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Research Area

Patricia Chevez-Barrios, MD

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmalogy, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Residency Anatomic Pathology 1996
University of Texas Health Science Center Fellowship Retina & Vitreous 1993
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Ophthalmic Pathology 1991
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Ophthalmic Pathology 1990
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Anterior Segment Surgery 1989
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico Medical School Doctor of Medicine 1984

Research Statement

As an ophthalmic pathologist, Patricia Chévez-Barrios conducts all tumor biopsies and diagnostic analyses for the Retinoblastoma Center of Houston. Learn more at

Dr. Chévez-Barrios studies retinoblastoma, including cancer stem cells, suicide gene therapy for retinoblastoma, the study of metastatic properties of retinoblastoma and preclinical models of the tumor. She is a research leader for the Retinoblastoma Center of Houston, where she also directs the tumor bank. 

Selected Publications



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