kahn_andrea.jpgAndrea G. Kahn, M.D.

Associate Professor
Interim Co-Chair
Pathology Residency Program Director
Anatomic Pathology Director
Autopsy Program Director
(251)471-7790
akahn@health.southalabama.edu

 

Board Certification

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

 

Education

M.D.: Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Argentina

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency: C.E.M.I.C., Buenos Aires, Argentina

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency: University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama

Surgical Pathology Fellowship: Hospital De Clinicas, Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

Publications

  • Schmitt DC, Madeira da Silva L, Zhang W, Liu Z, Arora R, Lim S, Schuler AM, McClellan S, Andrews JF, Kahn AG, Zhou M, Ahn EY, Tan M.  ErbB2-intronic microRNA-4728: a novel tumor suppressor and antagonist of oncogenic MAPK signaling.  Cell Death Dis. 2015 May 7;6:e1742.

  • Ioannidis I, Kahn AG.  Splenic lymphangioma.  Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2015 Feb;139(2):278-82.

  • Rawat DK, Alzoubi A, Gupte R, Chettimada S, Watanabe M, Kahn AG, Okada T, McMurtry IF, Gupte SA. Increased reactive oxygen species, metabolic maladaptation, and autophagy contribute to pulmonary arterial hypertension-induced ventricular hypertrophy and diastolic heart failure.  Hypertension. 2014 Dec;64(6):1266-74.
  • Vasauskas AA, Hubler TR, Mahanic C, Gibson S, Kahn AG, Scammell JG: Regulation and distribution of squirrel monkey chorionic gonadotropin and secretogranin II in the pituitary. Gen Comp Endocrinol 2011;170:509–513.

  • John J. Nelson, Andrea G. Kahn. A Case of Bony Metaplasia of the Gallbladder. South Med J. 2009 Mar;102(3):322-4.

  • Laurini JA, Carter JE, Kahn AG. Tricuspid valve and pacemaker endocarditis due to Pseudallescheria boydii (Scedosporium apiospermum). South Med J. 2009 May;102(5):515-7.

  • Goel S, Carter JE, Culpepper M, Kahn AG. Primary Renal Zygomycotic Infarction Mimicking Renal Neoplasia in an Immunocompetent Patient. Am J Med Sci. 2009 Aug 20

  • Denninghoff VC, Falco J, Kahn AG, Trouchot V, Curutchet HP, Elsner B. Sentinel node in melanoma patients: triple negativity with routine techniques and PCR as positive prognostic factor for survival. Mod Pathol. 2008 Apr;21(4):438-44. Epub 2008 Jan 25.

  • Carter JE, Kahn AG: Cutaneous cryptococcosis. ASCP Press CHECKSAMPLE®. 2008;32(7):71-81.

  • Kahn AG, Farooqui G, McDonald F, Tucker JA: Analysis of foreign material identified in non-neoplastic lung tissue with energy dispersive x-ray microanalysis. Ultrastructural Pathology (submitted for publication), May 2006.

  • Carter E, Boudreaux CW, Kahn AG: Metastatic gastric signet-ring cell carcinoma mimicking a primary prostatic neoplasm. ASCP Press CHECKSample®. 2005;29(6):67-79.

  • Song DE, Kahn AG, Khang SK, Ro JY: Pseudofungi in pericolic lymph nodes. Arch Pathol Lab Med 2005;129:e97-e100.

  • Kahn AG, Horenstein MG. Inflammatory dermatopathology: The diagnosis of cutaneous inflammatory infiltrates with atypical CD30-positive cells. Pathology Case Reviews 2004;9:60-65.

  • Horenstein MG, Kahn AG. Pathologic quiz case: a 69-year-old man with a brown-black facial papule. Melanocytic matricoma. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2004 Nov;128(11):e163-4.

  • Denninghoff VC, Kahn AG, Falco J, Curutchet HP, Elsner B. Sentinel lymph node: detection of micrometastases of melanoma in a molecular study. Mol Diagn. 2004;8(4):253-8.

