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Sindhu Cherian, MD

photo Dr. Sindhu Cherian

Assistant Professor, Laboratory Medicine
Associate Director of the Hematopathology Laboratory

Contact Information

University of Washington
Department of Laboratory Medicine, NW120
Box 357110
1959 Pacific St.
Seattle, WA 98195-7110
Tel: 206.598.4867
Fax: 206.598.6189
Email: cherians@uw.edu

Personal Biography

Dr. Cherian is an Associate Director of the Hematopathology Laboratory at the University of Washington. Dr. Cherian's research interests include expanding the role of flow cytometry in the clinical laboratory. She is also very interested in medical education.

Education and Training

  • BS Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 1992-1996
  • MD Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, 1996-2000
  • Internship, Department of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadephia, Pennsylvania, 200-2001
  • Resident in Clinical Pathology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2001-2004
  • Fellowship in Hematopathology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadephia, Pennsylvania, 2004-2005

Clinical Interests

  • Hematopathology

Research Interests

  • Applications in clinical flow cytometry

Current Research

  • Applications in clinical flow cytometry

Selected References

  1. Sindhu Cherian and Brent Wood. Flow cytometry in evaluation of hematopoietic neoplasms: A case based approach (2012, CAP press)
  2. Misha Roshal and Sindhu Cherian. Frequency of additional clonal populations detected by high sensitivity flow cytometry in patients with hairy cell leukemia. Journal of Hematopathology. 2012;5(3):123-30.
    [SpringerLink]
  3. Sindhu Cherian, Greg Levin, WY Li, Megan Mauck, Donald Kuhn, Crystol Lee, Brent Wood. Evaluation of an 8-color flow cytometric reference method for white blood cell differential enumeration. Cytometry Part B. Clinical Cytometry. 2010;78(5):319-28.
    [PubMed]
  4. Sindhu Cherian, Jonni Moore, Andrew Bantly, Jo-Anne Vergilio, Peter Klein, Selina Luger, Adam Bagg. Flow cytometric analysis of peripheral blood neutrophils: A simple, objective, independent and potentially clinically-useful assay to facilitate the diagnosis of myelodysplastic syndromes. American Journal of Hematology. 2005 Jul;79(3):243-5.
    [PubMed]
  5. Sindhu Cherian, Jonni Moore, Andrew Bantly, Jo-Anne Vergilio, Peter Klein, Selina Luger and Adam Bagg. The Peripheral Blood MDS Score: A New Flow Cytometric Tool for the Diagnosis of Myelodysplastic Syndromes. Cytometry Part B. 2005 Mar;64(1):9-17.
    [PubMed]

Honors and Awards

  • William Pepper Fellow Award in Laboratory Medicine, 2003
  • Great Lakes International Imaging and Flow Cytometry Association Poster Award, 2003
  • Janis Georgi Young Investigator Award of the Clinical Cytometry Society, 2003
  • Chief Resident in Laboratory Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2003-2004
  • Society for Hematopathology Pathologist in Training Award, 2004
  • Leonard Berwick Residency Teaching Award, 2005
  • Resident Teaching Award in Laboratory Medicine, 2009

 


Last updated: 1/10/2013

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