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Savitri Krishnamurthy, M.D.

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Professor, Cytopathology, Division of Pathology/Lab Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Professor, Breast Surgical Pathology, Division of Pathology/Lab Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1986 Calcutta Medical College, Calcutta, India, MBBS, Graduate Medical Education

Postgraduate Training

1/1998-1/1999 Fellow, Cytopathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, Department of Cytopathology
1/1997-1/1998 Fellow, Oncologic Pathology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, Department of Pathology
1/1994-1/1997 Resident, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, New England Medical Center, Boston, MA, Department of Pathology
1/1993-1/1994 Research Fellow, Pathology, New England Medical Center, Boston, MA, Department of Pathology
1/1987-1/1992 Resident in Pathology, Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
1/1981-1/1986 Graduate Medical Education, Calcutta Medical College, Calcutta, India

Board Certifications

7/1999 American Board of Pathology, Cytopathology
12/1998 American Board of Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Experience/Service

Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

Director Cytology Tumor Bank, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2012-present
Co-Director Breast Tumor Bank, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2010-present
Director Cytology Research and Development, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2010-present
Vice-Chair - Institutional Review Board (IRB), The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2009-present

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Dobbs J, Krishnamurthy S, Kyrish M, Benveniste AP, Yang W, Richards-Kortum R. Confocal fluorescence microscopy for rapid evaluation of invasive tumor cellularity of inflammatory breast carcinoma core needle biopsies. Breast Cancer Res Treat 149(1):303-10, 1/2015. e-Pub 11/2014. PMCID: PMC4298669.
2. Krishnamurthy S. Biospecimen repositories and cytopathology. Cancer Cytopathol. e-Pub 12/2014. PMID: 25524469.
3. Caudle AS, Kuerer HM, Le-Petross HT, Yang W, Yi M, Bedrosian I, Krishnamurthy S, Fornage BD, Hunt KK, Mittendorf EA. Predicting the extent of nodal disease in early-stage breast cancer. Ann Surg Oncol 21(11):3440-7, 10/2014. e-Pub 5/2014. PMID: 24859939.
4. Karhade M, Hall C, Mishra P, Anderson A, Kuerer H, Bedrosian I, Krishnamurthy S, Lucci A. Circulating tumor cells in non-metastatic triple-negative breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat 147(2):325-33, 9/2014. e-Pub 8/2014. PMCID: PMC4149877.
5. Mosalpuria K, Hall C, Krishnamurthy S, Lodhi A, Hallman DM, Baraniuk MS, Bhattacharyya A, Lucci A. Cyclooxygenase-2 expression in non-metastatic triple-negative breast cancer patients. Mol Clin Oncol 2(5):845-850, 9/2014. e-Pub 6/2014. PMID: 25054056.
6. Mittendorf EA, Caudle AS, Yang W, Krishnamurthy S, Shaitelman S, Chavez-MacGregor M, Woodward WA, Bedrosian I, Kuerer HM, Hunt KK. Implementation of the american college of surgeons oncology group Z1071 trial data in clinical practice: Is there a way forward for sentinel lymph node dissection in clinically node-positive breast cancer patients treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy? Ann Surg Oncol 21(8):2468-73, 8/2014. e-Pub 5/2014. PMID: 24841348.
7. Meric-Bernstam F, Akcakanat A, Chen H, Sahin A, Tarco E, Carkaci S, Adrada BE, Singh G, Do KA, Garces ZM, Mittendorf E, Babiera G, Bedrosian I, Hwang R, Krishnamurthy S, Symmans WF, Gonzalez-Angulo AM, Mills GB. Influence of biospecimen variables on proteomic biomarkers in breast cancer. Clin Cancer Res 20(14):3870-83, 7/2014. e-Pub 6/2014. PMCID: PMC4112583.
8. Huang SY, Ahrar K, Gupta S, Wallace MJ, Ensor JE, Krishnamurthy S, Matin SF. Safety and Diagnostic Accuracy of Percutaneous Biopsy in Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma. BJU Int. e-Pub 6/2014. PMID: 24905868.
9. Kunda U, Weston B, Lee J, Hofstetter W, Krishnamurthy S. Evolving role of endoscopic ultrasonography–guided fine-needle aspiration in tumor staging and treatment of patients with carcinomas of the upper gastrointestinal tract. Journal of the American Society of Cytopathology 3(1):29-36, 1/2014.
10. Woodward WA, Krishnamurthy S, Lodhi A, Xiao L, Gong Y, Cristofanilli M, Buchholz TA, Lucci A. Aldehyde dehydrogenase1 immunohistochemical staining in primary breast cancer cells independently predicted overall survival but did not correlate with the presence of circulating or disseminated tumors cells. J Cancer 5(5):360-7, 2014. e-Pub 4/2014. PMCID: PMC4007524.
11. Bertucci F, Ueno NT, Finetti P, Vermeulen P, Lucci A, Robertson FM, Marsan M, Iwamoto T, Krishnamurthy S, Masuda H, Van Dam P, Woodward WA, Cristofanilli M, Reuben JM, Dirix L, Viens P, Symmans WF, Birnbaum D, Van Laere SJ. Gene expression profiles of inflammatory breast cancer: correlation with response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy and metastasis-free survival. Ann Oncol. e-Pub 12/2013. PMID: 24299959.
12. Fitzsullivan E, Lari SA, Smith B, Caudle AS, Krishnamurthy S, Lucci A, Mittendorf EA, Babiera GV, Black DM, Wagner JL, Bedrosian I, Woodward W, Gainer SM, Hwang R, Meric-Bernstam F, Hunt KK, Kuerer HM. Incidence and Consequence of Close Margins in Patients with Ductal Carcinoma in Situ Treated with Mastectomy: Is Further Therapy Warranted? Ann Surg Oncol 20(13):4103-12, 12/2013. e-Pub 8/2013. PMID: 23975313.
13. Meric-Bernstam F, Rasmussen JC, Krishnamurthy S, Tan IC, Zhu B, Wagner JL, Babiera GV, Mittendorf EA, Sevick-Muraca EM. Toward nodal staging of axillary lymph node basins through intradermal administration of fluorescent imaging agents. Biomed Opt Express 5(1):183-96, 12/2013. e-Pub 12/2013. PMCID: PMC3891331.
14. Masuda H, Baggerly KA, Wang Y, Iwamoto T, Brewer T, Pusztai L, Kai K, Kogawa T, Finetti P, Birnbaum D, Dirix L, Woodward WA, Reuben JM, Krishnamurthy S, Symmans WF, Van Laere SJ, Bertucci F, Hortobagyi GN, Ueno NT. Comparison of molecular subtype distribution in triple-negative inflammatory and non-inflammatory breast cancers. Breast Cancer Res 15(6). e-Pub 11/2013. PMCID: PMC3978878.
