Medical School
Stavropol State Medical Academy, Russian Federation (1989)
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2010), Pathology

Research Interest

  • Biomarkers in gynecologic pathology
  • Cervical cancer
  • Endometrial carcinoma and precancerous lesions in patients with Lynch syndrome
  • Tubo-ovarian carcinomas


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

β-catenin, Pax2, and Pten Panel Identifies Precancers Among Histologically Subdiagnostic Endometrial Lesions.
Aguilar M, Chen H, Sahoo SS, Zheng W, Grubman J, SoRelle JA, Lucas E, Castrillon DH, Am J Surg Pathol 2023 May 47 5 618-629
Aggressive High-grade Uterine Sarcoma Harboring MEIS1-NCOA2 Fusion and Amplification of Multiple 12q13-15 Genes: A Case Report With Morphologic, Immunohistochemical, and Molecular Analysis.
Niu S, Rivera-Colon G, Lucas E, Int J Gynecol Pathol 2023 Jan
Prevalence and prognostic significance of PD-L1, TIM-3 and B7-H3 expression in endometrial serous carcinoma.
Chen H, Molberg K, Carrick K, Niu S, Rivera Colon G, Gwin K, Lewis C, Zheng W, Castrillon DH, Lucas E, Mod Pathol 2022 Jul
Endometrial polyps are non-neoplastic but harbor epithelial mutations in endometrial cancer drivers at low allelic frequencies.
Sahoo SS, Aguilar M, Xu Y, Lucas E, Miller V, Chen H, Zheng W, Cuevas IC, Li HD, Hitrys D, Wachsmann MB, Bishop JA, Cantarell B, Gagan J, Koduru P, SoRelle JA, Castrillon DH, Mod Pathol 2022 Jul
Morules but Not Squamous Differentiation are a Reliable Indicator of CTNNB1 (?-catenin) Mutations in Endometrial Carcinoma and Precancers.
Niu S, Lucas E, Molberg K, Strickland A, Wang Y, Carrick K, Rivera-Colon G, Gwin K, SoRelle JA, Castrillon DH, Zheng W, Chen H, Am J Surg Pathol 2022 Jul
Low grade endometrial endometrioid adenocarcinoma: A review and update with emphasis on morphologic variants, mimics, immunohistochemical and molecular features.
Lucas E, Carrick KS, Semin Diagn Pathol 2022 May 39 3 159-175
Human Papillomavirus?Positive and ?Negative Vulvar Squamous Cell Carcinoma Are Biologically but Not Clinically Distinct.
Kolitz E, Lucas E, Hosler GA, Kim J, Hammer S, Lewis C, Xu L, Day AT, Mauskar M, Lea JS, Wang RC, J Invest Dermatol 2021 Oct
Navigating through perplex morphologic changes after exogenous hormone usage.
Chang RJ, Rivera-Colon G, Chen H, Niu S, Carrick K, Lucas E, Gwin K, Zheng W, Semin Diagn Pathol 2021 Oct
Reliable Identification of Endometrial Precancers Through Combined Pax2, ?-Catenin, and Pten Immunohistochemistry.
Aguilar M, Chen H, Rivera-Colon G, Niu S, Carrick K, Gwin K, Cuevas IC, Sahoo SS, Li HD, Zhang S, Zheng W, Lucas E, Castrillon DH, Am J Surg Pathol 2021 Sep
Clinical and Histopathologic Features Can Help Target Immunohistochemical Stain Use in the Diagnosis of Viral Esophagitis.
Desai N, Albahra S, Lucas E, Singal AG, Hammer STG, Gopal P, Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 2021 Aug


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Honors & Awards

  • Anatomic Pathology Resident Teaching Award
  • Anatomic Pathology Resident Teaching Award
  • Anatomic Pathology Resident Teaching Award
  • Diploma with Highest Academic Distinction

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Society of Clinical Pathology (2006)
  • American Society of Cytopathology (2012)
  • College of American Pathologists (2006)
  • Cytopathology Foundation (2017)
  • Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, UTSW (2018)
  • United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (2015)