Research Faculty

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New York, NY 10032

Phone: 212-342-4623
Education and Training
Gastrointestinal Pathology Fellowship - The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
Surgical Pathology Fellowship - University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Anatomic Pathology Residency - St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center/Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY
Research fellowship - CBR Institute for Biomedical Research/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
M.D. - Carol Davila University of Medicine, Bucharest, Romania
Alina C. Iuga, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology
Research Summary

Inflammatory and neoplastic disorders of the gastrointestinal tract; histopathology of murine models of human disease with a focus on gastrointestinal inflammation and associated neoplasia.
Service Activities

Gastrointestinal and general surgical pathology
Selected Publications

Mathern DR, Laitman LE, Hovhannisyan Z, Dunkin D, Farsio S, Malik TJ, Roda G, Chitre A, Iuga AC,Yeretssian G, Berin C, Dahan S Mouse and human Notch-1 regulate mucosal immune responses Mucosal Immunology- in press

Song Y, Dunkin D, Dahan S, Iuga A, Ceballos C, Hoffstadter-Thal K, Yang N, Benkov K, Mayer L, Li XM Anti-inflammatory Effects of the Chinese Herbal Formula FAHF-2 in Experimental and Human IBD Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2014 Jan;20(1):144-53

Torres J, Bao X, Iuga AC, Chen A, Harpaz N, Ullman T, Cohen B, Werther JL, de Chambrun GP, Asciutti S, Odin J, Sachar D, Gaskins HR, Setchell K, Colombel JF, Itzkowitz SH Farnesoid X receptor expression is decreased in colonic mucosa of patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis and colitis-associated neoplasia Inflamm Bowel Dis 2013 Feb; 19(2):275-82

Bongers G, Muniz LR, Pacer M, Iuga AC, Thirunarayanan N, Slinger E, Smit MJ, Premkumar Reddy E, Mayer L, Furtado GC, Harpaz N, Lira SA A role for EGFR signaling in the development of intestinal serrated polyps in mice and humans Gastroenterology 2012 Sep;143(3):730-40

D Chatterjee, MH Katz, A Rashid, H Wang, AC Iuga, GR Varadhachary, RA Wolff, JE Lee, PW Pisters, CH Crane, HF Gomez, JL Abbruzzese, JB Fleming, H Wang Perineural and intraneural invasion in post-therapy pancreaticoduodenectomy specimens predicts poor prognosis in patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma Am J Surg Pathol 2012 Mar;36(3):409-17

Iuga AC, Mull J, Batra R, Miller W Mucinous cystadenocarcinoma of the testis: a case report Human Pathology 2011 Sep;42(9):1343-7

G. Sandhu, A Georgescu, A Korniyenko, C Florita, A Iuga Recurrent Perirectal Abscess American Journal of Medicine, 2010 Sep;123(9):e13-4

S Kumar, A Iuga, J Raymonde Cardiac Tamponade in a Patient with Dengue Fever and Lupus Nephritis: a Case Report Journal of Intensive Care Medicine, 2010 May-Jun;25(3):175-8

Gwack Y, Sharma S, Nardone J, Tanasa B, Iuga A, Srikanth S, Okamura H, Bolton D, Feske S, Hogan PG, Rao A A genome-wide Drosophila RNAi screen identifies DYRK-family kinases as regulators of NFAT Nature, 2006 Jun; 441(7093):646-50

Honors and Awards

2010 - CAP Resident of the Year Award, College of American Pathologists’ Meeting CAP’10, Chicago, IL
Peer-nominated award presented by the College of American Pathologists to a CAP Junior Member to highlight accomplishments related to leadership, focus on patients, and service to the profession

1997 - Valedictorian, BP Hasdeu National College, Buzau, Romania
Committees , Council, and Professional Society Memberships

United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
College of American Pathologists
American Gastroenterological Association
Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America

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