University of Florida
Dr. Petr Starostik is Associate Professor of Pathology and serves as Director of Molecular Pathology in the Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine of the College of Medicine at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL. Over the years, he directed several molecular diagnostics laboratories, both in the U.S. and abroad. Development of molecular diagnostic tests is his specialty as evidenced by his publications and the multitude of laboratory-developed tests performed in laboratories he directed. Besides clinical work, he also pursues basic research focusing on the role of FLT3 ITD in acute leukemia.