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Marisa Rose Nucci, M.D.

Associate Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School

Academic Activities:

75 Francis Street
Boston,MA 02115
Education and Training:

Medical School - : Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine M.D.
Fellowship 6/1/91 - 6/1/92 : The Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
Residency 7/1/92 - 6/30/94 : Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship 07/01/1994 - 06/30/1996 : Brigham and Women's Hospital

Clinical Specialties:
  • Women's and Perinatal Pathology
Research Interests: Publication:
  1. Nucci MR, Genest DR, Sparks C, Crum CP. Pseudobowenoid change of the vulva: A histologic variant of condyloma acuminatum. Mod Pathol 1996;9(4):375-379.
  2. Granter SG, Nucci MR, Fletcher CDM. Aggressive angiomyxoma: Reappraisal of its relationship to angiomyofibroblastoma in a series of 16 cases. Histopathology 1997;30:3-10.
  3. Nucci MR, Granter SG, Fletcher CDM. Cellular angiofibroma. A benign neoplasm distinct from angiomyofibroblastoma and spindle cell lipoma. Am J Surg Pathol 1997; 21(6):636-644.
  4. Nucci MR, Fletcher CDM. Liposarcoma (atypical lipomatous tumors) of the vulva. A clinicopathologic study of six cases. Int J Gynecol Pathol 1998;17:17-23.
  5. Nucci MR, Krausz T, Lifshitz-Mercer B, Chan JKC, Fletcher CDM. Angiosarcoma of the ovary. Am J Surg Pathol 1998; 22(5):620-630.
  6. Nucci MR, Clement PB, Young RH. Lobular endocervical glandular hyperplasia. A clinicopathologic analysis of thirteen cases of a distinctive pseudoneoplastic lesion and comparison with fourteen cases of adenoma malignum. Am J Surg Pathol 1999; 23(8): 886-891.
  7. Nucci MR, Crum CP, Prasad CJ, Mutter GL. Mucinous endometrial epithelial proliferations: A morphologic spectrum with diverse clinical significance. Mod Pathol 1999; 12: 1137-1142.
  8. Nucci MR, Young RH, Fletcher CDM. Cellular pseudosarcomatous fibroepithelial stromal polyps of the lower female genital tract: An underrecognized lesion often misdiagnosed as sarcoma. Am J Surg Pathol, 2000; 24: 231-240.
  9. Nucci MR, Ferry JA, Young RH. Ectopic prostatic tissue in the uterine cervix: A report of four cases and review of ectopic prostatic tissue. Am J Surg Pathol 2000; 24: 1224-1230.
  10. Nucci MR, O’Connell JT, Huettner PC, Cviko A, Sun D, Quade BJ. h-Caldesmon expression effectively distinguishes endometrial stromal tumors from uterine smooth muscle tumors. Am J Surg Pathol 2001;25:455-463.
  11. Koontz JI, Soreng AL, Nucci M, Kuo FC, Pauwels P, van de Berghe H, Dal Cin P, Fletcher JA, Sklar J. Frequent fusion of the JAZF1 and JJAZ1 genes in endometrial stromal tumors. PNAS, 2001;98:6348-53.
  12. Nucci MR, Weremowicz S, Sornberger KS, Morton CC, Quade BJ. Chromosomal translocation t(8;12) induces aberrant HMGIC expression in vulvar aggressive angiomyxoma. Genes Chromosomes Cancer 2001;32:172-176
  13. Lee KR, Castrillon DH, Nucci MR. Pathologic findings in five cases of ovarian serous borderline tumors and three cases of borderline tumors with foci of serous carcinoma that preceded death or morbidity from invasive carcinoma. Int J Gynecol Pathol 2001:20;329-334.
  14. Castrillon DH, Lee KR, Nucci MR. Distinction between endometrial and endocervical adenocarcinomas: An immunohistochemical study. Int J Gynecol Pathol, 2002;21:4-10.
  15. Nascimento AF, Hirsch MS, Cviko A, Quade BJ, Nucci MR. The role of CD10 staining in distinguishing invasive endometrial adenocarcinoma from adenocarcinoma involving adenomyosis. Mod Pathol 2003;16:22-27.
  16. Lee KR, Nucci MR. Ovarian mucinous and mixed epithelial carcinomas of the mullerian (endocervical-like) type: A clinicopathologic analysis of four cases of an uncommon variant associated with endometriosis. Int J Gynecol Pathol 2003;22:42-51.
  17. Nucci MR, Young RH. Arias-Stella reaction of the endocervix: A report of 18 cases with emphasis on its varied histology and differential diagnosis. Am J Surg Pathol 2004;28:608-612.
  18. Nucci MR, Harburger D, Dal Cin P, Koontz J, Sklar J. Molecular Analysis of the JAZF1/JJAZ1 Gene Fusion by RT-PCR and Fluorescence in situ Hybridization in Endometrial Stromal Neoplasms Am J Surg Pathol 2007, 31-65-70.
  19. Nucci MR, Drapkin R, Dal Cin P, Fletcher CD, Fletcher JA. Distinctive Cytogenetic Profile in Benign Metastasizing Leiomyoma: Pathogenetic Implications. Am J Surg Pathol, 2007, 31:737-743.
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