Yachana Kataria, PhD, DABCC
Assistant Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

PhD, University of Illinois, Chicago
BA, University of Chicago

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Yachana Kataria, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Pathology and Lab Medicine at the Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. Before arriving at the university, Dr. Kataria completed a fellowship in clinical chemistry and was the assistant director of clinical chemistry at Boston Children's Hospital. She is a reviewer for three editorial boards and a member of two professional societies. Her research interest are around metabolic syndrome, diet and cancer.

Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students)
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences

Boston University
BU-BMC Cancer Center

Socio-environmental context in monoclonal gammopathy of unde
06/01/2021 - 05/31/2026 (PI)
Trustees of Boston University, BUMC National Cancer Inst

New Abbott Test
07/01/2020 - 12/31/2021 (PI)
Abbott Laboratories


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  1. Dodge MC, Ye L, Duffy ER, Cole M, Gawel SH, Werler MM, Daghfal D, Andry C, Kataria Y. Kinetics of SARS-CoV-2 Serum Antibodies Through the Alpha, Delta, and Omicron Surges Among Vaccinated Health Care Workers at a Boston Hospital. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2023 Jul; 10(7):ofad266.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37396669; PMCID: PMC10314714; DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofad266;
  2. Thorsen SU, Liu X, Kataria Y, Mandrup-Poulsen T, Kaur S, Uusitalo U, Virtanen SM, Norris JM, Rewers M, Hagopian W, Yang J, She JX, Akolkar B, Rich S, Aronsson CA, Lernmark Å, Ziegler AG, Toppari J, Krischer J, Parikh HM, Ellervik C, Svensson J. Interaction Between Dietary Iron Intake and Genetically Determined Iron Overload: Risk of Islet Autoimmunity and Progression to Type 1 Diabetes in the TEDDY Study. Diabetes Care. 2023 May 01; 46(5):1014-1018. PMID: 36867433; PMCID: PMC10154662; DOI: 10.2337/dc22-1359;
  3. Chen DY, Chin CV, Kenney D, Tavares AH, Khan N, Conway HL, Liu G, Choudhary MC, Gertje HP, O'Connell AK, Adams S, Kotton DN, Herrmann A, Ensser A, Connor JH, Bosmann M, Li JZ, Gack MU, Baker SC, Kirchdoerfer RN, Kataria Y, Crossland NA, Douam F, Saeed M. Spike and nsp6 are key determinants of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron BA.1 attenuation. Nature. 2023 Mar; 615(7950):143-150.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36630998
  4. Chen DY, Kenney D, Chin CV, Tavares AH, Khan N, Conway HL, Liu G, Choudhary MC, Gertje HP, O'Connell AK, Kotton DN, Herrmann A, Ensser A, Connor JH, Bosmann M, Li JZ, Gack MU, Baker SC, Kirchdoerfer RN, Kataria Y, Crossland NA, Douam F, Saeed M. Role of spike in the pathogenic and antigenic behavior of SARS-CoV-2 BA.1 Omicron. bioRxiv. 2023 Jan 10.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36263066; PMCID: PMC9580375; DOI: 10.1101/2022.10.13.512134;
  5. Dodge MC, Cole M, Duffy ER, Werler MM, Kataria Y. Fifteen-Month Follow-Up of Anti-Spike Receptor-Binding Domain SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies among Healthcare Workers in Boston, MA. J Appl Lab Med. 2022 Oct 29; 7(6):1430-1437.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35793233; DOI: 10.1093/jalm/jfac056;
  6. Bertrand KA, Zirpoli G, Niharika Pillalamarri B, Szalat R, Palmer JR, Kataria Y. Prevalence of monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance in US black women. Am J Hematol. 2022 Sep; 97(9):E341-E343.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35723873; PMCID: PMC9558112; DOI: 10.1002/ajh.26638;
  7. Patel K, El-Khoury JM, Kataria Y, Wheeler S, Hackenmueller SA. The 2021 PhD Board-Certified Clinical Chemist Compensation Survey. J Appl Lab Med. 2021 11 01; 6(6):1655-1659. PMID: 34427677
  8. Kritselis M, Yambayev I, Prilutskiy A, Shevtsov A, Vadlamudi C, Zheng H, Elsadwai M, Ma L, Aniskovich E, Kataria Y, Higgins S, Sarita-Reyes C, Zuo T, Zhao Q, Quillen K, Burks EJ. Distinctive pseudopalisaded histiocytic hyperplasia characterizes the transition of exudative to proliferative phase of diffuse alveolar damage in patients dying of COVID-19. Hum Pathol. 2021 10; 116:49-62.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34273395; PMCID: PMC8278870; DOI: 10.1016/j.humpath.2021.06.008;
  9. Kataria Y, Cole M, Duffy E, de la Cena K, Schechter-Perkins EM, Bouton TC, Werler MM, Pierre C, Ragan EJ, Weber SE, Jacobson KR, Andry C. Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 IgG antibodies and risk factors in health care workers at an academic medical center in Boston, Massachusetts. Sci Rep. 2021 05 06; 11(1):9694.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33958668; PMCID: PMC8102593; DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-89107-5;
  10. Yuen RR, Steiner D, Pihl RMF, Chavez E, Olson A, Smith EL, Baird LA, Korkmaz F, Urick P, Sagar M, Berrigan JL, Gummuluru S, Corley RB, Quillen K, Belkina AC, Mostoslavsky G, Rifkin IR, Kataria Y, Cappione AJ, Gao W, Lin NH, Bhadelia N, Snyder-Cappione JE. Novel ELISA Protocol Links Pre-Existing SARS-CoV-2 Reactive Antibodies With Endemic Coronavirus Immunity and Age and Reveals Improved Serologic Identification of Acute COVID-19 via Multi-Parameter Detection. Front Immunol. 2021; 12:614676.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33897682; PMCID: PMC8062931; DOI: 10.3389/fimmu.2021.614676;
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2017 Northeast American Association for Clinical Chemistry: Poster Competition
2016 Paul E. Strandjord Young Investigator Award
2014-2015 University of Illinois at Chicago: Travel Award
2014-2015 University of Illinois at Chicago: Student Travel Presenter’s Award
2014-2015 Center for Clinical and Translational Science Pre-doctoral Education for Clinical and Translational
2012-2014 University of Illinois at Chicago: UIC Chancellor’s Graduate Research Multidisciplinary Fellowship
2008 Outstanding Volunteer Award
2007-2009 University of Illinois at Chicago: Chancellor’s Student Service Awards

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