Assistant Clinical Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Samuel P. Strom Ph.D. is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. After studying Molecular Genetics as an undergraduate at the University of Rochester (Rochester, NY), he came to UCLA for graduate school where he earned a Ph.D. in Human Genetics. Following a post-doctoral fellowship at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA, Dr. Strom joined the faculty of the Pathology department in 2013 to pursue genomic diagnostics, including Clinical Exome Sequencing and high throughput cancer sequencing.
Strom SP, Gorin MB. Evaluation of autosomal dominant retinal dystrophy genes in an unaffected cohort suggests rare or private missense variants may often be benign. Mol Vis, 2013. 19: p. 980-5.
Strom SP, Gao YQ, Martinez A, Ortube C, Chen Z, Nelson SF, Nusinowitz S, Farber DB, Gorin MB. Molecular diagnosis of putative stargardt disease probands by exome sequencing. BMC Med Genet 2012, 13(1):67.ori
Iliev ID, Funari VA, Taylor KD, Nguyen Q, Reyes CN, Strom SP, Brown J, Becker CA, Fleshner PR, Dubinsky M et al. Interactions between commensal fungi and the C-type lectin receptor Dectin-1 influence colitis. Science 2012, 336(6086):1314-1317.
Day A, Dong J, Funari V, Harry B, Strom S, Cohn D et al. Disease gene characterization through large-scale co-expression analysis. PLoS One 2009; 4(12): e8491.
Strom SP, Stone J, Ten Bosch J, Merriman B, Cantor R, et al. (2009) High-density SNP association study of the 17q21 chromosomal region linked to autism identifies CACNA1G as a novel candidate gene. Mol Psychiatry.