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अखिल भारतीय आयुर्विज्ञान संस्थान, नई दिल्ली
All India Institute Of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
कॉल सेंटर:  011-26589142

Dr. Aanchal Kakkar

Full Name

Dr. Aanchal Kakkar

 

Qualifications

MD (Pathology)

Office Address

1048, Dept. of Pathology, First floor, Teaching Block, AIIMS

Specialty

Head and Neck pathology, Pediatric pathology

Areas of academic and research interest

Head and neck cancer, Pediatric solid tumors, Head and neck infectious and inflammatory diseases

Notable Awards and Honors

  • Contributing author to WHO blue books 5th editions published by International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon: Three chapters in WHO Classification of Head and Neck Tumors, one chapter in WHO Classification of Endocrine Tumors, and one chapter in WHO Classification of Hematolymphoid Neoplasms

  • Invited to author a chapter on Head and Neck in South Asia content of Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease 10e South Asia edition 2020

  • Dr. N. C. Nayak Award for Talented Young Pathologist by Delhi Chapter, Indian Association of Pathologists & Microbiologists, 2016

  • Smt. Kunti Devi Mehrotra Award 2015 for best published paper at 64th Annual Conference of Indian Association of Pathologists & Microbiologists (APCON), 2015

  • Satya Monga Award for Best Paper in Immunocytochemistry at 45th Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Cytologists, 2015

  • Dr. H D Tandon Award for Best Poster at 30th Annual Conference of Delhi Chapter, Indian Association of Pathologists & Microbiologists, 2015

  • Hindustan Ciba Geigy Epilepsy Award at 64th Annual National Conference of Neurological Society of India, 2014

  • Dr. N C Nayak Medal for Best Senior Resident in Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 2013

  • Herbert Krause Neuro-Oncology Award at the 62nd Annual National Conference of Neurological Society of India, 2012

  • Dr. V Ramalingaswami Award for Best Paper Presentation at Silver Jubilee Annual Conference of Delhi Chapter, Indian Association of Pathologists & Microbiologists, 2010

  • DC IAPM Award for Best Poster Presentation at 24th Annual Conference of Delhi Chapter, Indian Association of Pathologists & Microbiologists, 2009

Books and chapters

  1. Kaur H, Kakkar A, Kala S, Macha MA, Mishra D. Viral-Induced Carcinopathogenesis in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma. In: Routray S. (eds) Microbes and Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Springer, Singapore 2022 pp125-136. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-19-0592-6_10

  2. Kakkar A, Kaur K. Histopathological Diagnosis of Rhino-Orbito-Cerebral Mucormycosis. In: Gupta N, Honavar SG (eds) Rhino-Orbito-Cerebral Mucormycosis. Springer, Singapore. 2022 pp 65-78. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-9729-6_6

  3. Kakkar A, Yadav R, Sharma MC. Pathology of Neuroendocrine Lesions of GI Tract. In: Das P, Majumdar K, Datta Gupta S (eds) Surgical Pathology of the Gastrointestinal System. Springer, Singapore; 2022 pp 819-841 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-6395-6_19

  4. Nayak G, Verma H, Kumar R, Mehta R, Singh N, Thakur K, Sikka K, Kakkar A, Jain D. Tumours of Nose and Paranasal Sinuses In: Verma H, Thakar A (eds). Essentials of Rhinology. Springer Nature, Singapore; 2021 pp157-221

  5. Chandrashekhara HS, Kakkar AK, Jana M. Tumor and tumor-like conditions. In: Bhalla AS, Jana M (eds). ClinicoRadiological Series: Temporal Bone imaging. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, New Delhi; 2021, pp 243-271

  6. Kakkar A, Kumar M, Gupta SD. Molecular Biology of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma. In: Bahadur S and Iyer S (eds). Management of Oral Cancers. Springer Nature, Singapore; 2020 pp 23-26

  7. Bahadur S, Kakkar A, Gupta SD. Potential Malignant Disorders. In: Bahadur S and Iyer S (eds). Management of Oral Cancers. Springer Nature, Singapore; 2020 pp 41-50

  8. Kakkar A. “Head and Neck” South Asia content. In: Singh MK (ed). Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease 10e South Asia edition. Elsevier 2020

  9. Suri V, Kakkar A. Animal Models. In: Sanchetee S (ed). A Text Book of Clinical Oncology in the Indian Context. 2019 vol 1. p284-286

  10. Kakkar A, Sarkar C. Tumors of the Pineal region. In: Sarkar C, Santosh V, Chacko G (eds) Essentials of Diagnostic Surgical Neuropathology. Thieme, New Delhi; 2017 pp 83-90

  11. Kaur K, Kakkar A, Sarkar C. Embryonal tumors. In: Sarkar C, Santosh V, Chacko G (eds) Essentials of Diagnostic Surgical Neuropathology. Thieme, New Delhi; 2017 pp 91-107

