Armita Bahrami, MD


Titles and Roles

Acting Professor, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Emory Sarcoma Center
Research Program
Cell and Molecular Biology


Armita Bahrami, MD, is Acting Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Bahrami is a surgical pathologist with an interest in the molecular pathogenesis of soft tissue sarcoma and melanoma.

Dr. Bahrami is a member of the Cell and Molecular Biology research program at Winship Cancer Institute. She holds professional memberships with United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, College of American Pathologists, American Society of Clinical Pathology, Children's Oncology Group, American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Association for Cancer Research.


Dr. Bahrami received her medical degree from Teheran University of Medical Sciences in Teheran, Iran. She completed her residency in anatomical and clinical pathology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. She completed her fellowship in surgical pathology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.


Dr. Bahrami's research currently focuses on understanding the molecular pathways involved in telomere maintenance in various solid tumors. She is also interestd in the discovery of oncogenic fusion genes in rare solid tumors. Her long-term goals are to continue to study the impact of the TERT gene activation in tumorigenesis and cancer progression and to investigate the genetic characteristics of bone and soft tissue tumors.


Dr. Bahrami has published a number of peer-reviewed original papers, and also serves on the editorial boards of Scientific Reports, Cancers, and Genes, Chromosomes and Cancer.

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