Nathan Montgomery

Nathan D. Montgomery, MD, PhD, is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member and Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Montgomery’s research focuses on the pathology, genetics, and underlying biology of lymphoma and other hematologic malignancies.

MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
UNC- Chapel Hill
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Area of interest

Dr. Montgomery is a board-certified anatomic and clinical pathologist, with subspecialty certification in hematopathology and molecular genetic pathology.

As a molecular hematopathologist, his research and clinical interests center on the pathology, genetics, and underlying biology of lymphoma and other hematologic malignancies. Major areas of interest include:

• Clinical application of genetic and genomic tools, including next-generation sequencing, in the diagnosis and monitoring of hematolymphoid neoplasms
• Development of pathology and molecular-diagnostic tools for lymphoma diagnosis in resource-limited settings
• Mechanisms of lymphomagenesis, including the relationship between lymphoma and virally-driven precursor lesions

Awards and Honors

  • 2017 Association for Molecular Pathology Young Investigator Award
  • 2016 Pope Clinical Fellows Award
  • 2015 UNC Resident Physician Global Health Scholarship
  • 2015 Walter L. Lamar Residency Excellence Award
  • 2006 Sarah Graham Kenan/Hobgood Outstanding Graduate Student Award
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Predoctoral Fellowship, 2002-2007

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