Contributors

Michael J. Ackerman, MD, PhD, FACC

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Pediatrics, and Molecular Pharmacology, Director, Long QT Syndrome Clinic and Sudden Death Genomics Laboratory, Consultant, Pediatric Cardiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA

Jean A. Amos, PhD

Scientific Director, Department of Human Genetics, Focus Diagnostics, Cypress, CA 90630, USA

Daniel A. Arber, MD

Professor, Department of Pathology, Director of Clinical Hematology, Associate Director, Department of Pathology, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305, USA

Mark Ayers

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Princeton, NJ 08543, USA Adam Bagg, MD

Director, Hematology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

Daniel B. Bellissimo, PhD, FACMG

Director, Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, Blood Center of Southeastern Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53233, USA

Andrea Biondi, MD

Centro Ricerca M. Tettamanti, Universita di Milano-Bicocca, H. San Gerardo Via Donizetti, 106,20052 Monza, Italy

Rita M. Braziel, MD

Director, Hematopathology, Department of Pathology, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR 97239, USA

Peter J. Bridge, PhD

Director, Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Alberta Children's Hospital, Calgary, Alberta T2T 5C7, Canada

Angela M. Caliendo, MD, PhD

Vice Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA

Nancy J. Carpenter, PhD

Laboratory Director, Center for Genetic Testing, Saint Francis Health System, Tulsa, OK 74105, USA

Giovanni Cazzaniga, PhD

Centro Ricerca Tettamanti, Clinica Pediatrica Universita di Milano Bicocca, Ospedale San Gerardo, Monza, Italy

Ethel Cesarman, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA

Amy Chadburn, MD

Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Director, Immuno-pathology Laboratory, New York; Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA

Edward Clark

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Princeton, NJ 08543, USA Lisa Edelmann, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Human Genetics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA

Guang Fan, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR 97239, USA

Daniel H. Farkas PhD, HCLD

Director, Molecular Diagnostics, Department of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, 77030; Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA

Jennifer M. Farmer, MS

Certified Genetic Counselor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

Andrea Ferreira-Gonzalez, PhD

Professor, Department of Pathology, Director, Department of Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, Molecular Diagnostics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA

Sydney D. Finkelstein, MD

Cofounder and Scientific Director, Redpath Integrated Pathology, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA

Betty A. Forbes, PhD

Professor, Department of Pathology and Medicine, Virginia Common University Health Systems; Medical College of Virginia Campus, Richmond, VA 23298, USA

Associate Professor, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases and Provincial Laboratory for Public Health (Microbiology), University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta T2N 4W4, Canada

Christine C. Ginocchio, PhD, MT (ASCP)

Director, Microbiology/Virology and Molecular Diagnostics, North Shore Long Island Health System Laboratories, Lake Success, NY 11042, USA

David Grimwade, PhD, MRCP, MRCPath

Senior Research Fellow and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Haematology, Cancer Genetics Lab, Department of Genetics, Guy's, King's and St. Thomas' School of Medicine, Guy's Tower, Guy's Hospital, London, England

Kevin C. Hailing, MD, PhD

Co-Director, Clinical Molecular Genetics and Molecular Cytology Laboratories, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA

Cyrus V. Hedvat, MD, PhD

Assistant Attending, Department of Pathology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA

Professor, Division of Hematology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA Gabriel N. Hortobagyi, MD

Professor, Department of Medicine, Chairman, Department of Breast Medical Oncology, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA

Assistant Professor and Attending Pathologist, Medical Director, Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, Department of Pathology, Yale University Schnool of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA

James C. Hyland, MD, PhD

Medical Director and CEO, Connective Tissue Gene Tests, Allentown, PA 18103; Hematopathologist, Health Network Laboratories and Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA 18103, USA

Robert Jenkins, MD, PhD

Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA

Jeanne A. Jordan, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh/Magee Women's Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA

Malek Kamoun, MD, PhD

Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA Karen L. Kaul, MD, PhD

Professor, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Evanston, IL 60201; Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, IL 60201, USA

Anant Khositseth, MD

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Ramathibodi Hospital, Thung Phayathai, Bangkok, Thailand 10400

Ruth Kornreich, PhD

Assistant Research, Professor and Co-Director, Genetic Testing Laboratory, Department of Human Genetics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA

Debra G.B. Leonard, MD, PhD

Professor and Vice Chair for Laboratory Medicine, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University and New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10021, USA

Frank S. Lieberman, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA

Gerald P. Linette, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine and Neurosurgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA

Ruth Ann Luna, MS

Assistant Director, Molecular Microbiology Laboratory, Department of Pathology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA

Amy L. Massey, PhD

Director of Curriculum and Student Affairs, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40292, USA

Kristin May, PhD

Laboratory Director, Genetic Diagnostic Laboratory, TC Thompson Children's Hospital, Chattanooga, TN 37403, USA

