Gupta N, Sun PP, Kim JYH, Moes G, Alva E, Li R, Bruggers CS, Alashari M, Wetmore C, Garg S, Dishop M, Van Ziffle J, Onodera C, Devine P, Grenert JP, Lee JC, Phillips JJ, Pekmezci M, Tihan T, Bollen AW, Berger MS, Costello JF, Perry A, Solomon DA. Gliomas arising in the setting of Li-Fraumeni syndrome stratify into two molecular subgroups with divergent clinicopathologic features. Acta Neuropathol. 2020 May; 139(5):953-957. PMID: 32157385.
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    5. Pekmezci M, Phillips JJ, Dirilenoglu F, Atasever-Rezanko T, Tihan T, Solomon D, Bollen A, Perry A. Loss of H3K27 trimethylation by immunohistochemistry is frequent in oligodendroglioma, IDH-mutant and 1p/19q-codeleted, but is neither a sensitive nor a specific marker. Acta Neuropathol. 2020 Mar; 139(3):597-600. PMID: 31912209.
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    6. Garakani R, Kersten R, Pekmezci M. Intracapsular High-Grade Ductal Carcinoma In-Situ Ex Pleomorphic Adenoma of the Lacrimal Gland. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 Jan/Feb; 36(1):e1-e3. PMID: 31743286.
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    7. Lee JC, Villanueva-Meyer JE, Ferris SP, Cham EM, Zucker J, Cooney T, Gilani A, Kleinschmidt-DeMasters BK, Trembath D, Mafra M, Chiang J, Ellison DW, Cho SJ, Horvai AE, Van Ziffle J, Onodera C, Devine P, Grenert JP, de Voijs CMA, van Blokland WTM, de Leng WWJ, Ploegmakers MJ, Flucke U, Pekmezci M, Bollen AW, Tihan T, Koelsche C, von Deimling A, Wesseling P, Solomon DA, Perry A. Clinicopathologic and molecular features of intracranial desmoplastic small round cell tumors. Brain Pathol. 2020 03; 30(2):213-225. PMID: 31837177.
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    8. Afshar AR, Pekmezci M, Bloomer MM, Cadenas NJ, Stevers M, Banerjee A, Roy R, Olshen AB, Van Ziffle J, Onodera C, Devine WP, Grenert JP, Bastian BC, Solomon DA, Damato BE. Next-Generation Sequencing of Retinoblastoma Identifies Pathogenic Alterations beyond RB1 Inactivation That Correlate with Aggressive Histopathologic Features. Ophthalmology. 2019 Dec 12. PMID: 32139107.
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    9. Lucas CG, Villanueva-Meyer JE, Whipple N, Oberheim Bush NA, Cooney T, Chang S, McDermott M, Berger M, Cham E, Sun PP, Putnam A, Zhou H, Bollo R, Cheshier S, Poppe MM, Fung KM, Sung S, Glenn C, Fan X, Bannykh S, Hu J, Danielpour M, Li R, Alva E, Johnston J, Van Ziffle J, Onodera C, Devine P, Grenert JP, Lee JC, Pekmezci M, Tihan T, Bollen AW, Perry A, Solomon DA. Myxoid glioneuronal tumor, PDGFRA p.K385-mutant: clinical, radiologic, and histopathologic features. Brain Pathol. 2019 Oct 14. PMID: 31609499.
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    10. Sloan EA, Cooney T, Oberheim Bush NA, Buerki R, Taylor J, Clarke JL, Torkildson J, Kline C, Reddy A, Mueller S, Banerjee A, Butowski N, Chang S, Mummaneni PV, Chou D, Tan L, Theodosopoulos P, McDermott M, Berger M, Raffel C, Gupta N, Sun PP, Li Y, Shah V, Cha S, Braunstein S, Raleigh DR, Samuel D, Scharnhorst D, Fata C, Guo H, Moes G, Kim JYH, Koschmann C, Van Ziffle J, Onodera C, Devine P, Grenert JP, Lee JC, Pekmezci M, Phillips JJ, Tihan T, Bollen AW, Perry A, Solomon DA. Recurrent non-canonical histone H3 mutations in spinal cord diffuse gliomas. Acta Neuropathol. 2019 11; 138(5):877-881. PMID: 31515627.
