Dr Nagan received his PhD in Connective Tissue Biochemistry from Boston University in 1996. Subsequently, he trained in Lipid metabolism and Peroxisomal disorders at Boston University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training in Clinical Molecular Genetics and Genomics as well as Clinical Chemistry from the ABMGG and CoMACC accredited training programs at the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Mayo Clinic. He was inducted as a member of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics as well the American Academy of Clinical Chemistry in addition to the Sigma Xi academic honor societies. Dr Nagan has authored over 30 articles in well recognized peer-reviewed publications such as Genetics in Medicine, Human Mutation, European Journal of Human Genetics, Clinical Chemistry and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. He has also co-authored prominent professional practice guidelines and position statements for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (with ACMG and AMP), Maternal Cell Contamination (with AMP) and served on the Clinical Practice Committee of the Association of Molecular Pathology (AMP).
Dr Nagan is a Fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (FACMG), and the American Academy of Clinical Chemistry (FAACC), and subspecialty certified in Molecular Diagnostics. He currently holds the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) certificate of qualification (COQ) in Genetic Testing (Molecular) and Oncology (Molecular and Cellular Tumor markers). He is an active member of ASHG, AMP, AACC and ACMG.
Dr Nagan served as discipline director of Molecular Genetics and Genomics at Labcorp for 2015-2016 and co-discipline director of Molecular Genetics and Genomics at Labcorp for 2013-2014. He currently leads the Variant Science Group (VSG) and serves as a laboratory director at Labcorp in Westborough, MA.
Dr Nagan lives in Massachusetts. When not working, he enjoys reading Vedanta philosophy, Sanskrit, enjoying the New England outdoors, and travelling.