Holly L. Neibergs, PhD

Director, Hereditary Cancer Institute, Norton Healthcare, Louisville, KY 40232, USA

Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine; Director, Clinical Microbiology and Molecular Diagnostic Laboratories, Emory Medical Laboratories, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA

Shuji Ogino

Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; Department of Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA; Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA

Deborah Ann Payne, PhD, ClSp(MB), CLDir(NCA)D

Associate Professor, Director of Molecular Diagnostics, Department of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center-Veripath, Dallas, TX 75390, USA

Herbert F. Polesky, MD

Former Director, Memorial Blood Centers of Minnesota; former Professor, Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Healdsburg, CA 95448, USA

Nicholas T. Potter, PhD

Director, Molecular Diagnostics, Molecular Pathology Laboratory Network, Inc, Maryville, TN 38704, USA

Thomas W. Prior, PhD

Professor, Department of Pathology and Neurology, Director of Molecular Pathology, Columbus, OH 43210, USA

Rajiv K. Pruthi, MBBS

Department of Hematology and Internal Medicine, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA

Joseph F. Pulliam, MD

Department of Pathology, Baylor College of Medicine, Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA

Lajos Pusztai, MD, DPhil

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine and Breast Medical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230, USA

Hanna Rennert, PhD, FACMG

Director, Molecular Pathology Laboratory, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA

Andrew Ricci, Jr., MD

Department of Pathology, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 06102, USA Benjamin Roa, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA

Jeffrey S. Ross, MD

Cyrus Strong Merrill Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY 12208, USA

Wendy S. Rubenstein, MD, PhD, FACMG

Medical Director, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Center for Medical Genetics; Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Evanston, IL 60201, USA

Iris Schrijver, MD

Director, Molecular Pathology Laboratory, Stanford University Medical Center, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Medical Director, Stanford POCT, Director, Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship Program, Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and (by courtesy) Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA

Carlos Alberto Scrideli, MD, PhD

Department of Pediatrics, Ribeiräo Preto Medical School, Säo Paulo University, Ribeiräo Preto, Säo Paulo 14020-380, Brazil

Richard J.H. Smith, MD

Sterba Hearing Research Professor in Otolaryngology, Vice Chair, Department of Otolaryngology, Director, Molecular Otolaryngology Research Laboratories, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA

Megan J. Smith-Zagone, MD

Pathologist, St Joseph Hospital, Eureka, CA 95501, USA Karen Snow-Bailey, PhD, FACMG, FHGSA

Director, Department of Diagnostic Genetics, LabPlus, Auckland District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand

James Stec

Abbott Labs, Chicago, IL 60064, USA Karen Stephens, PhD

Research Professor, Department of Medicine and of Laboratory Medicine, Co-Director, Genetics Laboratory, University of Washington, Medical Genetics, Seattle, WA 98195, USA

Catherine Stolle, PhD

Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Director, Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Abramson Research Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

Fraser Symmans

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA Giovanni Tallini, MD

Professor, Department of Pathology and Attending Pathologist, Bologna University School of Medicine, Director, Diagnostic Molecular Pathology Laboratory, Ospedale Bellaria, Bologna, Italy

Jack Tarleton, PhD

Director, Fullerton Genetics Center Laboratory, Mission Hospitals, Asheville, NC 28803, USA

Stephen N. Thibodeau, PhD

Co-Director Molecular Genetics, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA

Erik C. Thorland, PhD

Co-Director, Clinical Cytogenetics Laboratory, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA

Peter A. Tilley, MD, FRCPC

Medical Microbiologist, Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases and Provincial Laboratory for Public Health (Microbiology), University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta T2N 4W4, Canada

Gregory J. Tsongalis, PhD

Director, Molecular Pathology Laboratory, Department of Pathology, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA

Guy Van Camp, PhD

Department of Medical Genetics, University of Antwerp, B2610 Antwerp, Belgium Vivianna M. Van Deerlin, MD, PhD

Director, Molecular Pathology Laboratory, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

Jo-Anne Vergilio, MD

Associate Pathologist, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA

James Versalovic, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine; Director, Microbiology Laboratories, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA

Catherine Walsh Vockley, MS

Senior Genetic Counselor, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA Victor W. Weedn, MD, JD

Visiting Professor, Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, School of Law, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA 15282, USA

Erica Williams, MD

Assistant Chief Medical Examiner, Department of Legal Medicine and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA 23219, USA

Thomas M. Williams, MD

Professor, Department of Pathology, University of New Mexico; Director of Genetics and Cytometry, TriCore Reference Laboratories, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA

Robert B. Wilson, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

Yaping Yang, PhD

Laboratory Director, Molecular Laboratory, Center for Medical Genetics, Houston, TX 77054, USA

Barbara Zehnbauer, PhD, FACMG

Director, Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory, Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA

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