Rong Mao, MD, FACMG

Rong Mao, MD, FACMG

Medical Director: Molecular Genetics and Genomics

Professor, University of Utah School of Medicine


  • Master’s Degree—Molecular Pathology, Beijing Medical College
  • Medical Degree—Capital University of Medicine
  • Residency—Otolaryngology, Tongren Hospital
  • Fellowship—Molecular Genetics, Mayo Clinic


  • American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics
  • American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics
  • Association for Molecular Pathology
  • American Society of Human Genetics
  • ClinGen Clinical Domain Metabolic Diseases Working Group, Co-Chair

Research Interests

  • Genotype-phenotype correlations in inborn errors of metabolism
  • Genetic diseases in the RAS/MAPK pathway
  • Implementing next generation sequencing techniques into molecular diagnostics