Thomas A. Maher, MS

Assistant Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Thomas Maher
670 Albany St Biosquare III


Thomas Maher, MS, is an Assistant Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. Since 2012 he has also served as Laboratory Manager of the Molecular Genetics Diagnostic Laboratory at BUSM. He is licensed by the American Society for Clinical Pathology as a Molecular Pathology Technologist and a Diplomate in Laboratory Management. Additionally, he has mentored graduate students for the past 27 years.


  • Boston University, MS
  • University of Massachusetts Boston, BS


  • Published on 5/6/2018

    Alekseyev YO, Fazeli R, Yang S, Basran R, Maher T, Miller NS, Remick D. A Next-Generation Sequencing Primer-How Does It Work and What Can It Do? Acad Pathol. 2018 Jan-Dec; 5:2374289518766521. PMID: 29761157.

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  • Published on 7/7/2011

    Pilozzi-Edmonds L, Maher TA, Basran RK, Milunsky A, Al-Thihli K, Braverman NE, Alfares A. Fraternal twins with Aarskog-Scott syndrome due to maternal germline mosaicism. Am J Med Genet A. 2011 Aug; 155A(8):1987-90. PMID: 21739585.

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  • Published on 11/1/2010

    Dauber A, Hirschhorn JN, Picker J, Maher TA, Milunsky A. Delayed puberty due to a novel mutation in CHD7 causing CHARGE syndrome. Pediatrics. 2010 Dec; 126(6):e1594-8. PMID: 21041284.

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  • Published on 2/1/2010

    Vaglio A, Milunsky A, Quadrelli A, Huang XL, Maher T, Mechoso B, Martínez S, Pagano S, Bellini S, Costabel M, Quadrelli R. Clinical, cytogenetic, and molecular characterization of a girl with some clinical features of Down syndrome resulting from a pure partial trisomy 21q22.11-qter due to a de novo intrachromosomal duplication. Genet Test Mol Biomarkers. 2010 Feb; 14(1):57-65. PMID: 20143912.

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  • Published on 3/1/2009

    Milunsky A, Ito M, Maher TA, Flynn M, Milunsky JM. Prenatal molecular diagnosis of tuberous sclerosis complex. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2009 Mar; 200(3):321.e1-6. PMID: 19254590.

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  • Published on 3/11/2008

    Milunsky JM, Maher TA, Zhao G, Huang XL, Wang Z, Zou Y. A re-examination of the chromosome 8p22-8p23.1 region in Kabuki syndrome. Clin Genet. 2008 May; 73(5):502-3. PMID: 18336587.

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  • Published on 1/25/2008

    Vaglio A, Milunsky A, Huang XL, Quadrelli A, Mechoso B, Maher TA, Quadrelli R. A 21 years follow-up of a girl patient with a pseudodicentric bisatellited chromosome 22 associated with partial trisomy 22pter-->22q12.1: clinical, cytogenetic and molecular observations. Eur J Med Genet. 2008 Jul-Aug; 51(4):332-42. PMID: 18316257.

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  • Published on 9/25/2007

    Huang XL, Isabel de Michelena M, Leon E, Maher TA, McClure R, Milunsky A. Pallister-Killian syndrome: tetrasomy of 12pter-->12p11.22 in a boy with an analphoid, inverted duplicated marker chromosome. Clin Genet. 2007 Nov; 72(5):434-40. PMID: 17894838.

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  • Published on 1/1/2007

    Milunsky JM, Maher TA, Ito M, Milunsky A. The value of MLPA in Waardenburg syndrome. Genet Test. 2007; 11(2):179-82. PMID: 17627390.

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  • Published on 4/1/2006

    Milunsky JM, Zhao G, Maher TA, Colby R, Everman DB. LADD syndrome is caused by FGF10 mutations. Clin Genet. 2006 Apr; 69(4):349-54. PMID: 16630169.

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