Nov 22, 2022
Nov 28, 2023
Medical Oncology Lead NP
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center
Sibley Memorial Hospital Johns Hopkins
Associate Director, Center for Integrated Diagnostics
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Assistant Pathologist, Massachusetts General Hospital
Lauren Ritterhouse, MD, PhD, specializes in diagnostic molecular genetic pathology with expertise in biomarkers for personalized medicine in cancer. She is a member of the Center for Integrated Diagnostics (CID) at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Dr. Ritterhouse joined the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Pathology and Center for Integrated Diagnostics as a staff pathologist in 2019. Prior to this, she was the Co-Director of the clinical genomics and molecular diagnostic laboratories at the University of Chicago. She received her MD, PhD from the University of Oklahoma where she studied the pathogenic roles of aberrant cytokine production in autoimmunity. She completed a Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship at Harvard Medical School and Anatomic Pathology Residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA. She is particularly interested in the translation of emerging molecular biomarkers into the clinical laboratory, including those evaluating response to immunotherapy, solid tumor mutational signature profiling, circulating tumor DNA, as well as hematologic malignancies.
This CE activity is intended for oncology nurses and nurse practitioners who provide care for individuals with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
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