Stefania Pittaluga, M.D., Ph.D.

Stefania Pittaluga, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Center for Cancer Research
  • National Cancer Institute
Laboratory of Pathology


Dr. Pittaluga’s research interests are concerned with the molecular pathogenesis of lymphomas and the characterization of primary immunodeficiency disorders.

Dr. Pittaluga also directs the Hematopathology Fellowship Program.

Areas of Expertise

Primary Immunodeficiency
In-situ Hybridization


Selected Recent Publications

Pulmonary Manifestations of the Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome. A Retrospective Study of a Unique Patient Cohort.

Lau CY, Mihalek AD, Wang J, Dodd LE, Perkins K, Price S, Webster S, Pittaluga S, Folio LR, Rao VK, Olivier KN.
Ann Am Thorac Soc. 13(8): 1279-88, 2016. [ Journal Article ]

The genetic landscape of dural marginal zone lymphomas

Ganapathi KA, Jobanputra V, Iwamoto F, Jain P, Chen J, Cascione L, Nahum O, Levy B, Xie Y, Khattar P, Hoehn D, Bertoni F, Murty VV, Pittaluga S, Jaffe ES, Alobeid B, Mansukhani MM, Bhagat G.
Oncotarget. 7(28): 43052-43061, 2016. [ Journal Article ]

Hodgkin lymphoma variant of Richter transformation: morphology, Epstein-Barr virus status, clonality, and survival analysis-with comparison to Hodgkin-like lesion

Xiao W, Chen WW, Sorbara L, Davies-Hill T, Pittaluga S, Raffeld M, Jaffe ES.
Hum Pathol. 55: 108-16, 2016. [ Journal Article ]

Immune-checkpoint expression in Epstein-Barr virus positive and negative plasmablastic lymphoma: a clinical and pathological study in 82 patients

Laurent C, Fabiani B, Do C, Tchernonog E, Cartron G, Gravelle P, Amara N, Malot S, Palisoc MM, Copie-Bergman C, Glehen AT, Copin MC, Brousset P, Pittaluga S, Jaffe ES, Coppo P.
Haematologica. 101(8): 976-84, 2016. [ Journal Article ]

Association of GATA2 Deficiency With Severe Primary Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) Infection and EBV-associated Cancers

Cohen JI, Dropulic L, Hsu AP, Zerbe CS, Krogmann T, Dowdell K, Hornung RL, Lovell J, Hardy N, Hickstein D, Cowen EW, Calvo KR, Pittaluga S, Holland SM.
Clin Infect Dis. 63(1): 41-7, 2016. [ Journal Article ]