Saeed A. Jortani, Ph.D.

Saeed A. Jortani, Ph.D.

Saeed A. Jortani, Ph.D.

Saeed A. Jortani, Ph.D.
Clinical Professor

Forensic Toxicology Program

Press Release for Readmission Prevention Study

Medical Education:
Earned PhD in Clinical and Forensic Toxicology from Medical College of Virginia. Completed a fellowship in Clinical Chemistry. Diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Chemistry. Fellow of the National Academy for Clinical Biochemistry. Previous Director, American Board for Clinical Chemistry. Previous Commissioner, Commission on Accreditation in Clinical Chemistry. Founder of a rapidly-growing clinical trial organization spun off of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine: KCTL (

Forensic Toxicology, Clinical Toxicology, Pharmacogenetics, Discovery and development of Biomarkers (sleep apnea, heart failure, diabetes), Proteomics, Ethanol intoxications, Drugs of abuse testing and interpretation, Expert testimony and consulting in medico-legal issues.

Research Interests:
Discovery of biomarkers for detection and diagnosis of diabetes, sleep apnea and congestive heart failure through proteomics and interaction mapping. Detection and measurement of drugs, therapeutics and poisons, herbal medicine poisonings, and the use of pharmacogenetics in postmortem investigations.

Mailing Address:
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292

Office: (502) 852-8835
Fax: (502) 852-1771
Email: Dr. Saeed Jortani