PEOPLE

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
Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, 2006
Outstanding Biochemistry Student Award, American Institute of Chemists Foundation, 2006
Jennifer Wachunas Memorial Scholarship, SUNY Geneseo, 2006-2007
Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence, State University of New York, 2006
Dr. Spencer J. Roemer Memorial Scholarship, SUNY Geneseo, 2006-2007
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
GAANN Fellowship, University of Rochester Department of Chemistry, 2009-2010
T32 Training Grant in Cellular, Biochemical, and Molecular Science, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry, 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

United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, 2015 - ?
College of American Pathologists, 2015 - ?
American Society of Clinical Pathology, 2015 - 2023
Association for Molecular Pathology, 2015 - Present

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Selected Publications

Detection of Clinically Relevant Results in Specimens Failing to Pass Quality Contro

F. El-Sharkawy, S. Priore, J. Roth, The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics 25(11): S1-S165, 2023

Technical Considerations and Challenges of Validating a Clinical Anchored Multiplex NGS-Based Assay for Known and Novel Fusion Detection in Cancer

A. Landi, M. Chaum, C. Rushton, C. Gentile, J. Roth, S. Herlihy, S. Priore, The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics 25(11): S1-S165, 2023

Optimizing Interpretive Criteria for Clonality Assessment in T-Cell Receptor Gamma Gene Rearrangement Studies by NextGeneration Sequencing

A. Good, A. Bigdeli, C. Gentile, S. Priore, V. Van Deerlin, The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics 25(11): S1-S165, 2023

Establishing a Pathway for Utilization of Clinical Laboratory Resources for Research Studies and Clinical Trials

S. Herlihy, C. Gentile, D. Lieberman, J. Milano, S. Priore, J. Roth, The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics 25(11): S1-S165, 2023

Quality Control of a New Probe Lot for a LaboratoryDeveloped Hybrid-Capture NGS Assay

C. Poveda-Rogers, A. Landi, A. Chitturi, S. Priore, J. Roth, S. Herlihy, The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics 25(11): S1-S165, 2023

Creation of an Automated VCF Positive Control Truth Set to Facilitate Quality Control Review

A. Chitturi, D. Lieberman, C. Poveda-Rogers, J. Roth, S. Herlihy, J. Morrissette, S. Priore, The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics 25(11): S1-S165, 2023

AMP Case Report: Identification of multiple germline cancer predisposing gene variants in a single patient during tumor sequencing analysis

N. Israelyan, D. Wineland, S. Priore, J. Roth, CAP Today, 2023

Clinicopathological and Molecular Characterization of Sarcomatoid Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Zahra Alipour, MD, Jacob R. Sweeny, MD, Qingzhao Zhang, MD, PhD, Chiyun Wang, MD, Jinru Shia, MD, Salvatore F. Priore, MD, PhD, Zhaohai Yang, MD, PhD, Modern Pathology, 2023

Using a Machine Learning (ML) Algorithm to Predict Quantity/Quality Not Sufficient (QNS) Samples in a Clinical Massively Parallel Sequencing (MPS) Laboratory

W. Mahmud, P. Velu, S. Priore, The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics 24(10): S1-S174, 2022

A Recurrent ERBB2 Rearrangement in Invasive Mucinous Adenocarcinoma of the Lung

F. El-Sharkawy, J. Roth, S. Priore, The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics 24(10): S1-S174, 2022