Salvatore Priore, MD-PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Salvatore Priore is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. As a member of the Division of Precision and Computational Diagnostics, he interprets genetic and genomic clinical lab data to support patient care. He earned his BS in Biochemistry from SUNY Geneseo (2006). He completed his MD and PhD through the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of Rochester (2015), where he performed the first genome-wide RNA secondary structure survey of influenza A virus. In 2018, Salvatore completed the University of Pennsylvania’s Pathology Residency Program. He completed subspecialty training in Molecular Genetic Pathology in 2019. His research interests are driven by a desire to understand how nucleic acids can affect human health, as drivers of pathogenesis, diagnostic biomarkers, or novel therapeutic targets. As long-term goals, he seeks to leverage research discoveries to drive innovations in the field of molecular diagnostics.