Janina Longtine, MD

Professor of Pathology and Professor of Laboratory Medicine; Vice Chair, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; Director, Molecular and Genomic Diagnostics; Director, Tumor Profiling Laboratory, Smilow Cancer Hospital

Departments & Organizations

Laboratory Medicine: Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory

Pathology: Experimental Pathology Graduate Program | Molecular & Genomic Pathology

Yale Cancer Center: Genomics, Genetics, and Epigenetics

Yale Medicine


Dr. Longtine served as Vice Chair of Molecular Pathology and Genetics for the department of pathology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York and Professor of Pathology with Tenure at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. In addition, she served as President of the Association for Molecular Pathology (2014-2015 term) and on the Board of Directors (2010-2012, 2013-2016).

Dr. Longtine has considerable expertise and leadership in molecular pathology, and her vision will place patient management and individualized cancer care at the forefront of the Tumor Profiling Laboratory. In her role, she is also working to more cohesively integrate various molecular diagnostic services offered by Pathology, Laboratory Medicine, and the Center for Genome Analysis at West Campus.

Education & Training

MD University of Massachusetts Medical Center (1981)
BA Wellesley College, Molecular Biology (1976)
Hematopathology Fellow Brigham and Women's Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Resident Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Board Certification AB of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology (1985)
Board Certification AB of Pathology, Molecular Genetic Pathology (2001)

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