Joseph Corbo, MD, PhD

Joseph Corbo, MD, PhD


Primary Academic Title

Professor of Pathology and Immunology, Division of Neuropathology, Washington University School of Medicine

Research Interest

Neuropathology with a focus on the pathology of central nervous system neoplasia. Transcriptional networks involved in the development, evolution and diseases of the nervous system using the retina as a model system.


  • 1997: PhD, biology, University of California, San Diego
  • 1999: MD, University of California, San Diego


  • 1999 - 2001: Resident, anatomic pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston
  • 2001 - 2003: Clinical fellow, neuropathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • 2003 - 2005: Post-doctoral research fellow, genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston

Selected Research Publications

A single-cell massively parallel reporter assay detects cell-type-specific gene regulation.
  • Zhao S, Hong CKY, Myers CA, [...] Corbo JC, Cohen BA
  • Nat Genet 2023

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