Armita Bahrami, MD
Armita Bahrami, MD

Armita Bahrami, MD

Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty



MD – Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Residency, Anatomical and Clinical Pathology – Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Fellowships, Surgical and Bone & Soft Tissue Pathology – Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

Research Interests

  • The morphologic spectrum and molecular biology of pediatric bone and soft tissue tumors
  • Diagnostic molecular and immunohistochemical markers in pediatric solid tumors

Selected Publications

Lu C, Zhang J, Nagahawatte P, Easton J, Lee S, Liu Z, Ding L, Wyczalkowski MA, Valentine M, Navid F, Mulder H, Tatevossian RG, Dalton J, Davenport J, Yin Z, Edmonson M, Rusch M, Wu G, Li Y, Parker M, Hedlund E2, Shurtleff S, Raimondi S, Bhavin V, Donald Y, Mardis ER, Wilson RK, Evans WE, Ellison DW, Pounds S, Dyer M, Downing JR, Pappo A, Bahrami A. The genomic landscape of childhood and adolescent melanoma. J Invest Dermatol 135(3):816-23, 2015.

Littooij AS, McHugh K, McCarville MB, Sebire NJ, Bahrami A, Roebuck DJ. Yolk sac tumour: a rare cause of raised AFP in a young child with a large liver mass. Pediatric Radiology 44(1):18-22, 2013.

Liang PI, Li CF, Sato Y, Lee VK, Bahrami A, Chuang SS. Ectopic hamartomatous thymoma is distinct from lipomatous pleomorphic adenoma in lacking PLAG1 aberration. Histopathology 62(3):518-22, 2013.

Parker M, Chen X, Bahrami A, Dalton J, Rusch M, Wu G, Easton J, Cheung NK, Dyer M, Mardis ER, Wilson RK, Mullighan C, Gilbertson R, Baker SJ, Zambetti G, Ellison DW, Downing JR, Zhang J; the Pediatric Cancer Genome Project. Assessing telomeric DNA content in pediatric cancers using whole-genome sequencing data. Genome Biol 13(12):R113, 2012.

King L, López-Terrada D, Jakacky J, McCarville MB, Spunt SL, Bridge JA, Bahrami A. Primary intrathoracic dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans. Am J Surg Pathol 36(12):1897-902, 2012.

Bahrami A, Dalton JD, Bangalore S, Krane JF. PLAG1 Alteration in Carcinoma Ex Pleomorphic Adenoma: Immunohistochemical and Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization Studies of 22 Cases. Head and Neck Pathol 6(3):328-35, 2012.

Cheung NK, Zhang J, Lu C, Parker M, Bahrami A, Tickoo SK, Heguy A, Pappo AS, Federico S, Dalton J, Cheung IY, Ding L, Fulton R, Wang J, Chen X, Becksfort J, Wu J, Billups CA, Ellison D, Mardis ER, Wilson RK, Downing JR, Dyer MA Association of age at diagnosis and genetic mutations in patients with neuroblastoma. St Jude Children's Research Hospital–Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project. JAMA 307(10):1062-71, 2012.

Bahrami A, Dalton JD, Bangalore S, Henry C, Krane JF, Navid F, Ellison DW. Disseminated carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma confirmed by application of PLAG1 immunohistochemistry and FISH for PLAG1 rearrangement. Head and Neck Pathol 6(3):377-83, 2012.

Bahrami A, Dalton JD, Krane JF, Fletcher CD. A subset of cutaneous and soft tissue mixed tumors are genetically linked to their salivary gland counterpart. Genes Chromosomes Cancer 51(2):140-148, 2012. doi:10.1002/gcc.20938.

Zhang J, Benavente CA, McEvoy J, Flores-Otero J;Ding L, Chen X, Ulyanov A, Wu G;Wilson M, Wang J, Brennan R, Rusch M, Manning AL, Ma J, Easton J, Shurtleff S, Mullighan C, Pounds S, Mukatira S, Gupta P, Neale G, Zhao D, Lu C, Fulton RS, Fulton LL, Hong X, Dooling DJ, Ochoa K, Naeve C, Dyson NJ, Mardis ER, Bahrami A, Ellison D, Wilson RK, Downing JR, Dyer MA: A novel retinoblastoma therapy from genomic and epigenetic analyses. Nature 481(7381):329-334, 2012.

Graham RP, Dry S, Li X, Binder S, Bahrami A, Raimondi SC, Dogan A, Chakraborty S, Souchek JJ, Folpe AL. Ossifying fibromyxoid tumor of soft parts: a clinicopathologic, proteomic, and genomic study. Am J Surg Pathol 35(11):1615-25, 2011.

Bahrami A, Dalton JD, Krane JF, Fletcher CD. A subset of cutaneous and soft tissue mixed tumors are genetically linked to their salivary gland counterpart. Genes Chromosomes Cancer 51(2):140-8, 2011.

Fernandez-Pineda I, Bahrami A, Green J, McGregor LM, Davidoff AM, Sandoval JA. Isolated subcutaneous metastasis of osteosarcoma 5 years after initial diagnosis. J Pediatr Surg 46(10):2029-31, 2011.

Bahrami A, Folpe AL. Adult Fibrosarcoma: A Reevaluation of 163 putative cases diagnosed at a single institution over a 48 Year Period. Am J Surg Pathol 34(1):1504-13, 2010.

Bahrami A, Weiss SW, Montgomery E, Horvai AE, Jin L, Inwards CY, Folpe AL.RT-PCR Analysis for FGF23 using paraffin sections in the diagnosis of phosphaturic mesenchymal tumors with and without known tumor induced osteomalacia. Am J Surg Pathol 33:1348-1354, 2009.

Bahrami A, Truong LD, Shen SS, Krishnan B. Synchronous renal and adrenal masses: an analysis of 80 cases. Ann Diagn Pathol 1:9-15, 2009.

Bahrami A, Allen TC, Cagle PT. Pulmonary epithelioid hemangioendothelioma mimicking mesothelioma. Pathol Int 58:730-4, 2008.

Bahrami A, Gown AM, Baird B, Hicks MJ, Folpe AL. Aberrant expression of epithelial and neuroendocrine markers in alveolar rhabdomyosarcomas: a potentially serious diagnostic pitfall.Mod Pathol 21:795-806, 2008.

Bahrami A, Truong LD, Ro JY. Undifferentiated tumor: True identity by immunohistochemistry. Arch Pathol Lab Med 132(3):326-348, 2008.

Bahrami A, Ro JY, Ayala AG. An overview of testicular germ cell tumors. Arch Pathol Lab Med131:1267-1280, 2007.

Bahrami A, Resetkova E, Ro JY, Ibañez JD, Ayala AG.   Primary osteosarcoma of the breast: report of two cases. Arch Pathol Lab Med 131:792-5, 2007.

Bahrami A, Schwartz MR, Ayala AG, Goldfarb RA, Brady JR, Takei H, Ro JY. One angiomyolipoma and two oncocytomas in the same kidney. Ann Diagn Pathol 11:132-135, 2007.

Takei H, Rivera A, Suzuki H, Bahrami A, Powell SZ. Jugular foramen chordoid meningioma. Pathol Int 56:397-401, 2006.

Takei H, Goodman JC, Tanaka S, Bhattacharjee MB, Bahrami A, Powell SZ. Pituicytoma incidentally found at autopsy. Pathol Int 55:745-749, 2005.

Last update: May 2015