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    11. Morin O, Chen WC, Nassiri F, Susko M, Magill ST, Vasudevan HN, Wu A, Vallières M, Gennatas ED, Valdes G, Pekmezci M, Alcaide-Leon P, Choudhury A, Interian Y, Mortezavi S, Turgutlu K, Bush NAO, Solberg TD, Braunstein SE, Sneed PK, Perry A, Zadeh G, McDermott MW, Villanueva-Meyer JE, Raleigh DR. Integrated models incorporating radiologic and radiomic features predict meningioma grade, local failure, and overall survival. Neurooncol Adv. 2019 May-Dec; 1(1):vdz011. PMID: 31608329.
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    12. Rodriguez FJ, Graham MK, Brosnan-Cashman JA, Barber JR, Davis C, Vizcaino MA, Palsgrove DN, Giannini C, Pekmezci M, Dahiya S, Gokden M, Noë M, Wood LD, Pratilas CA, Morris CD, Belzberg A, Blakeley J, Heaphy CM. Telomere alterations in neurofibromatosis type 1-associated solid tumors. Acta Neuropathol Commun. 2019 08 28; 7(1):139. PMID: 31462295.
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    13. Ferris SP, Velazquez Vega J, Aboian M, Lee JC, Van Ziffle J, Onodera C, Grenert JP, Saunders T, Chen YY, Banerjee A, Kline CN, Gupta N, Raffel C, Samuel D, Ruiz-Diaz I, Magaki S, Wilson D, Neltner J, Al-Hajri Z, Phillips JJ, Pekmezci M, Bollen AW, Tihan T, Schniederjan M, Cha S, Perry A, Solomon DA. High-grade neuroepithelial tumor with BCOR exon 15 internal tandem duplication-a comprehensive clinical, radiographic, pathologic, and genomic analysis. Brain Pathol. 2020 01; 30(1):46-62. PMID: 31104347.
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    14. Eckel-Passow JE, Decker PA, Kosel ML, Kollmeyer TM, Molinaro AM, Rice T, Caron AA, Drucker KL, Praska CE, Pekmezci M, Hansen HM, McCoy LS, Bracci PM, Erickson BJ, Lucchinetti CF, Wiemels JL, Wiencke JK, Bondy ML, Melin B, Burns TC, Giannini C, Lachance DH, Wrensch MR, Jenkins RB. Using germline variants to estimate glioma and subtype risks. Neuro Oncol. 2019 03 18; 21(4):451-461. PMID: 30624711.
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    15. Shamir ER, Chen YY, Chu T, Pekmezci M, Rabban JT, Krings G. Pleomorphic and Florid Lobular Carcinoma In Situ Variants of the Breast: A Clinicopathologic Study of 85 Cases With and Without Invasive Carcinoma From a Single Academic Center. Am J Surg Pathol. 2019 03; 43(3):399-408. PMID: 30489319.
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    16. Lee JC, Sharifai N, Dahiya S, Kleinschmidt-DeMasters BK, Rosenblum MK, Reis GF, Samuel D, Siongco AM, Santi M, Storm PB, Ferris SP, Bollen AW, Pekmezci M, Solomon DA, Tihan T, Perry A. Clinicopathologic features of anaplastic myxopapillary ependymomas. Brain Pathol. 2019 01; 29(1):75-84. PMID: 30417460.
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    17. Morshed RA, Han SJ, Hervey-Jumper SL, Pekmezci M, Troncon I, Chang SM, Butowski NA, Berger MS. Molecular features and clinical outcomes in surgically treated low-grade diffuse gliomas in patients over the age of 60. J Neurooncol. 2019 Jan; 141(2):383-391. PMID: 30498891.
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    18. Phillips JJ, Gong H, Chen K, Joseph NM, van Ziffle J, Bastian BC, Grenert JP, Kline CN, Mueller S, Banerjee A, Nicolaides T, Gupta N, Berger MS, Lee HS, Pekmezci M, Tihan T, Bollen AW, Perry A, Shieh JTC, Solomon DA. The genetic landscape of anaplastic pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma. Brain Pathol. 2019 01; 29(1):85-96. PMID: 30051528.
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    19. Shamir ER, Devine WP, Pekmezci M, Umetsu SE, Krings G, Federman S, Cho SJ, Saunders TA, Jen KY, Bergsland E, Jones K, Kim GE, Kakar S, Chiu CY, Joseph NM. Identification of high-risk human papillomavirus and Rb/E2F pathway genomic alterations in mutually exclusive subsets of colorectal neuroendocrine carcinoma. Mod Pathol. 2019 02; 32(2):290-305. PMID: 30237525.
