Diane Kowalski, MD, MMSc

Associate Professor of Pathology; Director, Cytopathology Fellowship Program; Director, Anatomic and Laboratory Medicine Residency Program

Research Interests

Education, Medical; Head and Neck Neoplasms; Pathology; Medical Laboratory Science; Molecular Diagnostic Techniques; Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration

Research Organizations

Pathology

Faculty Research

Yale Cancer Center

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Summary

Histologic, Cytologic and molecular diagnostics of Head and Neck Cancer

Graduate Medical Education

Specialized Terms: Head and Neck Pathology; Cytopathology; Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) technique

Selected Publications

  • Tissue Microarray Analysis of Stat3 and Phospho-Stat3 (Tyr705) in Node Negative Breast Cancer Shows Nuclear Localization is Associated with a Better Prognosis.

    Dolled-Filhart, M.P., Camp, R.L., Kowalski, D.P., Smith, B.L., and Rimm, D.L. Tissue Microarray Analysis of Stat3 and Phospho-Stat3 (Tyr705) in Node Negative Breast Cancer Shows Nuclear Localization is Associated with a Better Prognosis. (2002) Clinical Cancer Research

  • Granular Cell Tumors: A New Clinically Important Histologic Finding. Gynecologic Oncology

    Althausen, AM, DP Kowalski, ME Ludwig, SL Curry, JF Greene. Granular Cell Tumors: A New Clinically Important Histologic Finding. Gynecologic Oncology 2000 77:310-313.

  • Postanoxic oxidative injury in rat hepatocytes: lactate-dependent protection against tert-butylhydroperoxide.

    Kowalski, DP, TY Aw, Y Park, DP Jones. Postanoxic oxidative injury in rat hepatocytes: lactate-dependent protection against tert-butylhydroperoxide. Free Radical Biology and Medicine 199212:205-212.

  • Kowalski, D, Rimm D and Chacho M. Comparison of Autocyte Thin-Layer Technology VS Thinprep For Nongynecologic Specimens, USCAP 2002.
  • Kowalski, DP, and D Rimm. Outcome-based evaluation of thyroid fine needle aspiration: To image or not to image, USCAP 2001.
  • Detection and genotype of high-risk human papillomavirus in fine-needle aspirates of patients with metastatic squamous cell carcinoma is helpful in determining tumor origin. Baldassarri R, Aronberg R, Levi AW, Yarbrough WG, Kowalski D, Chhieng D. Am J Clin Pathol. 2015 May;143(5):694-700. 25873503
  • Thyroid follicular lesion of undetermined significance: Evaluation of the risk of malignancy using the two-tier sub-classification. Horne MJ, Chhieng DC, Theoharis C, Schofield K, Kowalski D, Prasad ML, Hammers L, Udelsman R, Adeniran AJ. Diagn Cytopathol. 2012 May;40(5):410-5. doi: 10.1002/dc.21790. Epub 2011 Aug 26.
  • Littoral cell angioma of the spleen diagnosed by endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy. Nagarajan P, Cai G, Padda MS, Selbst M, Kowalski D, Proctor DD, Chhieng D, Aslanian HR, Harigopal M. Diagn Cytopathol. 2011 May;39(5):318-22. doi: 10.1002/dc.21384.
  • Pleomorphic adenoma arising in an incidental midline isthmic thyroid nodule: a case report and review of the literature. Levy GH, Marti JL, Cai G, Kayne RD, Udelsman R, Hammers LW, Kowalski DP, Prasad ML. Hum Pathol. 2012 Jan;43(1):134-7. doi: 10.1016/j.humpath.2011.02.025. Epub 2011 Jul 5. Review.

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Diane Kowalski, MD, MMSc
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Yale Surgical PathologyYale New Haven Hospital
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Department of PathologyClinic Building
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New Haven, CT 06519
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310 Cedar Street
PO Box 208023

New Haven, CT 06520-8023