Beatrice Knudsen, MD, PhD

Professor of Biomedical Sciences and Pathology
Director of Translational Pathology
Scientific Director of Translational Research Core

Phone: 310-248-8687


  • Translational Pathology

Education and Training

  • Medical and Doctorate schools: Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY
  • Internship: Medicine, The New York Hospital-Cornell, New York, NY
  • Residency: Anatomic Pathology, The New York Hospital-Cornell, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Molecular Oncology, Rockefeller University, New York, NY

Medical Board Certifications

  • Anatomic Pathology

Clinical and Research Interests

  • My laboratory is affiliated with the prostate cancer research group and research interests include mechanisms of prostate cancer metastasis
  • Biomarker development and molecular diagnostics in prostate and other cancers
  • Tissue and data quality in biobanking

Professional Activities and Awards

  • Prostate Cancer Foundation Creativity Award
  • Associate Editor, Genitourinary Oncology, a specialty of Frontiers in Oncology
  • Co-Director Movember GAP1 consortium
  • External Advisory Board (PCRP EAB) for the Prostate Cancer Biorepository Network (PCBN)


  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
  • Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute (SOCCI)

Selected Publications

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