Faculty

D. Hunter Best, PhD

Dr. Best is a medical director of Molecular Genetics and Genomics at ARUP and an assistant professor of clinical pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Best received his PhD in Molecular and Cellular Pathology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed a fellowship in Clinical Molecular Genetics at the Van... Read More

Specialties: Clinical Scientist, Pathology

Fellowship: Vanderbilt University

Lorenzo D. Botto, MD

Lorenzo Botto, MD, is a professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He trained in Europe and the United States in Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology, and Medical Genetics, with further subspecialty training in Biochemical Genetics. He trained in and practiced epidemiology and public health at the US Centers for Disease Contr... Read More

Specialties: Clinical Genetics, Medical Genetics, Osteoporosis & Metabolic Bone Disease, Pediatric Genetics

Fellowship: University of Utah School of Medicine

Residency: University of Utah School of Medicine

Residency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Residency: Universita Cattolica S. Cuore

Residency: Universita Cattolica S. Cuore

Medical School: Universita Cattolica S. Cuore

John C. Carey, MD, MPH

John C. Carey, MD, MPH, FAAP, FACMGG is Professor and formerly Vice Chair of Academic Affairs, Department of Pediatrics, at the University of Utah. Throughout his career, Dr. Carey has been interested in birth defect syndromes and the care of children with these conditions. Dr. Carey graduated from Villanova University in 1968 with an A.B. and obta... Read More

Specialties: Medical Genetics, Pediatric Genetics

Fellowship: University of California - San Francisco

Residency: Univ of California, San Francisco

Medical School: Georgetown Univ. School of Medicine

Irene De Biase, MD, PhD

Fellowship: Greenwood Genetic Center

Medical School: Federico II University

Nicola Longo, MD, PhD

Chief, Division of Medical Genetics

Nicola Longo MD PhD is a professor of Pediatrics, adjunct professor of Pathology, and Adjunct Professor of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Longo earned his M.D. and Ph.D. in Molecular Biology at the University of Parma School of Medicine in Italy. He received residency and fellow... Read More

Specialties: Medical Genetics, Pediatric Genetics

Fellowship: Emory University Affiliated Hospital

Residency: Emory University Affiliated Hospital

Fellowship: Emory University Affiliated Hospital

Medical School: University of Parma

Rong Mao, MD

Dr. Mao is the Section Chief in the molecular genetics section at ARUP and Co-Program Director for the clinical molecular genetics fellowship training program. Previously, Dr. Mao served as the Assistant Laboratory Director of the DNA Diagnostic Laboratory at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center and as a consultant for the Molecular G... Read More

Specialties: Clinical Genetics, Clinical Scientist

Fellowship: Mayo Clinic

Residency: Tongren Hospital

Medical School: Capital University of Medicine

Marzia Pasquali, PhD

Specialties: Pathology

Fellowship: Emory University

Reha M. Toydemir, MD, PhD

Dr. Toydemir received his medical degree from the University of Ankara School of Medicine, and completed his Clinical Cytogenetics Fellowship at the University of Utah. He joined Department of Pathology after completing his fellowship in Clinical Cytogenetics. Dr. Toydemir is board-certified in Clinical Cytogenetics through the ACMG. Dr. Toyde... Read More

Specialties: Pathology, Clinical

Fellowship: University of Utah, Department of Pathology

Medical School: University of Ankara, School of Medicine

David H. Viskochil, MD, PhD

David Viskochil, MD, PhD, is professor of pediatrics and one of the clinical geneticists in the Division of Medical Genetics. He received his bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Arizona, and his doctorate in biochemistry and medical degree from the University of North Carolina 1985. He completed his pediatric residency and clinical ... Read More

Specialties: Medical Genetics, Pediatric Genetics

Fellowship: University of Utah School of Medicine

Fellowship: University of Utah School of Medicine

Residency: University of Utah School of Medicine

Medical School: University of North Carolina

Tatiana Yuzyuk, PhD

Specialties: Pathology, Clinical

Fellowship: ARUP Laboratories

Contact Us

Coordinating Faculty
Marzia Pasquali, PhD
ARUP Laboratories

Dept. of Medical Directors

500 Chipeta Way - MS 115

Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Email: pasquam@aruplab.com

Tory Martin
Fellowship Coordinator
Email: tory.martin@aruplab.com

Phone: 801-583-2787 ext. 2506
Fax: 801-584-5207