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

Announcing the 2020 Building Bridges Awards (BBA)

The Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology are pleased to announce the 2nd annual request for applications for Building Bridges Awards (BBA) for Creating Research Partnerships. Applications will be funded at a level of $10,000 to $20,000 each. Four applications will be funded, with the potential for 2 more (6 total), depending on the quality and quantity of applications.

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Pathology Quarterly Newsletter Autumn 2019

Welcome to the latest edition of our Department's newsletter. As we come to the close of an exciting year, we are mindful of the major changes we will be experiencing in 2020.

Autumn 2019 Quarterly Newsletter
View the online version here or the PDF here

Autumn 2019 Publications
Read highlights from our Department’s publications by clicking here

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Peter S. Rabinovitch, M.D. Distinguished Alumnus Award

Dr. Peter Rabinovitch talks about his life long connection with the University of Washington and his research in the Biology of Aging.

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Exploring the puzzle of Alzheimer’s ‘in a dish’ - Young Lab

Jessica Young, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pathology, studies the molecular and cellular mechanisms behind late-onset sporadic Alzheimer’s disease (SAD), the most common neurodegenerative disorder. The Young Lab's work is featured in an article on the UW Medicine Huddle and Newsroom websites.

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Upcoming Events

Pathology Presents: Dr. Lori Isom

January 22, 2020 at 4:30pm - 5:30pm | HSB T-739

Lori Isom, PhD  

Seminars: 8th Annual Women Faculty Day

February 5, 2020 at 8:30am - 3:00pm | Center for Urban Horticulture

Path Grand Rounds: Dr. Deepti Reddi

February 5, 2020 at 1:30pm - 2:30pm | UWMC NE110K

Deepti Reddi, MD  

Pathology Presents: Dr. Melissa Upton

February 5, 2020 at 4:30pm - 5:30pm | HSB T-739

Melissa Upton, MD  

Pathology Presents: Dr. Brian Beliveau

February 19, 2020 at 4:30pm - 5:30pm | HSB T-739

Brian Beliveau, PhD