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Lyska L. Emerson, M.D.

Specialties

  • Pathology
  • Pathology, Anatomical
  • Pulmonary Pathology

Languages

  • English

Clinical Details

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 581-2507 University Hospital
Pathology
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
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Bio

Dr. Emerson's service work is predominantly in general surgical pathology, with a subspecialty interest in pulmonary pathology. Her research efforts are currently in the area of pancreatic-cancer research and various collaborative translational medicine projects.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pathology - Associate Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Anatomic Pathology
Board Certification American Board of Pathology (Anatomic)

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pathology - Associate Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Anatomic Pathology
Board Certification American Board of Pathology (Anatomic)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 581-2507 Huntsman Cancer Hospital
Surgical Pathology
1950 Circle of Hope
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Academic Bio

Dr. Emerson is a staff pathologist consultant in the Anatomic Pathology Division at ARUP and an assistant professor of pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Emerson received her MD from the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston and served a residency in pathology at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center and University of Texas at Houston. She completed her fellowship in general surgical pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She is certified by the American Board of Pathology in anatomic pathology and is a member of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, American Society for Clinical Pathology (fellow), and the Huntsman-Intermountain Cancer Care Program.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of Utah School of Medicine
Surgical Pathology
Fellow
Residency University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Pathology
Resident
Residency University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center
Pathology
Resident
Professional Medical University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate Baylor University
Science
B.S.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Progression of solitary rectal ulcer syndrome over a 2-year period.Alkhatib AA, Craig R, Tuteja AK, Emerson LL (2010). Progression of solitary rectal ulcer syndrome over a 2-year period. Gastrointest Endosc, 72(4), 853-4.
  2. Serum platelet factor 4 is an independent predictor of survival and venous thromboembolism in patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma.Poruk KE, Firpo MA, Huerter LM, Scaife CL, Emerson LL, Boucher KM, Jones KA, Mulvihill SJ (2010). Serum platelet factor 4 is an independent predictor of survival and venous thromboembolism in patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 19(10), 2605-10.
  3. Wu X, Jeong EK, Emerson L, Hoffman J, Parker DL, Lu ZR (2010). Noninvasive evaluation of antiangiogenic effect in a mouse tumor model by DCE-MRI with Gd-DTPA cystamine copolymers. Mol Pharm, 7(1), 41-8.
  4. An unusual sinonasal tumor: soft tissue perineurioma.Fang WS, Emerson LL, Hunt JP, Salzman KL (2009). An unusual sinonasal tumor: soft tissue perineurioma. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol, 30(2), 437-9.
  5. A population-based assessment of the familial component of acute kidney allograft rejection.Goldfarb-Rumyantzev AS, Shihab F, Emerson L, Mineau G, Schaefer C, Tang H, Hunter C, Naiman N, Smith L, Kerber R (2009). A population-based assessment of the familial component of acute kidney allograft rejection. Nephrol Dial Transplant, 24(8), 2575-83.
  6. Comparison of Esomeprazole to Aerosolized, Swallowed Fluticasone for Eosinophilic Esophagitis.Peterson KA, Thomas KL, Hilden K, Emerson LL, Wills JC, Fang JC (2009). Comparison of Esomeprazole to Aerosolized, Swallowed Fluticasone for Eosinophilic Esophagitis. Dig Dis Sci.
  7. Tumor characterization with dynamic contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging and biodegradable macromolecular contrast agents in mice.Wu X, Feng Y, Jeong EK, Emerson L, Lu ZR (2009). Tumor characterization with dynamic contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging and biodegradable macromolecular contrast agents in mice. Pharm Res, 26(9), 2202-8.
  8. Application of a biodegradable macromolecular contrast agent in dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI for assessing the efficacy of indocyanine green-enhanced photothermal cancer therapy.Feng Y, Emerson L, Jeong EK, Parker DL, Lu ZR (2009). Application of a biodegradable macromolecular contrast agent in dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI for assessing the efficacy of indocyanine green-enhanced photothermal cancer therapy. J Magn Reson Imaging, 30(2), 401-6.