  • Virasoro R, Kahn AG, Secin FP: Balanitis Xerotica Obliterans. Rev Arg Urol 2003;68:125-130.

  • Kahn AG, Avagnina A, Nazar J, Elsner B. Primitive neuroectodermal tumor of the lung. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2001 Mar;125(3):397-9.

  • Rojas M, Vanoni M, Fortunato M, Nadal M, Rainoldi F. Hernández C, Díaz Fuenzalida A, Kahn A, Carrizo A: Penile necrosis as an infrequent manifestation of calciphylaxis. Revista del Hospital de Clínicas 1999;13:5-10.

  • Elsner B, Gómez Rueda N, Calandria LP, Mandrile S, Kahn AG: Interinstitutional consultation: the experience of the Hospital de Clínicas in 877 cases. Boletín de la Sociedad Argentina de Patología 1999;54:8-9.

  • Kahn A, Calandria L, Mandrile S, Elsner B: Interinstitutional consultation : study of 877 cases. Oncología Clínica 1999;4:151-3.

  • Kahn AG, Arrossi AV, Avagnina A, García M, Coimbra F, Elsner B: Tumoral testicular masses of the adrenogenital syndrome. Presentation of a case. Rev Arg Urol 1999;64:155-159.

  • Moiraghi LA, Kahn AG, Forastieri MA Paes de Lima A, Ramírez F, Bellora OG Elsner B, Bellotti M: Transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder: prognostic importance of the analysis of DNA in urinary cytology. Rev Arg Urol 1998;63:61-66.

  • Fernández H, Rovegno AR, Marrugat R, Lauterstein GA, Dávalos Mitchel M, Lombardo M, Avagnina A, Kahn A, Castaño E: Primary ureteral amyloidosis. Arch Esp Urol 1998;51:485-90.

  • Castaño EM, Pirelli F, Morelli L, Avagnina A, Kahn A, Frangione B: Immunoglobulin lambda light chains are the precursors of ureteral localized amyloidosis: a micro-method for extraction of amyloid. Amyloid: Int J Exp Clin Invest 1997;4:253-8.

  • Kahn AG, Falco J, Elsner B, Curutchet HP. Evaluation of the sentinel node in 43 patients with cutaneous malignant melanoma. Arch Argent Dermatol 1997;47:115-9.

  • Collantonio G, Kinzlansy V, Kahn A, Damilano G: Pathological Case of the Month. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 1997;151:523-4.

  • Bellotti MS, Elsner B, Kahn A, Bezrodnik L, Picilli L, Greco P: Morphometric determination of AgNORs in breast carcinoma: correlation with flow cytometry and PCNA. Analyt Quant Cytol Histol 1997;19:139-44.

  • Albertal J, Iotti A, Piccinini P, Kahn A, Molfino H, Desmery R: Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma: unusual infiltration in gallbladder. Rev Argent Cirug 1996;71:68-70.

  • Crimi G, Amnestoy G, Monge F, Leguizamon G, Kahn A, Elsner B, Abalo E: Treatment of high grade SIL through electrosurgical excision with a diathermic loop. Rev de Obst y Ginec de Bs As 1996;75:3-9.

  • Carter E, Kahn AG, Evans TN: A 14 year-old male with abdominal pain. Lab Medicine 2005;36:161-2.

  • Miravalle D, Kahn A, Avagnina A, Elsner B, Montesinos M: Neuroendocrine carcinoma in lymph nodes in absence of a primary tumor. Patología (Mex.) 1995;33:233-7.

  • Bellotti MS, Elsner B, Kahn A, Bezrodnik L, Curutchet HP, Greco P, Pisilli L: Morphometric determination of AgNORs in breast carcinoma: correlation with flow cytometry and PCNA. Rev Arg mastol 1995;14:133-39.

  • Kahn A, Bellotti MS, Elsner B, Curutchet HP, Picilli L: Chordomas: study of 5 cases diagnosed by fine needle aspiration with immunohistochemical analysis and nuclear ploidy. Patología (Mex.) 1995;33:87-91.

