Seung Nam, M.D.

Molecular Hematopathology

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Biographical Info

Dr. Nam received her Bachelor's Degree from Davidsons College in 2008. While there, she excelled as a student, received multiple awards and graduated Phi Beta Kappa. She received her medical degree from University of Missouri School of Medicine. At the University of Missouri, she received clerkship honors in multiple rotations and graduated Alpha Omega Alpha. Dr. Nam took two years off from medical school to serve as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute-NIH Research Scholar under the mentorship of Dr. Jung-Hyun Park. We were fortunate to recruit Dr. Nam to our Pathology Training Program at New YorkPresbyterian-Weill Cornell. She completed her training in Anatomic Pathology, followed by a one year fellowship in Hematopathology, followed by a Molecular Pathology Fellowship, all with us. During that time, she had the opportunity to spend time in the research laboratory of Dr. Dan Landau where she has excelled. She was awarded the Alumni Counsel Distinguished Housestaff Award for Pathology from Weill Cornell Medicine in 2018 and the American Society of Hematology Abstract Achievement Award in 2018 as well.

Based on her clinical and scientific interest in myeloid neoplasms, she developed her own research project on elucidating the molecular basis of disease phenotypes in myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN) through novel single cell technologies. Anna quickly proved to be a highly effective leader, directing the development of Genotyping of Transcriptomes (GoT), an innovative platform that integrates mutational genotyping with high-throughput droplet single-cell transcriptome sequencing.

Honors and Awards

• K08 Clinical Scientist Training Award, NHLB, 2019
• LLS Career Development Program Fellows Award, 2019
• Board Certifications in Anatomic Pathology, Hematopathology, Molecular Genetics Pathology, 2019
• Alumni Council Distinguished Housestaff Award, Weill Cornell Medicine, 2018
• American Society of Hematology Abstract Achievement Award, 2018
• Finalist for Best Lab Practice Poster Award, American Society for Clinical Pathology Annual Meeting, 2016
• Outstanding Medical Student Research Publication in Basic Science, ΜU School of Medicine, 2014
• Thomas W. Burns Cosmopolitan International Outstanding Student in Diabetes Mellitus, ΜU School of Medicine, 2014
• Αlpha Omega Αlpha Honor Medical Society, ΜU School of Medicine, 2013
• Young Generation Forum & Travel Grant, Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies and Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association, 2012
• Best Poster Award, Annual Bioscience and Engineering Symposium, 2011
• Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship, UNC Chapel Hill, 2011
• Clerkship Honors in Surgery, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, Neurology, Psychiatry, Family Medicine, Letter in Internal Medicine, MU School of Medicine, 2010 – 2011
• Thomas W. Burns, M.D. Scholarship, MU School of Medicine, 2008 – 2011
• Korean American Scholarship Award, Korean American Society, 2009
• Phi Beta Kappa, Davidson College, 2008
• American Chemical Society Excellence in Scholastic Achievement Award, 2008
• American Chemical Society Analytical Chemistry Award for Undergraduates 2008
• Dean Rusk International Studies Program Grant (Copenhagen, Denmark), 2008
• Presidential Scholarship, Davidson College, 2004 – 2008
• Davidson Research Initiative Grant for Summer Research, Davidson College, 2007
• Sandy Black Memorial Award in Premedical Studies, Davidson College, 2007
• David Halbert Howard, Jr. Chemistry Award, Davidson College, 2007
• Valedictorian, York School, Monterey, CA, 2004

  • M.D.
    University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine
  • B.S.
    Davidson College
  • Assistant Attending Pathologist
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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