  9. Follicular Variant of Papillary Carcinoma: Reproducibility of Histologic Diagnosis and Utility of HBME-1 Immunohistochemistry and BRAF Mutational Analysis as Diagnostic Adjuncts.Wallander M, Layfield LJ, Jarboe E, Emerson L, Liu T, Thaker H, Holden J, Tripp S (2009). Follicular Variant of Papillary Carcinoma: Reproducibility of Histologic Diagnosis and Utility of HBME-1 Immunohistochemistry and BRAF Mutational Analysis as Diagnostic Adjuncts. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol.
  10. Schwartz, JL, B Woods, L Emerson and R Andtbacka (2009). Appendiceal adenocarcinoma arising after bone marrow transplantation for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma: an unusual treatment dilemma. Iternet Journal of Oncology, (6), 1.
  11. Contrast-Enhanced MRI-Guided Photodynamic Cancer Therapy with a Pegylated Bifunctional Polymer Conjugate.Vaidya A, Sun Y, Feng Y, Emerson L, Jeong EK, Lu ZR (2008). Contrast-Enhanced MRI-Guided Photodynamic Cancer Therapy with a Pegylated Bifunctional Polymer Conjugate. Pharm Res, 25(9), 2002-11.
  12. Collecting duct carcinoma arising in association with BK nephropathy post-transplantation in a pediatric patient. A case report with immunohistochemical and in situ hybridization study.Emerson LL, Carney HM, Layfield LJ, Sherbotie JR (2008). Collecting duct carcinoma arising in association with BK nephropathy post-transplantation in a pediatric patient. A case report with immunohistochemical and in situ hybridization study. Pediatr Transplant, 12(5), 600-5.
  13. Characterization of tumor angiogenesis with dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI and biodegradable macromolecular contrast agents in mice.Feng Y, Jeong EK, Mohs AM, Emerson L, Lu ZR (2008). Characterization of tumor angiogenesis with dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI and biodegradable macromolecular contrast agents in mice. Magn Reson Med, 60(6), 1347-52.
  14. Notch and Kras reprogram pancreatic acinar cells to ductal intraepithelial neoplasia.De La O JP, Emerson LL, Goodman JL, Froebe SC, Illum BE, Curtis AB, Murtaugh LC (2008). Notch and Kras reprogram pancreatic acinar cells to ductal intraepithelial neoplasia. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 105(48), 18907-12.
  15. In vivo evaluation of argon plasma coagulation in a porcine model.Goulet CJ, Disario JA, Emerson L, Hilden K, Holubkov R, Fang JC (2007). In vivo evaluation of argon plasma coagulation in a porcine model. Gastrointest Endosc, 65(3), 457-62.
  16. Modification of Gd-DTPA cystine copolymers with PEG-1000 optimizes pharmacokinetics and tissue retention for magnetic resonance angiography.Mohs AM, Nguyen T, Jeong EK, Feng Y, Emerson L, Zong Y, Parker DL, Lu ZR (2007). Modification of Gd-DTPA cystine copolymers with PEG-1000 optimizes pharmacokinetics and tissue retention for magnetic resonance angiography. Magn Reson Med, 58(1), 110-8.
  17. Subcutaneous tumor seeding following needle core biopsy of hepatocellular carcinoma.Rowe LR, Mulvihill SJ, Emerson L, Gopez EV (2007). Subcutaneous tumor seeding following needle core biopsy of hepatocellular carcinoma. Diagn Cytopathol, 35(11), 717-21.
  18. A comparison of immunohistochemical stain quality in conventional and rapid microwave processed tissues.Emerson LL, Tripp SR, Baird BC, Layfield LJ, Rohr LR (2006). A comparison of immunohistochemical stain quality in conventional and rapid microwave processed tissues. Am J Clin Pathol, 125(2), 176-83.
  19. Anti-inflammatory effects of PPAR-gamma agonists directly correlate with PPAR-gamma expression during acute pancreatitis.Rollins MD, Sudarshan S, Firpo MA, Etherington BH, Hart BJ, Jackson HH, Jackson JD, Emerson LL, Yang DT, Mulvihill SJ, Glasgow RE (2006). Anti-inflammatory effects of PPAR-gamma agonists directly correlate with PPAR-gamma expression during acute pancreatitis. J Gastrointest Surg, 10(8), 1120-30.
  20. Tanaka R, Emerson LL, Karwande SV, Schreiker G (2005). Growing pulmonary nodule with increased 18-fluorodeoxyglucose uptake in a former smoker. Chest, 127(5), 1848-51.
  21. Emerson L, Layfield L, Rohr R, Dayton M (2004). Adenocarcinoma Arising in Association with Gastric Heterotopic Pancreas: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. J Surg Oncol, 87(1), 53-57.
  22. Emerson L, Layfield L, Reiss R, Mulvihill S (2001). Malignant Islet Cell Tumor with Sarcomatous Differentiation. Mod Pathol, 14(11), 1187-91.
  23. Neutralization of cardiac toxins oleandrin, oleandrigenin, bufalin, and cinobufotalin by digibind: monitoring the effect by measuring free digitoxin concentrations.Dasgupta A, Emerson L (1998). Neutralization of cardiac toxins oleandrin, oleandrigenin, bufalin, and cinobufotalin by digibind: monitoring the effect by measuring free digitoxin concentrations. Life Sci, 63(9), 781-8.
  24. Interaction of valproic acid with nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs mefenamic acid and fenoprofen in normal and uremic sera: lack of interaction in uremic sera due to the presence of endogenous factors.Dasgupta A, Emerson L (1996). Interaction of valproic acid with nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs mefenamic acid and fenoprofen in normal and uremic sera: lack of interaction in uremic sera due to the presence of endogenous factors. Ther Drug Monit, 18(6), 654-9.

