Assistant Professor

Rumina Musani

Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology - Hematological Pathology


Toronto General Hospital: University Health Network (UHN)
200 Elizabeth St., Lab Medicine Program, Room 11E-408, Toronto, Ontario Canada M5G 2C4
Clinical Interests
Pathology: Hematological
Appointment Status

My interests include developing innovating teaching methods and curriculum delivery strategies in pathology.

My research interests revolve around lymphoma and leukemia diagnostics.

Research Synopsis

Mixed phenotype acute leukemias and Medical Education.

Selected Publications

Musani, Rumina and Philip, Don N., A Bloody Tale of Two Cities: A Study of an Online Hematopathology Course among Students in Toronto and Nairobi (May 2, 2018). Available at SSRN:

Jafari K, Tierens A, Rajab A, Musani R, Schuh A, Porwit A. Visualization of cell composition and maturation in the bone marrow using 10-color flow cytometry and radar plots. Cytometry B Clin Cytom. 2017 Mar 3:1-11.

Apperley ST, Hyjek EM, Musani R, Thenganatt J. Intrathoracic Rosai Dorfman Disease with Focal Aggregates of IgG4-bearing Plasma Cells. Case Report and Literature Review. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 May;13(5):666-70.

Deotare U, Yee KW, Le LW, Porwit A, Tierens A, Musani R, Barth D, Torlakovic E, Schimmer A, Schuh AC, Seftel M, Minden M, Gupta V, Hyjek E. Blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm with leukemic presentation: 10-Color flow cytometry diagnosis and HyperCVAD therapy. Am J Hematol. 2016 Mar;91(3):283-6.