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    20. López GY, Van Ziffle J, Onodera C, Grenert JP, Yeh I, Bastian BC, Clarke J, Oberheim Bush NA, Taylor J, Chang S, Butowski N, Banerjee A, Mueller S, Kline C, Torkildson J, Samuel D, Siongco A, Raffel C, Gupta N, Kunwar S, Mummaneni P, Aghi M, Theodosopoulos P, Berger M, Phillips JJ, Pekmezci M, Tihan T, Bollen AW, Perry A, Solomon DA. The genetic landscape of gliomas arising after therapeutic radiation. Acta Neuropathol. 2019 01; 137(1):139-150. PMID: 30196423.
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    21. Solomon DA, Korshunov A, Sill M, Jones DTW, Kool M, Pfister SM, Fan X, Bannykh S, Hu J, Danielpour M, Li R, Johnston J, Cham E, Cooney T, Sun PP, Oberheim Bush NA, McDermott M, Van Ziffle J, Onodera C, Grenert JP, Bastian BC, Villanueva-Meyer JE, Pekmezci M, Bollen AW, Perry A. Myxoid glioneuronal tumor of the septum pellucidum and lateral ventricle is defined by a recurrent PDGFRA p.K385 mutation and DNT-like methylation profile. Acta Neuropathol. 2018 08; 136(2):339-343. PMID: 30006677.
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    22. Pekmezci M, Villanueva-Meyer JE, Goode B, Van Ziffle J, Onodera C, Grenert JP, Bastian BC, Chamyan G, Maher OM, Khatib Z, Kleinschmidt-DeMasters BK, Samuel D, Mueller S, Banerjee A, Clarke JL, Cooney T, Torkildson J, Gupta N, Theodosopoulos P, Chang EF, Berger M, Bollen AW, Perry A, Tihan T, Solomon DA. The genetic landscape of ganglioglioma. Acta Neuropathol Commun. 2018 06 07; 6(1):47. PMID: 29880043.
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    23. Lu HC, Eulo V, Apicelli AJ, Pekmezci M, Tao Y, Luo J, Hirbe AC, Dahiya S. Aberrant ATRX protein expression is associated with poor overall survival in NF1-MPNST. Oncotarget. 2018 May 01; 9(33):23018-23028. PMID: 29796169.
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    24. Vasudevan HN, Braunstein SE, Phillips JJ, Pekmezci M, Tomlin BA, Wu A, Reis GF, Magill ST, Zhang J, Feng FY, Nicholaides T, Chang SM, Sneed PK, McDermott MW, Berger MS, Perry A, Raleigh DR. Comprehensive Molecular Profiling Identifies FOXM1 as a Key Transcription Factor for Meningioma Proliferation. Cell Rep. 2018 03 27; 22(13):3672-3683. PMID: 29590631.
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    25. Theophanous C, Pekmezci M, Damato BE, Kao AA, Bloomer MM, Stewart JM, Afshar AR. Choroidal Lymphoma Discovered on Ultrasound in a Patient with Suspected Corneal Tumor. Ocul Oncol Pathol. 2018 Sep; 4(5):318-321. PMID: 30320105.
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    26. Pekmezci M, Stevers M, Phillips JJ, Van Ziffle J, Bastian BC, Tsankova NM, Kleinschmidt-DeMasters BK, Rosenblum MK, Tihan T, Perry A, Solomon DA. Multinodular and vacuolating neuronal tumor of the cerebrum is a clonal neoplasm defined by genetic alterations that activate the MAP kinase signaling pathway. Acta Neuropathol. 2018 03; 135(3):485-488. PMID: 29428973.
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    27. Lee JC, Pekmezci M, Lavezo JL, Vogel H, Katznelson L, Fraenkel M, Harsh G, Dulai M, Perry A, Tihan T. Utility of Pit-1 Immunostaining in Distinguishing Pituitary Adenomas of Primitive Differentiation from Null Cell Adenomas. Endocr Pathol. 2017 Dec; 28(4):287-292. PMID: 28994039.
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    28. Pekmezci M, Cuevas-Ocampo AK, Perry A, Horvai AE. Significance of H3K27me3 loss in the diagnosis of malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors. Mod Pathol. 2017 12; 30(12):1710-1719. PMID: 28776579.
