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Toby Charles Cornish, M.D., Ph.D.

Co-director, Imaging Analysis, Johns Hopkins University Oncology Tissue Services

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  • Co-director, Imaging Analysis, Johns Hopkins University Oncology Tissue Services



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Research Interests

Informatics; Gastrointestinal disease; Pancreatic cancer


Dr. Toby Cornish is an assistant professor of pathology and pathology informatics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His area of clinical expertise includes pathology. Dr. Cornish serves as co-director of imaging analysis at the Johns Hopkins University Oncology Tissue Services.

Dr. Cornish earned his M.D. from the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He completed his residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and performed a fellowship in pathology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Dr. Cornish's research interests include pancreatic cancer, gastrointestinal disease and informatics.

He received an award for educational innovation from the Johns Hopkins’ Institute for Excellence in Education in 2014. more

    Additional Information

  • Education +


    • University of Illinois College of Medicine / MD PhD (2005)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pathology (2009)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pathology (2010)


    • American Board of Pathology / Anatomic Pathology (2009, 2019)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    Cornish TC and Halushka MK. Color Deconvolution for the Analysis of Tissue Microarrays. Anal Quant Cytol and Histol. 2009; 31:304-312.

    Kim B, Barker JB, Hruban RH, Sandone C, and Cornish TC. The Johns Hopkins Atlas of Pancreatic Pathology: Developing an Interactive Atlas and Teaching Algorithm for the Apple iPad. J Biocommun, 2012; 38(1):4-10.

    Cornish TC, Swapp RE, Kaplan KJ. Whole-slide Imaging: Routine Pathologic Diagnosis. Adv Anat Pathol. 2012 May;19(3):152-9.

    Cornish TC, McClintock DS. Medicolegal and regulatory aspects of whole slide imaging-based telepathology. Diagnostic Histopathol. 2014 Dec;20(12):475-481.

    Shi C, Gonzalez RS, Zhao Z, Koyama T, Cornish TC, Hande KR, Walker R, Sandler M, Berlin J, Liu EH. Liver metastases of small intestine neuroendocrine tumors: ki-67 heterogeneity and world health organization grade discordance with primary tumors. Amer. J. Clin. Pathol. 2015: 143(3):398-404.

    Le DT, Uram JN, Wang H, Bartlett BR, Kemberling H, Eyring AD, Skora AD, Luber BS, Azad NS, Laheru D, Biedrzycki B, Donehower RC, Zaheer A, Fisher GA, Crocenzi TS, Lee JJ, Duffy SM, Goldberg RM, de A, Koshiji M, Bhaijee F, Huebner T, Hruban RH, Wood LD, Cuka N, Pardoll DM, Papadopoulos N, Kinzler KW, Zhou S, Cornish TC, Taube JM, Anders RA, Eshleman JR, Vogelstein B, Diaz LA. PD-1 Blockade in Tumors with Mismatch-Repair Deficiency. N Engl J Med. 2015. In press.

    Cornish TC, Chakravarti A, Kapoor A, Halushka MK. HPASubC: a suite of tools for user subclassification of Human Protein Atlas tissue images. J. Pathol. Inform. 2015. In press.

  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +


    • Educational Innovation Award, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2014
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