Daniel J. Gallo, MS, CGC

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Daniel J. Gallo, MS, CGC, is a genetic counselor in the Division of Genomic Diagnostics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Board Certification

Certified Genetic Counselor (CGC)

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Biology - University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Graduate Degree

MS in Genetic Counseling - Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Titles and Academic Titles

Genetic Counselor

Departments and Services




Zanda M, Onengut-Gumuscu S, Walker N, Shtir C, Gallo D, Wallace C, Smyth D, Todd JA, Hurles ME, Plagnol V, Rich SS (2014). A genome-wide assessment of the role of untagged copy number variants in type 1diabetes. PLoS Genet., 10(5).

Posters and Presentations


Gallo DJ. Williams vs Quest/Athena [presentation]. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; 2016 Apr; Philadelphia, PA.


Gallo DJ. Familial and Hereditary Colon Cancer [presentation]. Greater St. Louis Region; 2015 May.


Gallo DJ. Cancer Genetic Counseling [presentation]. Greater St. Louis Region; 2014 Nov.

Gallo DJ. Evaluation of Informational Materials Explaining Clinical Whole Exome Sequencing [presentation]. Virginia Commonwealth University; 2014 Apr; Richmond, VA.


Gallo DJ. Regions of Homozygosity on SNP Microarray [presentation]. Virginia Commonwealth University; 2013 Nov; Richmond, VA.

Gallo DJ. Laboratory Genetic Counseling [presentation]. Virginia Commonwealth University; 2013 Sep; Richmond, VA.

Gallo DJ. Direct to Consumer Genetic Testing [presentation]. Virginia Commonwealth University; 2013 Jan; Richmond, VA.

Gallo DJ. Genetic Counseling Roles in the Laboratory [presentation]. Mayo School of Health Sciences; 2013 Jun; Rochester, MN.

Gallo DJ. Fabry Disease Data Collection for CLIR Application [presentation]. Mayo School of Health Sciences; 2013 Jun; Rochester, MN.


Gallo DJ. Infinium Methylation Assay [presentation]. UVA Center for Public Health Genomics; 2012 Apr; Charlottesville, VA.


Gallo DJ. Laboratory Logistics of a High-Throughput CNV Study [presentation]. UVA Center for Public Health Genomics; 2011 Sep; Charlottesville, VA.


Gallo DJ. Illumina Infinium Assay Ultra [presentation]. UVA Center for Public Health Genomics; 2010 Dec; Charlottesville, VA.

Awards and Honors

Virginia Commonwealth University chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
University of Virginia Dean’s List