Sonika Dahiya, MBBS, MD

Sonika Dahiya, MBBS, MD


Primary Academic Title

Professor of Pathology and Immunology, Division of Neuropathology and Division of Anatomic and Molecular Pathology, Washington University School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

Anatomic pathology, neuropathology

Research Interest

Investigation of novel diagnostic, prognostic and predictive markers in brain tumors.


  • 2000: MD, Kasturba Medical College, Belgaum, Karnataka, India


  • 2000 - 2003: Resident, surgical pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India
  • 2003 - 2007: Fellow, molecular pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
  • 2007 - 2009: Resident, anatomic pathology, New York University Medical Center and School of Medicine
  • 2009 - 2011: Fellow, neuropathology, Washington University School of Medicine

Board Certification

  • 2011: American Board of Pathology, anatomic pathology and neuropathology

Selected Research Publications

Clinical, histological, and molecular features of gliomas in adults with neurofibromatosis type 1.
  • Romo CG, Piotrowski AF, Campian JL, [...] Dahiya S, [...] Blakeley JO
  • Neuro-oncology 2023
Upfront molecular targeted therapy for the treatment of BRAF-mutant pediatric high-grade glioma.
  • Rosenberg T, Yeo KK, Mauguen A, [...] Dahiya S, [...] Karajannis MA
  • Neuro-oncology 2022
Glioblastoma: Changing concepts in the WHO CNS5 classification.
  • Chen J, Han P, Dahiya S
  • Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2022
RNA sequence analysis reveals ITGAL/CD11A as a stromal regulator of murine low-grade glioma growth.
  • De Andrade Costa A, Chatterjee J, Cobb O, [...] Dahiya S, Gutmann DH
  • Neuro-oncology 2022
BRAF mutations may identify a clinically distinct subset of glioblastoma.
  • McNulty SN, Schwetye KE, Ferguson C, [...] Dahiya S
  • Sci Rep 2021
Meningioma: A Pathology Perspective.
  • Toland A, Huntoon K, Dahiya SM
  • Neurosurgery 2021

Contact Information

  • Washington University Medical Campus

    4921 Parkview Place
    Saint Louis, MO 63110

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