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Eduardo Saldana Cantu, PhD
Director of Cytogenetics

Dr. Cantu has just joined NeoGenomics in October of 2019. He has served as Director of Cancer Cytogenetics for Integrated Oncology, LabCorp Specialty Testing Group and Director of the Cytogenetics Laboratory for Genzyme Genetics in Phoenix, AZ. Previous to that he was affiliated for 4 years with Laboratory Corporation of America at the Research Triangle Park, NC and in Houston, TX, he served as Research Scientist in the Cytogenetics Section at the M D Anderson Cancer Center… and earlier as Director of Laboratory Services for the Center for Medical Genetics, PA. Prior to that he was in Ohio as the Scientific Director of the Cytogenetics Laboratory at Children’s Hospital Medical Center, and as an Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology at Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine. He has also owned and operated his own company, Technicell Genetic Diagnostics, LLC, which was located in North Charleston, SC. Collectively, these appointments provided him over 35 years of experience in the area of Clinical Diagnostic Cytogenetic Testing. He completed his fellowship at Kleberg Cytogenetics and Prenatal Diagnosis Laboratory, Baylor College of Medicine and his postdoctorate at the Human Cytogenetics Laboratory, University of Hawaii School of Medicine. He also has a PhD in Genetics and Developmental Biology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He has many academic and professional appointments, teaches and trains extensively, and is very active in the community. He has presented widely both nationally and internationally, and has over 80 publications credited to his name.