Pathology

Megan I. Samuelson, MD

Portrait

Co-Director of Surgical Pathology
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology  - Anatomic Pathology

Contact Information

Primary Office: 5244B Roy Carver Pavilion
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-353-6796

Email: megan-samuelson@uiowa.edu

Education

BA, Biology, Grinnell College
MD, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Externship, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Residency, Pathology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Fellowship, Surgical Pathology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Fellowship, Cytopathology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Licensure and Certifications

Cytopathology, American Board of Pathology
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology
State of Iowa Medical License, Iowa Board of Medicine

All Publications

Taher H, Mondal D, Samuelson M, Gehlbach B, Gross T.  A young man with dyspnea and audible expiration: The loops never lie.  Breathe (European Respiratory Society).  2016 June. 12(2):159-63.
[PubMed]

Reyes H, Carlson M, Devor E, Zhang Y, Thiel K, Samuelson M, McDonald M, Yang S, Stephan J, Savage E, Dai D, Leslie K.  Downregulation of FOXO1 mRNA predicts treatment failure in patients with endometrial pathology conservatively managed with progestin-containing intrauterine devices.  Gynecol Oncol.  2016 January. 140(1):152-60.
[PubMed]

Klutts J, Guerin L, Bruch L, Firchau D, Knudson C, Rosenthal N, Samuelson M, Jensen C, Delwiche J, Krasowski M.  Pathology Milestones: Assessing Clinical Competency by Committee.  Academic Pathol.  2015 October. 2(4).

Bender D, Sill M, Lankes H, Reyes H, Darus C, Delmore J, Rotmensch J, Gray H, Mannel R, Schilder J, Hunter M, McCourt C, Samuelson M, Leslie K.  A phase II evaluation of cediranib in the treatment of recurrent or persistent endometrial cancer: An NRG Oncology/Gynecologic Oncology Group study.  Gynecol Oncol.  2015 July. 138(3):507-512.
[PubMed]

Stephan J, Hansen J, Samuelson M, McDonald M, Chin Y, Bender D, Reyes H, Button A, Goodheart M.  Intra-operative frozen setion results reliably predict final pathology in endometrial cancer.  Gynecol Oncol.  2014 June. 133(3):499-505.
[PubMed]

Samuelson M, Stelow E, Hornick J, Bellizzi A.  Frequent nuclear expression of beta-catenin in adrenal cortical carcinoma: A diagonstic pitfall.  United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting.  2014 March. 

Haslem B, Samuelson M, Schey R.  A case of eosinophilic esophagitis discovered with positron emission tomography imaging: a case report.  J Med Case Rep.  2013 July 15. 7(1):187.
[PubMed]

Stephan J, Samuelson M, Goodheart M.  Assessment of the reliability of intra-operative frozen section and final pathology results in endoemtrial cancer.  Western Association of Gynecologic Oncologists 42nd Annual Meeting.  2013 June. 

Young A, Neff T, Samuelson M, Meyerholz D, Dupuy A, Goodheart M.  The generation of a novel spontaneous transgenic mouse model of node positive metastatic vulvar cancer.  Gynecol Oncol.  2013. 131(1):261.

Nadkarni N, Rogers L, Samuelson M, Neff T, Bender D, Ahmed A, De Geest K, Button A, Dupuy A, Goodheart M.  An alternative ZMIZ1 promoter exhibits higher gene expression in epithelial ovarian cancer that is p53-independent.  Western Association of Gynecologic Oncologists 41st Annual Meeting; Gynecol Oncol.  2012 June. 127:S1-S34.

Kuzman J, Naraev B, Button A, Samuelson M, Goodheart M, DeYoung B, O'Dorisio T, Halfdanarson T.  Expression of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor (VEGF-R) and CD31 receptor (CD31-R) in high-grade neuroendocrine carcinoma of the uterine cervix (cNEC) and its association with prognosis.  American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting.  2012. 

Girardi J, Samuelson M, Button A, De Geest K, Bender D, Ahmed A, Goodheart M.  The relationship between vascularity, p53 gene mutations and distant metastatic disease in epithelial ovarian carcinoma.  Gynecol Oncol.  2011 November. 123(2):443.

Nadkarni N, Rogers L, Samuelson M, Neff T, Bender D, Ahmed A, De Geest K, Button A, Dupuy A, Goodheart M.  Zmiz1 is overexpressed in epithelial ovarian cancer and associated with p53 gene mutations.  Gynecologic Oncology.  2011 November. 123(2):446-447.

Puan K, Jin C, Wang H, Sarikonda G, Raker A, Lee H, Samuelson M, Märker-Hermann E, Pasa-Tolic L, Nieves E, Giner J, Kuzuyama T, Morita C.  Preferential recognition of a microbial metabolite by human Vgamma2Vdelta2 T cells.  International immunology.  2007 May. 19(5):657-73.
[PubMed]

Morita C, Lee H, Samuelson M, Marker-Hermann E, Pasa-Tolic L, Nieves E, Kuzuyama T, Puan P.  γδ T cells recognize an intermediate in bacterial isoprenoid metabolism: pattern recognition by the adaptive immune system.  ASM Conference on Immunity to Bacterial, Viral, and Protzoal Pathogens.  2002 March. 

Morita C, Lee H, Samuelson M, Marker-Hermann E, Dao M, Pasa-Tolic L, Nieves E, Kuzuyama T, Puan P.  γδ T cells recognize an intermediate in bacterial isoprenoid metabolism: pattern recognition by the adaptive immune system.  11th International Congress of Immunology.  2001 July. 

Samuelson M, Morita C.  How does limited diversity of the TCR in γδ T cells cause an adaptive immune response? Recognition of nonpeptide antigens by γδ T cells.  Honors Symposium, Grinnell College.  2001 March. 

Morita C, Lee H, Samuelson M, Marker-Hermann E, Nieves E, Puan P.  γδ T cells recognize an intermediate in bacterial isoprenoid metabolism: pattern recognition by the adaptive immune system.  Arthritis Research Conference.  2001 March. 

Morita C, Lee H, Samuelson M, Marker-Hermann E, Nieves E, Puan K.  γδ T cells recognize a putative intermediate in the bacterial deoxyxylulose synthetic pathway for isopentenyl pyrophosphate: pattern recognition by the adaptive immune system. .  Keystone Symposium on "Interfaces between innate and adaptive immunity".  2001 January. 

Williams H, Salinas E, Savage E, Samuelson M, Goodheart M.  Malignant struma ovarii with insular carcinoma: a case report and literature review.  Gynecol Oncol Reports. 

Davick J, Krone J, Samuelson M, Stockdale C.  The Prevalence of Lichen Sclerosus in Patients with Vulvar Squamous Cell Carcinoma.  Int J of Gynecol Pathol. 

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