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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.

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