Department of Pathology

The Department of Pathology is dedicated to understanding the basis of disease, to teach knowledge to others, and to apply our understanding to improve medical diagnoses and treatment of patients. The research goal in the Department of Pathology is to extend our knowledge of the mechanisms of disease, especially at the molecular level. Such detailed information will hopefully lead to improved diagnoses, treatment, and eventually, prevention.

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New metabolic function identified for the tumor suppressor BRCA1
Jan 19, 2018

New metabolic function identified for the tumor suppressor BRCA1

Investigators from the Department of Pathology, in collaboration with a group at Ohio State University, have shown that BRCA1—a well-known gene which when inherited in mutant form can pre-dispose individuals to breast and ovarian cancer—promotes a form of metabolism associated with more differentiated and noncancerous cells.... Read More


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Peter Jensen

Peter E. Jensen, MD
ARUP Presidential Professor and Chair

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