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

Post Graduate, 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
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


(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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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., Ames, I. & 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.

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) Physiology.

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.

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

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. Blood.

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

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

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., 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., 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., 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) Physiology.

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

Rastogi, P., McHowat, J. (2008). Thrombin activates calcium independent phospholipase A2 (iPLA2) in lung microvascular endothelial cells. (Vols. 22). (S1) Physiology.

McHowat, J., Rickard, A., Rastogi, P., Dorokhov, N. & Klumpp, D. (2008). Loss of prostaglandin E2 release from immortalized urothelial cells obtained from interstitial cystits patient bladders. Washington, D.C.: Experimental Biology.

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

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.

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.

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

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.