Lawrence D. True, MD

Professor | Service Leader of GU Pathology | Co-Leader of Prostate Cancer Biospecimen Core

Lawrence D. True, MD

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Office Location:

UWMC - Room NE110L

Mailing Address:

Box 356100
1959 NE Pacific St.
Seattle, WA 98195


Clinical and Research Background

Dr. True is a surgical pathologist with subspecialty expertise in GU pathology and research on the molecular biology of prostate cancer, focused on tissue biomarkers of prognosis (for patients on active surveillance) and of prediction of response to systemic therapy (for patients whose prostate cancer has progressed). He is also investigating the application of innovative methods of tissue research using laser microdissection for proteomics, quantum dot-based immunohistochemistry and the 3-dimensional structure of prostate cancer.

Board Certifications

Board Certified in Anatomic Pathology

Academic and Medical Appointments

Academic Appointments

Professor of Pathology, Adjunct Professor of Urology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2003-Present

Associate Professor or Pathology, Adjunct Associate Professor of Urology (effective 2002), University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1991-2003

Associate Professor of Pathology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 1989-1990

Assistant Professor of Pathology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 1984-1989

Assistant Professor of Pathology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1982-1983

Instructor, Department of Pathology, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, 1980-1981

Medical Appointments

Staff Pathologist, University of Washington Health Sciences Center and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, WAStaff Pathologist, University of Washington Health Sciences Center and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, WA, 1991-Present

Staff Pathologist and Director of Diagnostic Immunohistochemistry, Yale-New Haven Hospital, CT, 1984-1991

Staff Pathologist and Director of Diagnostic EM Lab, University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics, Chicago, IL, 1982-1983

Staff Pathologist, University of Colorado, Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, 1980-1981

Other Positions

U.S. Peace Corps Physician, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1973-1975

Education and Training

Residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, 1976-1980

Internship in Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, 1971-1972

Medical Doctorate, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA,1971

Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1967

Publications

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