Jaclyn A. Biegel

Jaclyn A Biegel, PhD, FACMG is the Division Chief of Genomic Medicine and the Director of the Center for Personalized Medicine in the Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and Professor of Clinical Pathology at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. Prior to joining CHLA in 2015, Dr. Biegel rose through the academic ranks to Professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and was the founding director of the Cancer Cytogenetics Laboratory at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She recently served as editor-in-chief of Cancer Genetics, and is a member of the International System for Cytogenetic Nomenclature committee. Dr. Biegel’s primary research interests are focused on the genetics of pediatric rhabdoid tumors and childhood brain tumors.