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Welcome to the Department of Pathology, Immunology & Laboratory Medicine

The mission of the Department of Pathology, Immunology & Laboratory Medicine is to maintain and enhance a uniform standard of excellence in the areas of clinical service, research and teaching, and to create an environment in which synergistic interactions among these components of professional activity lead to improved patient care and continued academic growth. Our goals and objectives include the development of a clinical service, which is recognized for its excellence at the national level, as well as one that provides consultative, administrative and professional support to other hospitals and industrial entities. We also wish to develop the capability to serve as a reference laboratory for the full spectrum of clinical trials, and to stay at the cutting edge of diagnostic methodologies. Our research goals include the development of integrated basic research programs, translational research with short to medium-term clinical results, and a focus on infection, immunology and cancer biology. Our educational goals are to be part of a seamlessly integrated curriculum, to provide electives of sufficient variety and interest to attract students to a career in pathology, and to develop collaborative teaching efforts with other Rutgers schools and faculty.