Academic Rank:
Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC
Consultant Pathologist, BCCA
Affiliation(s):
BC Cancer Agency
Short Bio:

Deepu Alex, MD, PhD, is a Consultant Pathologist at BC Cancer Agency in Vancouver. He is certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology, Molecular Genetic Pathology and Cytopathology. He received his medical degree from St. John’s Medical College in Bangalore, India and his doctoral degree in Microbiology and Immunology from Georgetown University, Washington D.C. He completed his residency training in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Medstar-Georgetown University Hospital, Washington D.C. He has completed fellowship training in Oncologic Surgical Pathology, Molecular Genetic Pathology and Cytopathology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York. He is actively involved in various professional societies in Pathology. His areas of research interest include molecular testing of cytology specimens, molecular profiling of lung cancers and, development of advanced molecular techniques for clinical testing.

Academic background

  • AP/CP Residency. Georgetown University. 2015
  • PhD (Microbiology and Immunology) Georgetown University. 2011
  • MSc (Microbiology and Immunology) Georgetown University. 2006
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS). St. John’s Medical College. 2004

Research Interest

Areas of research interest include molecular testing of cytology specimens, molecular profiling of lung cancers and, the development of advanced molecular techniques for clinical testing.