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Robert Barnes Colvin, MD

  • Phone: 617-724-3631
Departments
Department of Pathology

Specialties

  • Transplant Center
  • Kidney Transplant
Clinical Interests
Renal Pathology
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, Harvard Medical School
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Immunopathology, American Board of Pathology
Anatomic Pathology, American Board of Pathology
Gender
Male
Patient Age Group
Adult
Accepting New Patients
Yes

Biography

Robert B. Colvin

Pathologist-in-Chief, Emeritus
Massachusetts General Hospital

Benjamin Castleman Distinguished Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School

Email: COLVIN@HELIX.MGH.HARVARD.EDU

Dr. Colvin's principal clinical interest is renal pathology, particularly the immunological aspects of renal disease and transplantation.  He has contributed seminal work in the field of antibody mediated rejection and approaches to tolerance induction.  He has been continuously funded by NIH since 1976 and trained over 45 fellows   He teaches at HMS and lectures widely.  He also currently leads the Immunopathology Research Laboratory and Renal Pathology Diagnostic Service at MGH.



 

Updated 11/25/2012

Research

Dr. Colvin has contributed seminal work in the field of antibody mediated rejection and approaches to tolerance induction.  He has been continuously funded by NIH since 1976 and trained over 45 fellows   He teaches at HMS and lectures widely.  He also currently leads the Immunopathology Research Laboratory and Renal Pathology Diagnostic Service at MGH. Other research interests include:

  • Acute and chronic antibody-mediated rejection (human, monkey and mouse studies)
  • Mechanisms of Graft Acceptance (human, monkey, pig, mice)

Visit the Colvin Lab for more details.






Updated 12/30/2011

Pathology Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-724-3631
Fax: 617-724-5833