Prerna Rastogi, MD, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology

Contact Information

Primary Office: 5238-F Roy Carver Pavilion
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242


MBBS, Medicine, S.M.S. Medical College, Jaipur, India
Diploma, 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

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

Center, Program and Institute Affiliations

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center


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.

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., 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. (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.

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., 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 CD133 positive cells to areas of vascular inflammation. Thromb Res, 123(2), 258-266. PMID: 18495219.

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., 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.

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.

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