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Christopher Alexander French, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School

Academic Activities:

75 Francis Street
TH-6-603a Thorn Building
Boston,MA 02115
Education and Training:

Medical School - : Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons M.D.
Residency 1995 - 2000 : Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship 1998 - 2000 : Brigham and Women's Hospital

Clinical Specialties:
  • Cytopathology
Research Interests:
  • Chromosomal translocation
  • Endocrine tumor
  • Cancer
  1. French CA, Bieber FR, Bing DH, Genest DR. Twins, placentas and genetics: acardiac twinning in a dichorionic, diamniotic, monozygotic twin gestation. Human Pathol 1998;29:1028-31.
  2. French CA, Dorfman DM, Shaheem G, and Cibas ES. Diagnosing lymphoproliferative disorders involving the cerebrospinal fluid: increased sensitivity using flow cytometric analysis. Diag Cytopathol 2000;23:369-74.
  3. French CA , Mentzel T, Kulzner H, and Fletcher CDM. Intradermal spindle cell/pleomorphic lipoma: a distinct subset. Am J Dermatopathol 2000;22:496-502.
  4. Vargas SO, French CA, Faul PN, Fletcher JA, Davis IJ, Dal Cin P, Perez-Atayde AR. Upper respiratory tract carcinoma with chromosomal translocation 15;19. Evidence for a distinct disease entity of young patients with a rapidly fatal course. Cancer 2001;92:1195-203.
  5. French CA, Miyoshi I, Aster JC, Kubonishi I, Kroll TG, Dal Cin P, Vargas SO, Perez-Atayde AR, Fletcher JA. BRD4 Bromodomain Gene Rearrangement in Aggressive Carcinoma with Translocation t(15;19). Am J Pathol 2001;159:1987-1992.
  6. French CA, Alexander EK, Cibas ES, Nose V, Laguette J, Faquin W, Garber J, Moore F Jr, Fletcher JA, Larsen PR, Kroll TG. Genetic and biological subgroups of low-stage follicular thyroid cancer. Am J Pathol. 2003;162:1053-60.
  7. French CA, Miyoshi I, Kubonishi I, Grier HE, Perez-Atayde AR, Fletcher JA. BRD4-NUT Fusion Oncogene: A Novel Mechanism in Aggressive Carcinoma. Cancer Res. 2003;63:304-7.
  8. Rahbar R, Vargas SO, Miyamoto CR, Perez-Atayde AR, French CA, Robson CD, Licameli GR, Fletcher JA, Marcus KC, Grier HE, McGill TJ, Healy GB. The role of chromosomal translocation (15;19) in the carcinoma of the upper aerodigestive tract in children. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2003; 129:698-704.
  9. French CA, Kutok JL, Faquin WC, Toretsky JA, Antonescu C, Griffin CA, Nose V, Vargas SO, Moschovi M, Tzortzatou-Stathopoulou F, Miyoshi I, Perez-Atayde AR, Aster JC, Fletcher JA. Midline carcinoma of children and young adults with NUT rearragement. Journal of Clinical Oncology. J Clin Oncol. 2004;22: 4135-4139.
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