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Matthew Theodore Olson, MD

Assistant Professor of Pathology
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  • Assistant Professor of Pathology




Dr. Matthew Theodore Olson is an assistant professor of pathology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His areas of clinical expertise include pathology with a focus in clinical chemistry and bioinformatics.

He earned his M.D. from George Washington University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in pathology and performed a fellowship in cytopathology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Dr. Olson wrote the code for Pyromaker, an easy-to-use online computer software application that can quickly and cheaply analyze normal and mutant DNA in tumor samples to help identify meaningful gene mutations.

He is certified in anatomic and clinical pathology by the American Board of Pathology.


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    • George Washington University School of Medicine (Washington DC ) (2008)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pathology (Baltimore MD ) (2012)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Cytopathology (Baltimore MD ) (2013)
    • National Institutes of Health (Bethesda MD ) (2005)


    • Cytopathology, American Board of Pathology (2013)
    • Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology (2012)
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    Selected Publications

    1. Olson MT and Yergey AL. “Calculation of the Isotope Cluster for Polypeptides by Probability Grouping.” J Am Soc Mass Spectrom. 2009 Feb;20(2):295-302.
    2. Olson MT, Blank PS, Sackett DL, and Yergey AL. “Evaluating Reproducibility and Similarity of Mass and Intensity Data in Complex Spectra--Applications to Tubulin.” J Am Soc Mass Spectrom. 2008 Mar;19(3):367-74. doi: 10.1016/j.jasms.2007.11.012. Epub 2007 Nov 23.
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