15. Krishnamurthy S, Mathews K, McClure S, Murray M, Gilcrease M, Albarracin C, Spinosa J, Chang B, Ho J, Holt J, Cohen A, Giri D, Garg K, Bassett RL, Liang K. Multi-Institutional Comparison of Whole Slide Digital Imaging and Optical Microscopy for Interpretation of Hematoxylin-Eosin-Stained Breast Tissue Sections. Arch Pathol Lab Med. e-Pub 8/2013. PMID: 23947655.
16. Lee S, Skelton TS, Zheng F, Schwartz KA, Perrier ND, Lee JE, Bassett RL, Ahmed S, Krishnamurthy S, Busaidy NL, Grubbs EG. The biopsy-proven benign thyroid nodule: Is long-term follow-up necessary? J Am Coll Surg 217(1):81-8, 7/2013. e-Pub 5/2013. PMID: 23659946.
17. Van Laere SJ, Ueno NT, Finetti P, Vermeulen P, Lucci A, Robertson FM, Marsan M, Iwamoto T, Krishnamurthy S, Masuda H, van Dam P, Woodward WA, Viens P, Cristofanilli M, Birnbaum D, Dirix L, Reuben JM, Bertucci F. Uncovering the molecular secrets of Inflammatory Breast Cancer biology: An integrated analysis of three distinct Affymetrix gene expression data sets. Clin Cancer Res. e-Pub 7/2013. PMID: 23396049.
18. Giordano A, Gao H, Cohen EN, Anfossi S, Khoury J, Hess K, Krishnamurthy S, Tin S, Cristofanilli M, Hortobagyi GN, Woodward WA, Lucci A, Reuben JM. Clinical relevance of cancer stem cells in bone marrow of early breast cancer patients. Ann Oncol. e-Pub 6/2013. PMID: 23798614.
19. Rauch GM, Kuerer HM, Scoggins ME, Fox PS, Benveniste AP, Park YM, Lari SA, Hobbs BP, Adrada BE, Krishnamurthy S, Yang WT. Clinicopathologic, mammographic, and sonographic features in 1,187 patients with pure ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast by estrogen receptor status. Breast Cancer Res Treat 139(3):639-47, 6/2013. e-Pub 6/2013. PMID: 23774990.
20. Tsai CJ, Li J, Gonzalez-Angulo AM, Allen PK, Woodward WA, Ueno NT, Lucci A, Krishnamurthy S, Gong Y, Yang W, Cristofanilli M, Valero V, Buchholz TA. Outcomes After Multidisciplinary Treatment of Inflammatory Breast Cancer in the Era of Neoadjuvant HER2-directed Therapy. Am J Clin Oncol. e-Pub 5/2013. PMID: 23648437.
21. Krishnamurthy S, Bischoff F, Ann Mayer J, Wong K, Pham T, Kuerer H, Lodhi A, Bhattacharyya A, Hall C, Lucci A. Discordance in HER2 gene amplification in circulating and disseminated tumor cells in patients with operable breast cancer. Cancer Med 2(2):226-33, 4/2013. e-Pub 3/2013. PMCID: PMC3639661.
22. Woodward WA, Krishnamurthy S, Yamauchi H, El-Zein R, Ogura D, Kitadai E, Niwa S, Cristofanilli M, Vermeulen P, Dirix L, Viens P, van Laere S, Bertucci F, Reuben JM, Ueno NT. Genomic and expression analysis of microdissected inflammatory breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat 138(3):761-72, 4/2013. e-Pub 4/2013. PMCID: PMC3677826.
23. Scoggins M, Krishnamurthy S, Santiago L, Yang W. Lobular carcinoma in situ of the breast: clinical, radiological, and pathological correlation. Acad Radiol 20(4):463-70, 4/2013. PMID: 23498988.
24. Dobbs JL, Ding H, Benveniste AP, Kuerer HM, Krishnamurthy S, Yang W, Richards-Kortum R. Feasibility of confocal fluorescence microscopy for real-time evaluation of neoplasia in fresh human breast tissue. J Biomed Opt 18(10):106016, 2013. PMID: 24165742.
25. Krishnamurthy S, Woodward W, Yang W, Reuben JM, Tepperberg J, Ogura D, Niwa S, Huo L, Gong Y, El-Zein R, Gonzalez-Angulo AM, Chavez-Macgregor M, Alvarez R, Lucci A, Valero V, Ueno NT. Status of the anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) gene in inflammatory breast carcinoma. Springerplus 2:409, 2013. e-Pub 8/2013. PMCID: PMC3797914.
26. Xu W, Lacerda L, Debeb BG, Atkinson RL, Solley TN, Li L, Orton D, McMurray JS, Hang BI, Lee E, Klopp AH, Ueno NT, Reuben JM, Krishnamurthy S, Woodward WA. The antihelmintic drug pyrvinium pamoate targets aggressive breast cancer. PLoS One 8(8):e71508, 2013. e-Pub 8/2013. PMCID: PMC3754994.
27. Dhillon J, Mohanty SK, Krishnamurthy S. Cytologic diagnosis of thyroid-like follicular carcinoma of the kidney: A case report. Diagn Cytopathol. e-Pub 11/2012. PMID: 23166108.
28. Thomas C, Rajapaksa G, Nikolos F, Hao R, Katchy A, McCollum CW, Bondesson M, Quinlan P, Thompson A, Krishnamurthy S, Esteva FJ, Gustafsson JA. ERβ1 represses basal-like breast cancer epithelial to mesenchymal transition by destabilizing EGFR. Breast Cancer Res 14(6). e-Pub 11/2012. PMID: 23158001.
29. Debeb BG, Lacerda L, Xu W, Larson R, Solley T, Atkinson R, Sulman EP, Ueno NT, Krishnamurthy S, Reuben JM, Buchholz TA, Woodward WA. Histone deacetylase inhibitors stimulate dedifferentiation of human breast cancer cells through WNT/β-catenin signaling. Stem Cells 30(11):2366-77, 11/2012. PMID: 22961641.
30. Gainer SM, Lodhi AK, Bhattacharyya A, Krishnamurthy S, Kuerer HM, Lucci A. Invasive lobular carcinoma predicts micrometastasis in breast cancer. J Surg Res 177(1):93-6, 9/2012. e-Pub 3/2012. PMCID: PMC3419792.
31. Lucci A, Hall CS, Lodhi AK, Bhattacharyya A, Anderson AE, Xiao L, Bedrosian I, Kuerer HM, Krishnamurthy S. Circulating tumour cells in non-metastatic breast cancer: a prospective study. Lancet Oncol 13(7):688-95, 7/2012. e-Pub 6/2012. PMID: 22677156.
32. Krishnamurthy S. The emerging role of circulating tumor cells in breast cancer. Cancer Cytopathol 120(3):161-6, 6/2012. e-Pub 1/2012. PMID: 22275137.
33. Baltzell K, Buehring GC, Krishnamurthy S, Kuerer H, Shen HM, Sison JD. Epstein-Barr virus is seldom found in mammary epithelium of breast cancer tissue using in situ molecular methods. Breast Cancer Res Treat 132(1):267-74, 2/2012. e-Pub 11/2011. PMID: 22042367.
34. Bartholomeusz C, Oishi T, Saso H, Akar U, Liu P, Kondo K, Kazansky A, Krishnamurthy S, Lee J, Esteva FJ, Kigawa J, Ueno NT. MEK1/2 inhibitor selumetinib (AZD6244) inhibits growth of ovarian clear cell carcinoma in a PEA-15-dependent manner in a mouse xenograft model. Mol Cancer Ther 11(2):360-9, 2/2012. e-Pub 12/2011. PMCID: PMC3320047.
35. Krishnamurthy S, Bevers T, Kuerer H, Yang WT. Multidisciplinary considerations in the management of high-risk breast lesions. AJR Am J Roentgenol 198(2):W132-40, 2/2012. PMID: 22268202.
36. Kelly CM, Bernard PS, Krishnamurthy S, Wang B, Ebbert MT, Bastien RR, Boucher KM, Young E, Iwamoto T, Pusztai L. Agreement in risk prediction between the 21-gene recurrence score assay (Oncotype DX®) and the PAM50 breast cancer intrinsic Classifier™ in early-stage estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer. Oncologist 17(4):492-8, 2012. e-Pub 1/2012. PMID: 22418568.
37. Yamauchi H, Woodward WA, Valero V, Alvarez RH, Lucci A, Buchholz TA, Iwamoto T, Krishnamurthy S, Yang W, Reuben JM, Hortobágyi GN, Ueno NT. Inflammatory breast cancer: what we know and what we need to learn. Oncologist 17(7):891-9, 2012. e-Pub 5/14/2012. PMCID: PMC3399643.
