Alexandra Kovach, MD

Title(s)Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology
SchoolKeck School of Medicine of Usc
Address4640 West Sunset Blvd
Off Campus
Los Angeles CA 90027
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    1. Outcomes of Patients with Blastoid and Pleomorphic Variant Mantle Cell Lymphoma. Blood Adv. 2023 Oct 24. Gerson JN, Handorf E, Villa D, Gerrie AS, Chapani P, Li S, Medeiros LJ, Wang ML, Cohen J, Churnetski MC, Hill BT, Sawalha Y, Hernandez-Ilizaliturri FJ, Kothari SK, Vose JM, Bast MA, Fenske TS, Narayana Rao Gari S, Maddocks KJ, Bond DA, Bachanova V, Kolla B, Chavez JC, Shah BD, Lansigan F, Burns TF, Donovan A, Wagner-Johnston ND, Messmer MR, Mehta A, Anderson J, Reddy N, Kovach A, Landsburg DJ, Glenn MJ, Inwards DJ, Ristow K, Karmali R, Kaplan J, Caimi PF, Rajguru SA, Evens AM, Klein AK, Umyarova E, Pulluri B, Amengual JE, Lue JK, Diefenbach C, Fisher RI, Barta SK. PMID: 37874912.
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    2. Significant Variability in the Identification and Reporting of Band Neutrophils by Participants Enrolled in the College of American Pathologists Proficiency Testing Program: Time for a Change. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2023 Aug 28. Vergara-Lluri M, Kovach AE, Nakashima MO, Bradley KT, Mahe E, Tsao L, Savage NM, Salansky SA, Long T, Perkins SL, Hsi ED, Pozdnyakova O, Bhargava P. PMID: 37638547.
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    3. Efficacy and safety of FLAG-IDA as front-line therapy in de novo paediatric acute myeloid leukaemia population. Br J Haematol. 2023 07; 202(1):e3-e6. Doan A, Huang HKT, Hadar AJ, Malvar J, Rushing T, Raca G, Kovach AE, Freyer DR, Parekh C, Stokke J, Posch LC, Dao J, Bhojwani D, Gaynon P, Orgel E. PMID: 37129267; PMCID: PMC10330637.
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    4. Molecular Evolution of Classic Hodgkin Lymphoma Revealed Through Whole-Genome Sequencing of Hodgkin and Reed Sternberg Cells. Blood Cancer Discov. 2023 05 01; 4(3):208-227. Maura F, Ziccheddu B, Xiang JZ, Bhinder B, Rosiene J, Abascal F, Maclachlan KH, Eng KW, Uppal M, He F, Zhang W, Gao Q, Yellapantula VD, Trujillo-Alonso V, Park SI, Oberley MJ, Ruckdeschel E, Lim MS, Wertheim GB, Barth MJ, Horton TM, Derkach A, Kovach AE, Forlenza CJ, Zhang Y, Landgren O, Moskowitz CH, Cesarman E, Imielinski M, Elemento O, Roshal M, Giulino-Roth L. PMID: 36723991; PMCID: PMC10150291.
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    5. Modern Classification and Management of Pediatric B-cell Leukemia and Lymphoma. Surg Pathol Clin. 2023 Jun; 16(2):249-266. Kovach AE, Raca G. PMID: 37149359.
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    6. Preinfusion factors impacting relapse immunophenotype following CD19 CAR T cells. Blood Adv. 2023 02 28; 7(4):575-585. Lamble AJ, Myers RM, Taraseviciute A, John S, Yates B, Steinberg SM, Sheppard J, Kovach AE, Wood B, Borowitz MJ, Stetler-Stevenson M, Yuan CM, Pillai V, Foley T, Chung P, Chen L, Lee DW, Annesley C, DiNofia A, Grupp SA, Verneris MR, Gore L, Laetsch TW, Bhojwani D, Brown PA, Pulsipher MA, Rheingold SR, Gardner RA, Shah NN. PMID: 35482927; PMCID: PMC9979750.
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    7. Spontaneous remission of acute lymphoblastic leukemia: A series of nine cases and a review of literature. Int J Lab Hematol. 2023 Aug; 45(4):489-495. Kirtek T, Hamdan H, Van Arnam JS, Park S, Kovach AE, Pillai V, Weinberg OK. PMID: 36806637.
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    8. Characterization of PAX5 intragenic tandem multiplication in pediatric B-lymphoblastic leukemia by optical genome mapping. Blood Adv. 2022 06 14; 6(11):3343-3346. Jean J, Kovach AE, Doan A, Oberley M, Ji J, Schmidt RJ, Biegel JA, Bhojwani D, Raca G. PMID: 35245931; PMCID: PMC9198916.
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    9. Survival of pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma patients treated with doxorubicin, bleomycin, vincristine, etoposide, prednisone, and cyclophosphamide (ABVE-PC) versus doxorubicin, bleomycin, vinblastine, and dacarbazine (ABVD) at a single institution. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2022 05; 69(5):e29601. de Armas S, Huertas-Ayala C, Chan RY, Chi YY, Huh WW, Termuhlen A, Gaynon PS, Kovach AE, Doan A. PMID: 35187850; PMCID: PMC10257525.
