Antonia R. Sepulveda, MD, PhD, FACP
Dr. Antonia Sepulveda is Vice-Chair for Translational Research and Director of the Division of Gastrointestinal Pathology in the Department of Pathology & Cell Biology at Columbia University. Dr. Sepulveda is an experienced gastrointestinal and molecular pathologist with expertise combining conventional morphology and novel molecular applications for tissue diagnosis. Her clinical expertise is focused in Gastrointestinal and Pancreaticobiliary Pathology and her Molecular Pathology expertise is centered in solid tumor genomic and epigenetic molecular testing. She has served as the Chair of the Solid Tumor Subdivision of the Association for Molecular Pathology. Dr. Sepulveda’s research laboratory and the pathology translational research program at Columbia University are integrating conventional diagnostics with novel molecular testing applications of molecular biomarkers, with emphasis in genomic and epigenetic approaches for evaluation of cancer risk, diagnosis, prognosis and targeted therapies in digestive organ cancers and precursor lesions, including gastric, esophageal, colorectal and pancreaticobiliary tumors. Dr. Sepulveda has contributed numerous original research publications, reviews and chapters and is the Editor of a recently released book titled “Molecular Pathology of Neoplastic Gastrointestinal Diseases”.