Carlos A. Tirado, Ph.D., F.A.C.M.G.
Associate Professor, Laboratory Medicine & Pathology at University of Minnesota
Director of the Cytogenetics Lab at Allina Health in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Dr. Tirado is a Clinical Cytogeneticist with interests in hematological malignancies as well as solid tumors. Dr. Tirado has been doing research in pancreatic cancer, prostate cancer and leukemias. Dr. Tirado has completed his Fellowship in Clinical Cytogenetics at Duke University Medical Center in 2004. He joined Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute in Chantilly. He then became an Assistant Professor at University of South Carolina School of Medicine. In 2008 he became an Associate Director of Cytogenetics at UTSouthwestern Medical Center where he also was running the ABMG Fellowship in Clinical Cytogenetics. On September 1st, 2011 he came on board at UCLA as an Associate Director. Dr Tirado is also an Adjunct Professor at MD Anderson Health Sciences and UT San Antonio. In November 2016 he became the Director of Cytogenetics at Allina Health and in March 2017 he became an Associate Professor at the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, The University of Minnesota School of Medicine. Dr. Tirado is also a Visiting Scholar at Universidad de Navarra. Dr. Tirado’s research interests is cancer cytogenetics specifically solid tumors and hematological malignancies.