Jose Costa MD, FACP

Professor of Pathology and of Medicine (Medical Oncology); Director, Translational Diagnostics; Director, Musculoskeletal Tumor Program

Biographical Info


International Activity

  • Colon cancer research
    France (2008)
    Dr. Costa is engaged in a joint study of transgenic mice developing colon cancer.
  • Liver Cancer Detection
    Spain (2008)
    Dr. Costa collaborates with the Liver Unit at the Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, centered on the early detection of liver cancer related to hepatitis C.
  • Tumor Biology
    Spain (2008)
    Dr. Costa collaborates with a colleague at Universitat Pompeu i Fabra, Barcelona. His work involves In Silico Modeling of tumor biology.
  • Oncology
    Spain (2007)
    Dr. Costa is a member of the Board of Directors of Institut Catala d'Oncologia and provides input in strategic planning and recruitment of senior leadership as well as facilitating the exchange of students.
  • Tumor research
    Switzerland (2003)
    Dr. Costa is involved in a collaboration with Professor Bossman, Institut de Pathologie, Lausanne for the study of micro-diversity in tumors.
  • Oncology
    Spain (2003)
    Dr. Costa is a member of the SAB of Centro Nacional Investigaciones Oncológicas (Madrid). In that capacity, he provides input on strategic planning and recruitment of senior leadership and facilitates exchange of students.

Education & Training

M.D.
University of Barcelona (1967)
Senior Staff Fellow
Laboratory of Pathology, NCI, Bethesda, MD
Visiting fellow
Laboratory of Pathology, Fogarty International Foundation, NCI, Bethesda, MD
Resident
Washington Univ School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, Surgical Pathology (1972 - 1973)
Resident
University of Colorado Medical Center, Anatomic Pathology (1971 - 1972)
Fellow
National Institute of Health, Pathology
Fellow
National Institute of Health, Pathology
Board Certification
Pathology, Board Certified  (1974)

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