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Mahsa Khanlari, MD
Mahsa Khanlari, MD

Mahsa Khanlari, MD

Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty



MD - Shiraz University of Medical Science, Shiraz, Iran
Internship - Shiraz University of Medical Science, Shiraz, Iran
Residency (Anatomical & Clinical Pathology) - Shiraz University of Medical Science, Shiraz, Iran
Residency (Anatomical & Clinical Pathology) - Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami, Florida
Fellowship (Hematopathology) – University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Fellowship (Advanced Hematopathology) - University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Research Interests

  • Cell of origin in blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm
  • Prognostic factors in non-common type of anaplastic large cell lymphoma

Selected Publications

Khanlari M, Wang SA, Fowler NH, Tang G, Saluja K, Muzzafar T, Medeiros LJ, Thakral B. Concurrent TP53 mutation and deletion in refractory low-grade follicular lymphoma. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 21(7):e626-e629, 2021.

DeSalvo J, Ban Y, Li L, Sun X, Jiang Z, Kerr DA, Khanlari M, Boulina M, Capecchi MR, Partanen JM, Chen L, Kondo T, Ornitz DM, Trent JC, Eid JE. ETV4 and ETV5 drive synovial sarcoma through cell cycle and DUX4 embryonic pathway control. J Clin Invest 131(13): e141908, 2021.

Khanlari M, Tang G, Hao S, Gong Y, Li S, Miranda RN, Lin P, Iyer S, Yin CC, Xie W, Vega F, Medeiros LJ, Xu J. ALK-negative anaplastic large cell lymphoma with MYC rearrangement. Br J Haematol 192(1):e17-e21, 2021.

Khanlari M, Wang SA, Tang G, Saluja K, Medeiros LJ, Thakral B. CD45-negative follicular lymphoma: A rare diagnostic pitfall of a common entity. Cytometry B Clin Cytom 100(4):406-408, 2021.

Hao S, Lu X, Gong Z, Bassett R, Hu S, Konoplev S, Tang G, Li S, Xu J, Khanlari M, Lee H, Manasanch E, Weber D, Orlowski RZ, Medeiros L, Lin P. The Survival Impact of CKS1B Gains or Amplification is Dependent on the Background Karyotype and TP53 Deletion Status in Patients with Myeloma. Mod Pathol 34(2):327-335, 2021.

Khanlari M, Medeiros LJ. ALK+ Large B-cell lymphoma with aberrant expression of CD3. Blood 136(26):3086, 2020.

Liu W, Burger JA, Xu J, Tang Z, Toruner G, Khanlari M, Medeiros LJ, Tang G. LPL deletion is associated with poorer response to ibrutinib-based treatments and overall survival in TP53-deleted chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Ann Hematol 99(10):2343-2349, 2020.

Hampel P, Cherng H-J, Call T, Ding W, Khanlari M, McPhail E, Miranda R, Lin P, Tawbi H, Ferrajoli A, Weirda W, Jain N, Parikh S. Incidental Richter's transformation in chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients during temporary interruption of ibrutinib. Blood Adv 4(18):4508-4511, 2020.

Shen J, Medeiros LJ, Li S, Wang SA, Lin P, Khanlari M, Iyer SP, Yin CC, Tang G, Jorgensen JL, Hu S, Miranda RN, Xu J. CD8 expression in anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) correlates with non-common morphologic variants and T-cell antigen expression suggesting biological differences with CD8-negative ALCL. Hum Pathol 98:1-9, 2020.

Chapman JR, Alvarez JP, White K, Sanchez S, Khanlari M, Algashaamy K, Cassidy D, Peng JH, Fan YS, Alencar A, Alderuccio JP, Lossos IS, Vega F. Unusual Variants of Follicular Lymphoma: Case-Based Review. Am J Surg Pathol 44(3):329-339, 2020.

Khanlari M, Ramos JC, Sanchez SP, Cho-Vega JH, Amador A, Campuzano-Zuluaga G, Vega F, Chapman JR. Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma can be indistinguishable from other more common T-cell lymphomas. The University of Miami experiences with a large cohort of cases. Mod Pathol 31:1046-1063, 2018.

Khanlari M, Schally AV, Block NL, Nadji M. Expression of GHRH-R, a Potentially Targetable Biomarker, in Triple-negative Breast Cancer. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 26:1-5, 2018.

Chapman J, Geyer JT, Khanlari M, Moul A, Casas C, Connor ST, Fan Y-S, Watts JM, Swords RT, Vega F, Orazi A. Myeloid Neoplasms with Features Intermediate between Primary Myelofibrosis and Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia. Mod Pathol 31:429-441, 2018.

Khanlari M, Daneshbod Y, Shaterzadeh Yazdi H, Shirian S, Negahban S, Aledavood A, Oryan A, Khademi B, Daneshbod K, Field A. Labelling errors in fine-needle aspiration cytology. Cytopathology 27:297-299, 2016.

Khanlari M, Daneshbod Y, Shaterzadeh Yazdi H, Shirian S, Negahban S, Aledavood A, Oryan A, Khademi B, Daneshbod K, Field A. Discrepancy of target sites between clinician and cytopathological reports in head neck fine-needle aspiration: Did I miss the target or did the clinician mistake the organ site? Cancer Med 4:1374-80, 2015.

Khanlari M, Bagheri B, Vojdani R, Mohammadianpanah M, Paydar S, Daneshbod Y. Conjunctival mass as an initial presentation of mantle cell lymphoma: A case report. BMC Res Notes 5: 671, 2012.

Safaei A, Khanlari M, Momtahen M, et al. Prevalence of high-risk human papillomavirus types 16 and 18 in healthy women with cytologically negative pap smear in Iran. Indian J Pathol Microbiol 53: 93-97, 2010.

Karimi M, Khanlari M, Rachmilewitz EA. Cerebrovascular accident in B-thalassemia major and intermedia. Am J Hematol 83:77-79, 2008.

Last update: August 2021