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Salvatore Fortunato Priore, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Associate Director, Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship

Contact InformationDepartment of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Division of Precision and Computational Diagnostics
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19104

Specialty Division

Precision and Computational Diagnostics

Education

BS (Biochemistry), SUNY Geneseo, 2006
PhD (Chemistry), University of Rochester, 2013
MD (Medicine), University of Rochester, 2015

Specialty Certification

American Board of Pathology: Anatomic Pathology, 2018
American Board of Pathology: Molecular Genetic Pathology, 2019

Postgraduate Training

Anatomic Pathology, University of Pennsylvania, 2015-2018
Molecular Genetic Pathology, University of Pennsylvania, 2018-2019
Postdoctoral Fellow, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2019-2020

Awards and Honors

Alumni Fellows Scholarship, SUNY Geneseo, 2005-2006
Outstanding Biochemistry Student Award, American Institute of Chemists Foundation, 2006
Jennifer Wachunas Memorial Scholarship, SUNY Geneseo, 2006-2007
Dr. Spencer J. Roemer Memorial Scholarship, SUNY Geneseo, 2006-2007
Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence, State University of New York, 2006
Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, 2006
Class of 1970 Scholarship, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry, 2007-2008
Sherman Clarke Graduate Fellowship, University of Rochester Department of Chemistry, 2009-2011
T32 Training Grant in Cellular, Biochemical, and Molecular Science, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry, 2009-2010
GAANN Fellowship, University of Rochester Department of Chemistry, 2009-2010
Robert and Marian DeRight Endowed Graduate Fellowship, University of Rochester School of Arts & Sciences, 2011-2012
Elon Huntington Hooker Graduate Fellowship, University of Rochester School of Arts & Sciences, 2012-2013
William B. and Phyllis H. Hawkins Pathology Award, University of Rochester school of Medicine & Dentistry, 2015
The Leonard Berwick Resident Teaching Award, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2018
The William Pepper Fellowship Award, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2019

Memberships and Professional Organizations

College of American Pathologists, 2015 - Present
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, 2015 - Present
American Society of Clinical Pathology, 2015 - Present
Association for Molecular Pathology, 2015 - Present

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Selected Publications

Utilization of Molecular Identity Testing for Characterization of Tissue Origin in Gastrointestinal Specimens

Adam R. Davis; Farah El-Sharkawy Navarro; Rashmi Tondon; Salvatore F. Priore, Arch Pathol Lab Med 145(9): e142, 2021

The predictive value of PNH clones, 6p CN-LOH, and clonal TCR gene rearrangement for aplastic anemia diagnosis

Yash B. Shah, Salvatore F. Priore, Yimei Li, Chi N. Tang, Peter Nicholas, Peter Kurre, Timothy S. Olson, Daria V. Babushok, Blood Adv 5(16): 3216-3226, 2021

A Rare Single Nucleotide Variant Causing a False-negative HTT CAG Repeat Expansion Result in the Evaluation of a Patient for Huntington Disease

Farah El-Sharkawy, Eunran Suh, Tanya Bardakjian, Caren Gentile, Gary J. Latham, Sarah Statt, Julie R. Thibert, Theodore Markulin, Pedro Gonzalez-Alegre, Vivianna Van Deerlin, Salvatore F. Priore, The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics 22(11): S1 - S96, 2020

Educating in a Pandemic: Rapid Changes to Molecular Genetic Pathology Graduate Medical Education Training During COVID-19

Farah El-Sharkawy Navarro, Adam Davis, Ju-Yoon Yoon, Sofia Garces-Narvaez, Jacquelyn J. Roth, Salvatore F. Priore, The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics 22(11): S1 - S96, 2020

NKX2-1 Gene Variants in Solid Tumors: The Spectrum and Potential Impact in Surgical Pathology Diagnosis

Farah El-Sharkawy, Ju-Yoon Yoon, Jason N. Rosenbaum, Salvatore F. Priore, The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics 22(11): S1 - S96, 2020

TP53 Splice-Site Mutations in Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) and Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML): a Clinicopathologic and Cytogenetic Correlation

Garces S, Modi MB, Morrissette J, Rosenbaum JN, Priore S., United States and Canadian Academy of Pathologists (USCAP), 2020

FLT3 Variants Near Codon 835: An Institutional Experience Comparing Rapid Restriction Digest Testing with Massively Parallel Sequencing

Garces S., Nelson N., Watt C.D., Priore S.F., Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP), 2019

Clinical, Educational, and Financial Impact of a Standardized Workflow for Salvaging Quality and Quantity Not Sufficient (QNS) Samples in an Academic NGS Laboratory

Priore S.F., Lieberman D., Milano J.R., Sussman R.T., Rosenbaum J.N., Roth J.J., United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP), 2019

Diagnostic Pitfalls of Testing Rare Molecular Aberrations in Lung Adenocarcinomas

Priore, S.F., Rosenbaum, J.N., and Roth, J., CAP Today, 2019

Standardized Protocol for Salvaging Quality or Quantity Not Sufficient (QNS) Samples in an Academic NGS Laboratory

Priore S.F., Lieberman D., Milano J.R., Sussman R.T., Rosenbaum J.N., Roth J.J., Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP), 2018