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Rong Mao, M.D.

Specialties

  • Clinical Scientist

Languages

  • Chinese
  • English

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Bio

Dr. Mao is medical director in the molecular genetics section at ARUP and program director for the clinical molecular genetics fellowship training program. Previously, Dr. Mao served as the assistant laboratory director of the DNA Diagnostic Laboratory at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center and as a consultant for the Molecular Genetics Laboratory at the Mayo Clinic. As a clinical specialist, Dr. Mao helped establish the molecular diagnostics section of genetics at Rush Presbyterian - St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago. Dr. Mao is certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics with a subspecialty in clinical molecular genetics, and the New York State Department of Health with a subspecialty in genetic testing.

Dr. Mao has focused her research efforts on: Disease associated genes/genes for congenital hearing loss; Mutation scanning methods; Genetic imprint defects and methylation associated diseases; Alpha-1- antitrypsin (AAT) deficiency, genotype-phenotype correlation; and Mutation detection for Metabolic disorders.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pathology - Associate Professor
Academic Divisions Clinical Pathology

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Galactosemias

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pathology - Associate Professor
Academic Divisions Clinical Pathology

Academic Office Locations

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(801) 581-5873 University Hospital
University Health Care - Pathology Dept.
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Academic Bio

Dr. Mao is a medical director of the Molecular Genetics and Genomics Department at ARUP and an associate professor of clinical pathology at the University of Utah’s School of Medicine. Dr. Mao received her MD in medicine at the Beijing Capital University of Medicine and completed a fellowship in molecular genetics at the Mayo Clinic. She is certified with the American Board of Medical Genetics; and a member of the American Society of Human Genetics, Association for Molecular Pathology, and the Society for Inherited Metabolic Disorders.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship Mayo Clinic
Molecular Genetics
Fellow
Graduate Training Beijing Union Medical College
Science
Master's
Residency Tongren Hospital
Otolaryngology
Resident
Professional Medical Capital University of Medicine
Medicine
M.D.

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