CHOP Research Institute

Center for Applied Genomics

Today's Research Becomes Tomorrows Cure

Avni Santani

Avni Santani

Director of Clinical Laboratories, Strategic Partnerships and Innovation

Dr. Avni Santani, Ph.D, is Director of Clinical Laboratories, Strategic Partnerships and Innovation at CAG, where she oversees the clinical genomics program for rare pediatric disorders. She is also an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology at the University of Pennsylvania and Director in the Division of Genomic Diagnostics at CHOP. Dr. Santani received her Master’s in Medical Molecular Genetics at the University of Aberdeen and her PhD in Genetics at Texas A&M University. She holds specialty board certifications in Clinical Molecular Genetics and Clinical Cytogenetics.