Molecular Pathology Services

As part of OHSU's world class Knight Cancer Institute, molecular pathology services are offered through the Knight Diagnostic Laboratories (KDL). Knight Diagnostic Laboratories offer an extensive menu of molecular and genetic tests for oncology, infectious diseases, and rare genetic disorders to help physicians arrive at accurate diagnoses and deliver individualized care.

Formed in 2011 as a merger of four pathology and genetics laboratories, including the Pathology Translational Research Laboratory, the KDL offers unique access to the very latest advances in diagnostic testing, helping to make personalized medicine a reality.


Richard Press, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Molecular Pathology and Molecular Diagnostics Laboratories

Christopher Corless, M.D., Ph.D.
Executive Director and Chief Medical Officer, Knight Diagnostic Laboratories

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Visit the Knight Diagnostic Laboratories Client Services Department website for requisition forms, shipping information, and other contact information.