  • Kahn A, Elsner B, Montes de Oca LF, Bellotti MS, Borghi L, Garcia A, Becher E: Prostatic needle biopsy: morphological, immunohistochemical and DNA ploidy study. Rev Arg Urol 1994;59:177-81.

  • Garcia A, Kahn A, Montes de Oca LF, Elsner B, Bellotti MS, Becher E, Saenz C: Radical prostatectomies: analysis of the morphology and nuclear ploidy. Rev Arg Urol 1994;59:115-120.

  • Belloti MS, Fodor M, Elsner B, Alonso E, Kahn A, Montes de Oca LF, Pisilli L: Transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder: importance of nuclear ploidy as an element of prognosis. Bol de Citol Arg, 1993.

  • Kahn A, Elsner B, Bellotti MS, Montes de Oca LF, Becher E, Catalano V: Immunohistochemical studies of the cellular cycle and oncogenes in prostate adenocarcinomas. Medicina (Bs.As.) 1993;53:566-7.

 

Scientific Presentations

  • Roncal, O, Kahn AG: Breast carcinoma predictive markers: correlation between core biopsy and excision specimens. Accepted for presentation at the 132nd Meeting of the Association of Clinical Scientists, Mobile, Alabama, May 26, 2012.

  • Riddick L, Nelson JJ, Kahn AG: The Prevalence of Hepatitis among the Forensic Autopsy Population of the South Alabama Region. American Academy of Forensic Sciences 2012 Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, February 2012.

  • Piaggio F, Ravula S, Kahn AG, Polski J: Precursor T lymphoblastic lymphoma presenting with a pleural effusion in a child with VACTERL syndrome. A case report. Winter Meeting of the Argentine Pathology Society. Buenos Aires, June 2010.

  • Boudreaux CW, Laurini JA, Zuo Z, Kahn AG: High risk HPV DNA testing in SurePath liquid base papanicolaou specimens: differences in results among pre and peri-postmenopausal women with atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASCUS). American Society of Cytopathology 57th Annual Scientific Meeting, Denver, CO, November 2009.

  • Ravula S, Kahn AG, Hollingshead TE, Lasecki MA, Tucker JA. Her-2 Gene analysis by dual probe chromogenic in situ hybridization (DCISH) in 19 invasive breast carcinoma cases. 2009 ASCP Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, October 2009.

  • Goel S, Kahn AG, Zuo Z, Patterson KV: Post-mortem diagnosis of lymphoma: report of five cases with review of the literature and discussion of specialized diagnostic techniques. 98th Annual Meeting of the US-Canadian Academy of Pathology, Boston, MA, March 2009.

  • Ayar SP, Imran H, Haines S, Kahn AG, Polski J: Acute Myeloid Leukemia With Complex Cytogenetics Presenting as a Mediastinal Mass. CAP’08, College of American Pathologists Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, September 2008.

  • Laurini JA, Carter JE, Kahn AG: Tricuspid valve endocarditis due to Pseudallescheria boydii (Scedosporium apiospermum). American Society for Microbiology 108th General Meeting, Boston, MA, June 2008.

  • Goel S, Carter JE, Culpepper M, Kahn AG: Primary Renal Zygomycotic Infarction Mimicking Renal Neoplasia in an Immunocompetent Patient. American Society for Microbiology 108th General Meeting, Boston, MA, June 2008.

  • Zuo Z, Kahn AG, Tucker JA: A data mining analysis of pathological findings in 11259 placentas. American Society for Investigative Pathology Annual Meeting at Experimental Pathology 2008, San Diego, CA, April 2008.

  • Martin SH, Kahn AG, Tucker JA, Zuo Z, Polski JM: Bone marrow talc granulomatosis. CAP’07 The Pathologists’ Meeting, Chicago, IL, September-October 2007.

  • Denninghoff VC, Kahn AG, Falco J, Trouchot V, Curutchet HP, Elsner B: Molecular Pathology of Stage I and II cutaneous malignant melanoma: Study of the Sentinel Lymph Node. 95th Annual Meeting of the US-Canadian Academy of Pathology, Atlanta, GA, February 2006.

