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)
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 2005.
M.D. (Medicine)
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 2005.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Molecular Pathology

Selected Publications

McMahon CM, Canaani J, Rea B, Sargent RL, Morrissette JJD, Lieberman DB, Watt CD, Schwartz GW, Faryabi RB, Ferng TT, Shah NP, Smith CC, Caroll M, and Perl AE: Mechanisms of acquired resistance to Gilteritinib therapy in relapsed and refractory FLT3-mutated acute myeloid leukemia. Blood 130(s1): 295, Dec 2017 Notes: 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology Abstract [604, Selected for Oral Presentation]

Hatem J, Schrank-Hacker AM, Watt CD, Morrissette JJ, Rubin AI, Kim EJ, Nasta SD, Wasik MA, Bogusz AM.: Marginal zone lymphoma-derived interfollicular diffuse large B-cell lymphoma harboring 20q12 chromosomal deletion and missense mutation of BIRC3 gene: a case report. Diagnostic Pathology 11: 137, Dec 2016 Notes: Published online 2016 Dec 19. doi: 10.1186/s13000-016-0588-x.

Surrey LF, Smith JR, Lubin D, Van Deerlin V, Watt CD: Analytic Approach for Complete and Mixed Engraftment Analysis using Commercial Software. The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics 18(6): 1030, Nov 2016 Notes: Association for Molecular Pathology 2016 Annual Meeting Abstract [TT02]

Li Y, Alby K, Watt CD, Roth JJ: Integration of rapid molecular testing for influenza and RSV into existing diagnostic workflow. The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics 18(6): 979, Nov 2016 Notes: Association for Molecular Pathology 2016 Annual Meeting Abstract [ID45]

Press RD, Watt CD, Cai L, Van Deerlin VM, Roth JJ, Gentile C, Loren A, and Eickelberg G: BCR-ABL1 molecular responses at 12-18 months predict long-term event-free survival in patients with tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI)-treated chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML). The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics 18(6): 964, Nov 2016 Notes: Association for Molecular Pathology 2016 Annual Meeting Abstract [H54]

Roth JJ, Windon AL, Strubinger J, Carlin A, Gentile C, Watt CD, McGrath CM, Van Deerlin VM : Improvements in workflow after verification and implementation of the cobasĀ® HPV Test. The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics 18(6): 970, Nov 2016 Notes: Association for Molecular Pathology 2016 Annual Meeting Abstract [ID07]

Nybakken G, Canaani J, Darshan R, Morrissette J, Watt CD, Shah N, Smith C, Bagg A, Carroll M, and Perl A: Quizartinib elicits differential responses that correlate with karyotype and genotype of the leukemic clone. Leukemia 30(6): 1422-5, Jun 2016.

Canaani J, Rea B, Sargent R, Morrissette J, Lieberman D, Watt CD, Carroll M, Perl A: Differentiation response to gilteritinib (ASP2215) in relapsed/refractory FLT3 mutated acute myeloid leukemia patients is associated with co-mutations in NPM1 and DNMT3A. Haematologica, 2016 European Hematology Association Annual Congress 101(S1), Jun 2016 Notes: 2016 European Hematology Association Annual Congress Abstract [P188]. Poster presentation.

Hiemenz MC, Kadauke S, Lieberman DB, Roth DB, Zhao J, Watt CD, Daber RD, Morrissette JJ: Building a robust tumor profiling program: Synergy between next-generation sequencing and targeted single-gene testing. PLoS One 11(4): e0152851, Apr 2016 Notes: eCollection 2016.https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0152851.

Cambor C, Roth D, Loundas C, Heuer M, Watt C, Montone K, Sesok-Pizzini D: Development of a dynamic leadership curriculum to enhance residency education in pathology and laboratory medicine. Modern Pathology 29(S2), Feb 2016 Notes: United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology 2016 Annual Meeting Abstract.

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Last updated: 03/26/2018
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