James (Jianbo) Song, PhD

Assistant Professor, Pathology
Associate Director, Molecular Pathology Laboratory and Cytogenetics

Email: jianbo.song@cshs.org
Phone: 310-423-2159


  • Clinical Cytogenetics
  • Clinical Molecular Genetics

Education and Training

  • Doctorate: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Clinical Molecular Genetics, Hayward Genetics Center, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Clinical Cytogenetics, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center/UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

Medical Board Certifications

  • Medical Genetics and Genomics in Clinical Cytogenetics
  • Medical Genetics and Genomics in Clinical Molecular Genetics

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Chromosomal, FISH, and array CGH analyses in Prenatal Diagnosis, Congenital Abnormalities, and Reproductive Problems
  • Development and application of molecular diagnostic tools (precision medicine) for solid tumors and hematological neoplasms
  • Molecular profiling of solid tumors using circulating tumor cells (CTC) and circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA)


  • Prenatal Diagnosis Center
  • Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute (SOCCI)

Selected Publications

Click here for a list of peer-reviewed publications by Jianbo James Song, PhD