Kimia Sobhani, PhD

Chief Clinical Chemist
Director, Core Laboratory
Director, ER and Cancer Center Laboratories
Associate Professor, Pathology

Phone: 310-423-5405


  • Clinical Chemistry

Education and Training

  • Master's: Chemistry, University of Washington, Seattle
  • Doctorate (Dual): Chemistry and Nanotechnology University of Washington, Seattle
  • Fellowship: Clinical Chemistry, University of Washington, Seattle

Board Certification

  • Clinical Chemistry

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Biomarker measurement and correlation to disease
  • Correlation of laboratory diagnostics to health outcomes
  • Clinical laboratory quality improvement
  • Additional interests: proteomics, endocrinology, cardiac markers

Professional Activities and Awards

  • Program Chair, AACC Southern California
  • HIV Diagnostics Conference, Travel Award
  • Young Investigator Award, Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists
  • American Association of Clinical Chemistry, Van Slyke Travel Award
  • 55th Annual Conference of Nobel Laureates Conference, Travel Award


  • Advanced Clinical Biosystems Research Institute
  • Women’s Heart Center

Selected Publications

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