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Kar-Ming Fung

InstitutionUniversity of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Address940 Stanton L Young Blvd
Oklahoma City OK 73104-5020
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    Taipei Medical University, Taipei, TaiwanMD06/1988Medicine
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PAPhD12/1994Pathology
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PAPostdoc06/1995Postdoc Fellow
    New York University Medical Center, New York, NYResident06/1997Anatomic Pathology
    University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PAFellow06/2000Neuropathology
    UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TXFellow06/2002Surgical Pathology

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    1P30CA225520-01     (MANNEL, ROBERT S)May 1, 2018 - Apr 30, 2023
    Stephenson Cancer Center - Cancer Center Support Grant
    Role: Co-Investigator

    P20GM103639     (DHANASEKARAN, DANNY N.)Sep 5, 2012 - May 31, 2017
    Mentoring Translational Cancer Research in Oklahoma
    Role: Co-Investigator

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    1. Zheng W, Fung KM, Cheng L, Osunkoya AO. Benign vascular tumors, cysts, and pseudocysts of the adrenal gland: a contemporary multi-institutional clinicopathological analysis of 55 cases. Hum Pathol. 2018 Dec; 82:95-102. PMID: 30041023.
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    2. Liu M, Yang J, Zhang Y, Zhou Z, Cui X, Zhang L, Fung KM, Zheng W, Allard FD, Yee EU, Ding K, Wu H, Liang Z, Zheng L, Fernandez-Zapico ME, Li YP, Bronze MS, Morris KT, Postier RG, Houchen CW, Yang J, Li M. ZIP4 Promotes Pancreatic Cancer Progression by Repressing ZO-1 and Claudin-1 through a ZEB1-Dependent Transcriptional Mechanism. Clin Cancer Res. 2018 Jul 01; 24(13):3186-3196. PMID: 29615456.
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    3. Ha JH, Radhakrishnan R, Jayaraman M, Yan M, Ward JD, Fung KM, Moxley K, Sood AK, Isidoro C, Mukherjee P, Song YS, Dhanasekaran DN. LPA Induces Metabolic Reprogramming in Ovarian Cancer via a Pseudohypoxic Response. Cancer Res. 2018 Apr 15; 78(8):1923-1934. PMID: 29386184.
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    4. Xia D, Lai DV, Wu W, Webb ZD, Yang Q, Zhao L, Yu Z, Thorpe JE, Disch BC, Ihnat MA, Jayaraman M, Dhanasekaran DN, Stratton KL, Cookson MS, Fung KM, Lin HK. Transition from androgenic to neurosteroidal action of 5a-androstane-3a, 17ß-diol through the type A ?-aminobutyric acid receptor in prostate cancer progression. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2018 Apr; 178:89-98. PMID: 29155210.
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    5. Aravindan S, Somasundaram DB, Kam KL, Subramanian K, Yu Z, Herman TS, Fung KM, Aravindan N. Retinal Degeneration Protein 3 (RD3) in normal human tissues: Novel insights. Sci Rep. 2017 Oct 13; 7(1):13154. PMID: 29030614.
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    6. Vuong HG, Altibi AMA, Duong UNP, Ngo HTT, Pham TQ, Chan AK, Park CK, Fung KM, Hassell L. TERT promoter mutation and its interaction with IDH mutations in glioma: Combined TERT promoter and IDH mutations stratifies lower-grade glioma into distinct survival subgroups-A meta-analysis of aggregate data. Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2017 Dec; 120:1-9. PMID: 29198322.
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    7. Yang Q, Xia D, Towner RA, Smith N, Saunders D, Fung KM, Aston CE, Greenwood-Van Meerveld B, Hurst RE, Madihally SV, Kropp BP, Lin HK. Reduced urothelial regeneration in rat bladders augmented with permeable porcine small intestinal submucosa assessed by magnetic resonance imaging. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater. 2018 Jul; 106(5):1778-1787. PMID: 28901710.
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    8. Vuong HG, Altibi AMA, Duong UNP, Ngo HTT, Pham TQ, Fung KM, Hassell L. BRAF Mutation is Associated with an Improved Survival in Glioma-a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Mol Neurobiol. 2018 May; 55(5):3718-3724. PMID: 28534272.
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    9. Jiao Y, Hannafon BN, Zhang RR, Fung KM, Ding WQ. Docosahexaenoic acid and disulfiram act in concert to kill cancer cells: a mutual enhancement of their anticancer actions. Oncotarget. 2017 Mar 14; 8(11):17908-17920. PMID: 28107189.
