University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus


Dara Aisner MD, PhD

Professor - Lung/Molecular Pathology - Vice Chair Genome Lab PATH
  • Pathology (SOM)


Mailing Address:
  • CU Anschutz

Research I South

12801 East 17th Avenue

Aurora, CO 80045

Education, Licensure & Certifications


  • Molecular and Genetic Pathology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Hospital - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2009-2010)
  • Fellow, Surgical Pathology Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Hospital - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2008-2009)
  • Resident/Clinical Fellow, Anatomic Pathology; National Institutes of Health, & 7/2004 - 9/2006 Bethesda, Maryland (2007-2008)
  • MD; University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas - Dallas, Texas (1996-2004)
  • PhD; University of Texas Southwestern Graduate School - Dallas, Texas (1996-2004)
  • BS, Magna Cum Laude, Molecular Biology with honors; Vanderbilt University - Nashville, Tennessee (1992-1996)
  • Anatomic Pathology (June, 2008)
  • Molecular Genetic Pathology (Board Eligible)
  • Colorado - Unrestricted
  • Maryland - Unrestricted (Inactive)


  • CAP Foundation Research Grant, 2009-2010; Project Title: Identification and Validation of Gene Targets for CpG Promoter Methylation for Risk Stratification in GIST
  • REACH Resident Research Award Grant, 2009-2010; Project Title: MicroRNA Expression in H.pylori associated Gastric Carcinogenesis
  • H.T. Enterline Surgical Pathology Fellowship Award; University of Pennsylvania; June 2009
  • Merck Scholars Training Grant, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Medical Scientist Training Program
  • Magna cum Laude; Vanderbilt University; June 1996
  • Phi Beta Kappa; Vanderbilt University; March 1996

Pathology (SOM)

CU Anschutz

Academic Office One

12631 East 17th Avenue

2nd Floor

Aurora, CO 80045


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