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Nelli S Lakis, MD, MSc

Clinical Assistant Professor

BS, Biology, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
MD, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

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Residency: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY 2015

Fellowship: Neuropathology, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 2017

Board Certification:Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, American Board of PathologyNeuropathology,American Board of PathologyClinical

Clinical Interest: My daily work involves the histopathologic evaluation of various brain lesions, genitourinary specimens and head & neck pathology. I also receive neuropathology consults and cases from rural areas in Kansas and Missouri. I am responsible for part of the autopsy service and evaluate the majority of the medical brain autopsy cases.

Educational Responsibilities: I am responsible for the education of our pathology residents and teach them relevant neuroanatomy and neuropathology. I am also responsible for teaching the neurology and neurosurgery residents and take great pride in their understanding of how neuropathology complements their professions.

Research Interests: I am interested in brain neoplasms (particularly glial neoplasms) and the expression of various proteins in determining tumor behavior and prognosis. Current projects include the immunohistochemical study of the tumor-initiating markers CD133, SOX2, Nestin and FOXO3 in glial tumors and neonatal brains.

Dr. Nelli S Lakis Research 2017

Last modified: Jan 29, 2021


Nelli S Lakis, MD, MSc
Clinical Assistant Professor