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    10. Acute myeloid leukemia with t(X;6)9p11;q23);MYB-GATA1 and female sex: GATA1 insufficiency may be insufficient for pathogenesis. Cancer Genet. 2022 01; 260-261:37-40. Kovach AE, Zerkalenkova E, Zemtsova L, Borkovskaya A, Gaskova M, Kazanov M, Popov A, Baidun L, Maschan M, Maschan A, Gaynon PS, Bhojwani D, Novichkova G, Olshanskaya Y, Raca G. PMID: 34915342.
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    11. Blinatumomab Nonresponse and High-Disease Burden Are Associated With Inferior Outcomes After CD19-CAR for B-ALL. J Clin Oncol. 2022 03 20; 40(9):932-944. Myers RM, Taraseviciute A, Steinberg SM, Lamble AJ, Sheppard J, Yates B, Kovach AE, Wood B, Borowitz MJ, Stetler-Stevenson M, Yuan CM, Pillai V, Foley T, Chung P, Chen L, Lee DW, Annesley C, DiNofia A, Grupp SA, John S, Bhojwani D, Brown PA, Laetsch TW, Gore L, Gardner RA, Rheingold SR, Pulsipher MA, Shah NN. PMID: 34767461; PMCID: PMC8937010.
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    12. Pediatric hematolymphoid pathology in the gastrointestinal tract. Semin Diagn Pathol. 2021 Jul; 38(4):31-37. Mason EF, Hossein-Zadeh Z, Kovach AE. PMID: 33863576.
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    13. BCR-ABL1-like B-Lymphoblastic Leukemia/Lymphoma with FOXP1-ABL1 Rearrangement: Comprehensive Laboratory Identification Allowing Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor Use. Lab Med. 2019 Oct 10; 50(4):401-405. Yenamandra AK, Kaviany S, Borinstein SC, Friedman DL, Kovach AE. PMID: 30938769.
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    14. Molecular and Cytogenetic Education in Hematopathology Fellowship. Am J Clin Pathol. 2019 09 09; 152(4):438-445. Soma LA, Kovach AE, Siddon AJ, Beck R, Gibson SE, Swerdlow SH, Kim AS, Wu D, Jones D, Cook JR, Prakash S, Rosado F, Crane G, Bradley K, Weinberg OK, Sargent RL. PMID: 31141139.
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    15. Ectopic Fetal Hepatic Tissue in the Placenta. Int J Gynecol Pathol. 2019 Sep; 38(5):426-429. Stonko DP, Liang J, Weeks AG, Redline RW, Boyd TK, Watkins JC, Kovach AE. PMID: 29901524.
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    16. R-CHOP versus dose-adjusted R-EPOCH in frontline management of primary mediastinal B-cell lymphoma: a multi-centre analysis. Br J Haematol. 2018 02; 180(4):534-544. Shah NN, Szabo A, Huntington SF, Epperla N, Reddy N, Ganguly S, Vose J, Obiozor C, Faruqi F, Kovach AE, Costa LJ, Xavier AC, Okal R, Kanate AS, Ghosh N, Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Strelec L, Hamadani M, Fenske TS, Calzada O, Cohen JB, Chavez J, Svoboda J. PMID: 29265182.
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    17. Fibrin-associated EBV-positive Large B-Cell Lymphoma: An Indolent Neoplasm With Features Distinct From Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Associated With Chronic Inflammation. Am J Surg Pathol. 2017 Mar; 41(3):299-312. Boyer DF, McKelvie PA, de Leval L, Edlefsen KL, Ko YH, Aberman ZA, Kovach AE, Masih A, Nishino HT, Weiss LM, Meeker AK, Nardi V, Palisoc M, Shao L, Pittaluga S, Ferry JA, Harris NL, Sohani AR. PMID: 28195879.
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    18. Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma with concurrent high MYC and BCL2 expression shows evidence of active B-cell receptor signaling by quantitative immunofluorescence. PLoS One. 2017; 12(2):e0172364. Bogusz AM, Kovach AE, Le LP, Feng D, Baxter RH, Sohani AR. PMID: 28212447; PMCID: PMC5315400.
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    19. Prognostic Significance of Residual Acute Myeloid Leukemia in Bone Marrow Samples Taken Prior to Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation. Am J Clin Pathol. 2017 Jan 01; 147(1):50-59. Kovach AE, Brunner AM, Fathi AT, Chen YB, Hasserjian RP. PMID: 28108471.
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    20. High rate of unnecessary thymectomy and its cause. Can computed tomography distinguish thymoma, lymphoma, thymic hyperplasia, and thymic cysts? Eur J Radiol. 2015 Mar; 84(3):524-533. Ackman JB, Verzosa S, Kovach AE, Louissaint A, Lanuti M, Wright CD, Shepard JO, Halpern EF. PMID: 25575742.
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