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    29. Panwalkar P, Clark J, Ramaswamy V, Hawes D, Yang F, Dunham C, Yip S, Hukin J, Sun Y, Schipper MJ, Chavez L, Margol A, Pekmezci M, Chung C, Banda A, Bayliss JM, Curry SJ, Santi M, Rodriguez FJ, Snuderl M, Karajannis MA, Saratsis AM, Horbinski CM, Carret AS, Wilson B, Johnston D, Lafay-Cousin L, Zelcer S, Eisenstat D, Silva M, Scheinemann K, Jabado N, McNeely PD, Kool M, Pfister SM, Taylor MD, Hawkins C, Korshunov A, Judkins AR, Venneti S. Immunohistochemical analysis of H3K27me3 demonstrates global reduction in group-A childhood posterior fossa ependymoma and is a powerful predictor of outcome. Acta Neuropathol. 2017 11; 134(5):705-714. PMID: 28733933.
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    30. Tamrazi B, Pekmezci M, Aboian M, Tihan T, Glastonbury CM. Apparent diffusion coefficient and pituitary macroadenomas: pre-operative assessment of tumor atypia. Pituitary. 2017 Apr; 20(2):195-200. PMID: 27734275.
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    31. Pekmezci M, Rice T, Molinaro AM, Walsh KM, Decker PA, Hansen H, Sicotte H, Kollmeyer TM, McCoy LS, Sarkar G, Perry A, Giannini C, Tihan T, Berger MS, Wiemels JL, Bracci PM, Eckel-Passow JE, Lachance DH, Clarke J, Taylor JW, Luks T, Wiencke JK, Jenkins RB, Wrensch MR. Adult infiltrating gliomas with WHO 2016 integrated diagnosis: additional prognostic roles of ATRX and TERT. Acta Neuropathol. 2017 06; 133(6):1001-1016. PMID: 28255664.
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    32. Winkler EA, Birk H, Safaee M, Yue JK, Burke JF, Viner JA, Pekmezci M, Perry A, Aghi MK, Berger MS, McDermott MW. Erratum to: Surgical resection of fourth ventricular ependymomas: case series and technical nuances. J Neurooncol. 2017 01; 131(2):423. PMID: 28039568.
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    33. Bayliss J, Mukherjee P, Lu C, Jain SU, Chung C, Martinez D, Sabari B, Margol AS, Panwalkar P, Parolia A, Pekmezci M, McEachin RC, Cieslik M, Tamrazi B, Garcia BA, La Rocca G, Santi M, Lewis PW, Hawkins C, Melnick A, David Allis C, Thompson CB, Chinnaiyan AM, Judkins AR, Venneti S. Lowered H3K27me3 and DNA hypomethylation define poorly prognostic pediatric posterior fossa ependymomas. Sci Transl Med. 2016 11 23; 8(366):366ra161. PMID: 27881822.
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    34. Hirbe AC, Kaushal M, Sharma MK, Dahiya S, Pekmezci M, Perry A, Gutmann DH. Clinical genomic profiling identifies TYK2 mutation and overexpression in patients with neurofibromatosis type 1-associated malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors. Cancer. 2017 04 01; 123(7):1194-1201. PMID: 27875628.
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    35. Winkler EA, Birk H, Safaee M, Yue JK, Burke JF, Viner JA, Pekmezci M, Perry A, Aghi MK, Berger MS, McDermott MW. Surgical resection of fourth ventricular ependymomas: case series and technical nuances. J Neurooncol. 2016 11; 130(2):341-349. PMID: 27778210.
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    36. Ersen A, Pekmezci M, Folpe AL, Tihan T. Comparision of New Diagnostic Tools for Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors. Pathol Oncol Res. 2017 04; 23(2):393-398. PMID: 27734293.
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    37. Pekmezci M, Uysal SP, Orhan Y, Tihan T, Lee HS. Pitfalls in the use of whole slide imaging for the diagnosis of central nervous system tumors: A pilot study in surgical neuropathology. J Pathol Inform. 2016; 7:25. PMID: 27217975.
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    38. Pekmezci M, Nelson J, Su H, Hess C, Lawton MT, Sonmez M, Young WL, Kim H, Tihan T. Morphometric characterization of brain arteriovenous malformations for clinical and radiological studies to identify silent intralesional microhemorrhages. Clin Neuropathol. 2016 May-Jun; 35(3):114-21. PMID: 27049066.