  • Cain KT, Kahn AG, King JAC, Manci EA: Idiopathic Infantile Arterial Calcification: A case report with energy dispersive X-Ray microanalysis. 99th Annual Scientific Assembly, Southern Medical Association, San Antonio, TX, November 2005.

  • Carter E, Kahn AG: Bordetella bronchiseptica pneumonia in an HIV-positive animal care worker. 98th Annual Scientific Assembly, Southern Medical Association, New Orleans, LA, November 2004.

  • Kahn AG, Farooqui G, King JAC: Analysis of foreign material identified in non-neoplastic lung tissue with energy dispersive x-ray. 93rd Annual Meeting of the US-Canadian Academy of Pathology, Vancouver, BC, Canada, March 2004.

  • Carter E, Kahn A: Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns in Streptococcus pneumoniae: Current trends in resistance in a tertiary healthcare system. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Clinical Pathology, New Orleans, September 20, 2003.

  • Gonzalez Morales M, Montes de Oca L, Becher E, Borghi M, Kahn A, Elsner B: Transitional neoplasia of the urinary bladder: DNA analysis with image analysis. Argentinian Congress of Urology 2001, Buenos Aires, October 2001.

  • Denninghoff VC, Kahn AG, Pecollo J, Avagnina A, Elsner B: Detection and RT-PCR amplification of RNA from paraffin-embedded lymph nodes. 90th Annual Meeting of the US-Canadian Academy of Pathology, Atlanta, GA, USA, March 2001.

  • Kahn AG, Denninghoff VC, Falco J, Curutchet HP, Pecollo J, Elsner B: Detection of micrometastases of melanoma in 46 sentinel nodes using reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction. 2nd International Sentinel Node Congress, Los Angeles, California, USA, December 2000.

  • Roma A, Kahn AG, Castiglioni T, Gonzalez Morales M, Montes de Oca L, Elsner B: Bladder urothelial neoplasia: reclassification according to the consensus of the WHO/ISUP. 37th Argentine Congress of Pathology, Buenos Aires, November 2000.

  • Roma A, Kahn AG, Bellotti M, Gonzalez Morales M, Montes de Oca L, Elsner B: Bladder urothelial neoplasia: image analysis of DNA. 37th Argentine Congress of Pathology, Buenos Aires, November 2000.

  • Kahn AG, Denninghoff VC, Falco J, Curutchet HP, Pecollo J, Elsner B: Sentinel lymph node: detection of micrometastases using reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction. 89th Annual Meeting of the US-Canadian Academy of Pathology, New Orleans, USA, March 2000.

  • Kahn AG, Bellotti M, Elsner B, Marchevsky AM: Urine cytology and DNA image cytometry in patients with transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder: estimation of prognosis with neural networks. 89th Annual Meeting of the US-Canadian Academy of Pathology, New Orleans USA, March 2000.

  • Neffen EF, Ruda Vega V, Kahn AG, Montesinos M, Elsner B: Correlation of the histological subtype of follicular carcinoma of the thyroid and clinical follow-up. 36th Argentine Congress of Pathology, Mar del Plata, November 1999.

  • Laurini JA, Mazzacone D, Falco J, Kahn AG, Bellotti MS, Elsner B: Medullary compression as a form of presentation of a follicular carcinoma of the thyroid: use of fine needle aspiration in the diagnosis. 36th Argentine Congress of Pathology, Mar del Plata, November 1999.

  • Cao G, Paes de Lima A, Kahn AG, Lago N, Hortas A, Elsner B: Pleomorphic laryngeal rhabdomyosarcoma: presentation of a case. 36th Argentine Congress of Pathology, Mar del Plata, November 1999.

  • Kahn AG, Falco J, Denninghoff VC, Pecollo J, Curutchet HP, Elsner B: Detection of micrometastases of malignant melanoma in 240 sentinel nodes. 36th Argentine Congress of Pathology, Mar del Plata, November 1999.

  • Zilli M, Elsner B, Kahn AG, Bellotti MS: A study of 450 prostatic biopsies: classification according to Gleason’s combined nomenclature and ploidy. 36th Argentine Congress of Pathology, Mar del Plata, November 1999.

