Rex Colle Bentley
Rex Colle Bentley

Rex Colle Bentley

Professor of Pathology


Outcome-based research on pathology of endometrial carcinoma, including prognostic significance of histologic features of endometrial carcinoma, variants of endometrial carcinoma, definitions of atypia and well-differentiated carcinoma, and collaborative studies of oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes in endometrial carcinoma.

Endometrial pathology, especially as it relates to molecular/genetic alterations in neoplasms.

Ovarian pathology, especially as it relates to molecular and genetic alterations in neoplasms.

Improving accuracy of radiographic screening for breast cancer, by careful patho-radiographic correlation and study of improved imaging techniques (especially ultrasound).

Use of electron microscopy as a diagnostic and research technique.

Objective measures of pathology resident performance.


Professor of Pathology in the School of Medicine

2012 School of Medicine

Member of the Duke Cancer Institute in the School of Medicine

1986 School of Medicine


M.D. 1986

1986 Harvard University

Resident, Pathology

1991 Duke University

Chief Resident, Pathology

1992 Duke University

Fellow, Surgical Pathology, Pathology

1993 Duke University

Associate, Pathology

1993 Duke University

Publications, Grants & Awards

DCI Centers, Cancer Types & Labs

Offices & Contact

216A Davison Bldg
Durham, NC
Duke Box 3712
Durham, NC