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Sonika Dahiya, MD

Associate Professor - Pathology & Immunology
Division of Neuropathology

Specialty Areas

Neuropathology
Pathology - Anatomic

Board Certifications

Anatomic Pathology
Neuropathology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Pathology and Immunology; Neuropathology

  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Education

Education

Medical Education: Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, India 1998
Senior Residency, Surgical Pathology: All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India 2003
Junior Residency, Pathology: Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India 2000
Research Fellowship, Molecular Pathology Unit: Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 2007
Residency, Anatomic Pathology: New York University Medical Center & School of Medicine, New York City, NY 2009
Fellowship, Neuropathology: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2011

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Late Effects of Radiation Prime the Brain Microenvironment for Accelerated Tumor Growth.
Duan C, Yang R, Yuan L, Engelbach JA, Tsien CI, Rich KM, Dahiya SM, Johanns TM, Ackerman JJH, Garbow JR
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 Aug 29; pii: S0360-3016(18)33639-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2018.08.033.

PMID:
    30171879
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Widely Metastatic Choroid Plexus Carcinoma Associated with Novel TP53 Somatic Mutation.
Baksh BS, Sinha N, Salehi A, Han RH, Miller BA, Dahiya S, Gauvain KM, Limbrick DD Jr
World Neurosurg. 2018 Aug 9; pii: S1878-8750(18)31774-1. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.07.284.

PMID:
    30099178
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Blood Exposure Causes Ventricular Zone Disruption and Glial Activation In Vitro.
Castaneyra-Ruiz L, Morales DM, McAllister JP, Brody SL, Isaacs AM, Strahle JM, Dahiya SM, Limbrick DD
J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2018 Sep 1; 77(9)803-813. doi: 10.1093/jnen/nly058.

PMID:
    30032242
    [PubMed - in process]
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Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Extracellular Domain Mutations in Glioblastoma Present Opportunities for Clinical Imaging and Therapeutic Development.
Binder ZA, Thorne AH, Bakas S, Wileyto EP, Bilello M, Akbari H, Rathore S, Ha SM, Zhang L, Ferguson CJ, Dahiya S, Bi WL, Reardon DA, Idbaih A, Felsberg J, Hentschel B, Weller M, Bagley SJ, Morrissette JJD, Nasrallah MP, Ma J, Zanca C, Scott AM, Orellana L, Davatzikos C, Furnari FB, O'Rourke DM
Cancer Cell. 2018 Jul 9; 34(1)163-177.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.ccell.2018.06.006.

PMID:
    29990498
    [PubMed - in process]
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Radiologic Response and Disease Control of Recurrent Intracranial Meningiomas Treated With Reirradiation.
Lin AJ, Hui C, Dahiya S, Lu HC, Kim AH, Campian JL, Tsien C, Zipfel GJ, Rich KM, Chicoine M, Huang J
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 Sep 1; 102(1)194-203. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2018.05.011.

PMID:
    29970312
    [PubMed - in process]
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Aberrant ATRX protein expression is associated with poor overall survival in NF1-MPNST.
Lu HC, Eulo V, Apicelli AJ, Pekmezci M, Tao Y, Luo J, Hirbe AC, Dahiya S
Oncotarget. 2018 May 1; 9(33)23018-23028. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.25195.

PMID:
    29796169
    [PubMed]
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Patterns of care and treatment outcomes of patients with astroblastoma: a National Cancer Database analysis.
Merfeld EC, Dahiya S, Perkins SM
CNS Oncol. 2018 Apr; 7(2)CNS13. doi: 10.2217/cns-2017-0038.

PMID:
    29708401
    [PubMed - in process]
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Athymic mice reveal a requirement for T-cell-microglia interactions in establishing a microenvironment supportive of <i>Nf1</i> low-grade glioma growth.
Pan Y, Xiong M, Chen R, Ma Y, Corman C, Maricos M, Kindler U, Semtner M, Chen YH, Dahiya S, Gutmann DH
Genes Dev. 2018 Apr 1; 32(7-8)491-496. doi: 10.1101/gad.310797.117.

PMID:
    29632086
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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BRAF-Targeted Therapy in the Treatment of <i>BRAF</i>-Mutant High-Grade Gliomas in Adults.
Johanns TM, Ansstas G, Dahiya S
J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2018 Apr; 16(4)451-454. doi: 10.6004/jnccn.2018.7029.

