MEDICAL SERVICES

Programs

Languages

  • English

EDUCATION

Medical School

  • Queen's University , 2006 , Kingston, Ontario , Canada

Residency

  • Queen's University , 2012 , Kingston, Ontario , Canada

Fellowship

  • Harvard Medical School , 2013 , Boston , MA

Fellowship

  • Brigham and Women's Hospital , 2014 , Boston , MA

Fellowship

  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2016 , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Pathology, Anatomic
  • American Board of Pathology, Anatomic Molecular Genetics
  • American Board of Pathology, Pediatric Pathology

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Lopez-Nunez O, Alaggio R, Ranganathan S, Schmitt L, John I, Church AJ, Picarsic J. New molecular insights into the pathogenesis of lipoblastomas: clinicopathologic, immunohistochemical, and molecular analysis in pediatric cases. Hum Pathol. 2020 Jul 18. View abstract
  2. Pinches RS, Clinton CM, Ward A, Meyer SC, Al-Ibraheemi A, Forrest SJ, Strand GR, Detert H, Piche-Schulman A, Gill K, Restrepo T, Tavares Proulx R, Perez-Atayde AR, Vargas SO, Shaikh R, Weldon C, Alexandrescu S, Hong AL, O'Neill AF, Hollowell M, Harris MH, Janeway KA, Crompton BD, Church AJ. Making the most of small samples: Optimization of tissue allocation of pediatric solid tumors for clinical and research use. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2020 Jul 15; e28326. View abstract
  3. Davis JL, Vargas SO, Rudzinski ER, López Marti JM, Janeway K, Forrest S, Winsnes K, Pinto N, Yang SE, VanSandt M, Boyd TK, Corless CL, Liu YJ, Surrey LF, Harris MH, Church A, Al-Ibraheemi A. Recurrent RET gene fusions in paediatric spindle mesenchymal neoplasms. Histopathology. 2020 Jun; 76(7):1032-1041. View abstract
  4. Pikman Y, Conway AS, Robichaud AL, Kitara S, Church AJ, Kennedy AL, Silverman LB, Billett AL, Weinstock DM, Harris MH, Stegmaier K. Targeting EZH2 for the treatment of hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma. Blood Adv. 2020 Apr 14; 4(7):1265-1269. View abstract
  5. Kamihara J, Paulson V, Breen MA, Laetsch TW, Rakheja D, Shulman DS, Schoettler ML, Clinton CM, Ward A, Reidy D, Pinches RS, Weiser DA, Mullen EA, Schienda J, Meyers PA, DuBois SG, Nowak JA, Foulkes WD, Schultz KAP, Janeway KA, Vargas SO, Church AJ. DICER1-associated central nervous system sarcoma in children: comprehensive clinicopathologic and genetic analysis of a newly described rare tumor. Mod Pathol. 2020 Apr 14. View abstract
  6. Forrest SJ, Al-Ibraheemi A, Doan D, Ward A, Clinton CM, Putra J, Pinches RS, Kadoch C, Chi SN, DuBois SG, Leavey PJ, LeBoeuf NR, Mullen E, Collins N, Church AJ, Janeway KA. Genomic and Immunologic Characterization of INI1-Deficient Pediatric Cancers. Clin Cancer Res. 2020 Jun 15; 26(12):2882-2890. View abstract
  7. Paulson VA, Stojanov IA, Wasman JK, Restrepo T, Cano S, Plunkitt J, Duraisamy S, Harris MH, Chute DJ, Al-Ibraheemi A, Church AJ. Recurrent and novel USP6 fusions in cranial fasciitis identified by targeted RNA sequencing. Mod Pathol. 2020 05; 33(5):775-780. View abstract
  8. Chen S, Guenther LM, Aronhalt A, Cardillo L, Janeway KA, Church AJ. PD-1 and PD-L1 Expression in Osteosarcoma: Which Specimen to Evaluate? J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2019 Dec 10. View abstract
