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Jonathan Rios, PhD & Carol Wise, PhD

“Kids First is changing the landscape for understanding pediatric birth defects and cancers. This resource is empowering researchers to identify the fundamental causes of these disorders and focus that knowledge on improving the outcomes for children and their families” - Drs. Jonathan Rios & Carol Wise

Drs. Jonathan Rios and Carol Wise investigate the genetic determinants and developmental mechanisms of pediatric musculoskeletal disorders. A primary focus is unraveling the complex genetic basis of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, the most common musculoskeletal disorder of childhood. Drs. Wise and Rios also use genomics to understand the causes of rare skeletal and inflammatory disorders in children. To learn more about Drs. Rios and Wise research, visit:

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