38. Lee J, Bartholomeusz C, Krishnamurthy S, Liu P, Saso H, Lafortune TA, Hortobagyi GN, Ueno NT. PEA-15 unphosphorylated at both serine 104 and serine 116 inhibits ovarian cancer cell tumorigenicity and progression through blocking β-catenin. Oncogenesis 1:e22, 2012. e-Pub 7/2012. PMCID: PMC3412650.
39. Le-Petross HT, Cristofanilli M, Carkaci S, Krishnamurthy S, Jackson EF, Harrell RK, Reed BJ, Yang WT. MRI features of inflammatory breast cancer. AJR Am J Roentgenol 197(4):W769-76, 10/2011. PMID: 21940550.
40. Wagner JL, Fearmonti R, Hunt KK, Hwang RF, Meric-Bernstam F, Kuerer HM, Bedrosian I, Crosby MA, Baumann DP, Ross MI, Feig BW, Krishnamurthy S, Hernandez M, Babiera GV. Prospective Evaluation of the Nipple-Areola Complex Sparing Mastectomy for Risk Reduction and for Early-Stage Breast Cancer. Ann Surg Oncol, 10/2011. PMID: 21979111.
41. Baltzell K, Buehring GC, Krishnamurthy S, Kuerer H, Shen HM, Sison JD. Limited evidence of human papillomavirus on breast tissue using molecular in situ methods. Cancer, 8/2011. PMID: 21823105.
42. Kundu UR, Krishnamurthy S . Use of the momoclonal antibody MOC-31 as an immunomarker for detecting metastatic adenocarcinoma in effusion cytology. Cancer Cytopathol 119(4):272-8, 8/2011. PMID: 21732548.
43. Feldman S, Krishnamurthy S, Gillanders W, Gittleman M, Beitsch PD, Young PR, Streck CJ, Whitworth PW, Levine EA, Boolbol S, Han LK, Hermann R, Hoon DS, Giuliano AE, Meric-Bernstam F; US One Step Nucleic Acid Amplification Clinical Study Group. A novel automated assay for the rapid identification of metastatic breast carcinoma in sentinel lymph nodes. Cancer 117(12):2599-607, 6/2011. PMID: 21226034.
44. Hall C, Krishnamurthy S, Lodhi A, Bhattacharyya A, Anderson A, Kuerer H, Bedrosian I, Singh B, Lucci A. Disseminated tumor cells predict survival after neoadjuvant therapy in primary breast cancer. Cancer, 6/2011. PMID: 21717428.
45. Andreopoulou E, Yang LY, Rangel KM, Reuben JM, Hsu L, Krishnamurthy S, Valero V, Fritsche HA, Cristofanilli M. Comparison of assay methods for detection of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in metastatic breast cancer (MBC): AdnaGen AdnaTest BreastCancer Select/Detect™ versus Veridex CellSearch™ system. Int J Cancer 10. e-Pub 4/2011. PMID: 21469140.
46. Iwamoto T, Bianchini G, Qi Y, Cristofanilli M, Lucci A, Woodward WA, Reuben JM, Matsuoka J, Gong Y, Krishnamurthy S, Valero V, Hortobagyi GN, Robertson F, Symmans WF, Pusztai L, Ueno NT. Different gene expressions are associated with the different molecular subtypes of inflammatory breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat 125(3):785-95, 2/2011. PMID: 21153052.
47. Reuben JM, Lee BN, Gao H, Cohen EN, Mego M, Giordano A, Wang X, Lodhi A, Krishnamurthy S, Hortobagyi GN, Cristofanilli M, Lucci A, Woodward WA. Primary breast cancer patients with high risk clinicopathologic features have high percentages of bone marrow epithelial cells with ALDH activity and CD44(+)CD24(lo) cancer stem cell phenotype. Eur J Cancer 47(10). e-Pub 2/2011. PMID: 21334874.
48. Feldman S, Krishnamurthy S, Gillanders W, Gittleman M, Beitsch PD, Young PR, Streck CJ, Whitworth PW, Levine EA, Boolbol S, Han LK, Hermann R, Hoon DS, Giuliano AE, Meric-Bernstam F; for the US One Step Nucleic Acid Amplification Clinical Study Group. A novel automated assay for the rapid identification of metastatic breast carcinoma in sentinel lymph nodes. Cancer 10(25822). e-Pub 1/2011. PMID: 21226034.
49. Li J, Gonzalez-Angulo AM, Allen PK, Yu TK, Woodward WA, Ueno NT, Lucci A, Krishnamurthy S, Gong Y, Bondy ML, Yang W, Willey JS, Cristofanilli M, Valero V, Buchholz TA. Triple-negative subtype predicts poor overall survival and high locoregional relapse in inflammatory breast cancer. Oncologist 16(12):1675-83, 2011. e-Pub 12/2011. PMCID: PMC3248766.
50. Robertson FM, Bondy M, Yang W, Yamauchi H, Wiggins S, Kamrudin S, Krishnamurthy S, Le-Petross H, Bidaut L, Player AN, Barsky SH, Woodward WA, Buchholz T, Lucci A, Ueno N, Cristofanilli M. Inflammatory Breast Cancer: The Disease, the Biology, the Treatment. CA Cancer J Clin 60(6):351-75, 10/2010. PMID: 20959401.
51. Dawood S, Merajver SD, Viens P, Vermeulen PB, Swain SM, Buchholz TA, Dirix LY, Levine PH, Lucci A, Krishnamurthy S, Robertson FM, Woodward WA, Yang WT, Ueno NT, Cristofanilli M. International expert panel on inflammatory breast cancer: consensus statement for standardized diagnosis and treatment. Ann Oncol. e-Pub 8/2010. PMID: 20603440.
52. Klopp AH, Lacerda L, Gupta A, Debeb BG, Solley T, LI L, Spaeth E, Xu W, Zhang X, Lewis MT, Reuben JM, Krishnamurthy S, Ferrari M, Gaspar R, Buchholz TA, Cristofanilli M, Marini F, Andreeff M, Woodward WA. Mesenchymal stem cells promote mammosphere formation and decrease E-cadherin in normal and malignant breast cells. PLoS One 8(5), 8/2010.
53. Dhillon J, Krishnamurthy S, Fuller GN. Papillary tumour of the pineal region: diagnosis by cytology smear. Cytopathology 21(4):267-9, 8/2010. e-Pub 10/2009. PMID: 19832879.
54. Krishnamurthy S, Cristofanilli M, Singh B, Reuben J, Gao H, Cohen EN, Andreopoulou E, Hall CS, Lodhi A, Jackson S, Lucci A. Detection of minimal residual disease in blood and bone marrow in early stage breast cancer. Cancer 116(14):3330-7, 7/2010. PMID: 20564098.
55. Kelly CM, Krishnamurthy S, Bianchini G, Litton JK, Gonzalez-Angulo AM, Hortobagyi GN, Pusztai L. Utility of oncotype DX risk estimates in clinically intermediate risk hormone receptor-positive, HER2-normal, grade II, lymph node-negative breast cancers. Cancer 116(22). e-Pub 7/2010. PMID: 20665886.
56. Bedrosian I, Babiera GV, Mittendorf EA, Kuerer HM, Pantoja L, Hunt KK,Krishnamurthy S , Meric-Bernstam F. A phase I study to assess the feasibility and oncologic safety of axillary reverse mapping in breast cancer patients. Cancer 116(11):2543-8, 6/2010. PMID: 20336790.
57. Gupta S, Sultenfuss M, Romaguera JE, Ensor J, Krishnamurthy S, Wallace MJ, Ahrar K, Madoff DC, Murthy R, Hicks ME. CT-guided percutaneous lung biopsies in patients with haematologic malignancies and undiagnosed pulmonary lesions. Hematol Oncol 28(2):75-81, 6/2010. PMID: 19728397.
58. Hall C, Krishnamurthy S, Lodhi A, Mosalpuria K, Kuerer HM, Meric-Bernstam F, Bedrosian I, Hunt KK, Lucci A. Disseminated Tumor Cells in Biologic Subtypes of Stage I-III Breast Cancer Patients. Ann Surg Oncol 17(12). e-Pub 6/2010. PMID: 20559739.