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    39. Kleinschmidt-DeMasters BK, Donson AM, Richmond AM, Pekmezci M, Tihan T, Foreman NK. SOX10 Distinguishes Pilocytic and Pilomyxoid Astrocytomas From Ependymomas but Shows No Differences in Expression Level in Ependymomas From Infants Versus Older Children or Among Molecular Subgroups. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2016 Apr; 75(4):295-8. PMID: 26945037.
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    40. Eckel-Passow JE, Lachance DH, Molinaro AM, Walsh KM, Decker PA, Sicotte H, Pekmezci M, Rice T, Kosel ML, Smirnov IV, Sarkar G, Caron AA, Kollmeyer TM, Praska CE, Chada AR, Halder C, Hansen HM, McCoy LS, Bracci PM, Marshall R, Zheng S, Reis GF, Pico AR, O'Neill BP, Buckner JC, Giannini C, Huse JT, Perry A, Tihan T, Berger MS, Chang SM, Prados MD, Wiemels J, Wiencke JK, Wrensch MR, Jenkins RB. Glioma Groups Based on 1p/19q, IDH, and TERT Promoter Mutations in Tumors. N Engl J Med. 2015 Jun 25; 372(26):2499-508. PMID: 26061753.
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    41. Bell RJ, Rube HT, Kreig A, Mancini A, Fouse SD, Nagarajan RP, Choi S, Hong C, He D, Pekmezci M, Wiencke JK, Wrensch MR, Chang SM, Walsh KM, Myong S, Song JS, Costello JF. Cancer. The transcription factor GABP selectively binds and activates the mutant TERT promoter in cancer. Science. 2015 May 29; 348(6238):1036-9. PMID: 25977370.
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    42. Mack SC, Agnihotri S, Bertrand KC, Wang X, Shih DJ, Witt H, Hill N, Zayne K, Barszczyk M, Ramaswamy V, Remke M, Thompson Y, Ryzhova M, Massimi L, Grajkowska W, Lach B, Gupta N, Weiss WA, Guha A, Hawkins C, Croul S, Rutka JT, Pfister SM, Korshunov A, Pekmezci M, Tihan T, Philips JJ, Jabado N, Zadeh G, Taylor MD. Spinal Myxopapillary Ependymomas Demonstrate a Warburg Phenotype. Clin Cancer Res. 2015 Aug 15; 21(16):3750-8. PMID: 25957288.
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    43. Reis GF, Pekmezci M, Hansen HM, Rice T, Marshall RE, Molinaro AM, Phillips JJ, Vogel H, Wiencke JK, Wrensch MR, Walsh KM, Perry A. CDKN2A loss is associated with shortened overall survival in lower-grade (World Health Organization Grades II-III) astrocytomas. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2015 May; 74(5):442-52. PMID: 25853694.
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    44. Hirbe AC, Dahiya S, Miller CA, Li T, Fulton RS, Zhang X, McDonald S, DeSchryver K, Duncavage EJ, Walrath J, Reilly KM, Abel HJ, Pekmezci M, Perry A, Ley TJ, Gutmann DH. Whole Exome Sequencing Reveals the Order of Genetic Changes during Malignant Transformation and Metastasis in a Single Patient with NF1-plexiform Neurofibroma. Clin Cancer Res. 2015 Sep 15; 21(18):4201-11. PMID: 25925892.
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    45. Orengo JP, Pekmezci M, Cree BA. Simultaneous serum aquaporin-4 antibody and CSF NMDA receptor antibody-positive encephalitis. Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm. 2015 Jun; 2(3):e101. PMID: 25884011.
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    46. Ostrom QT, Bauchet L, Davis FG, Deltour I, Fisher JL, Langer CE, Pekmezci M, Schwartzbaum JA, Turner MC, Walsh KM, Wrensch MR, Barnholtz-Sloan JS. Response to "the epidemiology of glioma in adults: a 'state of the science' review". Neuro Oncol. 2015 Apr; 17(4):624-6. PMID: 25762697.
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    47. Ameri K, Jahangiri A, Rajah AM, Tormos KV, Nagarajan R, Pekmezci M, Nguyen V, Wheeler ML, Murphy MP, Sanders TA, Jeffrey SS, Yeghiazarians Y, Rinaudo PF, Costello JF, Aghi MK, Maltepe E. HIGD1A Regulates Oxygen Consumption, ROS Production, and AMPK Activity during Glucose Deprivation to Modulate Cell Survival and Tumor Growth. Cell Rep. 2015 Feb 17; 10(6):891-899. PMID: 25683712.
