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Jeffrey A. Kant, MD, PhD

Job Title Director, Division of Molecular Diagnostics, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Job Title Professor, Pathology and Human Genetics, University of Pittsburgh
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 3
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5070 Phone
412-692-6472 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

MD, PhD, University of Chicago, MSTP Medical Scientist Training Program

Residency:

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Fellowship:

Tumor Immunology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Memberships

  • Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists (ACLPS)
  • American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC), Molecular Pathology Subdivision Member
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), elected Fellow 2003
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • American Society of Hematology (ASH)
  • American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG)
  • American Society of Investigative Pathology (ASIP)
  • Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP)
  • College of American Pathologists (CAP), Fellow
  • Malignant Hyperthermia Association, USA (MHAUS)
  • United States/Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
  • American Board of Medical Genetics, Clinical Molecular Genetics

Awards

  • Nominee, Clinical Pathology Faculty Teaching Award, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) Leadership Award, first recipient
  • Elected Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) , "for distinguished leadership in the development of molecular diagnostics as a clinical discipline within the field of pathology"
  • Nominee, Clinical Pathology Faculty Teaching Award, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • Peter C. Nowell Teaching Award, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
  • 1985-1990 Established Investigator of the American Heart Association
  • 1968-1975 Medical Scientist Training Program, University of Chicago

Publications

  • Nichols, L., Phan, P.G., Dickson, G. and Kant, J.A. Iron Binding Saturation and Genotypic Testing for Hereditary Hemochromatosis in Patients with Liver Disease, Am. J. Clin. Pathol, 125: 236-240, 2006.
  • Mcmahon, C.M., Abu-Almagd, K., Bontemp. F.A., Kant, J.A.*, Swerdlow, S.H.* JAK2 V617F mutation in patients with catastrophic intra-abdominal thromboses, submitted, Am. J. Clin. Pathol.,127(5): 736-743, 2007. *contributed equally.
  • Luo, C., Bueno, M., Kant, J.A., Martinson, J, Randhawa, P. Genotyping Schemes for Polyomavirus BK using Gene Specific Phylogenetic Trees 1 and SNP Analysis, J. Virol., 83:2285-2297, 2009.

    View Dr. Kant's full list of publications from PubMed.
Last Update
September 17, 2009
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