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Pathology & Immunology

Houston, Texas

Pathology and Immunology
Pathology & Immunology
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Vicki Chu, M.D.

PGY - IV Resident


Undergraduate Institution and Degree

UCLA, B.S. Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology

Medical School and Degree

Baylor College of Medicine, M.D.

Awards and Honors

2011, Fourth Place, Junior Member Abstract Competition, Annual Meeting of the College of American Pathologists, Grapevine, Texas.

2002 - N.I.H. Post-Baccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award

2002 - Phi Beta Kappa

2002 - Major Department Highest Honors

2002 - Asian American Tutorial Project, Tutor of the Year Award

1998-2002 - Dean's List

1998 - National Merit Scholar

Future Plans

2014-2015 - Cytopathology Fellowship, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center


Chu, V.H., Tetzlaff, M.T., Prieto, V.G., Torres-Cabala, C., Bassett, R., Gershenwald, J.E., McLemore, M.S., Ivan, D., Wan, W.L., Ross, M.I., Curry, J.L.. Impact of the 2009 (7th edition) AJCC melanoma staging system in the classification of thin cutaneous melanomas. (Near submission)

Chu, V.H., Martinez Blanco, E., Diwan, A.H., Zarrin-Khameh, N. "Recurrent and metastatic primary mucinous carcinoma of the skin: a case report."

Poster Presentation. College of American Pathologists (CAP), San Diego, CA, Sept 2012.

Abstract. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2012 Sep;136(9):1102.

Chu, V.H., Tetzlaff, M.T., Prieto, V.G., Torres-Cabala, C., Bassett, R., McLemore, M.S., Ivan, D., Wang, W.L., Curry, J.L. Implications of the 2009 AJCC melanoma staging and classification system for thin melanomas.

Poster Presenation. United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP), Vancouver, BC, March 2012.

Abstract. Mod Pathol. 2012Feb;25(2s);117A.

Chu, V.H., Curry, J.L., Elghetany, M.T., Curry, C.V., MonoMAC versus idiopathic CD4+ lymphocytopenia. Comment to Haematologica. 2011;98(8):1221-5. Haematologica. 2012 Apr;97(4)e9-11.

Devaraj, S., Chu, V.H. Aspartate Aminotransferase. Medscape Reference. Updated February 24, 2012. Available at

Chu, V.H., Curry, C.V., Schneider, M., Curry, J.L. Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare complex (MAC) skin infection in an HIV negative patient with possible underlying idiopathic CD4+ lymphocytopenia (ICL) vs. MonoMac syndrome.

Poster Presentation. American Society of Dermatopathology (ASDP), Seattle, WA, Oct 2011.

Chu, V.H., Bhargava, P., Orengo, I., Krishnan, B. Pathological evaluation of positron emission tomography with computerized tomography (PET/CT) positive lesions in patients with cutaneous melanoma.

Placed fourth in CAP Junior Member Abstract Competition, Sept 2011.

Poster Presentation. College of American Pathologists (CAP), Grapevine, TX, Sept 2011

Abstract. Ach Pathol Lab Med. 2011 Sep; 135(9):1133.

Poster Presentation. Texas Society of Pathologists TSP, San Antonio, TX, Jan 2011.

Morth, J.P., Feng, V., Perry, L.J., Svergun, D.I., Tucker, P.A. The crystal and solution structure of a putative transcriptional antiterminator from Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Structure. 2004 Sep;12(9):1595-605.

Vicki Chu, M.D.

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