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Prerna Rastogi, MD, PhD

Medical Director of Outlying Urgent Care and Heme/Onc Clinic Laboratories
Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology

Contact Information

Primary Office
5238-F Carver Pavilion (RCP)
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242


MBBS, Medicine, S.M.S. Medical College, Jaipur, India
Diploma, Distance Learning Program for HealthCare Management, Symbiosis Center of Healthcare Distance Learning Program for Healthcare Management
PhD, Pathology, St. Louis University School of Medicine
Resident, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, St. Louis University School of Medicine
Fellow, Hematopathology, Moffitt Cancer Center, University of South Florida

Licensure and Certifications

State of Iowa Medical License - Iowa Board of Medicine
Hematopathology - American Board of Pathology
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology - American Board of Pathology
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)

Center, Program and Institute Affiliations

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center


Peyton, N., Rastogi, P. (2020). Educational Case: Necrotizing and Crescentic Glomerulonephritis With Anti-Glomerular Basement Membrane Antibodies (Anti-Gbm). Academic pathology, 7, 2374289520975166. PMID: 33330742.

Yamada, M., Rastogi, P., Ince, D., Thayyil, A., Adela Mansilla, M., Smith RJH,, Kuppachi, S. & Thomas, C. P. (2020). Minimal Change Disease With Nephrotic Syndrome Associated With Coronavirus Disease 2019 After Apolipoprotein L1 Risk Variant Kidney Transplant: A Case Report. Transplantation proceedings, 52(9), 2693-2697. PMID: 32972761.

Jin, H., Zhang, Y., Liu, D., Wang, S. S., Ding, Q., Rastogi, P., Purvis, M., Wang, A., Elhadi, S., Ren, C., Cao, C., Chai, Y., Igarashi, P., Jetten, A. M., Lu, D. & Attanasio, M. (2020). Innate Immune Signaling Contributes to Tubular Cell Senescence in the Glis2 Knockout Mouse Model of Nephronophthisis. American Journal of Pathology, 190(1), 176-189. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajpath.2019.09.013.

Phyu, H., Kobayashi, T., Rastogi, P. & Cho, C. (2019). Vancomycin-induced linear Immunoglobulin A bullous dermatosis. (Vols. 12). (12) BMJ Case Reports. DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2019-233281.

Sanders, M. L., Swee, M., Fraer, M., Kuppachi, S., Ten Eyck, P. & Rastogi, P. (2019). BK virus histopathologic disease severity does not predict allograft outcome in renal transplant recipients. Annals of Diagnostic Pathology, 42, 1-6. DOI: 10.1016/j.anndiagpath.2019.06.012.

(2019). Unusual Presentation of Dense Deposit Disease. Melbourne: ISN World Congress of Nephrology.

(2019). Post Mortem Lessons: An Autopsy Based Study of Time and Media Dependent Changes in Renal Biopsy Specimens. Melbourne: ISN World Congress of Nephrology.

Ashraf, M., Rastogi, P. (2019). Waldenström Macroglobulinemia: Unusual Presentation With Cast Nephropathy/Light Chain Tubulopathy. Clinical Medicine Insights: Case Reports, 12. DOI: 10.1177/1179547619828704.

Jin, H., Zhang, Y., Ding, Q., Wang, S. S., Rastogi, P., Dai, D. F., Lu, D., Purvis, M., Cao, C., Wang, A., Liu, D., Ren, C., Elhadi, S., Hu, M. C., Chai, Y., Zepeda-Orozco, D., Campisi, J. & Attanasio, M. (2019). Epithelial innate immunity mediates tubular cell senescence after kidney injury. JCI Insight, 4(2). DOI: 10.1172/jci.insight.125490.

(2018). Acute Renal Failure due to Dietary Hyperoxaluria. San Diego, CA: American Society of Nephrology.

Mapuskar, K. A., Wen, H., Holanda, D. G., Rastogi, P., Steinbach, E., Han, R., Coleman, M. C., Attanasio, M., Riley, D. P., Spitz, D. R., Allen, B. G. & Zepeda-Orozco, D. (2018). Persistent increase in mitochondrial superoxide mediates cisplatin-induced chronic kidney disease. Redox biology, 20, 98-106. PMID: 30296702.

Allard, C., Syrbu, S. & rastogi, P. (2018). Newborn Severe Combined Immuno-deficiency with ZAP70 Mutation. In 33rd annual conference, International Clinical Cytometry Society. Portland, OR .

Rastogi, P., Holida, M. & Thomas, C. (2018). Fabry disease presentation in a heterozygote female patient. (Vols. 123). (2), pp. S123. San Diego, CA: Molecular Genetics and Metabolism. DOI: 10.1016.

Rastogi, P., Rawan, F., Sokol, L. & Zhang, L. (2018). Chronic lymphoproliferative disorders of NK cells - an entity falling to a benign or malignant process. In Benign and Malignant Disorders of large Granular Lymphocytes-Diagnostic and Therapeutic Pearls. Nova Science Publishers.

