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Anne W. Higgins, PhD

Research Focus - Improving and Developing Cytogenomic Assays for Oncology

  • Cytogenetic analysis for hematologic malignancies and some solid tumors, including Ewing sarcoma, liposarcoma/lipoma, and synovial sarcoma
  • Full-service cytogenomics laboratory supporting UMass researchers and performing traditional metaphase chromosome, fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH), and genomic chromosomal microarray analyses on clinical specimens to evaluate them for genomic changes

Representative Publication

Patel SA, Bledsoe JR, Higgins AW, et al. Rapid and deep remission induced by blinatumomab for CD19-positive chronic myeloid leukemia in lymphoid blast phase. JCO Precis Oncol. 2021;5:1141-1146.

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