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Hana Aviv, Ph.D.

Present Title:
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
10/04 to Present

Administrative Title:
Director of Cytogenetics
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
04/05 to Present

Office Address:
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
One Robert Wood Johnson Place – MEB 212 
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Clinical Expertise:
Cytogenetics and Cancer Cytogenetics

Research Expertise:
Genomic Instability and Tumor Progression
Clinical Investigations

Undergraduate Education:

Fordham University
New York, NY
B.S., Biology
09/72-06/76

Graduate Education:
New York University
New York, NY
M.S., Biology
09/76-06/79      
Ph.D., Biology
09/87-02/92

Postgraduate Training: 
UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School
Piscataway, NJ
Fellowship, Clinical Medical Genetics and Cytogenetics
Center for Human and Molecular Genetics
06/91-06/93

Academic Appointments:
UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School
Instructor of Pediatrics
6/93-02/96       
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
03/96-09/04

UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School  
Associate Professor of Pathology
10/04 to Present
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
05/05 to Present

Hospital Appointments:
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Director, Cytogentics
04/05 to Present 

Licensure:
Laboratory Director Specialty License, Field of Cytogenetics
State of New Jersey

Certification:
09/93 American Board of Medical Genetics (ABMG)
09/93 Subspecialty in Cytogenetics
ABMG Recertification (Expires December 31, 2012)

Professional Organizations: 
American College of Medical Genetics
American Society of Human Genetics
Human Genetics Association of New Jersey, Treasurer
Association of Genetic Technologists
Association of Molecular Pathology
Children’s Oncology Group

Selected Publications:

  • Aviv, H., Khan, M.Y., Skurnick, J., Okuda, K., and Aviv, A.  Age dependent aneuploidy and telomere
    length of the human vascular endothelium. Atherosclerosis  2001; 159:281-287
  • Aviv, H., Tang, D., Das, K., Harrison, J.S., Hameed, M., and Varma, M. Simultaneous appearance of
    trisomy 8 and trisomy 12 in different cell populations in a patient with untreated B-Cell
    chronic lymphocytic leukemia and myelodysplasia. Leuk and Lymph 2004; 45:1279-1283
  • Tsai, J.Y., Aviv, H., Benevenia, J., Chang, V.T., Patterson, F., Aisner, S., and Hameed, M. Her2/neu and
    p53 in Osteosarcoma: An immunological and fluorescence in situ hybridization analysis. Cancer
    Investig 2004; 22:17-25
  • Aviv, H., Wolf, R., Davis, S.E., and Wallerstein, R.  Fetus with a de novo supernumerary marker
    chromosome 16 and multiple abnormalities detected on ultrasound. Prenat Diagn 2005; 25:616-628
  • Hudacko R, Aviv HA, Langenfeld J, Fyfe B.  Thymolipoma: Clues to pathogenesis revealed by Cytogenetics  Annals of Diagnostic Pathology 2009;13(3):185-188