• Dr. Andrea Kahn serves as Interim Section Head for Gynecologic and Breast Pathology, and Residency Program Associate Director of Anatomic Pathology. Dr. Kahn is board certified in Combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology by the American Board of Pathology with main clinical interest in breast, gynecologic, and renal pathology. She has several years of experience in leadership roles, including directorships in surgical pathology, anatomic pathology, and residency program during her tenure at the University of South Alabama (2006-2020).
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2022 Discordance Between Immunohistochemistry and In Situ Hybridization to Detect HER2 Overexpression/Gene Amplification in Breast Cancer in the Modern Age: A Single Institution Experience and Pooled Literature Review Study: Discordance between HER2 overexpression and gene amplification in breast cancerClinical Breast Cancer.  22:e123-e133. 2022
    2019 Quantitative Image Analysis of Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2 Immunohistochemistry for Breast Cancer: Guideline From the College of American Pathologists.Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.  143:1180-1195. 2019
    2016 Mitochondrial DNA Repair through OGG1 Activity Attenuates Breast Cancer Progression and Metastasis.Cancer Research.  76:30-34. 2016
    2015 ErbB2-intronic microRNA-4728: a novel tumor suppressor and antagonist of oncogenic MAPK signaling.Cell Death and Disease.  6:e1742. 2015
    2015 Splenic lymphangioma.Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.  139:278-282. 2015
    2014 Increased reactive oxygen species, metabolic maladaptation, and autophagy contribute to pulmonary arterial hypertension-induced ventricular hypertrophy and diastolic heart failure.Hypertension.  64:1266-1274. 2014
    2014 Contractile protein expression is upregulated by reactive oxygen species in aorta of Goto-Kakizaki rat.American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physiology.  306:H214-H224. 2014
    2011 Regulation and distribution of squirrel monkey chorionic gonadotropin and secretogranin II in the pituitary.General and Comparative Endocrinology.  170:509-513. 2011
    2009 Primary renal zygomycotic infarction mimicking renal neoplasia in an immunocompetent patient.American Journal of the Medical Sciences.  338:330-333. 2009
    2009 Tricuspid valve and pacemaker endocarditis due to Pseudallescheria boydii (Scedosporium apiospermum).Southern Medical Journal.  102:515-517. 2009
    2009 A case of bone metaplasia of the gallbladder epithelium.Southern Medical Journal.  102:322-324. 2009
    2008 Sentinel node in melanoma patients: Triple negativity with routine techniques and PCR as positive prognostic factor for survivalModern Pathology.  21:438-444. 2008
    2004 Sentinel lymph node: Detection of micrometastases of melanoma in a molecular studyMolecular Diagnosis and Therapy.  8:253-258. 2004
    2004 Pathologic quiz case: a 69-year-old man with a brown-black facial papule. Melanocytic matricoma.Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.  128:e163-e164. 2004
    2001 Primitive neuroectodermal tumor of the lung.Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.  125:397-399. 2001
    1997 Pathological case of the month. Infantile acute hemorrhagic edema.JAMA Pediatrics.  151:523-524. 1997
    1997 Morphometric determination of AgNORs in breast carcinoma. Correlation with flow cytometry and proliferating cell nuclear antigen. 1997
    1997 Immunoglobulin lambda light chains are the precursors of ureteral localized amyloidosis: A micromethod for extraction of amyloidAmyloid: the journal of protein folding disorders.  4:253-258. 1997

    Research Overview

  • Dr. Kahn’s research interests are focused on breast carcinoma, in particular, image analysis. She developed the image analysis laboratory for the Department of Pathology at the University of South Alabama.
  • Teaching Overview

  • Dr. Kahn has shown dedication to teaching and mentoring medical students and residents. For her achievements she received the Scarlet Sash Faculty Award for Honors Convocation from the 2014 College of Medicine Senior Class, at University of South Alabama, and the Faculty Recognition Award from the University of South Alabama, Department of Pathology Housestaff on 3 occasions, most recently in 2019.
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, 1990
  • Full Name

  • Andrea Kahn