Christopher D. Andry, MPhil, PhD
Boston University School of Medicine
Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Anatomic Pathology

PhD, Boston University
MPhil, Lancaster University

Christopher Andry, MPhil, PhD, was named Chief, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Chair, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) effective September 1, 2019. Dr. Andry’s career at BMC and BU has spanned more than 35 years, during which he has demonstrated a deep-rooted commitment to and passion for the mission of the BMC Health System, BUSM and the Medical Campus, Boston University and the Boston community at large. As Chief and Chair, Dr. Andry will bring his clinical expertise and leadership to the role to ensure a high-quality, integrated, academic department that is innovative, well-resourced, and collaborative.

Dr. Andry served as the Department’s Vice Chair for Operations & Management and Administrative Director for 12 years and is a Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine and Family Medicine, he also is a member of the BU-BMC Cancer Center Executive Committee, and liaison to New England Donor Services.

Dr. Andry is well recognized in the field of biospecimen science. In a team-based setting at BU and BMC, he has established evidence-based protocols and standards to ensure curation and distribution of high-quality, well-annotated biospecimens. Dr. Andry has served as the PI on more than $2 million in NCI funded grants and contracts to set standards for the science of biospecimen collection. Dr. Andry has raised the profile of BU in biobanking and provides the expertise for obtaining usable tissue samples for medical campus research faculty. Dr Andry is focused on supporting research and infrastructure to reduce healthcare disparities for underserved populations and has an interest in cancer biology, specifically prostate and breast cancer.

Dr. Andry received his PhD in pathology from BUSM and his bachelor of science and master of philosophy in biological sciences from the University of Lancaster, United Kingdom. He has published and collaborated on more than 50 articles, reviews and medical texts.

Associate Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Family Medicine

Boston Medical Center

Boston University
BU-BMC Cancer Center

Boston University
Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research

Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students)
Boston University School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences

Boston University School of Medicine
Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

New England Centenarian Study
07/01/2016 - 06/30/2021 (Multi-PI)
PI: Christopher D. Andry, MPhil, PhD
The William M. Wood Foundation

Boston Medical Center Biospecimen Source Site for the Clinical Proteomic Tumor Analysis
02/24/2016 - 02/23/2021 (PI)

Thrombosis -Related Biomakers in Cancer Patients and Pre-analytic Variables that May Impact …
11/16/2016 - 04/30/2019 (PI)
Leidos Biomedical Research Inc. NIH-NCI

caHUB at Boston Medical Center
01/01/2011 - 12/31/2016 (PI)
Leidos Biomedical Research Inc. NIH-NCI

NDRI-Tissue Source Site
05/01/2014 - 04/30/2016 (PI)
National Disease Research Interchange NIH-NCRR
U42 RR006042

caHUB BPV ST12-1098(2012)
11/01/2012 - 05/31/2015 (PI)
Leidos Biomedical Research Inc. NIH-NCI

The Cancer Genome Atlas Project (TCGA)
05/09/2013 - 12/31/2014 (PI)
Leidos Biomedical Research Inc. NIH-NCI

Mammograms in Action Breast Health Care Grant
04/01/2012 - 03/29/2013 (PI)
Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Prostate Cancer Screening Informed Decision Making
04/09/2012 - 06/29/2012 (PI)

Here to Help Advocacy Program
10/01/2006 - 09/30/2007 (PI)
Mass. Developmental Disabilities Council

Here to Help / Disability Advocacy Program
10/01/2004 - 09/30/2005 (PI)
The Agnes M Lindsay Trust

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  1. Kataria Y, Cole M, Duffy E, de la Cena K, Schechter-Perkins EM, Bouton TC, Werler MM, Pierre C, Ragan EJ, Weber SE, Jacobson KR, Andry C. Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 IgG antibodies and risk factors in health care workers at an academic medical center in Boston, Massachusetts. Sci Rep. 2021 05 06; 11(1):9694.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33958668; PMCID: PMC8102593; DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-89107-5;
  2. Giadone RM, Mithal A, Miller GJ, Matte TM, Yeung AK, Dowrey TW, Werder RB, Miller NS, Andry CD, Vanuytsel K, Murphy GJ. qRT-PCR Platforms for Diagnosing and Reporting SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Human Samples. STAR Protoc. 2020 Sep 18; 1(2):100102.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32954369; PMCID: PMC7490627; DOI: 10.1016/j.xpro.2020.100102;
  3. Carithers LJ, Agarwal R, Guan P, Odeh H, Sachs MC, Engel KB, Greytak SR, Barcus M, Soria C, Lih CJ, Williams PM, Branton PA, Sobin L, Fombonne B, Bocklage T, Andry C, Duffy ER, Sica G, Dhir R, Jewell S, Roche N, Moore HM. The Biospecimen Preanalytical Variables Program: A Multiassay Comparison of Effects of Delay to Fixation and Fixation Duration on Nucleic Acid Quality. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2019 09; 143(9):1106-1118.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30785788
  4. Andry C, Duffy E, Moskaluk CA, McCall S, Roehrl MHA, Remick D. Biobanking-Budgets and the Role of Pathology Biobanks in Precision Medicine. Acad Pathol. 2017 Jan-Dec; 4:2374289517702924.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28725790; PMCID: PMC5497908; DOI: 10.1177/2374289517702924;
  5. Saijo F, Milsom AB, Bryan NS, Bauer SM, Vowinkel T, Ivanovic M, Andry C, Granger DN, Rodriguez J, Feelisch M. On the dynamics of nitrite, nitrate and other biomarkers of nitric oxide production in inflammatory bowel disease. Nitric Oxide. 2010 Feb 15; 22(2):155-67. PMID: 20005300; DOI: 10.1016/j.niox.2009.11.009;
  6. Hasturk H, Goguet-Surmenian E, Blackwood A, Andry C, Kantarci A. 1-Tetradecanol complex: therapeutic actions in experimental periodontitis. J Periodontol. 2009 Jul; 80(7):1103-13. PMID: 19563290; DOI: 10.1902/jop.2009.090002;
  7. Hasturk H, Kantarci A, Goguet-Surmenian E, Blackwood A, Andry C, Serhan CN, Van Dyke TE. Resolvin E1 regulates inflammation at the cellular and tissue level and restores tissue homeostasis in vivo. J Immunol. 2007 Nov 15; 179(10):7021-9.View Related Profiles. PMID: 17982093
  8. Hasturk H, Jones VL, Andry C, Kantarci A. 1-Tetradecanol complex reduces progression of Porphyromonas gingivalis-induced experimental periodontitis in rabbits. J Periodontol. 2007 May; 78(5):924-32. PMID: 17470028
  9. Lieberthal W, Fuhro R, Andry C, Patel V, Levine JS. Rapamycin delays but does not prevent recovery from acute renal failure: role of acquired tubular resistance. Transplantation. 2006 Jul 15; 82(1):17-22. PMID: 16861936
  10. Hasturk H, Kantarci A, Ebrahimi N, Andry C, Holick M, Jones VL, Van Dyke TE. Topical H2 antagonist prevents periodontitis in a rabbit model. Infect Immun. 2006 Apr; 74(4):2402-14.View Related Profiles. PMID: 16552070; PMCID: PMC1418940; DOI: 10.1128/IAI.74.4.2402-2414.2006;
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