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Due to a recent surge in pediatric RSV and flu, we are allowing only visitors 18 years of age and older in our general inpatient (hospital) settings at this time for the safety of our patients, in line with Illinois Department of Public Health guidance. Read More

Molecular Pathology

Molecular pathology focuses on better understanding the mechanisms of molecular biology in clinical medicine. In the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, investigators are using basic molecular techniques to diagnose and monitor human disease. We have developed a number of in-house assays for the detection of various malignancies and infectious agents, validated these for clinical use and utilized them to improve patient care and achieve a better understanding of disease.