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Patricia Thompson-Carino, PhD

Patricia Thompson-Carino, PhD
Professor, Department of Pathology
Deputy Director, Cancer Center
Basic Sciences Tower, Level 9
Stony Brook Medicine

Stony Brook, NY 11794-8691

Phone: (631) 444-3000
Fax: (631) 444-3424
Email: Patricia.Thompson-Carino@stonybrookmedicine.edu 

Research Summary: Dr. Thompson leads a nationally prominent research program that has focused on the evolution of molecular and cellular changes that occur during the development of colorectal and breast cancer. Her research is concentrated primarily on the discovery and validation of biomarkers that help identify individuals at greatest risk for cancer recurrence, to enable more precise and effective methods to treat cancer patients.

Education:

Year(s)DegreeInstitution/ Location
1986B.S.Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX
1993Ph.D.University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
1993-1994Postdoctoral FellowshipSouthwest Research Foundation, San Antonio, TX
1994-1995Postdoctoral FellowshipUniversity of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
1996-1998Postdoctoral FellowshipNational Center for Toxicology Research, Jefferson, AR

Positions Held:

Year(s)Institution/ Location
1993-1994Instructor of Cell Biology, Department of Life Sciences, University of Texas, San Antonio, TX
1998-1999Molecular Biologist and Staff Scientist, Division of Molecular Epidemiology, National Center for Toxicological Research, Jefferson, AR
1998-1999Adjunct Professor, Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Arkansas Medical School, Little Rock, AR
1999-2001Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Division of Cancer Prevention, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
2001-2009Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
2001-2014Member, The University of Arizona Cancer Center, Tucson, AZ
2003-2014Adjunct Faculty, Department of Nutritional Sciences, College of Agriculture, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
2004-2014Member, Cancer Biology Interdisciplinary Graduate Program, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
2009-2010Assistant Professor (Non-tenure eligible), Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
2010-2014Associate Professor (Tenure eligible), Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
2011-2014Program Leader, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, The University of Arizona Cancer Center, Tucson, AZ
2014-Professor, Department of Pathology, Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook, NY
2014-Associate Director for Basic Research, Cancer Center, Stony Brook, NY

Awards/ Honors:

1982-1986Carr Academic Scholarship to Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX
1982-1984Carr ROTC Scholarship to Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX
1986Head of the River Ranch Honors Scholarship in Biology, Angelo State University, San Angelo TX
1991Most Accomplished Graduate Student
2008Arizona Cancer Center Sydney Salmon Junior Investigator Award

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