  12. Kakkar A, Sharma MC. Lymphomas. In: Sarkar C, Santosh V, Chacko G (eds) Essentials of Diagnostic Surgical Neuropathology. Thieme, New Delhi; 2017 pp 145-149

  13. Purkait S, Kakkar A, Sridhar E. Histiocytic tumors. In: Sarkar C, Santosh V, Chacko G (eds) Essentials of Diagnostic Surgical Neuropathology. Thieme, New Delhi; 2017 pp 151-156

  14. Kakkar A, Sharma MC. Muscle Biopsy Interpretation In: Arabinda Mukherjee (ed) IAN Textbook of Neurology. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, New Delhi; 2018 pp 702-724

  15. Kakkar A, Sharma MC. Nerve Biopsy Interpretation In: Arabinda Mukherjee (ed) IAN Textbook of Neurology. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, New Delhi; 2018 pp 725-733

Top Research publications

    • Roy D, Sriram S, Kakkar A*, Kumar R, Kaur K, Jain D, Sharma A, Thakar A. Cytological diagnosis of olfactory neuroblastoma at metastatic sites, with emphasis on role of Insulinoma-associated protein 1 immunocytochemistry. Diagn Cytopathol. 2022 Nov 12. doi: 10.1002/dc.25074.

    • Mahalingam K, Angmo D, Kakkar A, Bafna RK, Sharma T, Rai A, Agrawal S, Dar L, Saxena R, Titiyal JS, Sharma N. Analysis of SARS-CoV-2 in Corneal tissue of deceased asymptomatic novel coronavirus disease 2019 donors. Cornea 2022;41:1559-1563 2.35 doi: 10.1097/ICO.0000000000003127.

    • Kakkar A, Rathor A, Ashraf SF, Singh V, Sikka K, Jain D. IDH1/2 mutations in sinonasal undifferentiated carcinomas: Previously undescribed IDH2 R172K and R140x variants. Am J Surg Pathol 2022;46:1284-1290. doi: 10.1097/PAS.0000000000001912

    • Kakkar A, Ashraf SF, Rathor A, et al. SMARCA4/ BRG1-Deficient Sinonasal Carcinoma: Morphologic Spectrum of an Evolving Entity. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2022;146:1122-1130. doi:10.5858/arpa.2021-0001-OA

    • Kakkar A*, Kumar M, Subramanian P, Zubair A, Kumar R, Thakar A, Jain D, Mathur SR, Iyer VK. Utility of the Milan system for Reporting Salivary Gland Cytopathology during Rapid on site evaluation (ROSE) of salivary gland aspirates. Cytopathology 2021; 32:779-788 doi: 10.1111/cyt.13038.

    • Thakur R, Thakar A, Malhotra RK, Sharma A, Kakkar A*. Tumor-host interface in oral squamous cell carcinoma: Impact on nodal metastasis and prognosis. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 2021;278:5029-5039 doi: 10.1007/s00405-021-06756-y.

    • Kaur K, Kakkar A*, Manchanda S, Chatterjee P, Kaur H, Mishra D, Verma H, Kumar R, Sagar P, Jain D, Bhalla AS. Sinonasal IgG4-related disease: a rare and emerging entity broadening the differential diagnosis in the sinonasal universe. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 2021; 278: 2883-2890 doi: 10.1007/s00405-020-06564-w.

    • Antony VM, Kakkar A (co-first author), Sikka K, Thakar A, Deo SVS, Bishop JA, Jain D. p16 immunoexpression in sinonasal and nasopharyngeal adenoid cystic carcinomas: A potential pitfall in ruling out HPV-related multiphenotypic sinonasal carcinoma. Histopathology 2020;77:989-993 doi: 10.1111/his.14212.

    • Kaur K, Kakkar A*, Bhardwaj N, Sakthivel P, Singh CA, Jain D, Mathur SR, Iyer VK, Sood R. Spectrum of cytomorphological features of extranodal NK/ T-cell lymphoma, nasal type. Cytopathology 2019 30:393-401 doi: 10.1111/cyt.12705.

    • Kakkar A, Antony VM, Pramanik R, Sakthivel S, Singh CA, Jain D. SMARCB1 (INI1) -deficient sinonasal carcinoma: A series of thirteen cases with assessment of histological patterns. Human Pathology 2019;83:59-67 doi: 10.1016/j.humpath.2018.08.008.

Ongoing Research Projects

  • Molecular characterization of olfactory neuroblastomas for classification into prognostically and therapeutically relevant subgroups (SERB)
  • Molecular characterization of salivary gland carcinomas (DBT)
  • Evaluation of Machine Learning Techniques including Deep Learning for Identification of Malignancy in Tissue Samples (AIIMS IIT-D collaborative project)

Links

https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=KFNUgn8AAAAJ

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/?term=aanchal+kakkar&sort=date&size=200

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Aanchal-Kakkar-3

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