Runjun Kumar, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor | Assistant Director of Germline Genetics

Runjun Kumar, MD, PhD


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Office Location:

UW Medical Center - Montlake, Room NW120

Mailing Address:

Box 357110
1959 NE Pacific St
Seattle, WA 98195‐7110

Clinical and Research Background

Dr. Kumar is a medical geneticist and molecular pathologists. His clinical focus is on development and deployment of clinical grade genetic testing such as exome and genome sequencing. His research interests include development of bioinformatic methods for somatic and germline variant interpretation, development of analytic methods for “-omics” datasets, and optimizing genetic test utilization for patients, hospitals and whole populations.

Board Certifications

BE Molecular Genetic Pathology

BC Medical Genetics & Genomics

BC Pediatrics

Research Interests

Test utilization

Computational biology


Genome sequencing

Academic and Medical Appointments

Assistant Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Seattle, WA, 2023-Present

Education and Training

Fellowship, Molecular Genetic Pathology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 2022-2023

Residency, Pediatrics and Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 2018-2022

MD & PhD in Computational Biology, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, 2010-2018

HBSc, Pathology & Statistics, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, 2006-2010


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