Richmond, Va. – July 25, 2012 – AIPL, a specialty anatomic pathology laboratory, is pleased to announce the appointment of Brent T. Harris MD, PhD, as Associate Medical Director specializing in neuropathology. Dr. Harris’s appointment strengthens AIPL’s commitment to providing optimal patient care with its veteran team of pathologists. This appointment represents a new collaboration between AIPL and Georgetown University and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital where Dr. Harris serves as an Associate Professor of Neurology and Pathology and Director of Neuropathology.
Dr. Harris has practiced neuropathology in an academic setting since 1999, with specific expertise in muscle and nerve biopsy interpretation, central and peripheral nervous system tumors, CNS trauma, and neurodegenerative diseases. He is a leading expert in developing new approaches for better resection of CNS tumors and in investigation of the pathogenesis of neurodegenerative disease, especially amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Dr. Harris has authored and published over 150 peer-reviewed articles and abstracts, as well as several book chapters in diverse areas of experimental and clinical neuropathology. He serves on several scientific study sections and editorial boards for leading neuroscience and pathology journals. He is regularly invited to deliver lectures, seminars, and platform presentations at national and international conferences and courses. He is a course director and lecturer for several graduate and medical school courses and trains pathology and neurology residents and fellows at Georgetown and Howard Universities.
Dr. Harris is a member of College of American Pathologists, the Society for Neuroscience, the American Association of Neuropathologists, and the North East ALS Consortium.
AIPL is a specialty anatomic pathology laboratory focused on providing premium services on primary cases covering every organ in the human body. AIPL also offers the latest technology in virtual pathology and immunohistochemistry.
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