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Donald E. Born, PhD, MD

Dr. Born is a neuropathologist who specializes in identifying cancers of the brain and spinal cord and has expertise in applying new techniques to identify genetic and molecular components of cancers. His work is done by looking at cells and tumor tissue using a microscope.

Dr. Born's Resume


  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pathology (Neuropathology), University of Washington School of Medicine


  • 1993-1997 Acting Instructor, Department of Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • 1997-1999 Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Neuropathology, University of Washington
  • 1999-2004 Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology (Neuropathology), University of Washington
  • 1998- Director, Neuropathology Core, Center on Human Development and Disability, University of Washington
  • 2004-2007 Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology (Neuropathology), University of Washington

Education And Training

  • 1987-1988  Postdoctoral Fellow, Neurobiology Training Grant,
    University of Washington
  • 1988-1993  Resident and Fellow, Anatomic Pathology and Neuropathology, University of Washington
  • 1993-1994  ICOS Fellow, Neuropathology, University of Washington

More Information

  • 1979 Phi Beta Kappa
  • 1979 Paul L. Whitely Award and Department of Psychology Honors, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 
  • 1984 Whitfield-Randolph Scholarship in Neuroscience, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
  • 1992 William Gower Fellowship, Epilepsy Foundation of America
  • 1998-2003  NIH Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award (K08)