Sanda Alexandrescu MD

Sanda Alexandrescu, MD

Staff Pathologist

Clinical Instructor, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-355-7431
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Medical Services

Specialties

  • Neuropathology
  • Pathology

Departments

  • Pathology
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Experience and Education

Education

Medical School

The Victor Babes University of Medicine, 1998-2004

Timisoara, Romania

Residency, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

University of Texas, 2008-2012

Houston, TX

Fellowship, Pediatric Pathology

Boston Children's Hospital, 2012-2013

Boston, MA

Fellowship, Neuropathology

University of California at San Francisco, 2013-2015

San Francisco, CA

Certifications

  • Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology

  • Neuropathology

  • Pediatric Pathology

Research

Research interests include: Pediatric soft tissue tumors, Pediatric central nervous system tumors

Sanda Alexandrescu, MD PubMed articles

Publications

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  1. Bale TA, Oviedo A, Kozakewich H, Giannini C, Davineni PK, Ligon K, Alexandrescu S. Intracranial myxoid mesenchymal tumors with EWSR1-CREB family gene fusions: myxoid variant of angiomatoid fibrous histiocytoma or novel entity? Brain Pathol. 2017 Mar 09.
  2. Alexandrescu S, Akhavanfard S, Harris MH, Vargas SO. Clinical, Pathologic, and Genetic Features of Wilms Tumors With WTX Gene Mutation. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2017 Mar-Apr; 20(2):105-111.
  3. 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 Jan 19.
  4. Alexandrescu S, Tucker S. Diagnostic Histopathology. A review of molecular alterations with clinical impact in adult and paediatric gliomas. 2016; 22(11):439-446.
  5. Tucker S, Alexandrescu S. Diagnostic Histopathology. Updates and review of neoplastic paediatric neuropathology. 2016; 22(11):431–438.
  6. Huang L, Couto JA, Pinto A, Alexandrescu S, Madsen JR, Greene AK, Sahin M, Bischoff J. Somatic GNAQ Mutation is Enriched in Brain Endothelial Cells in Sturge-Weber Syndrome. Pediatr Neurol. 2017 Feb; 67:59-63.
  7. Alexandrescu S, Akhavanfard S, Harris MH, Vargas SO. Clinical, pathologic, and genetic features of Wilms tumors with WTX gene mutation. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2016 Jan 04.
  8. Alexandrescu S, Korshunov A, Lai SH, Dabiri S, Patil S, Li R, Shih CS, Bonnin JM, Baker JA, Du E, Scharnhorst DW, Samuel D, Ellison DW, Perry A. Epithelioid Glioblastomas and Anaplastic Epithelioid Pleomorphic Xanthoastrocytomas--Same Entity or First Cousins? Brain Pathol. 2016 Mar; 26(2):215-23.
  9. Alexandrescu S, Orengo JP, Toossi S, Perry A, Treseler P, Hess C, Margeta M. CNS intravascular large cell lymphoma in a patient with autoimmune hemolytic anemia. Neuropathology. 2015 Apr; 35(2):170-4.
  10. Senniappan S, Alexandrescu S, Tatevian N, Shah P, Arya V, Flanagan S, Ellard S, Rampling D, Ashworth M, Brown RE, Hussain K. Sirolimus therapy in infants with severe hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia. N Engl J Med. 2014 Mar 20; 370(12):1131-7.
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  12. Alexandrescu S, Rosenberg H, Tatevian N. Role of calretinin immunohistochemical stain in evaluation of Hirschsprung disease: an institutional experience. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2013; 6(12):2955-61.
  13. Alexandrescu S, Tatevian N, Czerniak BA, Covinsky MH, Burns NK, Brown RE. Morphoproteomics provides support for TGF-ß pathway signaling in the osteoclastogenesis and immune dysregulation of osteolytic Langerhans cell histiocytosis. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2012; 5(6):503-11.
  14. Alexandrescu S, Brown RE, Tandon N, Bhattacharjee MB. Neuron precursor features of spindle cell oncocytoma of adenohypophysis. Ann Clin Lab Sci. 2012; 42(2):123-9.
  15. Sargsyan Z, Higgins C, Alexandrescu S, Ott DA, Jain SK. Acute promyelocytic leukemia as a cause of intracoronary drug-eluting-stent thrombosis. Tex Heart Inst J. 2012; 39(3):416-9.
  16. Alexandrescu S, Tatevian N, Olutoye O, Brown RE. Persistent hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia of infancy: constitutive activation of the mTOR pathway with associated exocrine-islet transdifferentiation and therapeutic implications. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2010 Aug 08; 3(7):691-705.
  17. Guo S, Kowalewska J, Wietecha TA, Iyoda M, Wang L, Yi K, Spencer M, Banas M, Alexandrescu S, Hudkins KL, Alpers CE. Renin-angiotensin system blockade is renoprotective in immune complex-mediated glomerulonephritis. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008 Jun; 19(6):1168-76.
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