PMID:
    29632063
    [PubMed - in process]
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β-III-spectrin immunohistochemistry as a potential diagnostic tool with high sensitivity for malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors.
Hirbe AC, Zhang X, Dahiya S, Godec A, Chrisinger J, Tao Y, Luo J, Gutmann DH
Neuro Oncol. 2018 May 18; 20(6)858-860. doi: 10.1093/neuonc/noy038.

PMID:
    29596596
    [PubMed - in process]
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Resistance-promoting effects of ependymoma treatment revealed through genomic analysis of multiple recurrences in a single patient.
Miller CA, Dahiya S, Li T, Fulton RS, Smyth MD, Dunn GP, Rubin JB, Mardis ER
Cold Spring Harb Mol Case Stud. 2018 Apr; 4(2)pii: a002444. doi: 10.1101/mcs.a002444.

PMID:
    29440180
    [PubMed - in process]
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A rare case of endometrial cancer metastatic to the uveal choroid.
Smith SH, Arudra SKC, Mullen MM, Palisoul M, Dahiya S, Kumar Rao P, Thaker PH
Gynecol Oncol Rep. 2018 Feb; 2324-27. doi: 10.1016/j.gore.2018.01.001.

PMID:
    29326973
    [PubMed]
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Rapid Clinical and Radiographic Response With Combined Dabrafenib and Trametinib in Adults With <i>BRAF</i>-Mutated High-Grade Glioma.
Johanns TM, Ferguson CJ, Grierson PM, Dahiya S, Ansstas G
J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2018 Jan; 16(1)4-10. doi: 10.6004/jnccn.2017.7032.

PMID:
    29295876
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A 60-Year-Old Woman with Multifocal Subcortical Infarcts.
Schwetye KE, Rodriguez D, Schmidt RE, Dahiya S
Brain Pathol. 2018 Jan; 28(1)131-132. doi: 10.1111/bpa.12579.

PMID:
    29265630
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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An 8-Year-Old Girl with A Supratentorial Mass.
Schwetye KE, Gauvain K, Rodriguez D, Cottrell C, Limbrick DD Jr, Schmidt RE, Dahiya S
Brain Pathol. 2018 Jan; 28(1)125-126. doi: 10.1111/bpa.12576.

PMID:
    29265627
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Fetal microchimerism in human brain tumors.
Broestl L, Rubin JB, Dahiya S
Brain Pathol. 2018 Jul; 28(4)484-494. doi: 10.1111/bpa.12557.

PMID:
    28921714
    [PubMed - in process]
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Comprehensive Genomic Profiling of 282 Pediatric Low- and High-Grade Gliomas Reveals Genomic Drivers, Tumor Mutational Burden, and Hypermutation Signatures.
Johnson A, Severson E, Gay L, Vergilio JA, Elvin J, Suh J, Daniel S, Covert M, Frampton GM, Hsu S, Lesser GJ, Stogner-Underwood K, Mott RT, Rush SZ, Stanke JJ, Dahiya S, Sun J, Reddy P, Chalmers ZR, Erlich R, Chudnovsky Y, Fabrizio D, Schrock AB, Ali S, Miller V, Stephens PJ, Ross J, Crawford JR, Ramkissoon SH
Oncologist. 2017 Dec; 22(12)1478-1490. doi: 10.1634/theoncologist.2017-0242.

PMID:
    28912153
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A 42-Year-Old Man with AIDS and Multiple Incomplete Ring Enhancing Lesions.
Kang P, Schmidt RE, Dahiya S, Varadhachary AS
Brain Pathol. 2017 Sep; 27(5)697-698. doi: 10.1111/bpa.12542.

PMID:
    28805005
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Nuclear CRX and FOXJ1 Expression Differentiates Non-Germ Cell Pineal Region Tumors and Supports the Ependymal Differentiation of Papillary Tumor of the Pineal Region.
Coy S, Dubuc AM, Dahiya S, Ligon KL, Vasiljevic A, Santagata S
Am J Surg Pathol. 2017 Oct; 41(10)1410-1421. doi: 10.1097/PAS.0000000000000903.

PMID:
    28719464
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Unusual high-grade features in pediatric diffuse leptomeningeal glioneuronal tumor: comparison with a typical low-grade example.
Schwetye KE, Kansagra AP, McEachern J, Schmidt RE, Gauvain K, Dahiya S
Hum Pathol. 2017 Dec; 70105-112. doi: 10.1016/j.humpath.2017.06.004.

PMID:
    28652147
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