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Priscilla Fernandes, PhD, FACMG

Associate Laboratory Director

Priscilla Fernandes, PhD is Associate Laboratory Director at Progenity. Her primary responsibility is the daily review of patient data and report sign-out. She also contributes to research for new product development and post-launch product quality monitoring.

Dr. Fernandes was previously laboratory director with Myriad Genetic Laboratories, where she gained expertise in hereditary cancer genetic testing as well as classification and reclassification of genetic variants. She earned her doctoral degree in Molecular and Medical Genetics from Oregon Health and Science University in Portland. Dr. Fernandes is board certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG) and is a Fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG) following her post-doctoral clinical training at Baylor College of Medicine.