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Tara Sander Lee, Ph.D.

Associate Scholar

Dr. Sander Lee is an Associate Professor of Pathology at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Scientific Director of Molecular Diagnostics at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. She obtained her Ph.D. in biochemistry from the Medical College of Wisconsin, followed by research fellowship training in cell and molecular biology at Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Sander Lee’s career has focused on the pathologic basis of disease in children.  She directs a molecular diagnostics lab that performs genetic testing for the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric disorders such as cystic fibrosis, epilepsy, hearing loss, DiGeorge Syndrome, and hypercoagulation. Her research interests include pharmacogenetics and the development of novel diagnostic tests for the pediatric population. Dr. Sander Lee actively participates in legislative efforts that protect the preborn and promote ethical advances in healthcare.