Description of Research Expertise:
Liquid Based Gynecologic Cytopathology
Molecular Techniques in Cytopathology
Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
HPV DNA Testing
Molecular Techniques in Cervical Cancer Screening
Molecular Pathology and Cytopathology
Personalized Diagnostics in Cytopathology / Precision Medicine
Shuanzheng Wei, MD, PhD; David Lieberman, MS, CGC; Jennifer J.D. Morrissette, PhD; Zubair W. Baloch, MD, PhD; David B. Roth, MD, PhD; Cindy McGrath, MD: Using “Residual” Fine Needle Aspiration Rinse and Body Fluid Specimens for Next-Generation Sequencing: An Institutional Experience Cancer Cytopathology. doi: 10.1002/cncy.21666 Online December 2015
124 : 324-329,2016.
Cindy McGrath, M.D., Annemarie Pondo, CT(ASCP), Prabodh Gupta, M.D.: Performance of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) High Risk (HR) DNA Testing in Daily Clinical Practice
Cancer Cytopathology 105 (S5): 371,2005.
Ramolgola-Masire D, McGrath CM, Barnhart KT, Friedman HM, Zetola NM: Subtype distribution of human papillomavirus in HIV-infected women with cervical intraepithelial neoplasis stages 2 and 3 in Botswana. Int J Gynecol Pathol 30 (6): 591-6,2011.
McGrath CM (Gyn), Mies C, McGrath CM (Breast): Reproduction Block Pathology Lab/Small Group Sessions: Gynecologic and Breast Pathology Labs Digital Slidebox--Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania; Module 2 Organ Pathology; conversion of small group sessions into digital slidebox interactive program with annotations and virtual slides : 2011.
Cindy McGrath, M.D., Seth Fleisher, CT(ASCP), Terri Pasha, B.S., Prabodh Gupta, M.D.: Detection of High Risk Human Papillomavirus (HPV) DNA: Comparison of Hybrid Capture 2 and INFORM™ In Situ Hybridization
Cancer Cytopathology 105 (S5): 371,2005.
Chou D, Ma Y, Zhang J, McGrath C, Parry S: Cytomegalovirus infection of trophoblast cells elicits an inflammatory reponse: A possible mechanism of placental dysfunction Am J Obstet Gynecol 194 (2): 535-541,2006.
Jeronis S, Vichnin M, Chu CS, McGrath C: Persistence of cervical human papillomavirus and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 1 in an inner city population J Lower Genital Tract Infection 10 (3): 182,2006.
Arechavaleta-Velasco F, Ma Y, Zhang J, McGrath CM, Parry S: Adeno-Associated Virus-2 (AAV-2) causes trophoblast dysfunction, and placental AAV-2 infection is associated with preeclampsia American Journal Of Pathology 168 (6): 1951-1959,2006.
Saqi A, Pasha TL, McGrath CM, Yu GH, Zhang, P, Gupta P.: Overexpression of p16INK4A in liquid-based specimens (SurePathÔ) as marker of cervical dysplasia and neoplasia Diagn Cytopathol 27 (6): 365-370,2002.
Dinan D, Yu GH, Zhang PJ, Nachamkin I, McGrath CM: Comparison of efficacy of diagnostic modalities in detecting Aspergillosis in non-HIV immunocompromised patients Modern Pathology 16 (1): 262-263A,2003.
McHale T, Bentz J, Rowe L, Gupta P, McGrath C: Comparison of cytologic preparations for atypical glandular cells (AGC) in cervicovaginal cytopathology: conventional smear vs. ThinPrep vs. SurePath Modern Pathology 16 (1): 75A,2003.
Coutinho S, Sahin-Kandemir C, Yu G, McGrath C: False negative rate of cervical cancer cytologic screening: comparison of conventional Papanicolaou smear to liquid-based cytology Modern Pathology 16 (1): 62A,2003.
McGrath C, Gupta P: Evaluation of the SurePath liquid-based cervical cancer screening system: direct to vial performance at a university hospital Modern Pathology 16 (1): 75A,2003.
College of American Pathologists, Spokespersons Network VNR with Dr. Cindy McGrath: New Website Has All Info Needed on Most Cancers; Video News Release on Cervical Cancer and MyBiopsy.org ThePittsburghChannel.com; WTAE; aired on evening news : 2008.
Gomez L, Ma Y, Ho CKM, McGrath CM, Nelson DB, Parry S.: Placental infections with human papilloma virus is associated with spontaneous preterm delivery. J Soc Gynecol Invest 11 : 298A,2004.
Bentz JS, Rowe LR, Anderson SR, Gupta PK, McGrath CM: Rapid detection of the t(11;14) translocation in mantle cell lymphoma by two-color interphase fluorescence in situ hybridization on archival cytopathologic material Cancer Cytopathology 102 (2): 124-131,2004.
Acs G, Zhang PJ, McGrath CM, Acs P, McBroom J, Mohyeldin A, Liu S, Lu H, Verma A: Hypoxia-inducible erythropoietin signaling in squamous dysplasia and squamous cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix and its potential role in cervical carcinogenesis and tumor progression American Journal of Pathology 162 : 1789-1806,2003.
Bentz JS, Rowe LR, Anderson SR, Gupta PK, McGrath CM: Rapid detection of the t(14;18) translocation in follicular lymphoma by two-color interphase fluorescence in situ hybridization on archival cytopathologic material Modern Pathology 16 (1): 59-60A,2003.
McGrath C, McHale T, Rowe L, Gupta P, Bentz J: Comparison of cytologic preparations for atypical squamous cells (ASC) in cervicovaginal cytopathology: conventional smear vs. ThinPrep vs. SurePath Modern Pathology 16 (1): 75A,2003.
Bentz JS, Rowe LR, Anderson SR, Gupta PK, McGrath CM: Rapid detection of the t(11;14) translocation in mantle cell lymphoma by two-color interphase fluorescence in situ hybridization on archival cytopathologic material Modern Pathology 16 (1): 59A,2003.
McGrath CM, Rowe LR, Gupta PK, Bentz JS: Comparison of cytologic preparations in cervicovaginal cytopathology: conventional smear vs. ThinPrep vs. AutoCyte PREP Acta Cytologica 46 (5): 958,2002.
McGrath CM: ASCUS in Papanicolaou smears: the problems, controversies, and potential future directions Am J Clin Pathol Pathology Patterns 117 : S62-S75,2002.