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Jim Lu, M.D., Ph.D., is the founder, CEO, and Medical Director for GoPath Laboratories. His focus is primarily on business development while he remains active with GI/Liver pathology cases and molecular test development. He received his medical degree from Wannan Medical College in Anhui, China. Afterward, he attended Johns Hopkins School of Medicine where he earned his Ph.D. in Molecular Medicine. He also successfully completed his residency and fellowship training in GI/Liver and transplant pathology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Lu is dedicated to GoPath’s clients and their patients and is available for consultation on any case.

Ling Gao, M.D., is the Director of Molecular Pathology & Cytopathology at GoPath Laboratories. Dr. Gao is American board certified in anatomic pathology, cytopathology and molecular genetic pathology. She received her medical degree from Shandong University School of Medicine in Shandong Sheng, China, and completed both her residency in anatomic pathology and fellowship training in cytopathology at the University of Chicago. She also completed a second fellowship in molecular genetic pathology at the University of Iowa. Dr. Gao has vast experience in molecular pathology including solid tumor, microarray, FISH and NGS. She actively participates in the research & development of new biomarkers for the diagnosis and prognosis of genitourinary and gastrointestinal malignancies. Dr. Gao has a special interest in applying molecular testing to cytology specimens. Prior to her pathology residency, she conducted extensive research at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and Merck & Co in the areas of molecular biology, gene therapy and drug development. Dr. Gao has published more than 30 peer-reviewed articles and abstracts and is a member of the American Society of Cytopathology, the Association for Molecular Pathology, the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology and the College of American Pathologists.

Yousef E. Tadros, M.D., FCAP, FASCP, is the Director of Urologic Pathology and GU Quality Assurance at GoPath Laboratories. Dr. Tadros has taught as Clinical Assistant Professor at the Medical College of Georgia and has been an Instructor of Urology at Tulane University. He is certified by the American Board of Pathology in both surgical and clinical pathology. Dr. Tadros received two urologic pathology fellowships from major institutions: Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and AFIP in Washington, DC. He has more than 10 years of experience in urologic pathology and has written for many publications in that field. Dr. Tadros is an active member in organizations such as the International Society of Urological Pathology, the American Medical Association, the College of American Pathologists, the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology and the College of American Pathologists.

Maria G. McIntire, M.D., is the Director of GI & Liver Pathology at GoPath Laboratories. Dr. McIntire received fellowship training in gastrointestinal and liver pathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Before that, she completed her residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. She is American board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology and has more than 10 years of experience in that specialty. Dr. McIntire has also written articles for many publications in the same field and has held various teaching positions including acting as an instructor of Immunology, Microbiology and Pathology at Harvard Medical School. In addition, she is an active member in organizations such as the College of American Pathologists, the American Gastroenterological Association, and the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology.

Richard M. Cachia, M.D., is the Medical Director of Heartland Regional Medical Center at GoPath Laboratories. He is American Board Certified in anatomic and clinical pathology and he received his medical degree from the Royal University of Malta School of Medicine. Afterward, he completed his residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at the University of Kansas Medical Center where he received fellowship training in renal pathology and also held a faculty position in the Department of Pathology. He is a member of various professional organizations such as the College of American Pathologists, the American Society for Clinical Pathology and the Illinois State Medical Society.