Zenta Walther MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Pathology; Medical Director, YNHH Tumor Profiling Laboratory

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchPathology: Surgical PathologyMolecular Diagnostics

Research Interests

Epithelial polarity and proliferation control; Intestinal epithelial homeostasis; Intestinal barrier function; Innate immune signalling more...


  • B.S., Yale University, 1986
  • Ph.D., Rockefeller University, 1994
  • M.D., Cornell University, 1995

Selected Publications

  • Walther, Z., and J. Sklar. 2011. Molecular Tumor Profiling for Prediction of Response to Anti-Cancer Therapies. Cancer J. 17:71-79.
  • Walther, Z. and D.J. Jain. 2011. Molecular pathology of hepatic neoplasms: classification and clinical significance. Pathol. Res. Int. Apr 7:403929.
  • Lozovatsky, L., Abayasekara, N., Piawah, S., and Walther, Z. 2009. CASK deletion in intestinal epithelia causes mislocalization of LIN7C and the DLG1/Scrib polarity complex without affecting cell polarity. Mol. Biol. Cell 20:4489-4499.



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