The major focus of investigators in this area is the use of genetic approaches to identify genes that contribute to human disease. These include studies in families and populations and are facilitated by advanced, high-throughput technologies in combination with functional computational analysis.
Don Bowden Genetics of common diseases with emphasis on type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and renal disease. Faculty Profile & Publications / Lab Page
Barry Freedman Molecular genetics of human renal disease, diabetes mellitus and hypertension. Faculty Profile & Publications
Greg Hawkins Molecular genetics of complex diseases. Faculty Profile & Publications
Tim Howard Identification of genes for complex diseases, asthma and allergy. Faculty Profile & Publications
Deborah Meyers Family studies and association studies on the genetics of common respiratory diseases. Faculty Profile & Publications
Mark Pettenati Molecular cytogenetics. Faculty Profile & Publications
Jianfeng Xu The goal of my research is to identify genetic and epigenetic changes, at both germline and somatic levels, that increase cancer risk and/or modify disease progression. Faculty Profile & Publications