Molecular and Genomic Diagnostic Laboratories

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Our laboratories offer nationally recognized expertise in cytogenetics and molecular testing combined with personalized service to clinicians

The University of Chicago Medicine Molecular and Genomic Diagnostic Laboratories are highly regarded by physicians and researchers across the country for their accuracy, efficiency and service. Our clinical genomics experts possess a diverse range of knowledge and use the latest tools and methods to diagnose disease, guide treatment options and support research projects.

Whether you want to order fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) testing to uncover a patient’s congenital anomaly or require next-generation sequencing to support precision medicine for cancer, our team will analyze your samples with great skill and care.

Our affiliation with one of the country’s leading research hospitals means that our multidisciplinary team is especially equipped to handle your most complex testing needs.

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Pathology Molecular Diagnostics

Uncovering mutations associated with leukemia, lymphoma, melanoma, colon cancer and other cancers.

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Genetic Testing for Inherited Diseases

Expertise in diagnosing inherited hematologic malignancies, endocrine disorders, ataxias and other inherited conditions.

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Cancer Cytogenetic Testing

Cytogenetics and cytogenomics to understand leukemias, lymphomas and solid tumors.


Constitutional Cytogenetic Testing

Providing insights on autism, congenital anomalies, developmental delays and pregnancy loss.

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Our Team

Meet our laboratory faculty.

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Contact Our Labs

If you are looking for a lab that provides exceptional customer service, clear communication and quick test results, we’re here to help. To order a test or for more information, please contact us at 1-833-UCM-LABS (1-833-826-5227).
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Frequently Asked Questions