59. Reuben JM, Lee BN, Li C, Gao H, Broglio KR, Valero V, Jackson SA, Ueno NT, Krishnamurthy S, Hortobagyi GN, Cristofanilli M. Circulating tumor cells and biomarkers: implications for personalized targeted treatments for metastatic breast cancer. Breast J 16(3):327-30, May-Jun, 5/2010. e-Pub 4/2010. PMID: 20408820.
60. Sharma R, Bedrosian I, Lucci A, Hwang RF, Rourke LL, Qiao W, Buchholz TA, Kronowitz SJ, Krishnamurthy S, Babiera GV, Gonzalez-Angulo AM, Meric-Bernstam F, Mittendorf EA, Hunt KK, Kuerer HM. Present-Day Locoregional Control in Patients with T1 or T2 Breast Cancer with 0 and 1 to 3 Positive Lymph Nodes After Mastectomy Without Radiotherapy. Ann Surg Oncol 17(11). e-Pub 5/2010. PMID: 20443145.
61. Avritscher R, Krishnamurthy S, Ensor J, Gupta S, Tam A, Madoff DC, Murthy R, Hicks ME, Wallace MJ. Accuracy and sensitivity of computed tomography-guided percutaneous needle biopsy of pulmonary hilar lymph nodes. Cancer 116(8):1974-80, 4/2010. PMID: 20151422.
62. Singh B, Cook KR, Martin C, Huang EH, Mosalpuria K, Krishnamurthy S, Cristofanilli M, Lucci A. Evaluation of a CXCR4 antagonist in a xenograft mouse model of inflammatory breast cancer. Clin Exp Metastasis 27(4):233-40, 4/2010. e-Pub 3/2010. PMID: 20229045.
63. Bartholomeusz C, Gonzalez-Angulo AM, Kazansky A, Krishnamurthy S, Liu P, Yuan LX, Yamasaki F, Liu S, Hayashi N, Zhang D, Esteva FJ, Hortobagyi GN, Ueno NT. PEA-15 inhibits tumorigenesis in an MDA-MB-468 triple-negative breast cancer xenograft model through increased cytoplasmic localization of activated extracellular signal-regulated kinase. Clin Cancer Res 16(6):1802-11, 3/2010. e-Pub 3/2010. PMID: 20215547.
64. Albarracin C, Edgerton ME, Gilcrease MZ, Huo L, Krishnamurthy S, Middleton LP, Resetkova E, Sahin AA, Sneige N, Fraser WS, Wu Y. Is it too soon to start reporting HER2 genetic heterogeneity? Arch Pathol Lab Med 134(2):162-3; author reply 163, 2/2010. PMID: 20121597.
65. Debeb BG, Zhang X, Krishnamurthy S, Gao H, Cohen E, Li L, Rodriguez AA, Landis MD, Lucci A, Ueno NT, Robertson F, Xu W, Lacerda L, Buchholz TA, Cristofanilli M, Reuben JM, Lewis MT, Woodward WA. Characterizing cancer cells with cancer stem cell-like features in 293T human embryonic kidney cells. Mol Cancer 9:180, 2010. PMCID: PMC2915978.
66. Krishnamurthy S. Current applications and future prospects of fine needle aspiration of locoregional lymph nodes in breast cancer. Cancer Cytophathol 6(117):451-62, 12/2009.
67. Zhang D, LaFortune TA, Krishnamurthy S, Esteva FJ, Cristofanilli M, Liu P, Lucci A, Singh B, Hung MC, Hortobagyi GN, Ueno NT. EGFR Tyrosine Kinare inhibitor reverses mesaehymal to epitheiral phenotype and inhibits metastasis in inflammatory breast cancer. Clinical cancer research 21(15):6639-48, 11/2009.
68. Lu J, Steeg PS, Price JE, Krishnamurthy S, Mani SA, Reuben J, Cristofanilli M, Dontu G, Bidaut L, Valero V, Hortobagyi GN, Yu D. Breast cancer metastasis: challenges and opportunities. Cancer Res 69(12). e-Pub 5/2009. PMID: 19470768.
69. Hennessy BT, Gonzalez-Angulo AM, Stemke-Hale K, Gilcrease MZ, Krishnamurthy S, Lee JS, Fridlyand J, Sahin A, Agarwal R, Joy C, Liu W, Stivers D, Baggerly K, Carey M, Lluch A, Monteagudo C, He X, Weigman V, Fan C, Palazzo J, Hortobagyi GN, Nolden LK, Wang NJ, Valero V, Gray JW, Perou CM, Mills GB. Characterization of a naturally occuring breast cancer subset enriched in epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition and stem cell characteristics. Cancer Res 69(10):4116-24, 5/2009. e-Pub 5/2009. PMID: 19435916.
70. Taboada JL, Stephens TW, Krishnamurthy S, Brandt KR, Whitman GJ. The many faces of fat necrosis in the breast. American Journal of Roentgenology 192(3):815-825, 3/2009. PMID: 19234281.
71. Krishnamurthy S, Meric-Bernstam F, Lucci A, Hwang RF, Kuerer HM, Babiera G, Ames FC, Feig BW, Ross MI, Singletary E, Hunt KK, Bedrosian I. A prospective study comparing touch imprint cytology, frozen section analysis, and rapid cytokeratin immunostain for intraoperative evaluation of axillary sentinel lymph nodes in breast cancer. Cancer 115(7):1555-1562, 2/2009. PMID: 19195040.
72. Kuerer HM, Albarracin CT, Yang WT, Cardiff RD, Brewster AM, Symmans WF, Hylton NM, Middleton LP, Krishnamurthy S, Perkins GH, Babiera G, Edgerton ME, Czerniecki BJ, Arun BK, Hortobagyi GN. Ductal carcinoma in situ: state of the science and roadmap to advance the field. Journal of Clinical Oncology 27(2):279-288, 1/2009. e-Pub 12/2008. PMID: 19064970.
73. Cristofanilli M, Krishnamurthy S, Das CM, Reuben JM, Spohn W, Noshari J, Becker F, Gascoyne PR. Dielectric cell separation of fine needle aspirates from tumor xenografts. Journal of Separation Science 31(21):3732-3739, 12/2008. PMID: 18958846.
74. Cristofanilli M, Morandi P, Krishnamurthy S, Reuben, Lee BM, Francis D, Booser D, Green M, Arum B, Puszatai L, Poroglio K, Islam R, Valero V, Hortobagyi GN. Imatinib mesylate (Gleevec) in advanced breast cancer expressing C-kit or PDGFR-B: Clinical activity and biological commentations. 19(10):1713-1719, 10/2008.
75. Kocjan G, Bourgain C, Fassina A, Hagmar B, Herbert A, Kapila K, Kardum-Skelin I, Kloboves-Prevodnik V, Krishnamurthy S, Koutselini H, Majak B, Olszewski W, Onal B, Pohar-Marinsek Z, Shabalova I, Smith J, Tani E, Vielh P, Wiener H, Schenck U, Schmitt F. The role of breast FNAC in diagnosis and clinical management: a survey of current practice. Cytopathology 19(5):271-278, 10/2008. PMID: 18821945.
76. Bedi DG, Krishnamurthy R, Krishnamurthy S, Edeiken BS, Le-Petross H, Fornage BD, Bassett RL, Hunt KK. Cortical morphologic features of axillary lymph nodes as a predictor of metastasis in breast cancer: in vitro sonographic study. AJR Am J Roentgenol 191(3):646-52, 9/2008. PMID: 18716089.
77. Akkiprik M, Feng Y, Wang H, Chen K, Hu L, Sahin A, Krishnamurthy S, Ozer A, Hao X, Zhang W. Multifunctional roles of insulin-like growth factor binding protein 5 in breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res 10(4):212, 8/2008. PMID: 18710598.
78. Mazouni C, arum B, Andre F, Ayers M, Krishnamurthy S, wary B, Hurtobagyi GN, Buzdar AV, Pusztai L. Collagen IV levels are elevated in the serum of patients with primary breast cancer compared to healthy volunteers. BJC, 7/2008.