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    10. Wang HC, Qian L, Zhao Y, Mengarelli J, Adrianto I, Montgomery CG, Urban JF, Fung KM, Sun XH. Downregulation of E Protein Activity Augments an ILC2 Differentiation Program in the Thymus. J Immunol. 2017 04 15; 198(8):3149-3156. PMID: 28258196.
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    11. Corbin JM, Overcash RF, Wren JD, Coburn A, Tipton GJ, Ezzell JA, McNaughton KK, Fung KM, Kosanke SD, Ruiz-Echevarria MJ. Analysis of TMEFF2 allografts and transgenic mouse models reveals roles in prostate regeneration and cancer. Prostate. 2016 Jan; 76(1):97-113. PMID: 26417683; PMCID: PMC4722803 [Available on 01/01/17].
    12. Glenn CA, Fung KM, Tullos HJ, McNall-Knapp RY, Gunda D, Mapstone TB. Primary Intracranial Sarcoma Presenting as Chronic Subdural Fluid Collections in a Child. World Neurosurg. 2016 Feb; 86:514.e13-8. PMID: 26344638.
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    13. Coutinho de Souza P, Mallory S, Smith N, Saunders D, Li XN, McNall-Knapp RY, Fung KM, Towner RA. Inhibition of Pediatric Glioblastoma Tumor Growth by the Anti-Cancer Agent OKN-007 in Orthotopic Mouse Xenografts. PLoS One. 2015; 10(8):e0134276. PMID: 26248280; PMCID: PMC4527837.
    14. Smitherman AD, Fung KM, Glenn CA, Martin MD. Intradural, extramedullary amyloidoma involving cervical and thoracic spine. J Clin Neurosci. 2015 Jun; 22(6):1052-4. PMID: 25778386.
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    15. Maurer AJ, Bonney PA, Toho LC, Glenn CA, Agarwal S, Battiste JD, Fung KM, Sughrue ME. Tumor necrosis-initiated complement activation stimulates proliferation of medulloblastoma cells. Inflamm Res. 2015 Apr; 64(3-4):185-92. PMID: 25603857.
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    16. VandenHeuvel KA, Al-Rohil RN, Stevenson ME, Qian J, Gross NL, McNall-Knapp R, Li S, Wartchow EP, Mierau GW, Fung KM. Primary intracranial Ewing's sarcoma with unusual features. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2015; 8(1):260-74. PMID: 25755713; PMCID: PMC4348914.
    17. Bonney PA, Boettcher LB, Krysiak RS, Fung KM, Sughrue ME. Histology and molecular aspects of central neurocytoma. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2015 Jan; 26(1):21-9. PMID: 25432180.
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    18. Lin HK, Madihally SV, Palmer B, Frimberger D, Fung KM, Kropp BP. Biomatrices for bladder reconstruction. Adv Drug Deliv Rev. 2015 Mar; 82-83:47-63. PMID: 25477305.
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    19. Luo W, Lindley SW, Lindley PH, Krempl GA, Seethala RR, Fung KM. Mammary analog secretory carcinoma of salivary gland with high-grade histology arising in hard palate, report of a case and review of literature. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2014; 7(12):9008-22. PMID: 25674280; PMCID: PMC4313953.
    20. Guo R, Fierro-Fine A, Goddard L, Russell M, Chen J, Liu CZ, Fung KM, Hassell LA. Increased expression of melanoma stem cell marker CD271 in metastatic melanoma to the brain. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2014; 7(12):8947-51. PMID: 25674270; PMCID: PMC4313973.
    21. Mondalek FG, Fung KM, Yang Q, Wu W, Lu W, Palmer BW, Frimberger DC, Greenwood-Van Meerveld B, Hurst RE, Kropp BP, Lin HK. Temporal expression of hyaluronic acid and hyaluronic acid receptors in a porcine small intestinal submucosa-augmented rat bladder regeneration model. World J Urol. 2015 Aug; 33(8):1119-28. PMID: 25253654; PMCID: PMC4699683.
    22. Yan H, Mitschelen M, Toth P, Ashpole NM, Farley JA, Hodges EL, Warrington JP, Han S, Fung KM, Csiszar A, Ungvari Z, Sonntag WE. Endothelin-1-induced focal cerebral ischemia in the growth hormone/IGF-1 deficient Lewis Dwarf rat. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2014 Nov; 69(11):1353-62. PMID: 25098324; PMCID: PMC4271094.
