Red Cell Disorders
The Molecular Hematology and Genetics Laboratory provides diagnostic services for a variety of benign and malignant hematologic diseases. The laboratory has expertise in specialized analysis of the hemoglobin variants, thalassemias and hemolytic anemias as well as providing molecular testing for several malignant disorders including leukemia, lymphoma and the myeloproliferative disorders. It is also the Provincial DNA Hemoglobinopathy laboratory used as an Ontario reference centre with a long history of leading edge new test development and validation.
The laboratory is located at McMaster University Medical Centre. Our laboratory director is certified by American Board of Medical Genetics who works closely with the laboratory technologists and a technical specialist who are focused on the developing a leading edge diagnostic service for molecular hematology.