Lukas Bubendorf, MD

Prof. Lukas Bubendorf is a surgical pathologist and head of cytopathology at the Institute for Pathology of the University Hospital Basel. He completed a post-doctoral research fellowship at the National Human Genome Research Institutes at the NIH, Bethesda, from 1998-2000.

He is a member of numerous national and international scientific societies, the Steering Committee of the ETOP Lungscape project, the IASLC Pathology Committee and the editorial boards of several journals including Journal of Thoracic Oncology, Lung Cancer, Pathobiology, Cancer Cytopathology, Diagnostic Cytopathology, and Acta Cytologica.

Professor Bubendorf is the author of more than 250 papers in peer-reviewed journals and several book chapters. His major interests and diagnostic expertise lie within lung pathology and uropathology, and in the general field of cytopathology. His research group currently investigates the role of genomic evolution and heterogeneity in solid tumors, including lung cancer and prostate cancer. In cytology, he aims at translating molecular techniques and assays to clinical routine application.