Dr. Albitar, M.D., is formally trained in clinical pathology, hematopathology, and genetics. During his professional and academic tenure, he has published over 300 publications including peer-reviewed papers, review articles and book chapters focused on molecular characterization and diagnosis of cancer. He has served as Chief Medical Officer and Director of Research and Development at NeoGenomics since 2012. Prior to NeoGenomics, Dr. Albitar served as the Medical Director of Hematopathology and Oncology and Chief of R&D for Hematopathology and Oncology, Quest Diagnostics. He has held academic positions at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center as Tenured Full Professor, Director of Leukemia and Director of Molecular Laboratory in the Departments of Laboratory Medicine/Pathology.
His research works towards Neo genomics.