Christopher L. Corless, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, School of Medicine
  • Vice Chair, Molecular Pathology
  • Chief Medical Officer, Knight Diagnostic Laboratories


Dr. Corless oversees the development of novel molecular and proteomic tests for solid tumors. Further information can be found on the Corless research page.

Education and training

    • M.D., Ph.D., 1988, Washington University School of Medicine
  • Residency

    • Anatomic Pathology, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, 1988-1990
  • Fellowship

    • Urologic Pathology, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, 1992-1993
    • Gastrointestinal Pathology, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, 1990-1992
  • Certifications

    • Anatomic Pathology (American Board of Pathology), 1993

Memberships and associations:

  • Am. Association for Cancer Research
  • Association for Molecular Pathology
  • Am. Society for Clinical Oncology

Areas of interest

  • Role of oncogenic mutations in GI stromal tumors, melanomas, and other solid tumors
  • Development and application of new molecular diagnostic assays for use in research and clinical trials

Honors and awards

  • AOA


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