Brian H. Shirts, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Brian H. Shirts, MD, PhD

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Office Location:

UWMC - NW120

Mailing Address:

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


Clinical and Research Background

Dr. Shirts supports inherited disease testing ranging from cancer-risk panel testing to targeted testing to prenatal testing to exome testing.

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Board Certifications

Molecular Genetic Pathology

Clinical Pathology

Research Interests

Dr. Shirts’ research focuses on diagnostic testing and communication between physicians, genetic counselors, patients, and families about the results of these tests. His group seeks ways to improve genetic outreach by using modern resources to help relatives connect and communicate with each other.

Academic and Medical Appointments

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Washington 2020-present

Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington 2018-2020

Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington 2012-2018

Medical Appointments

Director, Clinical Application of Research in Emerging Technologies (CARET) Unit, Brotman Baty Institute for Precision Medicine, 2018-present

Associate Director, Genetics and Solid Tumor Laboratory, Department of Laboratory Medicine at Pathology, University of Washington, 2015-present

Assistant Director, Informatics Division, Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington 2012-2018

Education and Training

Co-Chief Pathology Resident, University of Utah, Health Sciences Center 2011-2012

Fellow, Molecular Genetic Pathology, University of Utah, Health Sciences Center / ARUP Laboratories 2010-2011

Residency, Clinical Pathology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center 2008-2010

Publications

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