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Yang Cao

Yang Cao

Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
Yang Cao, PhD, FACMG, is an Associate Medical Director of the Clinical Genomics Laboratory and Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology & Immunology. She is also the Program Director of the Laboratory Genetics and Genomics Fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. After completing her PhD training in Genetics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, she went to the Mayo Clinic for ABMGG fellowships in both Clinical Cytogenetics and Clinical Molecular Genetics. Dr. Cao is board-certified in ABMGG Clinical Cytogenetics and Clinical Molecular Genetics. Dr. Cao is actively involved in professional organizations, including the Association for Molecular Pathology, CLSI Document Development Committee, Cancer Genomics Consortium, ClinGen Dosage Sensitivity Working Group and Brain Malformation Expert Panel, American Society of Human Genetics, and American College of Medical Genetics. Her academic interests include clinical education in molecular and laboratory genetics and clinical research in genomic testing for constitutional diseases and somatic conditions.