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Molecular Diagnostics

The Division of Cytopathology

The Division of Genetics in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine offers state-of-the-art testing in cytogenetics and molecular genetics.

The division has a full-service laboratory that offers cytogenetic, molecular genetic, and fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) testing for constitutional chromosome abnormalities (prenatal, pediatric, and adult samples), as well as acquired chromosome abnormalities (leukemia, lymphoma, and solid tumors). 

Contact Information

Division of Genetics 
70 Elm Street 
3rd Floor 
Providence, RI 02903  
P: (401) 453-7652 
P: (401) 453-7653 
 
Hours 
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Tests Offered

Cytogenetics
  • Standard chromosome analysis
  • High resolution chromosome analysis
Molecular cytogenetics (FISH)
  • HER-2/neu amplification studies for breast cancer