Dr. Anthony is Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and Professor of Neurology, at the Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, and Pathologist-in-Chief at Lifespan Academic Medical Center.  He received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis, his M.D. and Ph.D. in Experimental Pathology from Duke University, and is board-certified in anatomic pathology and neuropathology.  Before assuming his position at Brown and Lifespan, he has been Assistant Professor of Pathology at Duke University, Associate Professor of Pathology at Harvard University, and Professor and Chair of Pathology and Anatomy at the University of Missouri.

Research in Dr. Anthony’s laboratory explores several areas in the cellular and molecular neurosciences with a focus on translational biology and diagnostic neuropathology. Current projects include the pathobiology of primary brain tumors and a population of stem cells within them.  The laboratory also has long-standing interests in tumor cell metastasis, neuromuscular pathobiology, and the pathobiology of intermediate filaments.  His work has been funded by the NIH, NSF, and private foundations.


Ph.D. (Experimental Pathology)
Phi Beta Kappa, Honorable Mention for Weil Award
of the American Association of Neuropathologists
Duke University Graduate School
Durham, NC

M.D. (Medicine)
Medical Scientist Training Program Award, National Institute of
General Medical Sciences
Duke University, School of Medicine
Durham, NC

B.S. (Chemical Engineering)
Engineering Academic Achievement Award, Tau Beta Pi
Antoinette Dames Academic Achievement Award
Omicron Delta Kappa, Final Honors
Washington University
St. Louis, MO

Pathology Residency, Anatomic Pathology
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Board Certifications
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

Board Certification, American Board of Pathology (Anatomic Pathology),
Lifetime Certification (Voluntary Re-Certification 2013)

Certificate of Special Qualification, American Board of Pathology
(Neuropathology), Lifetime Certification


Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Neurology
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Chief, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Medical Director, Lifespan Laboratories
Lifespan Academic Medical Center
Associate Director for Translational Research
Lifespan Cancer Institute

Awards, Memberships and Publications
Dr. Anthony has many honors, memberships and publications. To see a full list of credentials, download his CV.

Research Interests

brain tumor, tumor cell metastasis, neuromuscular pathobiology, pathobiology of intermediate filaments

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