Christine M. Disteche Ph.D.

Christine M. Disteche Ph.D.
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Christine Disteche, Ph.D., is a UW professor of Pathology and an adjunct professor of Medicine and Medical Genetics. She is one of the directors of UW Medicine’s Cytogenetics and Genomics Laboratory.

 Dr. Disteche aims to provide the most accurate and timely diagnosis of chromosome disorders. The field of cytogenetics and genomics changes quickly, so practitioners must keep current of new developments and research.

 Dr. Disteche earned her Ph.D. at the University of Liege in Belgium. She is board certified in Clinical Cytogenetics by the American Board of Medical Genetics. Her clinical expertise is in cytogenetics and genome analysis. These clinical tests can detect chromosomal abnormalities or specific anomalies that distinguish cancers.


Institution Credential Year
University of Liege Medical education 1976
Harvard Medical School - Dept. of Pathology Fellowship

Board Certifications

Certification Specialty Year
American Board of Medical Genetics Clinical Cytogenetics 1984