Mamoun Younes, MD, FCAP, AGAF

Dr. Mamoun Younes is an experienced academic Gastrointestinal (GI) and Liver pathologist, with over 20 years of experience. Following a two-year fellowship in GI pathology at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) in Houston, TX, Dr. Younes joined the Faculty of BCM as an Assistant Professor in 1992, and rose through the ranks to become a tenured Professor of Pathology and Medicine (section of Gastroenterology) in 2005.

While at Baylor, he was awarded the W.L. Moody, Jr. Endowed Chair, which he held from 2004 until he left BCM late in 2011. He became Director of the Gastrointestinal Pathology Service at BCM in 2004. Dr. Younes has an active clinical and translational research for which he received an RO1 grant from the NIH and several foundation and industry grants, and a few awards including the American College of Gastroenterology Governors Award for Excellence in Clinical Research (twice). He was elected Fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association in 2007, and is a member of several professional organizations including the College of American Pathologists, the American Gastroenterological Association, the American College of Gastroenterology, and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

He served as a reviewer for many gastroenterology, pathology, and oncology journals, and served on national and international grant review committees and expert panels, and published over 100 original articles, reviews, and book chapters.

Dr. Younes joined the Faculty of the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston in October 2011. His expertise also includes immunohistochemistry and biomarker analysis, and he has special interest in Barrett’s esophagus, inflammatory bowel disease, premalignant lesions, and cancer.