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

PD-L1 Expression in Endocervical Adenocarcinoma: Correlation With Patterns of Tumor Invasion, CD8+ Tumor-infiltrating Lymphocytes, and Clinical Outcomes.
Rivera-Colon G, Chen H, Molberg K, Niu S, Strickland AL, Castrillon DH, Carrick K, Gwin K, Lea J, Zheng W, Lucas E, Am J Surg Pathol 2020 Dec
Irreversible Electroporation for Renal Ablation Does Not Cause Significant Injury to Adjacent Ureter or Bowel in a Porcine Model.
Sorokin I, Canvasser N, Johnson B, Lucas E, Cadeddu JA, J Endourol 2020 Dec
Specific Biomarker Expression Patterns in the Diagnosis of Residual and Recurrent Endometrial Precancers After Progestin Treatment: A Longitudinal Study.
Chen H, Lucas E, Strickland AL, Carrick K, Gwin K, Castrillon DH, Rivera-Colon G, Niu S, Molberg KH, Zheng W, Am. J. Surg. Pathol. 2020 Oct 44 10 1429-1439
Reproducibility of AJCC Criteria for Classifying Deeply Invasive Colon Cancers Is Suboptimal for Consistent Cancer Staging.
Panarelli NC, Hammer STG, Lin J, Gopal P, Nalbantoglu I, Zhao L, Cheng J, Gersten AJ, McHugh JB, Parkash V, Lucas E, Westerhoff M, Am. J. Surg. Pathol. 2020 10 44 10 1381-1388
PD-L1 Expression and CD8+ Tumor-infiltrating Lymphocytes in Different Types of Tubo-Ovarian Carcinoma and Their Prognostic Value in High-grade Serous Carcinoma.
Chen H, Molberg K, Strickland AL, Castrillon DH, Carrick K, Jiang Q, Niu S, Rivera-Colon G, Gwin K, Hinson S, Lea J, Miller DS, Zheng W, Lucas E, Am. J. Surg. Pathol. 2020 May
Cervical Adenocarcinoma: Histopathologic Features From Biopsies to Predict Tumor Behavior.
Rivera-Colon G, Chen H, Niu S, Lucas E, Holloway S, Carrick K, Gwin K, Lea J, Zheng W, Am. J. Surg. Pathol. 2020 Feb 44 2 247-254
Effects of Decalcifying Agents of Variable Duration on PD-L1 Immunohistochemistry.
Strickland AL, Blacketer S, Molberg K, Markantonis J, Lucas E, Am. J. Clin. Pathol. 2020 Jan 153 2 258-265
Comparison of Dako HercepTest and Ventana PATHWAY Anti-HER2 (4B5) Tests and Their Correlation With Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization in Breast Carcinoma.
Lucas E, Jabbar SB, Molberg K, Fang Y, Xie XJ, Blacketer S, Sahoo S, Appl. Immunohistochem. Mol. Morphol. 2019 Jul 27 6 403-409
Challenges in the Pap diagnosis of endocervical adenocarcinoma in situ.
Niu S, Molberg K, Thibodeaux J, Rivera-Colon G, Hinson S, Zheng W, Lucas E, J Am Soc Cytopathol 2019 May - Jun 8 3 141-148
Age cutoff for reporting of benign-appearing endometrial cells in Papanicolaou specimens; should it be raised? A 10-year retrospective study from a large county hospital.
Hinson S, Molberg K, Mir M, Flores M, Zheng W, Lucas E, J Am Soc Cytopathol 2019 Mar - Apr 8 2 78-83


Featured Books Legend Featured Books

Honors & Awards

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

Professional Associations/Affiliations

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