Lauren Fishbein, MD, PhD, MTR is an Assistant Professor in Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes with a secondary appointment in the Division of Biomedical Informatics and Personalized Medicine. She received her bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from Vassar College and earned her MD, PhD degree from the University of Florida with a PhD in Molecular Genetics. She completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Harvard’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and her Endocrinology Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania where she also completed a Master’s in Translational Research.
Her research and clinical interests are in neuroendocrine tumor genetics with a special focus on pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas. Dr. Fishbein has a strong interest in personalized medicine including understanding the impacts and implications of germline predisposition genetics, as well as understanding neuroendocrine tumor development and transformation to aggressive and metastatic disease. Dr. Fishbein is a member of the Endocrine Society’s Annual Meeting Steering Committee and previously served as a member and co-chair of the Trainee and Career Development Core Committee.