Department of Pathology, UW Medicine, University of Washington

Charles E. Alpers

Charles E. Alpers, MD
Professor and Interim Chair of Pathology

About the Department of Pathology

UW Medicine Pathology brings together state-of-the-art technology and highly trained personnel, including nationally and internationally recognized faculty to provide comprehensive diagnostic and personalized service to physicians, community hospitals, independent laboratories, and other health care organizations. We combine sophisticated testing and informatics capabilities of fully accredited laboratories with the resources of an academic and teaching institution in its delivery of pathology services.

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In the News

Department Highlights

Yeung Receives Multiple Honors

Cecilia Yeung, Assistant Professor of Pathology, has recently won the SEED grant from the Hope Foundation, the SWOG Young Investigator Award, and the Archer Research Challenge Grant.

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Kaeberlein Study on Rapamycin Therapy Published in eLife

The scientific journal eLife has published the latest results of a study led by Matt Kaeberlein, Professor of Pathology, and Piper Treuting, Associate Professor of Comparative Medicine and Chief of Comparative Pathology, on the long-term effects of short-term therapy on middle-aged mice treated with the drug rapamycin.

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Pacific Northwest Brain Donor Network Featured in Seattle Times

Dr. C. Dirk Keene, Associate Professor of Pathology, and Dr. Desiree Marshall, Fellow and assistant medical examiner at the King County Medical Examiner’s Office, have been featured in the Seattle Times for the work they are doing with the Pacific Northwest Brain Donor Network program.

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Krimmel and Risques Article Accepted at PNAS

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has published a study led by Jeff Krimmel, UW Medical Student, and Rosana Risques, Assistant Professor of Pathology, on cancer-associated gene mutations using UW-created DNA duplex sequencing technology.

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Upcoming Events

Pathology Presents: Using pluripotent stem cells to develop models, dissect pathways, and discover new therapeutics

September 28, 2016 at 4:30pm - 5:30pm | Health Sciences Building, T-739

Jessica Young, PhD  

Pathology Retreat: 2016 Pathology Department Retreat

October 7, 2016 at 1:00pm - October 8, 2016 at 12:00pm | Sleeping Lady Resort, Leavenworth, Washington

Jay Shendure, MD, PhD and Chris Corless, MD, PhD  

UW Holiday Schedule: Veterans Day 2016

November 11, 2016 (all day) | University of Washington Campus

UW Holiday Schedule: Thanksgiving Day 2016

November 24, 2016 (all day) | University of Washington Campus

UW Holiday Schedule: Day after Thanksgiving 2016

November 25, 2016 (all day) | University of Washington Campus