    23. Dozmorov MG, Yang Q, Wu W, Wren J, Suhail MM, Woolley CL, Young DG, Fung KM, Lin HK. Differential effects of selective frankincense (Ru Xiang) essential oil versus non-selective sandalwood (Tan Xiang) essential oil on cultured bladder cancer cells: a microarray and bioinformatics study. Chin Med. 2014; 9:18. PMID: 25006348; PMCID: PMC4086286.
    24. Agarwal S, Stevenson ME, Sughrue ME, Wartchow EP, Mierau GW, Fung KM. Features of intraventricular tanycytic ependymoma: report of a case and review of literature. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2014; 7(6):3399-407. PMID: 25031767; PMCID: PMC4097299.
    25. VandenHeuvel KA, Carpentieri DF, Chen J, Fung KM, Parham DM. Ectomesenchymoma with embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma and ganglioneuroma, arising in association with benign triton tumor of the tongue. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2014 May-Jun; 17(3):226-30. PMID: 24650353.
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    26. Guo R, Wang X, Chen J, Gillies E, Fung KM, Li S, Hassell LA. Comparative genomic hybridization in a case of melanoma that loses expression of S100, HMB45, Melan A and tyrosinase in metastasis. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2014; 7(1):468-73. PMID: 24427375; PMCID: PMC3885509.
    27. Wu W, Yang Q, Fung KM, Humphreys MR, Brame LS, Cao A, Fang YT, Shih PT, Kropp BP, Lin HK. Linking ?-aminobutyric acid A receptor to epidermal growth factor receptor pathways activation in human prostate cancer. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2014 Mar 05; 383(1-2):69-79. PMID: 24296312.
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    28. Chang TS, Lin HK, Rogers KA, Brame LS, Yeh MM, Yang Q, Fung KM. Expression of aldo-keto reductase family 1 member C3 (AKR1C3) in neuroendocrine tumors & adenocarcinomas of pancreas, gastrointestinal tract, and lung. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2013; 6(11):2419-29. PMID: 24228104; PMCID: PMC3816811.
    29. Cykowski MD, Allen RA, Kanaly AC, Fung KM, Marshall R, Perry A, Stolzenberg ED, Dunn ST. The differential diagnosis of pilocytic astrocytoma with atypical features and malignant glioma: an analysis of 16 cases with emphasis on distinguishing molecular features. J Neurooncol. 2013 Dec; 115(3):477-86. PMID: 24057326.
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    30. Lin HK, Godiwalla SY, Palmer B, Frimberger D, Yang Q, Madihally SV, Fung KM, Kropp BP. Understanding roles of porcine small intestinal submucosa in urinary bladder regeneration: identification of variable regenerative characteristics of small intestinal submucosa. Tissue Eng Part B Rev. 2014 Feb; 20(1):73-83. PMID: 23777420; PMCID: PMC3922139.
    31. Guo R, Franco-Palacios M, Russell M, Goddard L, Hassell L, Gillies E, Fung KM. Micropthalmia transcription factor (MITF) as a diagnostic marker for metastatic melanomas negative for other melanoma markers. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2013; 6(8):1658-64. PMID: 23923085; PMCID: PMC3726983.
    32. Cykowski MD, Allen RA, Fung KM, Harmon MA, Dunn ST. Pyrosequencing of IDH1 and IDH2 mutations in brain tumors and non-neoplastic conditions. Diagn Mol Pathol. 2012 Dec; 21(4):214-20. PMID: 23111198.
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    33. Fung KM, Chakrabarty JH, Kern WF, Magharyous H, Gehrs BC, Li S. Intravascular large B-cell lymphoma with hemophagocytic syndrome (Asian variant) in a Caucasian patient. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2012; 5(5):448-54. PMID: 22808298; PMCID: PMC3396055.
    34. Miller VL, Lin HK, Murugan P, Fan M, Penning TM, Brame LS, Yang Q, Fung KM. Aldo-keto reductase family 1 member C3 (AKR1C3) is expressed in adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma but not small cell carcinoma. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2012; 5(4):278-89. PMID: 22670171; PMCID: PMC3365826.
    35. Cykowski MD, Wartchow EP, Mierau GW, Stolzenberg ED, Gumerlock MK, Fung KM. Papillary tumor of the pineal region: ultrastructural study of a case. Ultrastruct Pathol. 2012 Feb; 36(1):68-77. PMID: 22292738.
