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Cesar A. Moran [M.D.]

  • Titles : Professor and Vice Chair of Education
  • Affiliations : Department of Pathology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Diplomate of the American Board of Pathology Certified Anatomic Pathology

2011Distinguished Teaching Professor, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
2012Top Doctors in America - Top 1% by Subspecialty, US News and World Report
2011Top Doctors in America - Top 1% by Subspecialty, US News and World Report

. Weissferdt A, Kalhor N, Moran CA. Cystic well-differentiated squamous cell carcinoma of the thymus: a clinicopathological and immunohistochemical study of six cases. Histopathology. e-Pub 6/1/2015. PMID: 26031186.
2. Zenali MJ, Weissferdt A, Solis LM, Ali S, Tang X, Mehran RJ, Wistuba II, Moran CA, Kalhor N. An update on clinicopathological, immunohistochemical, and molecular profiles of colloid carcinoma of the lung. Hum Pathol 46(6):836-42, 6/2015. e-Pub 2/20/2015. PMID: 25776025.
3. Hu S, Danilov AV, Godek K, Orr B, Tafe LJ, Rodriguez-Canales J, Behrens C, Mino B, Moran CA, Memoli VA, Mustachio LM, Galimberti F, Ravi S, DeCastro A, Lu Y, Sekula D, Andrew AS, Wistuba II, Freemantle S, Compton DA, Dmitrovsky E. CDK2 Inhibition Causes Anaphase Catastrophe in Lung Cancer through the Centrosomal Protein CP110. Cancer Res 75(10):2029-38, 5/15/2015. e-Pub 3/25/2015. PMCID: PMC4433598.
4. Weissferdt A, Kalhor N, Moran CA. Ewing sarcoma with extensive neural differentiation: a clinicopathologic, immunohistochemical, and molecular analysis of three cases. Am J Clin Pathol 143(5):659-64, 5/2015. PMID: 25873499.
5. Weissferdt A, Moran CA. Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma of the bone: a review and update. Adv Anat Pathol 21(4):254-9, 7/2014. PMID: 24911250.
6. Weissferdt A, Moran CA. Spindle cell thymomas with neuroendocrine morphology: a clinicopathological and immunohistochemical study of 18 cases. Histopathology 65(1):111-8, 7/2014. e-Pub 4/2014. PMID: 24702597.
7. Tsao AS, Harun N, Fujimoto J, Devito V, Lee JJ, Kuhn E, Mehran R, Rice D, Moran C, Hong WK, Shen L, Suraokar M, Wistuba I. Elevated PDGFRB gene copy number gain is prognostic for improved survival outcomes in resected malignant pleural mesothelioma. Ann Diagn Pathol 18(3):140-5, 6/2014. e-Pub 2/2014. PMID: 24747001.
8. Weissferdt A, Moran CA. Immunohistochemistry in the Diagnosis of Thymic Epithelial Neoplasms. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. e-Pub 6/2014. PMID: 24897066.
9. Weissferdt A, Moran CA. Lipomatous tumors of the anterior mediastinum with muscle differentiation: a clinicopathological and immunohistochemical study of three cases. Virchows Arch 464(4):489-93, 4/2014. e-Pub 2/2014. PMID: 24558031.
10. Weissferdt A, Moran CA. The histomorphologic spectrum of spindle cell thymoma. Hum Pathol pii: S0046-8177((12)00328-0):doi: 10.1, 3/2014. e-Pub 12/2012. PMID: 23260329.
11. Kadara H, Fujimoto J, Yoo SY, Maki Y, Gower AC, Kabbout M, Garcia MM, Chow CW, Chu Z, Mendoza G, Shen L, Kalhor N, Hong WK, Moran C, Wang J, Spira A, Coombes KR, Wistuba II. Transcriptomic architecture of the adjacent airway field cancerization in non-small cell lung cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst 106(3):dju004, 3/2014. e-Pub 2/2014. PMCID: PMC3982778.
12. Weissferdt A, Phan A, Suster S, Moran CA. Adrenocortical Carcinoma: A Comprehensive Immunohistochemical Study of 40 Cases. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 22(1):24-30, 1/2014. e-Pub 3/2013. PMID: 23531850.
13. Behrens C, Solis LM, Lin H, Yuan P, Tang X, Kadara H, Riquelme E, Galindo H, Moran CA, Kalhor N, Swisher SG, Simon GR, Stewart DJ, Lee JJ, Wistuba II. EZH2 protein expression associates with the early pathogenesis, tumor progression, and prognosis of non-small cell lung carcinoma. Clin Cancer Res 19(23):6556-65, 12/2013. e-Pub 10/2013. PMCID: PMC3890101.
14. Vila Duckworth L, Winter WE, Vaysberg M, Moran CA, Al-Quran SZ. Intrathyroidal parathyroid carcinoma: report of an unusual case and review of the literature. Case Rep Pathol 2013:198643, 2013. e-Pub 7/2013. PMCID: PMC3725913.
15. Guajardo-Salinas GE, Anaya-Ayala JE, Rice DC, Moran CA, Reardon MJ. Primary high-grade neuroendocrine carcinoma of the heart. Tex Heart Inst J 40(1):71-4, 2013. PMCID: PMC3568293.

  • Diagnostic Challenges of Breast, GI, Lung and Lymphoproliferative Lesions

Past Lectures

  • Malignant Mesothelioma (10/17/2012)
  • Tumors of Uncertain Histogenesis (10/17/2012)
  • Neuroendocrine Carcinomas (10/16/2012)
  • Thymic Epithelial Neoplasms (10/15/2012)
  • Non-Small Cell Carcinoma (10/15/2012)


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