Case Report

  1. Extraosseous Ewing's sarcoma.Miller ME, Emerson L, Clayton F, Bentz BG, Data RE, Salzman KL, Smith LM, Yu MK (2007). Extraosseous Ewing's sarcoma. J Clin Oncol, 25(30), 4845-8.

Abstract

  1. Naiman, N, R Kerber, L Emerson, A Goldfarb, H Tang, L Smith, D Ostler, G Mineau, C Schaefer and F Shihab (2009). A population-based assessment of the familial component of acute kidney allograft rejection [Abstract]. ASN Renal Week, San Diego, CA. October 27- November 1.
  2. Shea, JE, LL Emerson, CL Scaife (2009). Metastatic tumors express greater levels of pinch [Abstract]. 43rd Annual Pancreas Club Meeting, Chicago, IL. May 30-31.
  3. Feng, Y, EK Jeong, L Emerson and ZR Lu (2008). Assess tumor acute response to photothermal therapies by DCE-MRI using biodegradable macromolecule contrast agent [Abstract]. International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 16th Annual Scientific Meeting and Exhibition, Toronto, Ontario. May 3-9.
  4. Majer, M, P Gray, X Li, LL Emerson and SK Kuwada (2008). Conditional deletion of Erbb2/Neu inhibits pancreatic tumorigenesis [Abstract]. Digestive Disease Week Conference, San Diego, CA. May 17-21.
  5. Fang, JC, LL Emerson, K Hilden, KL Thomas and KA Peterson (2007). Comparison of esomeprazole to aerosolized, swallowed fluticasone for eosinophilic esophagitis [Abstract]. International Eosinophil Society, 5th Biennial Symposium, Snowbird, Utah. July18-22.
  6. Stafforini, DM, E Reichert, A, Gardner, W, Meikle and L Emerson (2007). Deletion of platelet-activating factor acetylhydrolase (phospholipase A2 Group VII) increases the severity of prostate cancer and reduces life-span in the TRAMP model of prostate carcinogenesis [Abstract]. Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program Meeting, Atlanta, GA. September 5-8.
  7. Feng, Y, EK Jeong, AM Mohs, L Emerson and ZR Lu (2005). Polydisulfide-based biodegradable macromolecular contrast agents for dynamic contrast enhanced MRI: first experience with human prostate cancer xenograft [Abstract]. International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 15th Annual Scientific Meeting and Exhibition, Berlin, Germany May 19-25.
  8. Goulet CJ, Fang JC, Emerson L, Disario JA (2004). In Vitro Evaluation of Different Modes of Argon Plasma Coagulation in a Porcine Colon [Abstract]. American College of Gastroenterology 69th Annual Scientific Meeting.
  9. Jones RG, Peterson KA, Emerson LL (2004). Unusual Gastric Mass [Abstract]. American College of Gastroenterology 69th Annual Scientific Meeting.
  10. Rollins MD, Jackson HH, Emerson LL, Mulvihil SJ, Firpo MA, Glasgow RE (2003). Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma agonists decrease the severity of acute pancreatitis. Awarded best basic science presentation [Abstract]. American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association 4th America's Congress.

Other

  1. Emerson, L and BE Chadwick (2008). Cytologic diagnosis of lymphoid lesions of the thyroid gland. Am Soc Clin Pathol Check Sample Series.
  2. Layfield L, Emerson L (2002). Hepatic Bile Duct Cystadenoma: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. ARUP Path Elec J.
  3. Layfield L, Gopez E, Emerson L (2002). Mediastinal Hemangiolymphangioma: Fine-Needle Aspiration Findings in a Rare Mediastinal Tumor. ARUP Path Elec J.
  4. Layfield L, Emerson L (2002). Spindle Cell Predominant Malignant Neuroepithelial Tumor of Kidney. ARUP Path Elec J.

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