Dimitrios S. Monos, PhD

Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Contact InformationAbramson Research Bldg. 707A
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3615 Civic Center Blvd.

Philadelphia, PA, 19104
Office: 2155901449


Itmat Expertise

Understanding the role of HLA molecules in health and disease. Study the MHC for its genomic organization.


B.S. (Biology), University of Patras, Greece, 1975
Ph.D. (Biochemistry/Immunology), Georgetown University, 1981

Specialty Certification

Postgraduate Training

Visiting Fellow, Laboratory of Tumor Immunology and Biology National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD, 1982-1984
Immunopathology Fellowship, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1984-1986

Awards and Honors

Member, Sigma XI Scientific Research Society, 1980
Fogarty International Fellowship (NIH), 1982
New Investigator Research Award (NIH), 1986
Top Cited Article-Human Immunology (Elsevier), 2010
Top Downloaded Article-Human Immunology (Elsevier), 2010
ASHI Scholar Award (best abstract), 2010
Top Downloaded Article-Human Immunology (Elsevier), 2011
ASHI Scholar Award (best abstract), 2015
ASHI Scholar Award (best abstract), 2016
EFI Top Downloaded Article in HLA-Immune response. (Elsevier), 2017
ASHI Distinguished Scientist Award (ASHI Annual meeting 2017), 2017
Endowed Chair: Evelyn Willing Bromley Endowed Chair in Clinical Laboratories and Pathology, 2019

Memberships and Professional Organizations

American Association of Immunologists, 1984 - Present
American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI), 1985 - Present
ASHI Subcommittee on Quality control of DNA based HLA typing, 1992 - 1994
Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists (ACLPS), 1993 - Present
ASHI Abstract Reviewer, 2000 - Present
National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP), 2003 - 2006
UNOS Histocompatibility Committee, 2010 - 2012
National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) Ad Hoc Study Section, 2011 - 2012
ASHI Scientific Affairs Committee, 2013 - 2015
ASHI ARB (Accreditation Review Board) Asked to develop a Training Module for those who will inspect ASHI accredited laboratories for performing HLA typing by NGS., 2013 - 2014
ASHI QAS committee (invited to assist in developing standards for HLA typing by NGS), 2013 - 2014
NIH Study Section - Special Emphasis Panel NIAID - Loan Repayment Program, 2016 - Present
NIH Study Section - Special Emphasis Panel NINDS - Rapid Assessment of Zika Virus Complications, 2016 - 2017
Member of the Task Force on promoting the science of Immunogenetics among the ASHI membership. An initiative by the ASHI president., 2020 - Present
NIH Study Section - Scientific Review Group 2020/05 ZAI1 JA-I (M1), 2020 - Present

Web Links

Selected Publications