Dr. Jonathan W. Said Joins CombiMatrix Molecular Diagnostics' Scientific Advisory Board
"CombiMatrix Molecular Diagnostics is a true innovator in the development of molecular cancer diagnostics," stated Dr. Said. "I look forward to working with this team and am very excited about the future of CMD."
“We look forward to his insight and leadership as we begin to launch our diagnostic services.”
"We are very pleased that Jonathan is joining CMD's Scientific Advisory Board to provide critical knowledge in the area of lymphoma molecular pathology," said Matthew Watson, CEO of CombiMatrix Molecular Diagnostics. "We look forward to his insight and leadership as we begin to launch our diagnostic services."
Dr. Said is a prominent expert in the field of molecular diagnostics, with a particular focus on lymphoma. He is active in the United States, Canadian, and International Academy of Pathology, American Society for Hematopathology, American Society of Hematology, and College of American Pathologists. He is a well-known lecturer and has authored and co-authored articles in many peer-review journals including American Journal of Pathology, American Journal of Clinical Pathology, Cancer, Human Pathology, and New England Journal of Medicine.
Dr. Said received his medical degree from the University of Witwatersrand Medical School, Johannesburg, South Africa. He completed his residencies in pathology at the Mallory Institute of Pathology and Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. He served a fellowship in Hematopathology at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital and fellowships in clinical and research pathology at Harvard Medical School -- http://www.healthcare.ucla.edu/institution/physician?personnel_id=9317
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