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Patrick Koty, PhD

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Patrick Koty, PhD

Patrick Koty, PhD

Professor, Pathology

Comprehensive Cancer Center Precision Medicine

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Contact Information


  • American Association for the Advancement of Science

  • American Association of Cancer Research

  • American Society of Prevention Oncology

  • NPI: 1487793204

Clinical Interests

  • Cancer Genetics, Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

Education & Training

  • BS

    1985 - University of Pittsburgh

  • MS

    1991 - University of Pittsburgh

  • PhD

    1995 - University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health

  • Fellowship

    1997 - Drexel University College of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Medical Genetics


Research Contact Information

Research Interests

  • Apoptosis, Proto-Oncogene Proteins c-bcl-2, Caspases, Lung Neoplasms, Mutagens

Recent Publications

  • Donor-derived myeloid sarcoma in two kidney transplant recipients from a single donor.
    Palanisamy A, Persad P, Koty PP, Douglas LL, Stratta RJ, Rogers J, Reeves-Daniel AM, Orlando G, Farney AC, Beaty MW, Pettenati MJ, Iskandar SS, Grier DD, Kaczmorski SA, Doares WH, Gautreaux MD, Freedman BI, Powell BL. . 2015; 2015:821346.
  • Expanding the clinical and mutational spectrum of Kaufman oculocerebrofacial syndrome with biallelic UBE3B mutations.
    Basel-Vanagaite L, Yilmaz R, Tang S, Reuter MS, Rahner N, Grange DK, Mortenson M, Koty P, Feenstra H, Farwell Gonzalez KD, Sticht H, Boddaert N, Désir J, Anyane-Yeboa K, Zweier C, Reis A, Kubisch C, Jewett T, Zeng W, Borck G. Hum. Genet. 2014 Jul; 133(7):939-49.
  • Detection of programmed cell death in cells exposed to genotoxic agents using a caspase activation assay.
    Gupta M, Santra M, Koty PP. Methods Mol. Biol. 2014; 1105:623-32.
  • Genetic markers associated with early cancer-specific mortality following prostatectomy.
    Liu W, Xie CC, Thomas CY, Kim ST, Lindberg J, Egevad L, Wang Z, Zhang Z, Sun J, Sun J, Koty PP, Kader AK, Cramer SD, Bova GS, Zheng SL, Grönberg H, Isaacs WB, Xu J. Cancer. 2013 Jul; 119(13):2405-12.
  • CBFB and MYH11 in inv(16)(p13q22) of acute myeloid leukemia displaying close spatial proximity in interphase nuclei of human hematopoietic stem cells.
    Weckerle AB, Santra M, Ng MC, Koty PP, Wang YH. Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 2011 Sep; 50(9):746-55.
  • The first case described: monozygotic twin sisters with the fragile X premutation but with a different phenotype for premature ovarian failure.
    Johnston-MacAnanny EB, Koty P, Pettenati M, Brady M, Yalcinkaya TM, Schmidt DW. Fertil. Steril. 2011 Jun; 95(7):2431.e13-5.
  • p53-Dependent anticancer effects of leptomycin B on lung adenocarcinoma.
    Shao C, Lu C, Chen L, Koty PP, Cobos E, Gao W. Cancer Chemother. Pharmacol. 2011 Jun; 67(6):1369-80.
  • Sonographic findings in trisomy 9.
    Schwendemann WD, Contag SA, Wax JR, Miller RC, Polzin WJ, Koty PP, Watson WJ. J Ultrasound Med. 2009 Jan; 28(1):39-42.
  • Ultrasound findings in trisomy 22.
    Schwendemann WD, Contag SA, Koty PP, Miller RC, Devers P, Watson WJ. Am J Perinatol. 2009 Feb; 26(2):135-7.
  • X-linked chronic granulomatous disease secondary to skewed X chromosome inactivation in a female with a novel CYBB mutation and late presentation.
    Lewis EM, Singla M, Sergeant S, Koty PP, McPhail LC. Clin. Immunol. 2008 Nov; 129(2):372-80.

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