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Linda M. Sabatini, PhD, HCLD, CC

Director, Molecular Diagnostics


  • American Board of Bioanalysis, High Complexity Laboratory Director, 1997
  • American Board of Bioanalysis, Clinical Molecular Biology, 1997
  • New York State Certification of Qualification in Molecular Oncology, Molecular Genetics, Molecular Virology, Molecular Infectious Disease, 2011
  • American Board of Bioanalysis, Clinical Consultant, 2012

University Appointment

  • Clinical Educator, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Education and Training

  • 1981, Indiana University, PhD
  • 1982-1984, University of Minnesota, Postdoctoral Fellow
  • 1984-1990, University of Wisconsin, Postdoctoral Fellow


  • Boyle TA, Bridge JA, Sabatini LM, NOwak JA, Vasalos P, Jennings LJ, Halling KC, College of American Pathologists Molecular Oncology Committee: Summary of microsatellite instability test results from laboratories participating in proficiency surveys: Proficiency survey results from 2005 to 2012.  Arch Pathol Lab Med 2014 Mar; 138(3):363-70.
  • Morrison CD, Liu P, Woloszynska-Read A, Zhang J, Luo W, Qin M, Bshara W, Conroy JM, Sabatini L, Vedell P, Xiong D, Liu S, Wang J, Shen H, Li T, Omilian AR, Hill A, Head K, Guru K, Kunnev D, Leach R, Eng KH, Darlak C, Hoeflich C, Veeranki S, Glenn S, You M, Pruitt SC, Johnson CS, Trump DL: Whole-genome sequencing identifies genomic heterogeneity at a nucleotide and chromosomal level in bladder cancer.  Proc Natl Acad Sci 2014 Feb 1; 111(6):E672-81.
  • Caliendo AM, Valsamakis A, Bremer JW, Ferreira-Gonzalez A, Granger S, Sabatini L, Tsongalis GJ, Wang YF, Yen-Lieberman B, Young S, Lurain NS: Multi-laboratory evaluation of real-time PCR tests for hepatitis B virus DNA quantification.  J Clin Microbiol 2011 Aug; 49(8):2854-8.
  • Bisaga A, Paquette K, Sabatini L, Lovell EO: A prevalence study of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization in emergency department health care workers.  Ann Emerg Med 2008 Nov; 52(5):525-8.