  • Kahn AG, Vergani P, Falco J, Albarenque K, Elsner B and TLH Pecollo J: Detection of micrometastases of malignant melanoma using RT-PCR in sentinel nodes. Winter Meeting of the Argentine Pathology Society. Buenos Aires, June 1999.

  • Coimbra Ferrari F, García M, Cohen M, Kahn A, Ghiralanda JM: Testicular bilateral tumor in a patient with adrenal congenital hyperplasia. XXIV Congress of the American Confederation of Urology, Cancun, México, November 1998.

  • Ruda Vega V, Kahn AG, Falco J, Bellotti MS, Elsner B: Chondroblastoma of the temporal bone: presentation of a case. 35th Argentine Congress of Pathology, Buenos Aires, November 1998.

  • Iotti A, Kahn A, Avagnina A, Bellotti M, Iotti R, Elsner B: Morphological and DNA ploidy analysis of testicular Leydig cell tumors. XXII Congress of the International Academy of Pathology, Nice, France, October 1998.

  • Rojas M, Vanoni M, Fortunato M, Nadal M, Rainoldi F, Hernandez C, Diaz Fuenzalida A, Kahn A, Carrizo A: Penile necrosis as an infrequent manifestation of calciphylaxis. 7th International Internal Medicine Congress of the Hospital de Clínicas, Buenos Aires, June 1998.

  • Mandrile S, Dal Zotto VL, Kahn AG, Bellotti MS, Elsner B: Metastasizing mixed tumor of the parotid gland: presentation of a case. Winter Meeting of the Argentine Pathology Society, Buenos Aires, June 1998.

  • Kahn AG, Moiraghi L, Paes de Lima A, Bellotti MS, Elsner B, Marchevsky AM: Urine cytology and DNA image cytometry in patients with transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder: estimation of prognosis with neural networks and multivariate statistics. 87th Annual Meeting of the US-Canadian Academy of Pathology, Boston, USA, March 1998 (Mod Pathol 1998;11:86A).

  • Moiraghi LA, Kahn AG, Sotero Falco E, Montes de Oca L, Saenz C, Elsner B: Effects of hormonal therapy on radical prostatectomy specimens: a study of 51 cases. 34th Argentine Congress of Pathology, Rosario, November 1997.

  • Kahn AG, Avagnina A, Nazar J, Elsner B: Neuroectodermal primary primitive pulmonary tumor: Presentation of a Case. 34th Argentine Congress of Pathology, Rosario, November 1997.

  • Kahn AG, Moiraghi LA, Bellotti MS, Borghi M, Elsner B: Radical prostatectomy: morphological and ploidy analysis in 77 patients without previous androgenic deprivation. 34rd Argentine Congress of Pathology, Rosario, November 1997.

  • Arrossi AV, Kahn AG, Avagnina A, Coimbra F, Elsner B: Tumoral testicular masses of the adrenogenital syndrome: a presentation of a case. 34rd Argentine Congress of Pathology, Rosario, November 1997.

  • Calandria L, Kahn AG, Elsner B: Interinstitutional consultation: a study of 497 cases. Winter Meeting of the Argentine Pathology Society, Buenos Aires, July 1997.

  • Laurini JA, Kahn AG, Adan R, Capriata E, Iotti RM, Elsner B: Coexistence of medullary and papillary carcinoma in the thyroid gland: a case presentation. Winter Meeting of the Argentine Pathology Society, Buenos Aires, July 1997.

  • Kahn AG, Falco J, Elsner B, Curutchet HP: Sentinel lymph node: detection of micrometastases in 43 patients with cutaneous malignant melanoma. 86th Annual Meeting of the US-Canadian Academy of Pathology, Orlando, USA, March 1997.

  • Iotti A, Kahn AG, Avagina A, Bellotti MS, Elsner B: Leydig Cell Tumor. Morpholgical and nuclear ploidy study in 8 cases. XXXIII Argentine Congress of Pathology, Mar del Plata, November 1996.

