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Genetics and Genomics


scientific focus area thumbnail logoGenetics and Genomics research explores the genes that make us who we are, at both individual and population levels. Genetic studies answer key questions about human development and variability, while also providing clues into the treatment, prognosis, and prevention of common and rare diseases.

Manfred Boehm, M.D.

Haiming Cao, Ph.D.

Toren Finkel, M.D., Ph.D.

Caroline Fox, M.D., M.P.H.

Susan T. Harbison, Ph.D.

Christopher Hourigan, M.D., D.Phil.

Paul M. Hwang, M.D., Ph.D.

Andrew Johnson, Ph.D.

Warren J. Leonard, M.D.

Daniel Levy, M.D.

Nehal Mehta, M.D., M.S.C.E., F.A.H.A.

Alan M. Michelson, M.D., Ph.D.

Joel Moss, M.D., Ph.D.

Christopher O'Donnell, M.D., M.P.H.

Alan T. Remaley, M.D., Ph.D.

James Taylor, M.D.

John F. Tisdale, M.D.

Adrian Wiestner, M.D., Ph.D.

Hong Xu, Ph.D.

DIR News
August 28, 2014
Biophysical Society Names 2015 Award RecipientsExternal link Disclaimer
July 16, 2014
We are genetically linked to our friendsExternal link Disclaimer
July 11, 2014
NHLBI funds development of a bioresorbable scaffold for pediatric pulmonary artery stenosisExternal link Disclaimer
June 13, 2014
NIH scientists take totally tubular journey through brain cells

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