Session Chair Profile

M.D., Professor of Pathology, Director of the Molecular Genomic Pathology Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Dr. Nikiforova is a Professor of Pathology and Director of the Molecular & Genomic Pathology Laboratory at UPMC where she also serves as the Director of Molecular Oncology Services. Dr. Nikiforova has a longstanding clinical and research interest in genomics of thyroid cancer and CNS tumors. She has published more than 180 peer-reviewed articles and serves on multiple committees in the field of Molecular Genomics, including the Association of Molecular Pathology, the College of American Pathologists, and the American Thyroid Association.

Clinical Utility of GlioSeq NGS Test in Neuro-Oncology Practice
This talk will cover the utility of GlioSeq next-generation sequencing (NGS) test for diagnosis, prognostication, and treatment of adult and pediatric patients with brain tumors.