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Samuel Katz, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Pathology

Contact Information

Samuel Katz, MD, PhD

Patient Care Location

Office Location

  • 310 Cedar Street, Rm LH 315A
    New Haven, CT 06510



Samuel G. Katz graduated with a combined B.S./M.S. from Yale University in 1995. He then pursued dual M.D., Ph.D. training in the Health Sciences & Technology (HST) program jointly administered by MIT and Harvard. His Ph.D. thesis with Stuart H. Orkin focused on the transcriptional regulation of hematopoiesis. Sam then completed a residency in pathology and fellowship in hematopathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He performed his post-doctoral studies on apoptosis with Loren D. Walensky at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. As an Associate Professor of Pathology at Yale University, Dr. Katz manages a laboratory concentrating on both intrinsic mechanisms of cell death and ways to reprogram immunocytes to mediate the extrinsic program of cell death, as well as contributes to patient care as an active hematopathologist.

Education & Training

  • Fellowship
    Brigham & Women's Hospital (2008)
  • Residency
    Brigham & Women's Hospital (2006)
  • MD
    Harvard Medical School (2004)
  • PhD
    Harvard Medical School (2004)
  • BS
    Yale University, Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry (1995)
  • MS
    Yale University, Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry (1995)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Mantle Cell Lymphoma Consortium MemberLymphoma Research Foundation2011
Career Development Award, Mentored (K08)NIH, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute2010
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Career Development AwardLeukemia and Lymphoma Society2008
Yamaguchi Award in Hematology ResearchChildren's Hospital, Boston MA1999
Pre-Doctoral Fellow AwardHoward Hughes Medical Institute1998
cum laudeYale University1995
Distinction in the majorYale University, MB&B1995

Professional Service

MD/PhD Faculty CommitteeMember2012 - Present

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