  9. Hillier K, Hughes A, Shamberger RC, Shusterman S, Perez-Atayde AR, Wassner AJ, Iafrate AJ, Dubuc A, Janeway KA, Rothenberg SM, Cox MC, Randolph GW, Wirth LJ, Tsai H, Church A, DuBois SG. A Novel ALK Fusion in Pediatric Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma. Thyroid. 2019 11; 29(11):1704-1707. View abstract
  10. Koo SC, Janeway KA, Harris MH, Fryer CJ, Aster JC, Al-Ibraheemi A, Church AJ. A Distinctive Genomic and Immunohistochemical Profile for NOTCH3 and PDGFRB in Myofibroma With Diagnostic and Therapeutic Implications. Int J Surg Pathol. 2020 Apr; 28(2):128-137. View abstract
  11. Hong AL, Tseng YY, Wala JA, Kim WJ, Kynnap BD, Doshi MB, Kugener G, Sandoval GJ, Howard TP, Li J, Yang X, Tillgren M, Ghandi M, Sayeed A, Deasy R, Ward A, McSteen B, Labella KM, Keskula P, Tracy A, Connor C, Clinton CM, Church AJ, Crompton BD, Janeway KA, Van Hare B, Sandak D, Gjoerup O, Bandopadhayay P, Clemons PA, Schreiber SL, Root DE, Gokhale PC, Chi SN, Mullen EA, Roberts CW, Kadoch C, Beroukhim R, Ligon KL, Boehm JS, Hahn WC. Renal medullary carcinomas depend upon SMARCB1 loss and are sensitive to proteasome inhibition. Elife. 2019 03 12; 8. View abstract
  12. Barclay SF, Inman KW, Luks VL, McIntyre JB, Al-Ibraheemi A, Church AJ, Perez-Atayde AR, Mangray S, Jeng M, Kreimer SR, Walker L, Fishman SJ, Alomari AI, Chaudry G, Trenor Iii CC, Adams D, Kozakewich HPW, Kurek KC. A somatic activating NRAS variant associated with kaposiform lymphangiomatosis. Genet Med. 2019 07; 21(7):1517-1524. View abstract
  13. Guenther LM, Dharia NV, Ross L, Conway A, Robichaud AL, Catlett JL, Wechsler CS, Frank ES, Goodale A, Church AJ, Tseng YY, Guha R, McKnight CG, Janeway KA, Boehm JS, Mora J, Davis MI, Alexe G, Piccioni F, Stegmaier K. A Combination CDK4/6 and IGF1R Inhibitor Strategy for Ewing Sarcoma. Clin Cancer Res. 2019 02 15; 25(4):1343-1357. View abstract
  14. Church AJ, Calicchio ML, Nardi V, Skalova A, Pinto A, Dillon DA, Gomez-Fernandez CR, Manoj N, Haimes JD, Stahl JA, Dela Cruz FS, Tannenbaum-Dvir S, Glade-Bender JL, Kung AL, DuBois SG, Kozakewich HP, Janeway KA, Perez-Atayde AR, Harris MH. Recurrent EML4-NTRK3 fusions in infantile fibrosarcoma and congenital mesoblastic nephroma suggest a revised testing strategy. Mod Pathol. 2018 03; 31(3):463-473. View abstract
  15. Ramkissoon SH, Bandopadhayay P, Hwang J, Ramkissoon LA, Greenwald NF, Schumacher SE, O'Rourke R, Pinches N, Ho P, Malkin H, Sinai C, Filbin M, Plant A, Bi WL, Chang MS, Yang E, Wright KD, Manley PE, Ducar M, Alexandrescu S, Lidov H, Delalle I, Goumnerova LC, Church AJ, Janeway KA, Harris MH, MacConaill LE, Folkerth RD, Lindeman NI, Stiles CD, Kieran MW, Ligon AH, Santagata S, Dubuc AM, Chi SN, Beroukhim R, Ligon KL. Clinical targeted exome-based sequencing in combination with genome-wide copy number profiling: precision medicine analysis of 203 pediatric brain tumors. Neuro Oncol. 2017 Jul 01; 19(7):986-996. View abstract
