Memorial Sloan Kettering neuropathologist Tejus Bale

Tejus A. Bale, MD, PhD


Clinical Expertise

Neuropathology; Molecular Pathology

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About Me


MD-PhD, Stony Brook University School of Medicine


Anatomic Pathology - Brigham and Women’s Hospital


Neuropathology - Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Boston Children’s Hospital/Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital; Molecular Genetic Pathology - Harvard Medical School

Board Certifications

Anatomic Pathology; Neuropathology; Molecular Genetic Pathology

As a neuropathologist, my work involves studying tissue samples of the brain and spinal cord taken during surgery in order to diagnose and classify tumors. Making a precise diagnosis requires using observations we make at the microscope, as well as information from molecular genetic assessments. This process is critical for predicting how a tumor is likely to behave and helps to guide treatment decisions.

I am also a molecular genetic pathologist and work alongside my colleagues in the diagnostic molecular pathology lab to detect genetic changes in cancer.

My research interests include searching for recurrent molecular alterations in difficult to classify primary brain tumors. We are specifically looking for those with possible diagnostic, therapeutic, or prognostic significance. I am proud to collaborate with the dedicated scientists and clinicians of the Brain Tumor Center at Memorial Sloan Kettering. Our goal is to discover and develop effective brain tumor therapies. 


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Research and Publications

Publications on PubMed

Visit PubMed for a full listing of Dr. Bale’s journal articles. Pubmed is an online index of research papers and other articles from the US National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.