79. Lucci A, Krishnamurthy S, Singh B, Bedrosian I, Meri-Bernstam F, Rueben J, Broglio K, Mosalpuria K, Lodhi A, Vencent L, Cristofanilli M. Cylooxygenase=2 expression in primary breast cancers predicts dissemination of cancer cells to the bone marrow. Breast Cancer Res Treat. e-Pub 7/2008.
80. Roshni R, Keurer HM, Cristofanilli M, Shukla S, Rao M, Poroglio K, Krishnamurthy S. Breast cancer presentation, treatment and outcome in Asian-American women. Breast J. 6/2008.
81. Miyahara N, Shoda J, Ishige K, Kawamoto T, Ueda T, Taki R, Ohkohchi N, Hyodo I, Thomas MB, Krishnamurthy S, Carraway KL, Irimura T. MUC4 interacts with ErbB2 in human gallbladder carcinoma: Potential pathobiological implications. Eur J Cancer, 4/2008. PMID: 18397823.
82. Yi M, Krishnamurthy S , Kuerer HM, Meric-Bernstam F, Bedrosian I, Ross MI, Ames FC, Lucci A, Hwang RF, Hunt KK. Role of primary tumor characteristics in predicting positive sentinel lymph nodes in patients with carcinoma in situ or microinvasive breast cancer. Am J Surg, 4/2008. PMID: 18436181.
83. Lang JE, Mosalpuria K, Cristofanilli M, Krishnamurthy S, Reuben J, Singh B, Bedrosian I, Meric-Bernstam F, Lucci A. HER2 status predicts the presence of circulating tumor cells in patients with operable breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat, 3/2008. e-Pub 3/2008. PMID: 18327638.
84. Kraeft SK, Honig M, Krishnamurthy S. Emperipolesis in the cerebrospinal fluid from a patient with Rosai-Dorfman disease. Diagn Cytopathol. e-Pub 1/2008. PMID: 18064697.
85. Tam A, Krishnamurthy S, Pillsbury EP, Ensor JE, Gupta S, Murthy R, Ahrar K, Wallace MJ, Hicks ME, Madoff DC. Percutaneous image-guided splenic biopsy in the oncology patient: an audit of 156 consecutive cases. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 19(1):80-87, 1/2008. PMID: 18192471.
86. Yamasaki F, Johansen MJ, Zhang D, Krishnamurthy S, Felix E, Bartholomeusz C, Aguilar RJ, Kurisu K, Mills GB, Hortobagyi GN, Ueno NT. Acquired Resistance to Erlotinib in A-431 Epidermoid Cancer Cells Requires Down-regulation of MMAC1/PTEN and UP-regulation of Phosphorylated Akt. Cancer Res 67(12):5779-5799, 6/2007.
87. Krishnamurthy S. Applications of molecular techniques to fine-needle aspiration biopsy. Cancer 25(111):106-22, 2007.
88. Baruch AC, Wang H, Staerkel GA, Evans DB, Hwang RF, Krishnamurthy S. Immunocytochemical study of the expression of mesothelin in fine-needle aspiration biopsy specimens of pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Diagn Cytopathol 242(3):725-34, 2007.
89. Yang WT, Hennessy BT, Dryden MJ, Valero V, Hunt KK, Krishnamurthy S. Mammary angiosarcomas: imaging findings in 24 patients. Radiology 242(3):725-34, 2007.
90. Cristofanilli M, Krishnamurthy S, Guerra L, Broglio K, Arun B, Booser DJ, Menander K, Van Wart Hood J, Valero V, Hortobagyi GN. A nonreplicating adenoviral vector that contains the wild-type p53 transgene combined with chemotherapy for primary breast cancer: safety, efficacy, and biologic activity of a novel gene-therapy approach. Cancer 107(5):935-44, 2006.
91. Uzquiano MC, Kuruvilla S, Fischer CP, Liu J, Krishnamurthy S, Adler DG. An unusual solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas. Pancreas 33(1):103-4, 2006.
92. Gonzales-Angulo AM, Sahin A, Krishnamurthy S, Yang Y, Kau SW, Hortobagyi GN, Cristofanilli M. Biologic markers in axillary node-negative breast cancer; differential expression in invasive ductal carcinoma versus invasive lobular carcinoma. Clin Breast Cancer 7(5):396-400, 2006.
93. Yang CH, Gonzalez-Angulo AM, Reuben JM, Booser DJ, Pusztai L, Krishnamurthy S, Esseltine D, Stec J, Broglio KR, Islam R, Hortobagyi GN, Cristofanilli M. Bortezomib (VELCADE(R) in metastatic breast cancer: pharmacodynamics, biological effects, and prediction of clinical benefits. Ann Oncol 17(5):813-7, 2006.
94. Kobayashi K, Gupta S, Trent JC, Vauthey JN, Krishnamurthy S, Ensor J, Ahrar K, Wallace MJ, Madoff DC, Murthy R, McRae SE. Hepatic artery chembolization for 110 gastrointestinal stromal tumors response, survival, and prognostic factors. Cancer 107(12):2833-41, 2006.
95. Jeruss JS, Hunt KK, Xing Y, Krishamurthy S, Meric-Bernstam F, Cantor SB, Ross MI, Cormier JN. Is intraoperative touch imprint cytology of sentinel lymph nodes in patients with breast cancer cost effective? Cancer 107(10):2328-2336, 2006.
96. Pawlik TM, Hawke DH, Liu Y, Krishnamurthy S, Fritsche H, Hunt KK, Kuerer HM. Proteomic analysis of nipple aspirate fluid from women with early-stage breast cancer using isotope-coded affinity tags and tandem mass spectrometry reveals differential expression of vitamin D binding protein. BMC Cancer 16(6):68, 2006.
97. Dimashkieh H, Krishnamurthy S. Ultrasound guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy of parathyroid gland and lesions. Cytojournal 28(3):6, 2006.
98. Lambert LA, Ayers GD, Hwang RF, Hunt KK, Ross MI, Kuerer HM, Singletary SE, Babiera GV, Ames FC, Feig B, Lucci A, Krishnamurthy S, Meric-Bernstam F. Validation of a breast cancer nomogram for predicting nonsentinel lymph node metastasis after a positive sentinel node biopsy. Ann Surg Oncol 13(3):310-20, 2006.
99. Hennessy BT, Krishnamurthy S, Giordano S, Buchholz TA, Kau SW, Duan Z, Valero V, Hortobagyi GN. Squamous cell carcinoma of the breast. J Clin Oncol 23(31):7827-35, 11/2005. PMID: 16258085.
100. Jalali M, Krishnamurthy S. Comparison of immunomarkers for the identification of adrenocortical cells in cytology specimens. Diagn Cytopathol 33(2):78-82, 8/2005. PMID: 16007649.
101. Cristofanilli M, Yamamura Y, Kau SW, Bevers T, Strom S, Patangan M, Hsu L, Krishnamurthy S, Theriault RL, Hortobagyi GN. Thyroid hormone and breast carcinoma. Primary hypothyroidism is associated with a reduced incidence of primary breast carcinoma. Cancer 103(6):1122-8, 3/2005. PMID: 15712375.
102. Gong Y, Krishnamurthy S. Fine-needle aspiration of an unusual case of poorly differentiated insular carcinoma of the thyroid. Diagn Cytopathol 32(2):103-7, 2/2005. PMID: 15637672.
103. Gupta S, Krishnamurthy S, Broemeling LD, Morello FA, Jr, Wallace MJ, Ahrar K, Madoff DC, Murthy R, Hicks ME. Small </=2-cm subpleural pulmonary lesions: short- versus long-needle-path CT-guided Biopsy--comparison of diagnostic yields and complications. Radiology 234(2):631-7, 2/2005. PMID: 15673500.
104. Li J, Zhao J, Yu X, Lange J, Kuerer H, Krishnamurthy S, Schilling E, Khan SA, Sukumar S, Chan DW. Identification of biomarkers for beast cancer in nipple aspiration and ductal lavage fluid. Clin Cancer Res 11(23):8321-20, 2005.
