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The Telepathology and Digital Pathology Center is currently developing a new service for scanning and analyzing multiplex immunofluorescence pathology stains. This technology will enable the department pathologists to better evaluate the tumor microenvironment to improve our understanding of the biological behavior of tumors.
Dr. Neda Moatamed studies immune checkpoint regulator expression for selection of targeted therapy in neoplasms of the female reproductive organs and breast. She was the first to report EGFR deletions in lobular carcinomas of the breast. Dr. Moatamed is a respected mentor who always includes trainees in her projects. In 2017, the UCLA trainees gave her the inaugural Mentor award. Read More.
David Nguyen is a CLS working in the UCLA Immunogenetics Center, since joining team in 2012; he has assisted in developing and validating new testing methods such as Next Generation Sequencing and assay automation.