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    36. Fung KM, Hassell LA, Talbert ML, Wiechmann AF, Chaser BE, Ramey J. Whole slide images and digital media in pathology education, testing, and practice: the Oklahoma experience. Anal Cell Pathol (Amst). 2012; 35(1):37-40. PMID: 21965282; PMCID: PMC4605706.
    37. Holter JL, Thorp K, Smith ML, Kedzierska K, Fung KM, Chacko G, Swisher K, Epstein R, Gumerlock MK. [18F]fluorothymidine PET imaging in the diagnosis of leptomeningeal involvement with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Cancer Imaging. 2011 Sep 24; 11:140-3. PMID: 22004872; PMCID: PMC3205762.
    38. Song X, Andrew Allen R, Terence Dunn S, Fung KM, Farmer P, Gandhi S, Ranjan T, Demopoulos A, Symons M, Schulder M, Li JY. Glioblastoma with PNET-like components has a higher frequency of isocitrate dehydrogenase 1 (IDH1) mutation and likely a better prognosis than primary glioblastoma. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2011; 4(7):651-60. PMID: 22076165; PMCID: PMC3209605.
    39. Ramey J, Fung KM, Hassell LA. Use of mobile high-resolution device for remote frozen section evaluation of whole slide images. J Pathol Inform. 2011; 2:41. PMID: 21969922; PMCID: PMC3169922.
    40. Hassell LA, Fung KM, Chaser B. Digital slides and ACGME resident competencies in anatomic pathology: An altered paradigm for acquisition and assessment. J Pathol Inform. 2011; 2:27. PMID: 21773058; PMCID: PMC3132992.
    41. Dozmorov MG, Azzarello JT, Wren JD, Fung KM, Yang Q, Davis JS, Hurst RE, Culkin DJ, Penning TM, Lin HK. Elevated AKR1C3 expression promotes prostate cancer cell survival and prostate cell-mediated endothelial cell tube formation: implications for prostate cancer progression. BMC Cancer. 2010 Dec 06; 10:672. PMID: 21134280; PMCID: PMC3013086.
    42. Zakharov V, Lin HK, Azzarello J, McMeekin S, Moore KN, Penning TM, Fung KM. Suppressed expression of type 2 3alpha/type 5 17beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase (AKR1C3) in endometrial hyperplasia and carcinoma. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2010 Jul 05; 3(6):608-17. PMID: 20661409; PMCID: PMC2907123.
    43. Michel RG, Kinasewitz GT, Fung KM, Keddissi JI. Optical coherence tomography as an adjunct to flexible bronchoscopy in the diagnosis of lung cancer: a pilot study. Chest. 2010 Oct; 138(4):984-8. PMID: 20472863.
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    44. Park AL, Lin HK, Yang Q, Sing CW, Fan M, Mapstone TB, Gross NL, Gumerlock MK, Martin MD, Rabb CH, Fung KM. Differential expression of type 2 3a/type 5 17ß-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase (AKR1C3) in tumors of the central nervous system. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2010 Mar 25; 3(8):743-54. PMID: 21151387; PMCID: PMC2993224.
    45. Azzarello J, Kropp BP, Fung KM, Lin HK. Age-dependent vascular endothelial growth factor expression and angiogenic capability of bladder smooth muscle cells: implications for cell-seeded technology in bladder tissue engineering. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2009 Dec; 3(8):579-89. PMID: 19685443.
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    46. Ashley RA, Yu Z, Fung KM, Frimberger D, Kropp BP, Penning TM, Lin HK. Developmental evaluation of aldo-keto reductase 1C3 expression in the cryptorchid testis. Urology. 2010 Jul; 76(1):67-72. PMID: 19942269.
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    47. Azzarello JT, Lin HK, Gherezghiher A, Zakharov V, Yu Z, Kropp BP, Culkin DJ, Penning TM, Fung KM. Expression of AKR1C3 in renal cell carcinoma, papillary urothelial carcinoma, and Wilms' tumor. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2009 Nov 15; 3(2):147-55. PMID: 20126582; PMCID: PMC2809994.
    48. Ashley RA, Palmer BW, Schultz AD, Woodson BW, Roth CC, Routh JC, Fung KM, Frimberger D, Lin HK, Kropp BP. Leukocyte inflammatory response in a rat urinary bladder regeneration model using porcine small intestinal submucosa scaffold. Tissue Eng Part A. 2009 Nov; 15(11):3241-6. PMID: 19374486.
