Kerry Kocher Brown, Ph.D., FACMG
Associate Medical Director
Dr. Brown is board certified in clinical molecular genetics and clinical cytogenetics by the American Board of Medical Genetics. She earned her PhD in genetics from Harvard Medical School where she investigated genetic causes of hearing loss. She completed a fellowship in clinical laboratory genetics through the Harvard Medical School Genetics Training Program, which included molecular genetics training at the Partners Healthcare Laboratory for Molecular Medicine, cytogenetics training at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Cytogenetics Laboratory, and research in the field of cardiovascular genetics. Dr. Brown is a fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) and has served on the ACMG Laboratory Quality Assurance Committee, where she assisted in the development of guidelines for interpretation of copy number variation and for implementation of next generation sequencing technologies in clinical laboratories. Dr. Brown is the Associate Medical Director at CTGT.
Xiangwen Chen-Deutsch, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Medical Director
Dr. Chen-Deutsch joined CTGT in July 2016 after completing a Clinical Molecular Genetics fellowship at the Institute of Genomic Medicine in New Jersey Medical School at Rutgers University, where she focused on cancer genetics testing. Dr. Chen-Deutsch earned a Ph.D. in Molecular Pathology from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and a M.D. from Nanjing Medical University in China. During her research career she studied a variety of topics, including innate immunity in human lung infections, induction of differentiation in human leukemia cells, and low dose ionizing radiation-induced DNA damage recognition/repair in human cells. Before Dr. Chen-Deutsch came to U.S. to pursue her Ph.D., she was a Laboratory Medicine Pathologist in China. Dr. Chen-Deutsch is the Assistant Medical Director at CTGT.