Tony E. Godfrey, PhD

  • Office 700 Albany St., W-408C, Boston, MA 02118
  • Phone 617.414.8013
  • Education BSc, Biochemistry, UK-Brunel University
    PhD, Molecular Biology, UK-Brunel University
Professor of Surgery

Professional Interests

  • Barrett’s Esophagus
  • Cancer Genomics
  • Esophageal Adenocarcinoma
  • Lung Cancer
  • Molecular Diagnostics
  • Translational cancer research


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About Dr. Godfrey

Tony E. Godfrey, PhD, earned a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Brunel University in England, followed by a doctorate in molecular biology and biochemistry, also from Brunel. He attended the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), for postdoctoral fellowships and managed UCSF’s Genome Analysis Core Facility.

Prior to joining the Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine faculty, Dr. Godfrey was a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, NY.

Dr. Godfrey’s research is focused on cancer genetics and molecular pathology. Research projects use state-of-the-art genetic and genomic approaches to address clinical needs in the areas of cancer diagnosis, prognosis, and therapy. One focus of Dr. Godfrey’s research is on Barrett’s esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma; a tumor with rapidly increasing incidence in the United States and other western countries. The Godfrey lab works closely with translational research teams comprised of surgeons, pathologists, and oncologists in order to develop new molecular approaches to cancer detection, staging and treatment.

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