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    49. Ashley RA, Roth CC, Palmer BW, Kibar Y, Routh JC, Fung KM, Frimberger D, Lin HK, Kropp BP. Regional variations in small intestinal submucosa evoke differences in inflammation with subsequent impact on tissue regeneration in the rat bladder augmentation model. BJU Int. 2010 May; 105(10):1462-8. PMID: 19863527.
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    50. Fung KM, Tihan T. Internet and World Wide Web-based tools for neuropathology practice and education. Brain Pathol. 2009 Apr; 19(2):323-31. PMID: 19290999.
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    51. Frank MB, Yang Q, Osban J, Azzarello JT, Saban MR, Saban R, Ashley RA, Welter JC, Fung KM, Lin HK. Frankincense oil derived from Boswellia carteri induces tumor cell specific cytotoxicity. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2009 Mar 18; 9:6. PMID: 19296830; PMCID: PMC2664784.
    52. Roth CC, Bell CH, Woodson B, Schultz AD, Palmer BW, Frimberger D, Fung KM, Lin HK, Kropp BP. Temporal differentiation and maturation of regenerated rat urothelium. BJU Int. 2009 Mar; 103(6):836-41. PMID: 19021621.
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    53. Yang Q, Titus MA, Fung KM, Lin HK. 5alpha-androstane-3alpha,17beta-diol supports human prostate cancer cell survival and proliferation through androgen receptor-independent signaling pathways: implication of androgen-independent prostate cancer progression. J Cell Biochem. 2008 Aug 01; 104(5):1612-24. PMID: 18320593.
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    54. Azzarello J, Fung KM, Lin HK. Tissue distribution of human AKR1C3 and rat homolog in the adult genitourinary system. J Histochem Cytochem. 2008 Sep; 56(9):853-61. PMID: 18574251; PMCID: PMC2516960.
    55. Wang S, Yang Q, Fung KM, Lin HK. AKR1C2 and AKR1C3 mediated prostaglandin D2 metabolism augments the PI3K/Akt proliferative signaling pathway in human prostate cancer cells. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2008 Jul 16; 289(1-2):60-6. PMID: 18508192.
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    56. Mondalek FG, Lawrence BJ, Kropp BP, Grady BP, Fung KM, Madihally SV, Lin HK. The incorporation of poly(lactic-co-glycolic) acid nanoparticles into porcine small intestinal submucosa biomaterials. Biomaterials. 2008 Mar; 29(9):1159-66. PMID: 18076986; PMCID: PMC2947939.
    57. Chang WP, Downs D, Huang XP, Da H, Fung KM, Tang J. Amyloid-beta reduction by memapsin 2 (beta-secretase) immunization. FASEB J. 2007 Oct; 21(12):3184-96. PMID: 17494994.
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    58. Siami-Namini K, Shuey-Drake R, Wilson D, Francel P, Perry A, Fung KM. A 15-year-old female with progressive myelopathy. Brain Pathol. 2005 Jul; 15(3):265-7. PMID: 16196395.
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    59. Yang Q, Fung KM, Day WV, Kropp BP, Lin HK. Androgen receptor signaling is required for androgen-sensitive human prostate cancer cell proliferation and survival. Cancer Cell Int. 2005 Apr 06; 5(1):8. PMID: 15813967.
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    60. Fung KM, Diaz EM, El-Naggar AK, Luna MA. Malignant rhabdoid tumor arising from a pleomorphic adenoma. Ann Diagn Pathol. 2004 Jun; 8(3):156-61. PMID: 15185263.
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    61. Fung KM, Rorke LB, Giasson B, Lee VM, Trojanowski JQ. Expression of alpha-, beta-, and gamma-synuclein in glial tumors and medulloblastomas. Acta Neuropathol. 2003 Aug; 106(2):167-75. PMID: 12783249.
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    62. Fung KM, Fang W, Norton RE, Torres N, Chu A, Langford LA. Cerebellar central liponeurocytoma. Ultrastruct Pathol. 2003 Mar-Apr; 27(2):109-14. PMID: 12746202.
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    63. Fung KM, Schwalb JM, Riina HA, Kurana JS, Mindaxy JM, Grady MS, Lavi E. February 2002: 29-year-old woman with a skull mass for 2 months. Brain Pathol. 2002 Jul; 12(3):393-4, 397. PMID: 12146808.
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