Yuri Nikiforov

  • Dr. Nikiforov is Professor of Pathology and Vice Chair at the Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh where he also serves as Director of the Division of Molecular & Genomic Pathology. He has published over 170 peer-reviewed articles and over 15 book chapters, and is a senior editor of the textbook “Diagnostic Pathology and Molecular Genetics of the Thyroid.” His research program is funded by the National Institute of Health and focused on molecular genetics of thyroid cancer, thyroid cancer diagnostics, and molecular mechanisms of chromosomal rearrangements. He is an elected member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and a recipient of the 2007 Van Meter Award from the American Thyroid Association, 2014 Light of Light Foundation Honorary Award, 2016 Aldo Pinchera Award from the Italian Thyroid Carcinoma Observatory, and 2017 Sidney H. Ingbar Distinguished Lectureship Award the American Thyroid Association.


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