Aparna Mahajan


Assistant Professor (CHS) - Director of Surgical Pathology


(608) 263-5078

UWHC - Rm A4/204 - 3224
600 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53792-3224

(608) 265-7000 #9526
(608) 262-7174
B1781 WIMR

Research Interests

Translational and collaborative research in Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS). Laboratory improvement in Surgical Pathology and Cytopathology.

Clinical Interests

Surgical Pathology, Breast and Gynecologic Pathology, and Cytopathology.

Selected Publications
  • Hartley CP, Mahajan A, Selvaggi SM, Rehrauer WM.FNA smears of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma are superior to formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue as a source of DNA: Comparison of targeted KRAS amplification and genotyping in matched preresection and postresection samples.Cancer. 2017;125(11):838-847.
  • Roy M, Connor J, Al-Niaimi A, Rose SL, Mahajan A. “Aldehyde dehydrogenase 1A1 (ALDH1A1) expression by immunohistochemistry is associated with chemo-refractoriness in patients with high-grade ovarian serous carcinoma.Hum. Pathol.. 2018;73:1-6.
  • Salem K, Kumar M, Powers GL, et al. “F-16α-17β-Fluoroestradiol Binding Specificity in Estrogen Receptor-Positive Breast Cancer.Radiology. 2018;286(3):856-864.