Destrampe, E., Holman, C. & Rastogi, P. (2017). Oropharyngeal plasma cell neoplasm, case presentation. ICCS 32nd Annual Conference.

Kalil, R. S., Smith, R. J., Rastogi, P., katz, D. A. & Thomas, C. P. (2017). Late re-occurrence of collapsing FSGS after transplantation of a living related kidney bearing APOL 1 risk variants without disease evident in donor supports the second hit hypothesis.
. Transplantation Direct., 3(3(8)), e185. PMID: 28795137.

Zhang, X., Rastogi, P., Shah, B. & Zhang, L. (2017). B Lymphoblastic Leukemia/lymphoma: New Insights into Genetics, Molecular Aberrations, Subclassification and Targeted Therapy.
. Oncotarget, 8(39), 66728-66741. PMID: 28767419.

Pitlick, M., Rastogi, P. (2017). All That Glitters Yellow Is Not Gold: Presentation and Pathophysiology of Bile Cast Nephropathy. International Journal of Surgical Pathology, 1066896917713133. PMID: 28612667.

Swee, M., Kuppachi, S., Fraer, M., Rastogi, P., Ten Eyck, P. & Sanders, M. (2017). Does histologic grade in BK Polyoma Nephropathy associate with viral load, allograft dysfunction or allograft loss? A single center experience. (Vols. 17). (S3) Chicago, IL: Am J Transplant.

Swee, M., Kwon, S., Sanders, M., Fraer, M., Kuppachi, S. & Rastogi, P. (2017). BK virus disease severity and predictors of graft outcomes in renal transplants: a single institution experience. USCAP.

Rastogi, P., Hemrajani, D., Solanki, R. & Joshi, P. (2017). Telepathology in native renal biopsy: heralding a new era in long distance collaboration. New Delhi: 3rd International Renal Pathology Conference.

Pitlick, M., Rastogi, P. (2016). Bile cast nephropathy: a potential cause of acute kidney injury in hyperbilirubinemia. Chicago, IL: American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week Annual Meeting.

Destrampe, E., Garneau, S. C. & Rastogi, P. (2016). Immunophenotypically pseudo-aberrant plasma cells in two multiple myeloma patients receiving anti-CD38 monoclonal antibody treatment. Bonita Springs, FL: International Clinical Cytometry Society Annual Meeting.

Rastogi, P. (2015). Amyloidosis and Kidney Disease: A Brief Review. pp. 4-7,21. Pathology Beat.

Haipeng, S., Rastogi, P. (2014). Long-term survival in aggressive B-Cell lymphomas. (Vols. 142). (S1), pp. A101. Am Soc Clin Path. DOI: 10.1093.

Rastogi, P., Holdener, S., Sokol, L., Moscinski, L. & Zhang, L. (2014). Chronic NK Cell lymphoproliferative disorder/lymphocytosis nature of disease and a long-run follow up, a single institution experience. San Diego, CA: USCAP.

Marentette, J., Rastogi, P. & McHowat, J. (2014). PMN recruitment to small airway epithelial cells in response to cigarette smoke extract (694.8). (Vols. 28). (1) FASEB-Physiology.

Rastogi, P., Moscinski, L. C., Komrokji, R. S., Padron, E., Sagatys, E. M., Naghashpour, M., Tao, J., Bennett, J. M., List, A., Lancet, J. E., Zuckerman, K. S. & Zhang, L. (2013). Clinical features and outcome of clonal mastocytosis secondary to chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (SM-AHNMD/CMML) given diverse therapies - a single institution retrospective study. (Vols. 122). (21), pp. 4076. New Orleans, LA: Blood.

Tao, J. C., Shah, B., Zhang, X., Moscinski, L., Rastogi, P. & Zhang, L. (2013). Expression level of p-STAT5, c-MYC and IKZFI by immunohistochemistry might correlate with adverse clinic outcome in adult B-Lymphoblastic leukemia (B-ALL). New Orleans, LA: American Society of Hematology.

Rastogi, P., Marentette, J. & McHowat, J. (2013). "Ginkgo biloba": an inhibitor of inflammatory cell recruitment in the airways. Baltimore, MD: USCAP.

Sharma, J., Young, D. M., Marentette, J. O., Rastogi, P., Turk, J. & McHowat, J. (2012). Lung endothelial cell platelet-activating factor production and inflammatory cell adherence are increased in response to cigarette smoke component exposure. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol, 302(1), L47-55. PMID: 21984569.

Rastogi, P., Sharma, J., Marentette, J. & McHowat, J. (2012). Cigarette smoke increases breast cancer cell adherence to lung endothelium. Vancouver: USCAP.

Rastogi, P., Sandomirsky, M. (2011). Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/ cardiomyopathy: a cause of sudden death. Forensic Pathology Check Sample (FP 11-05-366).

Rastogi, P., Rickard, A., Klumpp, D. J. & McHowat, J. (2011). Urothelial cell platelet-activating factor production mediated by calcium-independent phospholipase A2?. Urology, 77(1), 248.e1-7. PMID: 21094990.

