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Priya Kumar, MD
Priya Kumar, MD

Priya Kumar, MD

Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty

  • Medical Director, Hematopathology and Immunopathology



MD - Medical School for International Health (MSIH)
Residency - Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Fellowship - Hematopathology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Research Interests

  • Immune landscape in hematologic malignancies
  • Innovative diagnostic capacity building in resource-limited settings

Selected Publications

Kumar P, Uppal, M Xiao, W Dogan A, Roshal M, Gao, Q Aypar, U Zhang Y, Arcila ME, Moung C, Yao J, Nafa K, Yu W, Syed MH, Park J, Kumar A, C. Clonally-Related CD5+ CLL/SLL and CD10+ high grade B-cell lymphoma suggests common neoplastic progenitor with branched disease evolution, with therapeutic implications. Leukemia & Lymphoma 2019. doi: 10.1080/10428194.2019.1675876

Kumar P, Roshal M, Pichardo J, Dogan A. Hairy cell leukemia (HCL) expresses Programmed death 1 (PD-1): a new diagnostic marker. Modern Pathology 31 Suppl2:529-530, 2018. doi: 10.1038/modpathol.2018.13

Lewis, N., Pastore, F, Kumar P, Getta, B, Hultquist, A., Shaffer, B., Giralt, S, Rampal, R, Arcila M, Levine, R, Roshal, M, Xiao, W. PHF6 mutations define a subgroup of mixed phenotype acute leukemia with aberrant T-cell differentiation. Modern Pathology 31 Suppl2:530-531 doi: 10.1038/modpathol.2018.13

Kumar P, Marchevsky A, Xuemo F. Developing Multimedia Resources Using Camtasia Studio 8 to Teach Pathology in the Era of Subspecialized Residency Education. Modem Pathol Supp12:142A, 2017.

Kumar P, Patel J, Liou F, Kobashigawa J, Luthringer DJ. Recurrence of Amyloid in Endomyocardial Biopsies Following Orthotopic Heart Transplantation. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, Volume 34, Issue 4, S317

Last update: November 2019