Caris Life Sciences expands pathology practice to urology

Apr 29, 2010

Caris Life Sciences (Irving, TX) has announced the launch of its urologic pathology practice, available through its subsidiary Caris Diagnostics.

Caris Life Sciences (Irving, TX) has announced the launch of its urologic pathology practice, available through its subsidiary Caris Diagnostics.

Under the leadership of Rajal B. Shah, MD, Caris’ urologic pathology experts will also support the development of a proprietary testing platform that will help diagnose and manage prostate cancer patients earlier and less invasively.

"Caris’ commitment to precise and personalized health care begins with investment in subspecialty physician expertise," said Richard H. Lash, MD, of Caris Life Sciences. "Our urologic pathology services will mirror our other subspecialty practices with a commitment to academic activities, including research and education, combined with unsurpassed service and the latest evidence-based molecular testing."

Dr. Shah, who joined the company in January 2010, has been named director of Caris’ Urologic Pathology Services. Dr. Shah joined Caris from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where he served as clinical associate professor of urology and pathology, as well as director of the Urologic Pathology Service and fellowship program.