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Somak Roy, MD

  • Staff Pathologist, Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
  • Director of Molecular Pathology
  • Associate Professor, UC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine



Lineage-switching of the cellular distribution of BRAFV600E in multisystem Langerhans cell histiocytosis. Milne, P; Bomken, S; Slater, O; Kumar, AR; Nelson, AS; Roy, S; Velazquez, J; Mankad, K; Nicholson, J; Yeomanson, D; et al. Blood Advances. 2022.

Principles and Validation of Bioinformatics Pipeline for Cancer Next-Generation Sequencing. Roy, S. Clinics in Laboratory Medicine. 2022; 42:409-421.

APPLYING MEDICAL ETHICS TO ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY MEDICINE. Jackson, BR; Ye, Y; Crawford, J; Becich, M; Roy, S; Botkin, J; de Baca, ME; Pantanowitz, L. Journal of Pathology Informatics. 2022.

Standards for the classification of pathogenicity of somatic variants in cancer (oncogenicity): Joint recommendations of Clinical Genome Resource (ClinGen), Cancer Genomics Consortium (CGC), and Variant Interpretation for Cancer Consortium (VICC). Horak, P; Griffith, M; Danos, AM; Pitel, BA; Madhavan, S; Liu, X; Chow, C; Williams, H; Carmody, L; Barrow-Laing, L; et al. Genetics in Medicine. 2022; 24:986-998.

Containers in Bioinformatics: Applications, Practical Considerations, and Best Practices in Molecular Pathology. Kadri, S; Sboner, A; Sigaras, A; Roy, S. Journal of Molecular Diagnostics. 2022; 24:442-454.

ALK-positive histiocytosis: a new clinicopathologic spectrum highlighting neurologic involvement and responses to ALK inhibition. Kemps, PG; Picarsic, J; Durham, BH; Hélias-Rodzewicz, Z; Hiemcke-Jiwa, L; van den Bos, C; van de Wetering, MD; van Noesel, CJ M; van Laar, JA M; Verdijk, RM; et al. Blood. 2022; 139:256-280.

Molecular characterization of pleomorphic mesothelioma: a multi-institutional study. Roy, S; Galateau-Sallé, F; Le Stang, N; Churg, A; Lyons, MA; Attanoos, R; Dacic, S. Modern Pathology. 2022; 35:82-86.

Electronic Health Records and Genomics: Perspectives from the Association for Molecular Pathology Electronic Health Record (EHR) Interoperability for Clinical Genomics Data Working Group. Carter, AB; Abruzzo, LV; Hirschhorn, JW; Jones, D; Jordan, DC; Nassiri, M; Ogino, S; Patel, NR; Suciu, CG; Temple-Smolkin, RL; et al. Journal of Molecular Diagnostics. 2022; 24:1-17.

The Utility of Next-Generation Sequencing in Advanced Breast and Gynecologic Cancers. Jones, TE; Zou, J; Tseng, GC; Roy, S; Bhargava, R. American Journal of Clinical Pathology. 2021; 156:455-460.

The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine: Principles and Practice. Jackson, BR; Ye, Y; Crawford, JM; Becich, MJ; Roy, S; Botkin, JR; de Baca, ME; Pantanowitz, L. 2021; 8.

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