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Christopher D Watt, MD, PhD

Christopher D Watt, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Contact information
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
B.S. (Biology)
University of Kentucky, 1996.
Ph.D. (Cell and Molecular Biology)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2003.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2005.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Molecular Pathology

Selected Publications

Azzato EM, Edelstein PH, Watt CD: Molecular assay in HIV-1 diagnosis and therapeutic monitoring. CAP Today May 2014.

Nasrallah MP, Bocsi G, Watt CD, Daber RD and Feldman MD: Validation of image analysis software to quantify neoplastic cellularity in tumor specimens for molecular assays. Modern Pathology S(27), Feb 2014 Notes: United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology 103nd Annual Meeting (abstract 1642).

Aggarwal C, Shi WY, Watt CD, Van Deerlin VM, Haas AR, Simone CB, Yu GH: Ectopic hypercellular parathyroid tissue of the mediastinum masquerading as metastatic adenocarcinoma on PET-CT. Journal of Clinical Oncology Feb (online) 2014.

Zhang Q, Wei F, Wang H, Liu X, Roy D, Xiong Q, Jiang S, Medvec A, Danet-Desnoyers G, Watt CD, Tomczak E, Kalos M, Riley JL and Wasik MA: A potent oncogene NPM-ALK mediates malignant transformation of normal human CD4+ T lymphocytes. The American Journal of Pathology 183(6): 1971–1980, Dec 2013.

Frank R, Baloch ZW, Gentile C, Watt CD, LiVolsi VA: Multifocal fibrosing thyroiditis and its association with papillary thyroid carcinoma using BRAF pyrosequencing. Endocrine Pathology Dec 2013.

Bocsi G, Watt CD, VM Van Deerlin: Assessment of post-transplant chimerism using a single short tandem repeat locus versus the mean of multiple loci. The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics Nov 2013 Notes: Association for Molecular Pathology 2013 Annual Meeting on Genomic Medicine Abstract.

Gentile C,Van Deerlin VM, Watt CD: Evaluation of a calibrator panel for aligning to the international scale for BCR-ABL1. The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics Nov 2013 Notes: Association for Molecular Pathology 2013 Annual Meeting on Genomic Medicine Abstract.

Burkholder S, Gentile C, Watt CD, Edmonston TB: Comparison of Two Non-BIOMED ASR multiplex Assays for Assessing T-cell Clonality: Invivoscribe’s ASR TCRG V(1-8,9)J - 6FAM + TCRG V(1-8)J - HEX and TCRG V(2-5,8-11)J1+2+P - 6FAM. The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics Nov 2013 Notes: Association for Molecular Pathology 2013 Annual Meeting on Genomic Medicine Abstract.

Watt CD, Roullet M, Bagg A: Application of molecular genetics to the diagnosis and classification of lymphoid and myeloid neoplasms. Knowles’ Neoplastic Hematopathology, 3rd edition by Orazi A, Weiss L, Foucar K and Knowles DM. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Oct 2013 Notes: Book Chapter.

Bauml J, Mick R, Zhang Y, Watt CD, Vachani A, Aggarwal C, Evans T, Langer C : Frequency of EGFR and KRAS mutations in patients with non small cell lung cancer by racial background: do disparities exist? Lung Cancer 81(3): 347–353, Sept 2013 Notes: Available online June 24.

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Last updated: 08/15/2014
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