Ep12 - Clinical Practitioners of Precision Medicine

Posted on Tuesday, Jul 28, 2020
In this episode, hosts, Dr. Sabah Kadri and Arshi Arora ask leading experts in Molecular Pathology across clinical laboratories across the United States, their personal experience with Precision Medicine, its effect on their clinical practice as well as their views of the future of personalized medicine.

Show Notes

Ours guests for this episode are- Dr. Rashmi Kanagal-Shamanna, Hematopathologist, Molecular Genetic Pathologist, Associate Professor at MD Anderson Cancer Center Dr. Mark Ewalt, Hematopathologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Dr. Alanna Church, Associate Director, LaMPP at Boston Children’s Hospital Assistant Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School Dr. Joshua Coleman , Assistant Professor of Pathology at the University of Utah and Medical Director at ARUP Laboratories Dr. Kailee Yap, Director of Molecular Diagnostics, Assistant Professor of Pathology from Lurie Children’s hospital Dr. Somak Roy, Assistant Professor and Molecular Pathologist, The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Guests

Clinical Practitioners of Precision Medicine

Clinical Practitioners of Precision Medicine

From top-left to bottom-right: Dr. Mark Ewalt, Hematopathologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering, Dr. Joshua Coleman , Assistant Professor of Pathology at the University of Utah and Medical,
Dr. Rashmi Kanagal-Shamanna, Hematopathologist, Molecular Genetic Pathologist, Associate Professor at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Dr. Kailee Yap, Director of Molecular Diagnostics, Assistant Professor of Pathology from Lurie Children’s hospital, Dr. Alanna Church, Associate Director, LaMPP at Boston Children’s Hospital Assistant Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School Director at ARUP Laboratories, Dr. Somak Roy, Assistant Professor and Molecular Pathologist, The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Hosts

Arshi Arora

Arshi Arora

Arshi Arora is a Research Biostatistician at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. She holds a double Masters of Science degree in Computational Biology and Biostatistics from Carnegie Mellon and Columbia University respectively. Her interests lie in creating elegant solutions to biological and clinical questions via simple yet compelling statistical models. She is a minimalist and follows an intense recycling waste regimen.

Sabah Kadri, PhD

Sabah Kadri, PhD

Dr. Sabah Kadri has a background in Computer Engineering with a PhD in Computational Biology from Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Kadri leads a team of bioinformaticians and scientists to design, develop and implement cloud-based computational infrastructure and containerized bioinformatics software in clinical diagnostic services for germline and somatic next generation sequencing (NGS) testing. She has experience building clinical diagnostics pipelines and systems for adult and pediatric diseases and continues to work on informatics solutions and research questions for translational ‘omics’ and biomedical research to promote personalized medicine.


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