Eric J Burks, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Pathology

Eric Burks
670 Albany Street


Eric Burks, MD is a Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology at the Boston University School of Medicine. After graduating medical school, he had two fellowship: one in Surgical Pathology at Harvard Medical School and another in Hematopathology at Johns Hopkins Medical Institution. Only recently, as of April 2018, did he join Boston University. With him he brings extensive experience as a lecturer, mentor, and physician. His research is particularly notable given that he has received both the American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant Medical Student Award and the American Society of Hematology Medical Student Award.

Other Positions

  • Member, BU-BMC Cancer Center, Boston University


  • University of New Mexico School of Medicine, MD
  • New Mexico State University, BS


  • Published on 3/10/2020

    Staron A, Burks EJ, Lee JC, Sarosiek S, Sloan JM, Sanchorawala V. Assessment of minimal residual disease using multiparametric flow cytometry in patients with AL amyloidosis. Blood Adv. 2020 Mar 10; 4(5):880-884. PMID: 32130406.

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  • Published on 10/10/2018

    Browne BM, Stensland KD, Patel CK, Sullivan T, Burks EJ, Canes D, Raman JD, Warrick J, Reiger-Christ KM. MicroRNA Expression Profiles in Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma Differentiate Tumor Grade, Stage, and Survival: Implications for Clinical Decision-Making. Urology. 2019 01; 123:93-100. PMID: 30315887.

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  • Published on 10/5/2017

    Robertson AG, Kim J, Al-Ahmadie H, Bellmunt J, Guo G, Cherniack AD, Hinoue T, Laird PW, Hoadley KA, Akbani R, Castro MAA, Gibb EA, Kanchi RS, Gordenin DA, Shukla SA, Sanchez-Vega F, Hansel DE, Czerniak BA, Reuter VE, Su X, de Sa Carvalho B, Chagas VS, Mungall KL, Sadeghi S, Pedamallu CS, Lu Y, Klimczak LJ, Zhang J, Choo C, Ojesina AI, Bullman S, Leraas KM, Lichtenberg TM, Wu CJ, Schultz N, Getz G, Meyerson M, Mills GB, McConkey DJ, Weinstein JN, Kwiatkowski DJ, Lerner SP. Comprehensive Molecular Characterization of Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer. Cell. 2017 Oct 19; 171(3):540-556.e25. PMID: 28988769.

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  • Published on 8/14/2017

    Integrated Genomic Characterization of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma. Cancer Cell. 2017 08 14; 32(2):185-203.e13. PMID: 28810144.

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  • Published on 5/18/2017

    Kowalik CG, Palmer DA, Sullivan TB, Teebagy PA, Dugan JM, Libertino JA, Burks EJ, Canes D, Rieger-Christ KM. Profiling microRNA from nephrectomy and biopsy specimens: predictors of progression and survival in clear cell renal cell carcinoma. BJU Int. 2017 09; 120(3):428-440. PMID: 28432832.

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  • Published on 11/5/2015

    The Molecular Taxonomy of Primary Prostate Cancer. Cell. 2015 Nov 05; 163(4):1011-25. PMID: 26544944.

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  • Published on 10/3/2015

    Gupta RK, Xie BH, Patton KT, Lisovsky M, Burks E, Behrman SW, Klimstra D, Deshpande V. Follicular pancreatitis: a distinct form of chronic pancreatitis-an additional mimic of pancreatic neoplasms. Hum Pathol. 2016 Feb; 48:154-62. PMID: 26563969.

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  • Published on 10/1/2014

    Ricciardi R, Burks E, Schoetz DJ, Verma Y, Kershnar E, Kilpatrick MW, Tsipouras P, Walat RJ. Is there a gain in chromosome 3q in the pathway to anal cancer? Dis Colon Rectum. 2014 Oct; 57(10):1183-7. PMID: 25203374.

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  • Published on 7/9/2014

    Comprehensive molecular profiling of lung adenocarcinoma. Nature. 2014 Jul 31; 511(7511):543-50. PMID: 25079552.

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  • Published on 4/1/2014

    Chen L, Kalady MF, Goldblum J, Seyidova-Khoshknabi D, Burks EJ, Roberts PL, Ricciardi R. Does reevaluation of colorectal cancers with inadequate nodal yield lead to stage migration or the identification of metastatic lymph nodes? Dis Colon Rectum. 2014 Apr; 57(4):432-7. PMID: 24608298.

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