Eleanor Y. Chen M.D., Ph.D.

Eleanor Y. Chen M.D., Ph.D.
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Dr. Chen is a staff pathologist with subspecialty interest in bone and soft tissue pathology and a UW assistant professor of pathology. She also does basic science and translational research in pediatric rhabdomyosarcoma.

Dr. Chen earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Washington and her M.D. and Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. She did her residency and fellowship training in anatomic pathology at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Her subsequent post-doctoral research training was done at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Patient Care Philosophy

I am committed to translate my research findings in sarcomas into new therapeutic options to improve survival of patients with advanced or relapsed disease.

Clinical Interests

Bone and soft tissue pathology.

Research Interests

Cancer biology; sarcoma biology; animal models of rhabdomyosarcoma; stem cell biology.


Institution Credential Year
Brigham and Women's Hospital Fellowship 2010
Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital Fellowship 2013
Brigham and Women's Hospital Teaching Appointment 2013
Univ. of Minnesota Medical School Medical education 2006
Univ. of Minnesota Ph.D 2004
Brigham and Women's Hospital Residency 2009
Degree Institution Year
MD Univ. of Minnesota Medical School 2006

Board Certifications

Certification Specialty Year
American Board of Pathology Anatomic Pathology 2009