Neuropathology Fellowship

This is a fully accredited two-year training program in adult and pediatric neuropathology, affiliated with Harvard Medical School and based at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital with rotations to the Medical Examiner Office and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.

The trainee is expected to develop skills in diagnostic neuropathology of surgical and autopsy cases, including the interpretation of lesions by light and electron microscopy, enzyme histochemistry, and immunohistochemistry.  Additionally, trainees are expected to become proficient at interpreting array comparative genomic hybridization (aCGH) and next-generation sequencing (NGS) data derived from brain tumors and integrating results with traditional histopathology and molecular data. Trainees also participate in teaching fellow residents in related disciplines and medical students at Harvard Medical School.

Opportunities for research collaboration with staff members are available in the areas of brain tumor biology, cancer genetics including genomic and mutational profiling of adult and pediatric brain tumors, neurodegenerative disorders, neurotoxicology, and developmental and neuromuscular neurobiology. Faculty members of allied services from all hospitals also accept residents for research training.

Requirements

Candidates must have completed, or be scheduled to complete, 2 full years of Anatomic Pathology, or be certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic Pathology.

Application

Fellowship application form and inquiries should be submitted to:

Ruth Sieck
Fellowship Program Manager
Department of Pathology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 617.732.4699
Fax: 617.278.6934
Email: rsieck@bwh.harvard.edu

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