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    48. Pekmezci M, Perry A. Practical molecular pathologic diagnosis of infiltrating gliomas. Surg Pathol Clin. 2015 Mar; 8(1):49-61. PMID: 25783821.
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    49. Ud Din N, Pekmezci M, Javed G, Horvai AE, Ahmad Z, Faheem M, Navarro AL, López-Terrada D, Perry A. Low-grade small round cell tumor of the cauda equina with EWSR1-WT1 fusion and indolent clinical course. Hum Pathol. 2015 Jan; 46(1):153-8. PMID: 25454478.
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    50. Pekmezci M, Perry A. Genetic markers in adult high-grade gliomas. Semin Radiat Oncol. 2014 Oct; 24(4):235-9. PMID: 25219807.
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    51. Chang ST, Xu J, Trinkaus K, Pekmezci M, Arthur SN, Song SK, Barnett EM. Optic nerve diffusion tensor imaging parameters and their correlation with optic disc topography and disease severity in adult glaucoma patients and controls. J Glaucoma. 2014 Oct-Nov; 23(8):513-20. PMID: 23632406.
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    52. Pekmezci M, Reuss DE, Hirbe AC, Dahiya S, Gutmann DH, von Deimling A, Horvai AE, Perry A. Morphologic and immunohistochemical features of malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors and cellular schwannomas. Mod Pathol. 2015 Feb; 28(2):187-200. PMID: 25189642.
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    53. Doss EL, Doss L, Han Y, Huang S, Porco T, Pekmezci M, Lin S. Risk factors for glaucoma suspicion in healthy young asian and caucasian americans. J Ophthalmol. 2014; 2014:726760. PMID: 25143829.
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    54. Ostrom QT, Bauchet L, Davis FG, Deltour I, Fisher JL, Langer CE, Pekmezci M, Schwartzbaum JA, Turner MC, Walsh KM, Wrensch MR, Barnholtz-Sloan JS. The epidemiology of glioma in adults: a "state of the science" review. Neuro Oncol. 2014 Jul; 16(7):896-913. PMID: 24842956.
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    55. Walsh KM, Codd V, Smirnov IV, Rice T, Decker PA, Hansen HM, Kollmeyer T, Kosel ML, Molinaro AM, McCoy LS, Bracci PM, Cabriga BS, Pekmezci M, Zheng S, Wiemels JL, Pico AR, Tihan T, Berger MS, Chang SM, Prados MD, Lachance DH, O'Neill BP, Sicotte H, Eckel-Passow JE, van der Harst P, Wiencke JK, Samani NJ, Jenkins RB, Wrensch MR. Variants near TERT and TERC influencing telomere length are associated with high-grade glioma risk. Nat Genet. 2014 Jul; 46(7):731-5. PMID: 24908248.
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    56. Pekmezci M, Vlodavsky E, Perry A. Previously unrecognized pattern of central nervous system hemangiopericytoma with pseudoglandular spaces. Clin Neuropathol. 2014 May-Jun; 33(3):186-9. PMID: 24618071.
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    57. Nacar OA, Ulu MO, Pekmezci M, Deviren V, Ames C. Successful treatment of a very rare angiosarcoma involving the lumbar spine via en-bloc resection and radiotherapy: case report. Turk Neurosurg. 2014; 24(1):140-5. PMID: 24535812.
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    58. Hirbe AC, Pekmezci M, Dahiya S, Apicelli AJ, Van Tine BA, Perry A, Gutmann DH. BRAFV600E mutation in sporadic and neurofibromatosis type 1-related malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors. Neuro Oncol. 2014 Mar; 16(3):466-7. PMID: 24366910.
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    59. Bhorade AM, Perlmutter MS, Wilson B, Kambarian J, Chang S, Pekmezci M, Gordon M. Differences in vision between clinic and home and the effect of lighting in older adults with and without glaucoma. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013 Dec; 131(12):1554-62. PMID: 24263699.
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    60. Mendelsohn BA, Mehta N, Hameed B, Pekmezci M, Packman S, Ralph J. Adult-Onset Fatal Neurohepatopathy in a Woman Caused by MPV17 Mutation. JIMD Rep. 2014; 13:37-41. PMID: 24190800.
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