Julia A. Elvin, MD PhD


Senior Vice President Pathology and Diagnostic Medicine
Foundation Medicine, Inc.
Cambridge, MA

Julia A. Elvin, MD PhD is Senior Vice President, Pathology and Diagnostic Medicine,Foundation Medicine, Inc. Cambridge, MA. Dr. Elvin joined Foundation Medicine in January 2014 as Associate Medical Director and Senior Pathologist with 8 years of experience in diagnostic pathology, cytology and laboratory medicine as Associate Medical Director and Director of Women’s Health Pathology in a regional reference pathology laboratory (Converge Diagnostic Services). Dr. Elvin has a particular interest in both the molecular drivers of cancer and gynecologic pathology. She was a trainee in the MSTP program at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX where she obtained her MD and PhD in Human and Molecular Genetics studying female reproductive system effects of TGF-beta family members using knockout mouse models. Her anatomic pathology training included an internship at the Baylor Affiliated Hospitals Pathology program, Anatomic Pathology residency and Women’s and Perinatal Pathology fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA where she also served as Chief Resident.

At Foundation Medicine, Dr. Elvin explores the genomic underpinnings of a diverse array of tumor types, presenting results at national and international pathology and oncology meetings, including USCAP, SGO, ASCO, and ESMO. Dr. Elvin has authored and co-authored numerous abstracts, reviews, book chapters and peer-reviewed articles, which have appeared in such journals as Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA, Nature, JAMA Oncology, Gynecologic Oncology, The Oncologist, Clinical Cancer Research, and American Journal of Surgical Pathology.