105. Pawlik TM, Fritsche H, Coombes KR, Xiao L, Krishnamurthy S, Hunt KK, Pusztai L, Chen JN, Clarke CH, Arun B, Hung MC, Kuerer HM. Significant differences in nipple aspirate fluid protein expression between healthy women and those with breast cancer demonstrated by time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Breast Cancer Res Treat 89(2):149-57, 2005. PMID: 15692757.
106. Kuerer HM, Coombes KR, Chen JN, Xiao L, Clarke C, Fritsche H, Krishnamurthy S, Marcy S, Hung MC, Hunt KK. Association between ductal fluid proteomic expression profiles and the presence of lymph node metastases in women with breast cancer. Surgery 136(5):1061-9, 11/2004. PMID: 15523402.
107. Krishnamurthy S, Zhao L, Hayes K, Glassman AB, Cristofanilli M, Singletary SE, Hunt KK, Kuerer HM, Sneige N. Feasibility and utility of using chromosomal aneusomy to further define the cytologic categories in nipple aspirate fluid specimens: a preliminary study. Cancer 102(5):322-7, 10/2004. PMID: 15376199.
108. Shen J, Hunt KK, Mirza NQ, Krishnamurthy S, Singletary SE, Kuerer HM, Meric-Bernstam F, Feig B, Ross MI, Ames FC, Babiera GV. Intramammary lymph node metastases are an independent predictor of poor outcome in patients with breast carcinoma. Cancer 101(6):1330-7, 9/2004. PMID: 15316905.
109. Cabioglu N, Krishnamurthy S, Kuerer HM, Hunt KK, Singletary SE, Meric-Bernstam F, Ross MI, Feig BW, Ames FC, Babiera GV. Feasibility of breast-conserving surgery for patients with breast carcinoma associated with nipple discharge. Cancer 101(3):508-17, 8/2004. PMID: 15274063.
110. Gonzalez-Angulo AM, Krishnamurthy S, Yamamura Y, Broglio KR, Pusztai L, Buzdar AU, Hortobagyi GN, Esteva FJ. Lack of association between amplification of her-2 and response to preoperative taxanes in patients with breast carcinoma. Cancer 101(2):258-63, 7/2004. PMID: 15241821.
111. Chagpar A, Evelegh M, Fritsche HA, Jr, Krishnamurthy S, Hunt KK, Kuerer HM. Prospective evaluation of a novel approach for the use of a quantitative galactose oxidase-Schiff reaction in ductal fluid samples from women with breast carcinoma. Cancer 100(12):2549-54, 6/2004. PMID: 15197795.
112. Recine M, Kaw M, Evans DB, Krishnamurthy S. Fine-needle aspiration cytology of mucinous tumors of the pancreas. Cancer 102(2):92-9, 4/2004. PMID: 15098253.
113. Gonzalez-Angulo, AM, Krishnamurthy S, Yamamura Y, Broglio K, Pusztai L, Buzdar AU, Hortobagyi GN, Esteva FJ. Correlation between Response to Primary Chemotherapy with single Agent Taxanes and Her-2 Gene amplification in Patients with Breast Carcinoma. Cancer 15((2)):258-63, 2004.
114. Gong, Y, Symmans WF, Krishnamurthy S, Patel S, Sneige N. Optimal fixation conditions for immunocytochemical analysis of estrogen receptor in cytologic specimens of breast carcinoma. Cancer.:102(1):143-8; discussion 148-9., 2004.
115. Krishnamurthy S, Dimashkieh H, Patel S, Sneige N. Immunocytochemical evaluation of estrogen receptor on archival Papanicolaou-stained fine-needle aspirate smears. Diagn Cytopathol 29(6):309-14, 12/2003. PMID: 14648786.
116. Bedrosian I, Bedi D, Kuerer HM, Fornage BD, Harker L, Ross MI, Ames FC, Krishnamurthy S, Edeiken-Monroe BS, Meric F, Feig BW, Akins J, Singletary SE, Mirza NQ, Hunt KK. Impact of clinicopathological factors on sensitivity of axillary ultrasonography in the detection of axillary nodal metastases in patients with breast cancer. Ann Surg Oncol 10(9):1025-30, 11/2003. PMID: 14597440.
117. Madigan MN, Dempsey PJ, Krishnamurthy S. Ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration cytodiagnosis of leiomyosarcoma metastatic to the breast. A case report. Acta Cytol 47(5):783-6, 9/2003. PMID: 14526679.
118. Hristova EN, Krishnamurthy S, Ro JY, Ayala AG. Pulmonary epithelioid hemangioendothelioma with prominent signet ring cell features mimicking metastatic adenocarcinoma. Ann Diagn Pathol 7(3):160-4, 6/2003. PMID: 12808567.
119. Symmans WF, Ayers M, Clark EA, Stec J, Hess KR, Sneige N, Buchholz TA, Krishnamurthy S, Ibrahim NK, Buzdar AU, Theriault RL, Rosales MF, Thomas ES, Gwyn KM, Green MC, Syed AR, Hortobagyi GN, Pusztai L. Total RNA yield and microarray gene expression profiles from fine-needle aspiration biopsy and core-needle biopsy samples of breast carcinoma. Cancer 97(12):2960-71, 6/2003. PMID: 12784330.
120. Hwang RF, Krishnamurthy S, Hunt KK, Mirza N, Ames FC, Feig B, Kuerer HM, Singletary SE, Babiera G, Meric F, Akins JS, Neely J, Ross MI. Clinicopathologic factors predicting involvement of nonsentinel axillary nodes in women with breast cancer. Ann Surg Oncol 10(3):248-54, 4/2003. PMID: 12679309.
121. Krishnamurthy S, Sneige N, Thompson PA, Marcy SM, Singletary SE, Cristofanilli M, Hunt KK, Kuerer HM. Nipple aspirate fluid cytology in breast carcinoma. Cancer 99(2):97-104, 4/2003. PMID: 12704689.
122. Diaz LK, Hunt K, Ames F, Meric F, Kuerer H, Babiera G, Ross M, Singletary E, Middleton LP, Symmans WF, Krishnamurthy S, Sahin A, Sneige N, Gilcrease MZ. Histologic localization of sentinel lymph node metastases in breast cancer. Am J Surg Pathol 27(3):385-9, 3/2003. PMID: 12604895.
123. Sneige N, Lim SC, Whitman GJ, Krishnamurthy S, Sahin AA, Smith TL, Stelling CB. Atypical ductal hyperplasia diagnosis by directional vacuum-assisted stereotactic biopsy of breast microcalcifications. Considerations for surgical excision. Am J Clin Pathol 119(2):248-53, 2/2003. PMID: 12579995.
124. Kuerer HM, Thompson PA, Krishnamurthy S, Fritsche HA, Marcy SM, Babiera GV, Singletary SE, Cristofanilli M, Sneige N, Hunt KK. High and differential expression of HER-2/neu extracellular domain in bilateral ductal fluids from women with unilateral invasive breast cancer. Clin Cancer Res 9(2):601-5, 2/2003. PMID: 12576424.
125. Meric F, Mirza NQ, Vlastos G, Buchholz TA, Kuerer HM, Babiera GV, Singletary SE, Ross MI, Ames FC, Feig BW, Krishnamurthy S, Perkins GH, McNeese MD, Strom EA, Valero V, Hunt KK. Positive surgical margins and ipsilateral breast tumor recurrence predict disease-specific survival after breast-conserving therapy. Cancer 97(4):926-33, 2/2003. PMID: 12569592.
126. Pusztai, L, Krishnamurthy S, Cardona TP, Sneige N, Esteva FJ, Volchenok M, Breitenfelder P, Kau SW, Takayama S, Krajewski S, Reed JC, Hortobagyi GN, Bast RC. Expression of BAG-1 and BCL-2 proteins before and after neoadjuvant chemotherapy of locally advanced breast cancer. Cancer investigation, 2003.
