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Rong Mao, M.D.

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Specialties

  • Clinical Scientist
  • Clinical Genetics

Languages

  • Chinese
  • English

Clinical Details

Phone Number Clinical Office Address

Specialties

  • Clinical Scientist
  • Clinical Genetics

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 - Professor
Pediatrics - Adjunct Associate Professor
Academic Divisions Clinical Pathology
Pediatric Genetics
Board Certification American Board of Medical Genetics (Clinical Molecular Genetics)

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Metabolic Diseases
  • alpha 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency
  • Congenital Hearing Loss
  • Molecular Genetics

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pathology - Professor
Pediatrics - Adjunct Associate Professor
Academic Divisions Clinical Pathology
Pediatric Genetics
Board Certification American Board of Medical Genetics (Clinical Molecular Genetics)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 583-2787 Ext 3165 ARUP Laboratories
Clinical Genetics & Genomics
500 S Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

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.

Publications

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Global Impact

Global Impact

Education History

Type School Degree Country
Graduate Training Beijing Union Medical College
Science
Master's China
Residency Tongren Hospital
Otolaryngology
Resident China
Professional Medical Capital University of Medicine
Medicine
M.D. China

Career

Institution Description Country
Beijing Tongren Hospital Resident Physician, Department of Otolaryngology China
Beijing Union Medical College Research Assistant, Department of Pathology China

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