Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Morlote is board certified in molecular genetic pathology and hematopathology. She completed fellowship training in both subspecialties in the Department of Pathology at UAB.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    A Case of Colon Cancer Metastasis to the PenisUrology.  86:16-18.
    Abstracts of Presentations at the Association of Clinical Scientists 139th Meeting Hershey, PA, May 15-18, 2019Annals of Clinical and Laboratory Science.  49:403-416.
    Adamantinoma-Like Ewing Sarcoma of the Thyroid: A Case Report and Review of the LiteratureHead and Neck Pathology.  13:618-623.
    An occult malignancy behind a demyelinating disease: POEMS syndromeJournal of Investigative Medicine High Impact Case Reports.  4.
    Clear cell papillary renal cell carcinoma: molecular profile and virtual karyotypeHuman Pathology.  91:52-60.
    Diagnostic utility of one-stop fusion gene panel to detect TFE3/TFEB gene rearrangement and amplification in renal cell carcinomasModern Pathology
    Effects of Improved DNA Integrity by Punch from Tissue Blocks as Compared to Pinpoint Extraction from Unstained Slides on Next-Generation Sequencing Quality MetricsAmerican Journal of Clinical Pathology.  152:27-35.
    Genetic insights into the origins of Tibeto-Burman populations in the HimalayasJournal of Human Genetics.  54:216-223.
    Is the routine microscopic examination of proximal and distal resection margins in colorectal cancer surgery justified?Annals of Diagnostic Pathology.  23:35-37.
    Malignant Ewing-Like Neoplasm With an EWSR1-KLF15 Fusion: At the Crossroads of a Myoepithelial Carcinoma and a Ewing-Like Sarcoma. A Case Report With Treatment OptionsInternational Journal of Surgical Pathology.  26:440-447.
    Molecular Pathology of Colorectal CancerAdvances in Anatomic Pathology.  27:20-26.
    NUTM1-rearranged neoplasia: a multi-institution experience yields novel fusion partners and expands the histologic spectrumModern Pathology.  32:764-773.
    Poroid adnexal skin tumors with YAP1 fusions exhibit similar histopathologic features: A series of six YAP1-rearranged adnexal skin tumorsJournal of Cutaneous Pathology.  48:1139-1149.
    Serum procalcitonin, use of antibiotics, and patient outcome.
    Spindle Epithelial Tumor with Thymus-Like Differentiation (SETTLE): A Next-Generation Sequencing StudyHead and Neck Pathology.  13:162-168.

    Research Overview

  • Research interests include the molecular characterization of hematologic neoplasms and its diagnostic and prognostic implications, and flow cytometry immunophenotyping of hematologic malignancies.
  • Teaching Overview

  • Hematology Oncology Course Codirector, UAB School of Medicine (2019-present)
  • Full Name

  • Diana Morlote