Dr. Giordano received his B.A. from Johns Hopkins University and earned his M.D. and Ph.D. at Rutgers University and UMDNJ. He completed training in Anatomic Pathology at the National Cancer Institute and at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. After AP training, he joined the Department of Pathology at the University of Michigan, where he is now the Henry Clay Bryant Professor of Pathology.
Dr. Giordano is an endocrine and molecular pathologist with long-standing interests in thyroid and adrenal neoplasia. His specific interests in include molecular and genomic profiling and tumor classification. He served as co-chair of The Cancer Genome Atlas Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma and the Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma projects. He also served on the Analysis Working group for the TCGA Pheochromocytoma project and on the TCGA Steering committee for their PanCancerAtlas project, the goal of which was to collectively evaluate the cancer genomes of all tumors studied by TCGA.