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Zenta Walther, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Pathology; Director, Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship Program

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Zenta Walther, MD, PhD

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Dr. Walther is a physician-scientist with clinical expertise in gastrointestinal and liver pathology, the molecular diagnostics of surgical pathology specimens, and molecular oncology of solid tumors. Dr. Walther served as Clinical Director of the YNHH Tumor Profiling Laboratory for 12 years through the end of 2023, where she focused on molecular and genomic analyses of solid tumor specimens, to enable the identification of therapeutic targets within individual patients' cancers, and thus to promote precision medicine in oncology. She remains a key faculty member in the TPL and serves as Director of the Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship.

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine (2011)
  • Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine (2001)
  • Resident
    Yale University School of Medicine (1997)
  • MD
    Cornell University (1995)
  • PhD
    Rockefeller University (1994)
  • BS
    Yale University (1986)

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