For Patients and their Families

diagnostic pathology services

Welcome to the Department of Pathology  

Mission: To improve the diagnosis, treatment and basic understanding of human disease by clinical service, education and research.

Research: Advance basic science, translational and clinical research in pathology and related fields;

Patient Care: Provide pathology diagnostic services and blood products of the highest quality;

Education: Teach medical and graduate students, residents and fellows, and foster the development of leaders in pathology and related fields;

Citizenship: Contribute to the success of Stanford University Medical Center and Stanford University, and to the well being of all those people and communities we serve.



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Congratulations to Ms. Kimberly Kukurba, graduate student in the Montgomery Lab for winning first prize in the Genome Research poster competition at the Biology of Genomes Conference. Kim's winning poster is entitled "The effect: Regulatory variation between the sexes."


Congratulations to Joseph Lipsick, MD, PhD, Professor of Pathology and Genetics for receiving the 2014-2015 Walter Gores Award, the University's highest award for excellence in teaching.

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