Agnes Colanta, MD
Agnes Colanta, MD

Agnes Colanta, MD

Assistant Professor
School of Medicine

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Pathology

Position

  • Assistant Professor

Biography


 

Education

  • University of the Philippines College of Medicine,M.D.,1994-1999

Certifications

American Board of Pathology:
      Anatomic Pathology
      Cytopathology

Publications and Presentations

Publications

  • Saldana S, Matrova EG, Colanta AB. Death due to pulmonary fat embolism and thromboembolism after abdominal surgery: an unexpected autopsy finding., Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Vol. 138, No. 9, e2-e183, 2014
  • Colanta AB, Arcila M, Tafe L, Ghossein, R, Ladanyi M, Lin O. BRAF analysis in fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) of papillary thyroid carcinoma., Modern Pathology, Feb 2011;24(supplement 1s) Supp:86A, 2011
  • Colanta AB, Hunt JL, Tubbs R, Elsheikh TM, Berean KW, Wenig BM. Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the head and neck (IMT-HN): a light microscopic, immunohistochemical (IHC) and cytogenetic study of 6 cases., Modern Pathology, Jan 2009; 22(Supplement 1s) Supp: 246A, 2009
  •  Latif MJ, Li X, Afthinos J, Colanta AB, Balderacchi J, Todd GJ, Belsley S, Connery CP, Christofidou M, Bhora FY. Inhibition of apoptosis by flaxseed in a mouse model of lung ischemia reperfusion injury., Journal of American College of Surgery, Volume 207, Issue 3, Supplement, S1-S116, 2008
  • Naseemuddin AS, Colanta AB, Friedman MT. A review of prospective transfusion audits in a tertiary care hospital, Transitions: Journal of Franco-Iberian Studies, 2007 Sep;47(3 Suppl): 1A-273A. PMID: 17725703, 2007

General

  • Shweta K., P. Vimalachandran, R. Kunadharaju, V. Mehta, A. Colanta, and M. Abu Hazeem. Henoch Schonlein Purpura as a Cause of Renal Failure in an Adult., Case Reports in Medicine, Vol. 2016, Article ID 7890379
  • Casey MJ, Colanta AB. Müllerian intra-abdominal carcinomatosis in hereditary breast ovarian cancer syndrome: implications for risk-reducing surgery., Familial Cancer, 2016 Jul;15(3), 371-84
  • Joven MH, Colanta AB, Anderson RJ. “White-knight” nodule. Consultant. , 2015;56(8), 666-668
  • Rekhtman N, Tafe L, Chaft J, Wang L, Arcila M, Colanta AB, Moreira A, Zakowski M, Travis W, Sima C,  Kris M,  Ladanyi M.  Distinct spectrum of oncogene driver mutations in immunomarker-defined subsets of pulmonary large cell carcinoma: implications for molecular testing and targeted therapy selection., Modern Pathology, 2012 Nov 30, 1-12
  •  Colanta AB, Lin O, Tafe L, Ghossein R, Nafa K, Mitchell T, Ladanyi M, Arcila M. BRAF Mutation Analysis of Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsies of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: Impact on Diagnosis and Prognosis., ACTA CYTOLOGICA, 2011;55(6), 563-9
  • Bhagia P, Colanta AB, Abramson DH, Carlson DL, Kleinerman RA, Kraus D, Dunkel I. Sinonasal adenocarcinoma: A rare second malignancy in long term retinoblastoma survivors, Pediatric Blood Cancer, 2011 Oct;57(4), 693-5
  • Schwartz G, Colanta AB, Gaetz H, Olichney J, Attiyeh F. Primary carcinoid tumors of the liver, World Journal of Surgery, 2008, 6:91

Presentations

  • AP Lecture / Urine Cytology (CUMC-OMA), 2016
  • Alsuwaidan A, Colanta AB. IgG4-related disease of the pancreas and liver mimicking metastatic pancreatic cancer. Poster presented at the 28th Annual Meeting of the Association of Medical Laboratory Immunologists, New Orleans, LA, 2015
  • Rimzsa R, Tomsula J, Colanta AB, Casey MJ. Clinical-pathological characterization and classification of intrauterine polypoid lesions. Poster presented at the 30th Annual Maurice Grier Symposium, CHI Health CUMC Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Omaha, NE,, 2015
  • Nebraska Academy of Family Physicians, Omaha, NE. Poster presented "A case of granulomatosis with polyangiitis" (GPA) at the Annual Meeting in Omaha, NE. P. Edemekong MD, A. Sura MD, U. Kanthety MD, AB Colanta MD, S. Sharma MD, 2015
  • Edemekong P, Sura A, Kanthety U, Colanta AB, Sharma S. A case of granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA). Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Nebraska Academy of Family Physicians, Omaha, NE, 2015
  • College of American Pathologists (CAP) in Chicago, Illinois. Poster presented at the 2014 meeting: 7) Death Due to Pulmonary Fat Embolism and Thromboembolism After Abdominal Surgery: An Unexpected Autopsy Finding. Sandra Saldana, MD; Elza G. Matrova, MD; Agnes B. Colanta, MD., 2014
  • Saldana S, Matrova EG, Colanta AB. Death due to pulmonary fat embolism and thromboembolism after abdominal surgery: an unexpected autopsy finding. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the College of American Pathologists, Chicago, IL, 2014
  • Colanta AB, Arcila M, Tafe L, Ghossein, R, Ladanyi M, Lin O. BRAF analysis in fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) of papillary thyroid carcinoma. Poster presented at the 100th Annual Meeting of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, San Antonio, TX, 2011
  • Colanta AB, Hunt JL, Tubbs R, Elsheikh TM, Berean KW, Wenig BM. Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the head and neck (IMT-HN): a light microscopic, immunohistochemical (IHC) and cytogenetic study of 6 cases. Poster presented at the 98th Annual Meeting of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Boston, MA, 2009
  • Latif MJ, Li X, Afthinos J, Colanta AB, Balderacchi J, Todd GJ, Belsley S, Connery CP, Christofidou M, Bhora FY. Inhibition of apoptosis by flaxseed in a mouse model of lung ischemia reperfusion injury. Presented at the 94th Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons, San Francisco, CA, 2008
  • Naseemuddin AS, Colanta AB, Friedman MT. A review of prospective transfusion audits in a tertiary care hospital. Poster presented at the AABB Annual Meeting and TXPO, Anaheim, CA, 2007

Research and Scholarship

Current Research Projects

  • Co-investigator. Contamination assessment of fine needles used for bronchoscopic endobronchial ultrasound guided transbronchial needle aspirations. [IRB# 643911-1]. 2014-present.
     
    Co-investigator.  Clinical-Pathological Characterization and Classification of Intrauterine Polypoid Lesions.  [IRB# 667154-1]. 2014-present.

Grant Funding Received

  • Co-investigator. Contamination assessment of fine needles used for bronchoscopic endobronchial ultrasound guided transbronchial needle aspirations. [IRB# 643911-1]
  • Co-investigator. Clinical-Pathological Characterization and Classification of Intrauterine Polypoid Lesions. [IRB# 667154-1]

Awards and Honors

  • Donald West King Fellow in Soft Tissue Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC
  • Diploma in Applied Parasitology and Entomology (with Distinction), Institute for Medical Research, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia