University of California San Francisco
Prepared: September 7, 2010
Alexandra C. Hristov
Position: Assistant Professor, Clinical X
Assistant Director, Hematology Laboratory
Department of Laboratory Medicine, School of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
Address: University of California, San Francisco
M569B, Box 0100
505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94143-0100
Voice: (415) 514-6497
Fax: (415) 353-1106
1996-00 Wake Forest, Winston-Salem, NC B.S., B.A. Summa Cum Laude, Biology, Chemistry
2000-04 Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD M.D. Alpha Omega Alpha
2004-05 Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD Intern Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
2005-08 Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD Resident Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
2008-09 Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD Fellow Hematopathology
2009-10 University of Colorado, Aurora, CO Fellow Dermatopathology
2007 Medical licensure, Pennsylvania
2009 Physician training license, Colorado
2010 Medical Licensure, California
2008 Certified, American Board of Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
2009 Certified, American Board of Hematologic Pathology
HONORS AND AWARDS:
1998 Golden Key National Honor Society Scholarship (outstanding junior inductee)
1998 Marine Models in Biological Research Program, Woods Hole, MA
1998-99 Wake Forest University Research Fellowship
1998-00 Thomas E. and Ruth Mullen Scholar (merit scholarship)
1998-00 Elton C. Cocke Scholarship (faculty-elected outstanding student in biology)
1999 Page W. Acree Scholarship (merit scholarship, funded study at St. Peter’s College,
2000 Summa Cum Laude, Wake Forest University
2000 Phi Beta Kappa, Wake Forest University
2004 Alpha Omega Alpha, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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Alexandra C. Hristov, MD - CV
2006 Pathology Young Investigator Clinical Research Award, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
2007 Joseph C. Eggleston Research Award, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
KEYWORDS/AREAS OF INTEREST:
Cutaneous lymphomas, cutaneous leukemias, mycosis fungoides, Sézary syndrome,
immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry.
2000-present Phi Beta Kappa
2002-2004 American Medical Women’s Association
2004-present Johns Hopkins Medical and Surgical Association
2004-present Alpha Omega Alpha
2006-present College of American Pathologists
2006-present United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
2007-present American Society of Clinical Pathology
2009-present Society for Hematopathology
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology; 2006, 2007, 2008 (posters)
College of American Pathologists; 2007 (poster)
American Society of Dermatopathology; 2009 (poster)
Combined Skin Pathology Course; 2010 (presentation, two consultation sessions)
REGIONAL AND OTHER INVITED PRESENTATIONS
2006 Department of Pathology Grand Rounds, Pathology Young Investigator Clinical Research
Award, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
2010 Department of Pathology Grand Rounds, The University of Colorado Denver
The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
2005-06 Resident Representative, Medical Care Evaluation Committee
2006-07 Secretary/Treasurer, House Staff Council
2006-07 Resident Representative, Medical Staff Conference Committee
2006-07 Resident Representative, ACGME Hospital Services Subcommittee
2006-08 Resident Representative, Graduate Medical Education Committee
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE:
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
2003-04 Medical Student Representative, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
2006-07 Assistant, Medical Student Pathology Course Slide Digitalization Project
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The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Pathology
2005-08 Resident Representative, House Staff Council
2006-07 Coordinator, Anatomic Pathology Subspecialty Unknown Conference
2006-08 Editor, The Johns Hopkins Pathology Residents’ Survival Handbook
2007-08 Resident Representative, Pathology Education Advisory Committee
Alexandra C. Hristov, MD - CV
1997 – 1998 Volunteer Spanish Interpreter, Forsyth County Department of Public Health,
1998 – 2000 Pen Pal and Mentor, Saturday Science Pen Pal Program
1999 – 2000 Treasurer, Alpha Epsilon Delta (premedical honor society)
PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS:
AC Hristov, RH Young, R Vang, AV Yemelyanova, JD Seidman and BM Ronnett. Ovarian
Metastases of Appendiceal Tumors with Goblet Cell Carcinoidlike and Signet Ring Cell Patterns: A
Report of 30 Cases. Am J Surg Pathol 2007; 31(10):1502-1511.
F DiCello*, J Hillion* (*equal contributors), A Hristov, LJ Wood, M Mukherjee, A Schuldenfrei, J
Kowalski, R Bhattacharya, R Ashfaq and LMS Resar. HMGA2 Participates in Neoplastic
Transformation in Human Lung Cancer. Mol Cancer Res 2008; 6(5):743-750.
