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Bio for Kumarasen Cooper, M.D., Ph.D.
Kumarasen Cooper, M.D., Ph.D.

Kumarasen Cooper, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor and Vice Chairman
Department of Pathology

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1990-1992, DPhil (University of Oxford)
1976-1980, MBChB (University of Natal)
1975, BSc (Hons) (University of Durban-Westville)
1972-1974, BSc (University of Durban-Westville)

Academic Appointments

1999 - Present Vice Chair and Professor of Pathology, University of Vermont, Burlington Vermont
1993 - 1999 Chairman of Department of Anatomical Pathology, University of Witwatersrand and South African Institute for Medical Research
1992 - 1999 Professor of Anatomical Pathology, School of Pathology, University of Witwatersrand and South African Institute for Medical Research
1990 - 1992 Oxford Nuffield Medical Fellow : Nuffield Department of Pathology, Oxford, UK
1990 - 1992 Senior Pathologist/Senior Lecturer : Anatomical Pathology, University of Natal and King Edward VIII Hospital
1981 Internship : Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, King Edward VIII Hospital, Durban, South Africa

Awards and Honors

1995, Francois Daubenton Award, (teaching award)
1990, Phyllis Knocker/Bradlow Award for 1990


2011 Evans MF, Matthews A, Kandil D, Adamson CS, Trotman WE, Cooper K. Discrimination of 'Driver' and 'Passenger' HPV in Tonsillar Carcinomas by the Polymerase Chain Reaction, Chromogenic In Situ Hybridization, and p16(INK4a) Immunohistochemistry. Head Neck Pathol. 2011 Jul 24.

2011 Hanson JA, Trent JC, Yang D, Cooper K. Small-Intestinal Rhabdoid Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST): Mutation Analysis and Clinical Implications of a Rare Morphological Variant. Int J Surg Pathol. 2011 Apr 28.

2011 Wilcox R, Perpich M, Noffsinger A, Posner MC, Cooper K. Hereditary diffuse gastric cancer: multidisciplinary case report with review of the literature. Patholog Res Int. 2011 Feb 6;2011:845821.

2011 Clay MR, Gibson P, Lowell J, Cooper K. Microscopic uterine lymphangioleiomyomatosis perivascular epithelioid cell neoplasm: a case report with the earliest manifestation of this enigmatic neoplasm. Int J Gynecol Pathol. 2011 Jan;30(1):71-5.

2010 Leong TY, Cooper K, Leong AS. Immunohistology--past, present, and future. Adv Anat Pathol. 2010 Nov;17(6):404-18.

For a complete list of Kumarasen Cooper's publications, please visit PubMed.