Meet Our Experts

James Weisberger, MD
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER
James Weisberger has been GenPath’s Chief Medical Officer since 2004. He is a recognized leader in hematopathology with more than 40 publications as abstracts or peer-reviewed journal articles. He has continued to teach, for more than 15 years, as a Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology and Medicine at the New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York. Dr. Weisberger was Chief Resident in Pathology at Westchester Medical Center and completed a fellowship in hematopathology at the New York-Cornell Medical Center under Dr. Daniel Knowles, an internationally recognized Hematopathologist. Dr. Weisberger earned both a BS and an MS from Stanford University and an MD from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Weisberger is board certified in internal medicine, hematopathology, and anatomic and clinical pathology.

Benjamin Solomon, MD
MANAGING DIRECTOR, GeneDx
Ben Solomon is a board-certified pediatric geneticist who focuses on the use of genetics and genomics to identify, understand and care for patients with both rare and common genetic conditions as well as broad applications of genomic medicine.  In addition to his laboratory, clinical, and research leadership and advocacy, Dr. Solomon has authored over 100 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and textbooks, and is an active lecturer and educator.  Dr. Solomon attended medical school at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, completed his residency and fellowship training in pediatrics and clinical genetics at the National Human Genome Research Institute at the National Institutes of Health and at Children’s National Medical Center, and served as Chief of the Division of Medical Genomics at the Inova Translational Medicine Institute.

Maria Laura Cremona PhD., FACMG, DABMG
CLINICAL MOLECULAR GENETICIST ACTING DIRECTOR, REPRODUCTIVE GENETICS
Dr. Cremona holds a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Buenos Aires and completed her postdoctoral training at Columbia University and Sloan Kettering Institute in New York. Before she was appointed as Director of the Reproductive Genetics Program, she was a clinical molecular geneticist for our Inherited Cancer Program, with which she is still involved. Dr. Cremona’s peer-reviewed publications can be seen in numerous scientific journals. She is a board certified Clinical Molecular Geneticist and a Fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics.

Sherri Bale, PhD, FACMG
CONSULTANT
Sherri Bale is a Board-Certified Ph.D. Medical Geneticist, and a Founding Member of the American College of Medical Genetics. She has more than 35 years of experience in clinical, cytogenetic, and molecular genetics research and has authored over 140 papers, book chapters, and books in the field. Dr. Bale started GeneDx after 16 years at the National Institutes of Health, the last nine as head of the Genetic Studies Section in the Laboratory of Skin Biology at the NIAMS. She is known both nationally and internationally for her work in identifying the basis of hereditary diseases, especially those affecting the skin.