R Yonescu, AC Hristov, A Ahmad, A Overby, GH Thomas and CA Griffin. Cytogenetic
Characterization of Natural Killer Cell Leukemia. Cancer Genet Cytogenet 2008; 183(2):125-130.
S Rais-Bahrami, AW Levinson, NM Fried, GA Lagoda, A Hristov, Y Chuang, AL Burnett and LM
Su. Optical Coherence Tomography of Cavernous Nerves: A Step Toward Real-Time
Intraoperative Imaging During Nerve-Sparing Radical Prostatectomy. Urology 2008; 72(1):198-
AC Hristov, PG Auwaerter, M Romagnoli and KC Carroll. Bordetella hinzii Septicemia in
Association with Epstein-Barr Virus Viremia and an Epstein-Barr Virus-Associated Diffuse Large
B-cell Lymphoma. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2008; 61(4):484-486.
AC Hristov, L Cope, M Delos Reyes, M Singh, CA Iacobuzio-Donahue, A Maitra and LMS Resar.
Expression of HMGA2 in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma is Positively Correlated with Lymph
Node Metastases and Increased Grade. Mod Pathol 2009; 22(1):43-49.
AC Hristov, L Cope, F Di Cello, M Delos Reyes, M Singh, J Hillion, A Belton, B Joseph, A
Schuldenfrei, C Iacobuzio-Donahue, A Maitra and LMS Resar. HMGA1 Correlates with Advanced
Tumor Grade and Decreased Survival in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma. Mod Pathol 2010;
AC Hristov, A Saladino, VE Nava and CD Gocke. Auer Rod-Like Inclusions in a Low Grade B-
cell Leukemia: A Case Report and Literature Review. Ann Diagn Pathol . 2010; 14(4):292-295.
JJ Maleszewski, AC Hristov, MK Halushka, DV Miller. Extranodal Rosai-Dorfman Disease
Involving the Heart: Report of Two Cases. Cardiovasc Pathol (Epub).
AC Hristov, WA High, LE Golitz. Localized Cutaneous Argyria. J Am Acad Dermatol (In Press).
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MJ Maxwell, AC Hristov, L Marsh, JC Troncoso, BJ Crain. Early Corticobasal Degeneration with
Predominance of Astrocytic Plaques in the Cortex: A Case Report. Brain Pathol 2006; 16(s1):S47 (abstract
AC Hristov, R Vang, RH Young, JD Seidman and BM Ronnett. Ovarian Metastases of Appendiceal
Tumors with Goblet Cell Carcinoid-Like Features: Limited Expression of Neuroendocrine Markers and
Clinicopathologic Features of Aggressive Invasive Carcinoma Support Designation as Adenocarcinoma
Rather Than Goblet Cell Carcinoid Tumor. Mod Pathol 2006; 19(s1):181A (abstract 838).
AC Hristov, PG Auwaerter, M Romagnoli, and KC Carroll. Bordetella hinzii Septicemia in Association
with Epstein-Barr Virus Viremia and an Epstein-Barr Virus-Associated Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma.
Arch Pathol Lab Med 2007; 131(9):1420 (poster 4).
AC Hristov, EC Vonderheid, and MJ Borowitz. Diagnostic Utility of Flow Cytometric Measurement of
Loss of CD26 and CD7 by T-lymphocytes in Mycosis Fungoides and Sézary Syndrome (MF/SS). Mod
Pathol 2007; 20(s2):244A (abstract 1119).
AC Hristov, F DiCello, M Delos Reyes, M Singh, S Smail, CA Karikari, A Maitra and LMS Resar.
Expression of High Mobility Group A Proteins in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma. Mod Pathol 2008;
21(1s):305A (abstract 1390).
AC Hristov, WA High and LE Golitz. Localized Argyria Detected by Electron Microscopy with Energy
Dispersive Spectroscopy. American Society of Dermatopathology Final Program and Abstracts, 2009
J Hillion, F DiCello, S Smail, A Hristov, LMS Resar. The HMGA1 – COX-2 axis: A Molecular Pathway
Leading to Tumor Progression in Human Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma? American Association for Cancer
Research Annual Meeting, 2010 (Poster #4098)
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