  • Kahn AG, Itoiz ME, Mendez A, Pisilli L, Elsner B, Bellotti MS: Apoptosis: correlation with proliferation values in 25 breast carcinomas. XXXIII Argentine Congress of Pathology, Mar del Plata, November 1996.

  • Kahn AG, Falco J, Elsner B, Curutchet HP: Evaluation of the “sentinel” node in 43 patients with cutaneous malignant melanoma. XXXIII Argentine Congress of Pathology, Mar del Plata, November 1996.

  • Kahn A, Avagnina A, Castaño EM, Fernandez H. Rovegno A: Primary ureteral amyloidosis: presentation of two cases with isolation and characterization of the amyloid protein. XXXII Argentine Congress of Pathology, Buenos Aires, December 1995.

  • Crimi G, Amestoy G, Monge F, Leguizamon G, Kahn A, Elsner B, Abalo E: The treatment of high grade SIL by electrosurgical excision with a diathermic loop. II Scientific Meeting of the Argenitne Gynecological and Obstetrical Society, AMA, Buenos Aires, June 1995.

  • Bellotti M, Elsner B, Kahn A, Bezrodnik L, Pisilli L, Greco P: Morphometric determination of AgNORs in Breast Carcinoma and Correlation with Flow Cytometry and PCNA. XII International Congress of Cytology, Madrid, Spain, May 1995.

  • Kahn A, Bellotti M, Elsner B, Bezrodnik L, Catalano V, Pisilli L: Correlation between flow cytometry and proliferative activity in breast carcinomas. XXXI Argentine Congress of Pathology, Carlos Paz, November 1994.

  • Iotti A, Kahn A, Belotti MS, Elsner B, Iotti r: A study of the nuclear ploidy in reparative lesions with pseudosarcomatous (atypical) stromal reactions. XXXI Argentine Congress of Pathology, Carlos Paz, November 1994.

  • Dezanzo P, Kahn A, Avagnina A, Vergani P, Iotti R, Elsner B: Diffuse lymphoid hyperplasia in collagen-vascular diseases: rheumatoid arthritis and SLE. XXXI Argentine Congress of Pathology, Carlos Paz, November 1994.

  • Marinacci M, Fernandez E, Rostello S, Martínez M. Ridella M, Kahn A: Lymphomas: diagnostic novelty. II Internal Medicine Meeting of the Rivadavia Hospital. Buenos Aires, September 1994.

  • Kahn A, Bellotti MS, Elsner B, Montes de Oca LF, Pisilli L: Transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder: diagnostic sensitivity by determination of the nuclear ploidy. XXX Argentine Congress of Pathology, Paraná, Entre Ríos, November 1993.

  • Kahn A, Bellotti MS, Elsner B: A study of 5 chordomas by fine needle aspiration, immunohistochemistry and nuclear ploidy. XXX Argentine Congress of Pathology, Paraná, Entre Ríos, November 1993.

  • Kahn A: South American blastomycosis: presentation of a case. XXI Argentine Congress of Internal Medicine, Buenos Aires, August 1993.

  • Kahn A, Elsner B, Bellotti MS, Aparici I, Montes de Oca LF: Prostatic adenocarcinoma: analysis of morphology and nuclear ploidy of needle biopsies. Winter Meeting of the Argentine Pathology Society, Buenos Aires, July 30, 1993.

  • Kahn A, Elsner B, Bellotti MS, Montes de Oca LF, Borghi M, Becher E, Catalano V: Prostatic adenocarcinoma: immunohistochemical analysis of needle biopsies. Winter Meeting of the Argentine Pathology Society, Buenos Aires, July 30, 1993.

  • Kahn A, Elsner B, Bellotti MS, Montes de Oca LF, Borghi M, Becher E, Catalano V: Prostatic adenocarcinoma: immunohistochemical analysis of needle biopsies. XXIX Argentine Congress of Pathology, Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, November 19, 1992.

  • Amestoy G, Elsner B, Iotti R, Kahn A, Crimi G, Abalo E: Is micropapillomatosis labialis an HPV related disease? 11th Papillomavirus Workshop, Edinborough, Scotland, April 1992.

 

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