127. Tabatabai ZL, Krishnamurthy S. Radiation-induced atypical glandular cells mimicking recurrent adenocarcinoma in a posthysterectomy vaginal smear. Acta Cytol 47(1):106-7, 2003. PMID: 12585042.
128. Wallace MJ, Krishnamurthy S, Broemeling LD, Gupta S, Ahrar K, Morello FA, Jr, Hicks ME. CT-guided percutaneous fine-needle aspiration biopsy of small (< or =1-cm) pulmonary lesions. Radiology 225(3):823-8, 12/2002. PMID: 12461267.
129. Kuerer HM, Goldknopf IL, Fritsche H, Krishnamurthy S, Sheta EA, Hunt KK. Identification of distinct protein expression patterns in bilateral matched pair breast ductal fluid specimens from women with unilateral invasive breast carcinoma. High-throughput biomarker discovery. Cancer 95(11):2276-82, 12/2002. PMID: 12436432.
130. Krishnamurthy S, Sneige N, Ordonez NG, Hunt KK, Kuerer HM. Characterization of foam cells in nipple aspirate fluid. Diagn Cytopathol 27(5):261-4; discussion 265, 11/2002. PMID: 12411988.
131. Huang E, Buchholz TA, Meric F, Krishnamurthy S, Mirza NQ, Ames FC, Feig BW, Kuerer HM, Ross MI, Singletary SE, McNeese MD, Strom EA, Hunt KK. Classifying local disease recurrences after breast conservation therapy based on location and histology: new primary tumors have more favorable outcomes than true local disease recurrences. Cancer 95(10):2059-67, 11/2002. PMID: 12412158.
132. Sneige N, Wang J, Baker BA, Krishnamurthy S, Middleton LP. Clinical, histopathologic, and biologic features of pleomorphic lobular (ductal-lobular) carcinoma in situ of the breast: a report of 24 cases. Mod Pathol 15(10):1044-50, 10/2002. PMID: 12379750.
133. Krishnamurthy S, Sneige N, Bedi DG, Edieken BS, Fornage BD, Kuerer HM, Singletary SE, Hunt KK. Role of ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration of indeterminate and suspicious axillary lymph nodes in the initial staging of breast carcinoma. Cancer 95(5):982-8, 9/2002. PMID: 12209680.
134. Lee A, Krishnamurthy S , Sahin A, Symmans WF, Hunt K, Sneige N. Intraoperative touch imprint of sentinel lymph nodes in breast carcinoma patients. Cancer 96(4):225-31, 8/2002. PMID: 12209664.
135. Kuerer HM, Krishnamurthy S, Kronowitz SJ. Important technical considerations for skin-sparing mastectomy with sentinel lymph node dissection. Arch Surg 137(6):747, 6/2002. PMID: 12049553.
136. Krishnamurthy S, Sneige N. Molecular and biologic markers of premalignant lesions of human breast. Adv Anat Pathol 9(3):185-97, 5/2002. PMID: 11981114.
137. Stewart JMM, Krishnamurthy S. Fine-needle aspiration cytology of a case of HIV-associated anaplastic myeloma. Diagn Cytopathol 27(4):218-222, 2002.
138. Krishnamurthy S, Kuerer HM. Foam cells in nipple aspiration fluid. Cytopathology 13:64, 2002.
139. Krishnamurthy S, Katz RL, Shumate A, Strohlein K, Khanna A, Tucker SL, Raijman I, Lahoti S. DNA image analysis combined with routine cytology improves diagnostic sensitivity of common bile duct brushing. Cancer 93(3):229-35, 6/2001. PMID: 11391612.
140. Krishnamurthy S, Bedi DG, Caraway NP. Ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy of the thyroid bed. Cancer 93(3):199-205, 6/2001. PMID: 11391607.
141. Krishnamurthy S. Application of Molecular Pathology in Diagnostic Surgical Pathology and Cytopathology: Current Practice and future prospects. Proceedings of the Sixth International CME & Update in Surgical Pathology:55-58, 2001.
142. Krishnamurthy S, Ashfaq R, Shin HJ, Sneige N. Distinction of phyllodes tumor from fibroadenoma: a reappraisal of an old problem. Cancer 90(6):342-9, 12/2000. PMID: 11156517.
143. Krishnamurthy S, Ordonez NG, Shelton TO, Ayala AG, Sneige N. Fine-needle aspiration cytology of a case of oncocytic adrenocortical carcinoma. Diagn Cytopathol 22(5):299-303, 5/2000. PMID: 10790237.
144. Bedrosian, I, Bedi D, Kuerer H, Harker L, Ross M, Ames F, Krishnamurthy S, Edeiken-Monroe B, Singletary E, Mirza N, Hunt K. Concordance of Axillary Ultrasound with Nodal Pathology in Patients with Early Stage Breast Cancer. American Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2000.
145. Freeman RB, Jr, Tran CL, Mattoli J, Patel K, Supran S, Basile FG, Krishnamurthy S, Aihara R. Tumor necrosis factor genetic polymorphisms correlate with infections after liver transplantation. NEMC TNF Study Group. New England Medical Center Tumor Necrosis Factor. Transplantation 67(7):1005-10, 4/1999. PMID: 10221485.
146. Krishnamurthy S, Jungbluth AA, Busam KJ, Rosai J. Uterine tumors resembling ovarian sex-cord tumors have an immunophenotype consistent with true sex-cord differentiation. Am J Surg Pathol 22(9):1078-82, 9/1998. PMID: 9737240.
147. Krishnamurthy S, Integlia MJ, Grand RJ, Dayal Y. Pancreatic acinar cell clusters in pediatric gastric mucosa. Am J Surg Pathol 22(1):100-5, 1998. PMID: 9422322.
148. Krishnamurthy S, Dayal Y. Parietal cell protrusions in gastric ulcer disease. Hum Pathol 28(10):1126-30, 10/1997. PMID: 9343318.
149. Integlia MJ, Krishnamurthy S, Berhane R, Grand RJ, Dayal Y. Pancreatic metaplasia of the gastric mucosa in pediatric patients. Am J Gastroenterol 92(9):1553-6, 9/1997. PMID: 9317086.
150. Krishnamurthy S, Dayal Y. Immunohistochemical expression of transforming growth factor alpha and epidermal growth factor receptor in gastrointestinal carcinoids. Am J Surg Pathol 21(3):327-33, 3/1997. PMID: 9060603.
151. Alexander, J, Krishnamurthy S, Kovacs D, Dayal Y. Cytokeratin profile of extrahepatic pancreaticobiliary epithelia and their carcinomas. Applied Immunohistochemistry 5((4)):216-222, 1997.
152. Krishnamurthy S, Dayal Y. Pancreatic metaplasia in Barrett's esophagus. An immunohistochemical study. Am J Surg Pathol 19(10):1172-80, 10/1995. PMID: 7573675.
153. Krishnamurthy S, Sehgal S, Datta BN, Chugh KS. Class specific antinuclear antibodies in systemic lupus erythematosus. Indian J Med Res 98:27-29, 1993.
154. Jolly, BB, Krishnamurthy S, Vaidhyanathan S. Zoons balanitis. Uro Int 50:182-184, 1993.
155. Nijhawan, R, Dey P, Krishnamurthy S, Gupta SK. Fine needle aspiration cytology of malignant sertoli cell tumor of the testis. Acta Cytologica 36((4)):563-565, 1992.
156. Sarode, VR, Krishnamurthy S, Banerjee CK, Narasimharao KL, Khajhuria A. Primary extra renal Wilms Tumor: Identification of a putative precursor lesion. Histopathology 21:76-78, 1992.
157. Sarode VR, Datta BN, Krishnamurthy S, Singh K, Bhasin D. Kaposis sarcoma of spleen with unusual clinical and histologic features. Arch Pathol Lab Med 115:1042-1046, 1991.

