Dr. Monos is an internationally recognized expert on histocompatibility (HLA) molecules. His work covers a wide spectrum of HLA-related issues that pertain to both the molecular (structure/function) aspects of HLAs, as well as the genetics of the major histocompatibility complex, that includes the genes encoding the HLA molecules.
Dr. Monos has established, and is the Director, of the Immunogenetics Laboratory in the Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. The lab interacts with the clinical Divisions of Bone Marrow Transplantation, Oncology, Hematology, Nephrology, Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Rheumatology, Neurology, Immunology and Infectious Diseases. The Immunogenetics laboratory supports all the transplantation programs at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and any clinical programs that need HLA typing for their patients.
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