Dara L. Aisner, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology
Director, Colorado Molecular Correlates Laboratory
University of Colorado School of Medicine
University of Colorado Cancer Center
Denver, CO

Dr. Aisner is a Board-Certified Anatomic and Molecular Genetic Pathologist. She is an Associate Professor of Pathology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Denver, Colorado and a member of the University of Colorado Comprehensive Cancer Center. She also recently became Board Certified in Clinical Informatics. She is the Director of the Colorado Molecular Correlates Laboratory within the Department of Pathology. The laboratory provides CLIA level clinical services in the evaluation of patient tumor specimens for personalized medicine approaches.

She is a member of numerous oncology pathology and guidelines committees including the CAP/AMP/IASLC Guidelines for Biomarker Testing in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, among others. She is a member of the Association for Molecular Pathology, and is a member of the Economic Affairs Committee. She is also a member of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, among other professional societies. Dr. Aisner is a leader among her academic peers in helping establish formal processes helping medical oncologists and pathologists work optimally together, which is especially important in today’s world of companion diagnostics, personalized medicine and Next-generation sequencing testing.

Dr. Aisner is also the author of numerous publications and book chapters.