Invited Articles

1. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Clinicopathologic factors of the recurrent tumor predict outcome in patients with ipsilateral breast tumor recurrence". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly 23:198-199, 2012.
2. Krishnamurthy S. Micrometastases in Sentinel lymph nodes in breast cancer. Breast Diseases, A Yearbook Quaterly, 2010.
3. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "A prospective blinded trail of touch prep analysis verses frozen section for intraoperation evaluation of sentinel lymph nodes in breast cancer" in. Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly, 1/2008.
4. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Clinical validation of a molecular assay for intra-operative detection of metastases in breast sentinel lymph nodes in. Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly, 1/2008.
5. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "The Value of intraoperative frozen section enaminate of sentinel Lymph nodes in Breast Cancer. Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly, 1/2008.
6. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Prognostic markers in triple negative breast cancer". Breast Diseases a Year Book Quarterly, 2008.
7. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Sentinel lymph node staging for breast cancer. Intraoperative molecular pathology overcomes conventional histologic sampling errors". Breast Diseases a Year Book Quarterly, 2008.
8. Reuben JM, Krishnamurthy S, Woodward W, Cristofanilli M. The role of circulating tumor cells in breast cancer diagnosis and prediction of therapy responses. Expert Opinion Medical Diagnosis 2(4):339-348, 2008.
9. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Determination of sentinel lymph node (SLN) status in primary breast cancer by prospective use of immunohistochemistry increases the rate of micrometasteses and isolated tumor cells: Analysis of 174 patients after SLN biopsy.". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly, 2007.
10. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Intraoperative evaluation of axillary sentinel lymph nodes in breast cancer.". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly, 2007.
11. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "A rapid, fully automated molecular-based assay accurately analyzes sentinel lymph nodes for the presence of metastatic breast cancer.". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly, 2006.
12. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Breast fine needle aspiration specimens with scant celularity are clinically useful.". Breast Diseases A Year Book Quarterly, 2006.
13. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Identification and characterization of optimal gene expression markers for detection of breast cancer metastasis.". Breast Diseases A Year Book Quarterly, 2006.
14. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Identification of a basal-like subtype of breast ductal carcinoma in situ.". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly, 2006.
15. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Intracystic papillary carcinoma of breast: A re-evaluation using a panel of myoepithlial cell markers.". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly, 2006.
16. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Meta-analysis of sentinel lymph node imprint cytology in breast cancer.". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly, 2006.
17. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Molecular analysis improves sensitivity of breast sentinel lymph node biopsy: Results of a multi-institutional prospective cohort study.". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly, 2006.
18. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Nipple aspirate fluid basic fibroblast growth factor in patients with breast cancer.". Breast Diseases A Year Book Quarterly, 2006.
19. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Solid papillary ductal carcinoma in situ versus ductal hyperplasia in the breast: a potentially difficult distinction resolved by cytokeratin.". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly, 2006.
20. Krishnamurthy S. Prognostic markers in triple-negative breast cancer. Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly, 2006.
21. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Cytokeratin staining for intraoperative evaluation of sentinel lymph nodes in patients with invasive lobular carcinoma.". Breast Diseases: Year Book Quarterly, 2005.
22. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Association of breast with papillary lesions identified at percutaneous image guided breast biopsies.". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly, 2005.
23. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Automated quantitative analysis of E-cadherin expression in lymph node metastasis is predicitve of survival in invasive breast cancer.". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly, 2005.
24. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Distribution of p63, a novel myoepithelial marker, in fine-needle aspiration biopsies of the breast.". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly, 2005.
25. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Effect of core-biopsy vs. fine needle aspiration of pathologic measurement of tumor size in breast cancer.". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly, 2005.
26. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Morphological and immunophenotypic analysis of breast carcinomas with basal and myoepithelial differentiation.", 2005.
27. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Utility of immunohistochemistry in distinguishing primary adenocarcinomas from metastatic breast carcinomas in the gastrointestinal tract.". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly, 2005.
28. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Utility of immunohistochemistry in distinguishing primary adenocarcinomas from metastatic breast carcinomas in the gastrointestinal tract.". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly, 2005.
29. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Imprint cytology of the sentinel lymph node in the assessment of axillary node status in breast carcinoma.". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly, 2004.
30. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Intraoperative Imprint Cytologic Evaluation of Sentinel lymphNodes for Lobular Carcinoma of the Breast.". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly, 2004.
31. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Primary Non-Phyllodes Breast Sarcomas.". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly, 2004.
32. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Touch Imprint of Axillary Lymph Nodes after Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Patients with Breast Carcinoma.". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly, 2004.
33. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Accuracy of 11-gauge vacuum-assisted core biopsy of mammographic breast lesions.". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly 14, 2003.
34. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the breast: molecular markers, treatment and clinical outcome.". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly 14, 2003.
35. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Can true papillary neoplasms of breast and their mimickers be accurately classified by cytology?". Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly 13, 2003.
36. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Detection of Chromosomal Aneusomy by Fluorescence in situ hybridization for patients with nipple discharge.". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly 14, 2003.
37. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Diagnosis and subclassification of breast carcinoma by fine-needle aspiration biopsy.". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly 14, 2003.
38. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Does the level of E-Cadherin expression correlate with the primary breast carcinoma infiltration pattern and type of systemic metastsis.". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly 14, 2003.
39. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Evaluation of Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology of Breast Masses in Males.". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly 13, 2003.
40. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Image-Guided core needle biopsy analysis of papillary lesions of the breast.". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly 14, 2003.
41. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Keratin immunohistochemistry detects clinical significant metastases in bone marrow biopsy specimens in women with lobular breast carcinoma.". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly 13, 2003.
42. Krishnamurthy S. Commentary on "Mammary lesions diagnosed as Papillary by aspiration biopsy: 70 cases with follow-up.". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly (In press), 2003.
43. Krishnamurthy S, Sneige N. Molecular and biologic markers of premalignant lesions of human breast. Adv Anat Pathol 9(3):185-97, 5/2002. PMID: 11981114.

Book Chapters

1. Krishnamurthy S. Ancillary testing. In: Diagnostic Pathology Cytopathology, 1. Amirsys, 2:9, 2014.
2. Mody DR, Krishnamurthy S, Divatia MK. Bone - neoplasms. In: Diagnostic Pathology Cytopathology, 1. Amirsys, 4:33, 2014.
3. Krishnamurthy S. Breast - benign breast lesions. In: Diagnostic Pathology Cytopathology, 1. Amirsys, 4:17, 2014.
4. Krishnamurthy S. Breast - benign neoplasms. In: Diagnostic Pathology Cytopathology, 1. Amirsys, 18:31, 2014.
5. Krishnamurthy S. Breast - malignant neoplasms. In: Diagnostic Pathology Cytopathology, 1. Amirsys, 32:51, 2014.
6. Krishnamurthy S. Breast - nipple discharge. In: Diagnostic Pathology Cytopathology, 1. Amirsys, 52:53, 2014.
7. Krishnamurthy S. Breast - overview. In: Diagnostic Pathology Cytopathology, 1. Amirsys, 2:3, 2014.
8. Krishnamurthy S. Evaluation of Sentinel lymph nodes in Breast Cancer. In: Breast Diseases, 2014.
9. Kunda U, Landon G, Krishnamurthy S. Pancreas-neoplasms. In: Diagnostic Pathology Cytopathology, 1. Amirsys, 8:27, 2014.
10. Krishnamurthy S. Pathologic evaluation of Tissue obtained by Interventional Radiology techniques. In: Interventional Radiology, 2014.
11. Singletary E, Krishnamurthy S. Breast Cancer Staging Role of Fine Needle Aspiration in the Management of Patients With Breast Cancer. In:. In: Textbook of Surgical Oncology. Ed(s) Kuerer H. McGraw Hill, 2009.
12. Krishnamurthy S. Role of Fine Needle Aspiration in the Management of Patients With Breast Cancer. In: Textbook of Surgical Oncology. Ed(s) Kuerer H. McGraw Hill, 2009.
13. Katz R, Krishnamurthy S. Kidneys, Adrenals, and Retroperitoneum. In: Textbook of Cytopathology. Ed(s) Marluce Bibbo, 2007.
14. Whitman G, Huynh P, Patel P, Wilson J, Cantu A, Krishnamurthy S. Sonography of Invasive Lobular Carcinoma. In: Ultrasound Clinics. 1, 4. Ed(s) B Dudlick. Elsevier Saunders: Philidelphia, PA, 645:660, 2006. ISBN: 1-4160-3937-6.
15. Whitman, Erguvan-Dogan B, Yang WT, Wilson J, Patel P, Krishnamurthy S. Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopies. In: Breast Ultrasound. 1, 4. Ed(s) B Dudlick. Elsevier, Inc: Philadelphia, PA, 603:616, 2006. ISBN: 1-4160-3937-6.
16. Krishnamurthy S. Sarcoma of the Breast. In: Advanced Therapy of Breast Disease. Ed(s) Singletary SE, Robb GL, Hortobagyi GN, 2004.
17. Krishnamurthy S. Pathology of Lymph Nodes In Breast Cancer. In: Breast Cancer. Ed(s) Roses D, 2003.
18. Krishnamurthy S, Dayal Y. Pathology of the gastrointestinal tract. In: Textbook of Pathology. Ed(s) Nayak NC, Roy S, 1996.

Letters to the Editor

1. Krishnamurthy S, Lucci A. Reply to detection of minimal residual disease in blood and bone marrow in early stage breast cancer. Cancer, 3/2011. PMID: 21437895.
2. Krishnamurthy S, Lucci A. Anti-cytokeratin CAM5.2 (BD Sciences) and CK8 Give No Remarkable Advantages to the Pancytokeratin Cocktail of Antibodies (AE1/AE3, CAM5.2, MNF116, CK8, and CK18) in Detecting Disseminated Tumor Cells in Biologic Subtypes of Stage I-III Breast Cancer Patients. Ann Surg Oncol, 11/2010. PMID: 21057878.

Manuals, Teaching Aids, Other Teaching Publications

1. Krishnamurthy S. Video on Pathology of Inflammatory Breast Cancer.
2. Krishnamurthy S. E-Journal Club. American Society of Cytopathology, 2008.

Last updated: 2/13/2015