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Dr. Burack is the Vice Chair for Clinical Operations in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. He directs the Hematopathology unit and the Molecular Genetic Pathology unit. The Hematopathology unit includes the flow cytometry laboratory, tissue banking activities, and the hematopathology fellowship program. The staff of the hematopathology unit work especially closely with the Cancer Center and Pediatric Oncology in the evaluation and diagnosis of lymphomas, leukemias, and related disorders. Molecular Genetic Pathology unit includes laboratories conducting diagnostic genetic tests, such as DNA sequencing and chromosomal analyses. The staff of the Molecular Genetic Pathology unit supports the care of patients throughout the medical center, from the cancer center to obstetrics.
Dr. Burack's research interests include the molecular mechanisms of lymphoma progression and development of molecular methods to refine diagnostics particularly of lymphomas and leukemias.