Paul G. Rothberg, Ph.D.

Paul G. Rothberg, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 608
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 350-2600

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Rothberg is Director of the Molecular Diagnostics Section of the Strong Health clinical laboratories. The Molecular Diagnostics Section uses the techniques of molecular biology to aid in the diagnosis of human disease. Dr. Rothberg is responsible for the planning and development of laboratory tests that support the care of patients with inherited disease, cancer and infectious disease. His research interests include the development of new testing strategies for the measurement of minimal residual disease in cancer patients, and the development of methods to predict response to therapy.

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (SMD) - Primary


Clinical Molecular Genetics - American Board of Pathology


PhD | Molecular Biology | St Univ at Stony Brook1981
BA | Chemistry | Cuny Queens College1976

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship at Fox Chase Cancer Center03/01/1982 - 08/31/1985