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) Degree Institution/ Location
1986 B.S. Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX
1993 Ph.D. University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
1993-1994 Postdoctoral Fellowship Southwest Research Foundation, San Antonio, TX
1994-1995 Postdoctoral Fellowship University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
1996-1998 Postdoctoral Fellowship National Center for Toxicology Research, Jefferson, AR

Positions Held:

Year(s)   Institution/ Location
1993-1994   Instructor of Cell Biology, Department of Life Sciences, University of Texas, San Antonio, TX
1998-1999   Molecular Biologist and Staff Scientist, Division of Molecular Epidemiology, National Center for Toxicological Research, Jefferson, AR
1998-1999   Adjunct Professor, Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Arkansas Medical School, Little Rock, AR
1999-2001   Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Division of Cancer Prevention, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
2001-2009   Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
2001-2014   Member, The University of Arizona Cancer Center, Tucson, AZ
2003-2014   Adjunct Faculty, Department of Nutritional Sciences, College of Agriculture, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
2004-2014   Member, Cancer Biology Interdisciplinary Graduate Program, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
2009-2010   Assistant Professor (Non-tenure eligible), Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
2010-2014   Associate Professor (Tenure eligible), Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
2011-2014   Program 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
2014-2020   Associate Director for Basic Research, Cancer Center, Stony Brook, NY

Awards/ Honors:

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

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