Meet Me at the Microscope at USCAP 2020

Mayo Clinic pathologists, researchers, and a wide spectrum of allied health staff will be in Los Angeles, California, for the 109th United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Meeting (USCAP). Visit us at booth #716 on March 2 - 4, 2020 to discuss how our testing can integrate with your practice.

Monday, March 2, 2020

Find your path to booth #716 to learn why electron microscopy is no longer needed for the diagnosis of fibrillary glomerulonephritis and amyloidosis. Mayo Clinic Pathologists will be onsite presenting their challenging cases and welcoming your questions.


Dr. Nasr will share a case of renal amyloidosis and highlight the role of mass spectrometry in revealing the precursor protein.

Dr. Samih Nasr is a renal pathologist with an interest in amyloidosis and monoclonal gammopathy-associated renal disease. He is Co-Director of the Renal Biopsy Laboratory at Mayo Clinic, Rochester

Samih Nasr, M.D.
Lynn Cornell, M.D.


Dr. Cornell will present a case of fibrillary glomerulonephritis and the associated proteomic analysis.

Dr. Lynn Cornell is a medical renal pathologist with a focus on IgG4-related disease and renal transplant pathology.  She is the program director of the Renal Pathology Fellowship program and oversees a database of renal biopsy cases at the Mayo Clinic.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Find your path to booth #716 to view a live demonstration from Mayo Clinic Pathologists as they discuss complex cases on the big screen.


Dr. Folpe will present a soft tissue case featuring the role of next-generation sequencing in identifying genetic fusions.

Dr. Andrew Folpe is a surgical pathologist with an interest in soft tissue tumors. He is Director of the Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology Fellowship. 

Andrew Folpe, M.D. 
Anja Roden, M.D.


Dr. Roden will present a pulmonary case featuring the utility of predictive biomarkers and emerging IHC markers.

Dr. Anja Roden is a pulmonary pathologist with an interest in thymic epithelial tumors and malignant mesotheliomas.  She is the Medical Director of the Immunohistochemistry Laboratory and Director of the Pulmonary Pathology Fellowship program. 

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 10AM

Find your path to booth #716 to join Mayo Clinic Pathologists discuss challenging head and neck cancer pathology cases. Drs. Garcia, Rivera, and Schembri-Wismayer will share a head and neck case with a challenging diagnosis and discuss the role IHC, ISH, and FISH testing.

Joaquin Gracia, M.D.

Dr. Joaquin Garcia is a surgical and molecular pathologist with research interests in sinonasal, oropharyngeal, and salivary gland malignancies.  He is the Vice Chair of Laboratories in the Division of Anatomic Pathology and author of the Atlas of Salivary Gland Pathology.

Michael Rivera, M.D. 

Dr. Michael Rivera is an anatomic pathology consultant with interests in head and neck pathology, cytopathology and endocrine pathology. He is head of the endocrine section and the associate program director of the residency program.

David Schembri Wismayer, M.D.

Dr. David Schembri-Wismayer is a head and neck pathologist with an interest in salivary gland tumors and oral pathology. He is the Head of the Head and Neck/Oral Pathology Section at Mayo Clinic. 

Samantha Rossi

Samantha Rossi is a Digital Marketing Manager at Mayo Clinic Laboratories. She supports marketing strategies for product management and specialty testing. Samantha has worked at Mayo Clinic since 2019.