Rastogi, P., McHowat, J. (2010). Phospholipase A2 enzymes: Characteristics, Distribution and Activity Measurements. In E. Murphy , T. Rosenberger (Eds.) Lipid Mediated Signaling- Methods in Signal Transduction series. CRC Press.

Rastogi, P., McHowat, J. (2010). Cigarette smoke directly contributes to platelet activating factor production and neutrophil adherence to pulmonary microvascular endothelial cells. Chicago, Il: College of American Pathologists.

Sharma, J., Rastogi, P., Creer, M. H. & McHowat, J. (2009). Polymorphonuclear leukocytes isolated from umbilical cord blood as a useful research tool to study adherence to cell monolayers. J Immunol Methods, 31(351), 30-35. PMID: 19800347.

Rastogi, P., McHowat, J. (2009). Inhibition of calcium-independent phospholipase A2 prevents inflammatory mediator production in pulmonary microvascular endothelium. Respir Physiol Neurobiol, 165(2-3), 167-174. PMID: 19059366.

Rastogi, P., Young, D. M. & McHowat, J. (2008). Tryptase activates calcium-independent phospholipase A2 and releases PGE2 in airway epithelial cells. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol, 295(5), L925-932. PMID: 18790994.

Rastogi, P., Rickard, A., Dorokhov, N., Klumpp, D. J. & McHowat, J. (2008). Loss of prostaglandin E2 release from immortalized urothelial cells obtained from interstitial cystitis patient bladders. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol, 294(5), F1129-1135. PMID: 18322019.

Rastogi, P., White, M. C., Richard, A. & McHowat, J. (2008). Potential mechanism for recruitment and migration of CD 133+ cells to areas of vascular inflammation. Thrombosis Research, 123(2), 258-266.

Rastogi, P., Young, D. M., White, M. C. & McHowat, J. (2008). Transendothelial migration of CD133+ hematopoietic progenitor cells isolated from human umbilical cord blood. (Vols. 22). (S1) FASEB-Physiology.

Rastogi, P., McHowat, J. (2008). Thrombin activates calcium independent phospholipase A2 (iPLA2) in lung microvascular endothelial cells, FASEB Physiology. (Vols. 22). (S1) San Diego, CA: Experimental Biology.

Rastogi, P., Young, D. M. & McHowat, J. (2008). Thrombin induces calcium independent phospholipase A2 (iOLA2) activity and neutrophil adherence in human small airways epithelial cells. (Vols. 22). (S1) FASEB-Physiology.

Rastogi, P., Dorokhov, N., Richard, A. & McHowat, J. (2008). Impaired prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) production in urothelial cells from an interstitial cystitis patient. (Vols. 22). (S1) FASEB-Physiology.

White, M. C., Ragtogi, P. & McHowat, J. (2007). Lysoplasmenylcholine increases neutrophil adherence to human coronary artery endothelial cells. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol, 293(5), C1467-1471. PMID: 17728394.

Rastogi, P., Beckett, C. S. & McHowat, J. (2007). Prostaglandin production in human coronary artery endothelial cells is modulated differentially by selective phospholipase A(2) inhibitors. Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids, 76(4), 205-212. PMID: 17374479.

McHowat, J., Rickard, A., Rastogi, P., Dorokhov, N. & Klumpp, D. (2007). Loss of prostaglandin E2 release from immortalized urothelial cells obtained from interstitial cystits patient bladders. Washington, D.C.: FASEB- Physiology.

Rastogi, P., McHowat, J. (2007). Mast cell tryptase may play a protective role in early inflammation in human small airway epithelial cells. (Vols. 21). (6) Washington, D.C.: FASEB - Physiology.

McHowat, J., Rastogi, P. (2006). Eicosanoids as Therapeutic Targets in Asthma. Letters in Drug Design and Discovery, 3(9), 668-674.

Meyer, M. C., Rastogi, P., Beckett, C. S. & McHowat, J. (2005). Phospholipase A2 inhibitors as potential anti-inflammatory agents. Curr Pharm Des, 11(10), 1301-1312. PMID: 15853686.

Rastogi, P., McHowat, J. (2005). Increased prostaglandin production in human coronary artery endothelial cells by phospholipase A2 inhibitor is mediated by COX-2 induction and MAP kinase. St. Louis, MO: Graduate Student Symposium: St. Louis University School of Medicine.

Sen, N., Cao, F., Rastogi, P. & Tavis, J. E. (2003). Translation of duck hepatitis B virus polymerase: leaky scanning mechanism. Bergamo: Molecular Biology of Hepatitis B Virus.

Hertelendy, F., Rastogi, P., Molnar, M. & Romero, R. (2001). Interleukin-1alpha Induced Prostaglandin E2 Production in Human Myometrial Cells: Role of Pertussis Toxin Sensitive Component. American Journal of Reproductive Immunology, 45(3), 142-147. PMID: 11270638.