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

Martin Lab’s Aging Research Featured as Biology Focus in Nautilus

Nautilus Magazine has published an article on aging featuring George Martin's and others' research on aging and the wide variability in its effects. The article can be found on the Nautilus website and contains more information on the genetic focus of Martin's research.

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Kaeberlein Lab’s Research in Dog Aging Project Featured in TIME

TIME has published an article featuring the Kaeberlein Lab's work on the Dog Aging Project, a trial which is studying the effects of rapamycin therapy in dogs. The drug is being tested for the potential of increasing the length and quality of life in aging canines.

You can read the article on TIME's website, "Is There Anything That Can Help My Dog Live Longer Too?".

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Young and Keene featured in the Winter 2017 issue of Dimensions, the Newsletter of the UW ADRC

Dr. Young and Dr. Keene were featured in the Winter 2017 issue of Dimensions, the Newsletter of the UW Alzheimer's Disease Research Center. You can read about their work, which focuses on human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) for the development of laboratory models of Alzheimer’s disease, on the UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center website.

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Stevens Receives NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

Kelly Stevens, Assistant Professor of Bioengineering and Pathology, has received an NIH Director's New Innovator Award in support of her work to develop new technologies to assemble artifical human tissues from stem cells, and then remotely control these tissues after implantation in a patient.

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Upcoming Events

Pathology Presents: Epigenetic regulation of differentiation block in rhabdomyosarcoma

Today April 26, 2017 at 4:30pm - 5:30pm | Health Sciences Building, T-739

Eleanor Chen, MD, PhD