Gordana Raca, MD/PhD

Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California

Dr. Raca is the Director of the Cytogenomics Section of the Center for Personalized Medicine, in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, and Professor of Clinical Pathology at the Keck School of Medicine at USC. Dr. Raca’s research and clinical interests are focused on genetic and genomic abnormalities in hematologic malignancies, and on the use of cytogenomic and molecular techniques (including Chromosomal Microarrays, Next Generation Sequencing and Optical Genome Mapping) for detection of copy number changes and balanced rearrangements in genomic DNA.

Dr. Raca is the Past-President of the Cancer Genomics Consortium and currently serves on the Children’s Oncology Group Cytogenetics Steering Committee, American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Laboratory Quality Assurance Committee, College of American Pathologists Cytogenetics Committee, and ClinGen Somatic Working Group.