  16. Ghazani AA, Oliver NM, St Pierre JP, Garofalo A, Rainville IR, Hiller E, Treacy DJ, Rojas-Rudilla V, Wood S, Bair E, Parello M, Huang F, Giannakis M, Wilson FH, Stover EH, Corsello SM, Nguyen T, Rana HQ, Church AJ, Lowenstein C, Cibulskis C, Amin-Mansour A, Heng J, Brais L, Santos A, Bauer P, Waldron A, Lo P, Gorman M, Lydon CA, Welch M, McNamara P, Gabriel S, Sholl LM, Lindeman NI, Garber JE, Joffe S, Van Allen EM, Gray SW, Ja Nne PA, Garraway LA, Wagle N. Assigning clinical meaning to somatic and germ-line whole-exome sequencing data in a prospective cancer precision medicine study. Genet Med. 2017 07; 19(7):787-795. View abstract
  17. Sholl LM, Do K, Shivdasani P, Cerami E, Dubuc AM, Kuo FC, Garcia EP, Jia Y, Davineni P, Abo RP, Pugh TJ, van Hummelen P, Thorner AR, Ducar M, Berger AH, Nishino M, Janeway KA, Church A, Harris M, Ritterhouse LL, Campbell JD, Rojas-Rudilla V, Ligon AH, Ramkissoon S, Cleary JM, Matulonis U, Oxnard GR, Chao R, Tassell V, Christensen J, Hahn WC, Kantoff PW, Kwiatkowski DJ, Johnson BE, Meyerson M, Garraway LA, Shapiro GI, Rollins BJ, Lindeman NI, MacConaill LE. Institutional implementation of clinical tumor profiling on an unselected cancer population. JCI Insight. 2016 11 17; 1(19):e87062. View abstract
  18. Hong AL, Tseng YY, Cowley GS, Jonas O, Cheah JH, Kynnap BD, Doshi MB, Oh C, Meyer SC, Church AJ, Gill S, Bielski CM, Keskula P, Imamovic A, Howell S, Kryukov GV, Clemons PA, Tsherniak A, Vazquez F, Crompton BD, Shamji AF, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Janeway KA, Roberts CW, Stegmaier K, van Hummelen P, Cima MJ, Langer RS, Garraway LA, Schreiber SL, Root DE, Hahn WC, Boehm JS. Integrated genetic and pharmacologic interrogation of rare cancers. Nat Commun. 2016 06 22; 7:11987. View abstract
  19. Harris MH, DuBois SG, Glade Bender JL, Kim A, Crompton BD, Parker E, Dumont IP, Hong AL, Guo D, Church A, Stegmaier K, Roberts CWM, Shusterman S, London WB, MacConaill LE, Lindeman NI, Diller L, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Janeway KA. Multicenter Feasibility Study of Tumor Molecular Profiling to Inform Therapeutic Decisions in Advanced Pediatric Solid Tumors: The Individualized Cancer Therapy (iCat) Study. JAMA Oncol. 2016 May 01; 2(5):608-615. View abstract
  20. Cornejo KM, Cheng L, Church A, Wang M, Jiang Z. Chromosome 12p abnormalities and IMP3 expression in prepubertal pure testicular teratomas. Hum Pathol. 2016 Mar; 49:54-60. View abstract
  21. Tannenbaum-Dvir S, Glade Bender JL, Church AJ, Janeway KA, Harris MH, Mansukhani MM, Nagy PL, Andrews SJ, Murty VV, Kadenhe-Chiweshe A, Connolly EP, Kung AL, Dela Cruz FS. Characterization of a novel fusion gene EML4-NTRK3 in a case of recurrent congenital fibrosarcoma. Cold Spring Harb Mol Case Stud. 2015 Oct; 1(1):a000471. View abstract
  22. Goswami RS, Atenafu EG, Xuan Y, Waldron L, Reis PP, Sun T, Datti A, Xu W, Kuruvilla J, Good DJ, Lai R, Church AJ, Lam WS, Baetz T, Lebrun DP, Sehn LH, Farinha P, Jurisica I, Bailey DJ, Gascoyne RD, Crump M, Kamel-Reid S. MicroRNA signature obtained from the comparison of aggressive with indolent non-Hodgkin lymphomas: potential prognostic value in mantle-cell lymphoma. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Aug 10; 31(23):2903-11. View abstract
  23. Church AJ, Andrew RD. Spreading depression expands traumatic injury in neocortical brain slices. J Neurotrauma. 2005 Feb; 22(2):277-90. View abstract