Genetics | CHOP Research Institute


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Jun 3, 2024
The CHOP-Penn Autism Research Symposium explored opportunities for breakthroughs in the understanding and treatment of autism spectrum disorder.

Dr. Gandal investigates the genetic contributions to typical human brain development and neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disorders. His multidisciplinary research program integrates genetics with functional genomic profiling in the human brain, along with bioinformatics and computational biology.

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Mar 12, 2024
Understanding how CF newborn screening algorithms contribute to disparities is essential to make screening programs more equitable.
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Sep 29, 2023
This week’s In The News reports on higher education vaccination policies, college athletes’ concussions, a new genetic disease, and zebrafish.
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Jul 27, 2023
After winning the 2022 Philadelphia Marathon, Amber Zimmerman, PhD, a postdoctoral researcher in the Division of Human Genetics, has her sights set on gold.
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Jun 12, 2023
Two NIH-funded projects will track the underpinnings and natural histories of childhood epilepsies.
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Mar 27, 2023
USIDNET will enhance its resources to improve the state of genetic diagnostics for patients with primary immunodeficiency diseases.

The Thom Lab, an integrated genomics and cell biology lab, aims to define novel factors that regulate blood cell development and function in order to augment in vitro blood cell production.

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Jan 4, 2023
Researchers are studying whether the mechanisms behind neuroregeneration could provide insight to protective mechanisms against neurodegeneration.
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Dec 20, 2022
Our December Faculty Spotlight scientist, Christopher Thom, MD, PhD, works at the intersection of genetics, blood biology, and cellular therapeutics.