Co-Director of Pathology Research Collaborative

I am interested in the development and utilization of laboratory tests to improve patient outcomes. My specific interests include the use of biomarkers to aid in the diagnosis of infectious disease.

Chris Farnsworth, PhD, completed his formal education at Robert’s Wesleyan College with graduate training at the University of Rochester. Farnsworth then completed a post-doctoral research fellowship in Clinical Chemistry at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He currently serves as assistant professor of Pathology and Immunology at Washington University School of Medicine, as well as Co-Medical Director of Clinical Chemistry and Medical Director of Point-of-Care testing at Barnes Jewish Hospital.

Highlighted Publications

Increased specimen minimum volume reduces turnaround time and hemolysis (2022)
Association between SARS-CoV-2 Neutralizing
Antibodies and Commercial Serological Assays (2020)
Clinical Performance of Two SARS-CoV-2 Serologic Assays (2020)
Parameters for Validating a Hospital Pneumatic Tube System (2018)
Diagnostic concordance between NT-proBNP and BNP for suspected heart failure (2018)