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Pathology & Immunology

Houston, Texas

Pathology and Immunology
Pathology & Immunology
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Nilanjana Sur, M.D.Assistant Professor


  • M.B.B.S. (equivalent to M.D. in USA ): Government Medical College, Jabalpur, India


  • Rotary Internship Government Medical College Hospitals, Jabalpur, India
  • Externship in Pathology, Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN


  • University of Minnesota Hospital, Minneapolis, MN
  • East Carolina University of Medicine, Greenville, NC


  • Cytopathology Fellowship, MD Anderson Cancer, Houston, TX
  • Research Fellow, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, TX


  • Pathology

Board Certification

  • APCP(1999)
  • Cytopathology(2000)

Area of Interest

  • Dermatopathology
  • Breast Pathology

Current Position

  • Assistant Professor

Professional Positions Held

  • Pathologist, West Houston Medical Center, Houston, TX

Other Positions

  • Visiting Pathologist, GSVM Medical College, Kanpur University, India

Professional Organization Memberships

  • College of American Pathologists
  • Houston Society of Clinical Pathologists

Representative Publications

  • Synchronous malignancies detected by effusion cytology. N Sur and J. F. Silverman. Diagnostic Cytopathology, 1998 Mar; 18 (3):184 -7
  • Long term prevention of allergic lung inflammation in a mouse model of asthma by CpG oligonucleotide. Sur S, Wild JS, Choudhury BK, Sur, Alam R, Klinman DM. J. Immunology 1999 May 15; 162 (10) 6284-93
  • Interferon gamma inducing factor (IL-18) augments allergic sensitization, IgE, eosinophils and Th2 cytokines in a mouse model of asthma, J.S. Wild, A. Sigounas, N. Sur, M.S. Siddique, R. Alam, S. Sur. J Immunology. 2000 Mar 1; 164(5):2701-10.
  • Mucosal IL-12 is more effective than systemic IL-12 in inhibiting eosinophil recruitment and augmenting IFN- g production. S. Sur, P. Bouchard, A Sigounas, B. K. Choudhury, J.S. Wild, N. Sur, R. Alam, M.R. Van Scott. Experimental Lung Research. 2000 Sep; 26(6):457-76.
Nilanjana Sur, M.D.

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