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investigator spotlight

October 25, 2021

Logan G. Spector, PhD

University of Minnesota

Childhood Leukemia, Bone Sarcomas, and Hepatoblastoma

Dr. Flerlage is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota and Suzanne Holmes Hodder Chair in Pediatric Cancer Research where he specializes in investigation of childhood cancer.

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Beth A. Drolet

Research Focus: Vascular Anomalies and Structural Birth Defects

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Ching Lau

Research Focus: Intracranial Germ Cell Tumors

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Ali G. Gharavi

Philip Lupo
Philip J. Lupo

Research Focus: Congenital heart defects and acute lymphoblastic leukemia in children with Down Syndrome

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Angie Child Jelin

Research Focus: Bladder extrophy, Epispadias, Complex

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Soheil Meshinchi

Research Focus: Myleoid Malignancies in children

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Jonathan G. Seidman

Research Focus: Genetic basis for disease

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Ian D. Krantz

Research Focus: Cornelia De lange Syndrome, Related Diagnoses and Structural Birth Defects

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Christina Chambers

Research Focus: Genetic Basis of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

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Wendy Chung

Columbia University Health Sciences

Research Focus: Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

Elizabeth Engle
Elizabeth Engle

Children's Hospital Corporation

Research Focus: Congenital Cranial Dysinnervation Disorders

Mary Marazita
Mary Marazita

University of Pittsburgh

Research Focus: Human Genetics of Complex Traits

Kenan Onel
Kenan Onel

University of Chicago

Research Focus: Treatment failure in pediatric osteosarcoma

Joshua Schiffman
Joshua Schiffman

University of Utah

Research Focus: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Christine Seidman
Christine Seidman

President and Fellows of Harvard College

Research Focus: Genetic Basis of Structural Heart and other birth defects

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Eric Vilain

University of California Los Angeles

Research Focus: Disorders of Sex Development (DSD)

John Maris
John Maris

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Research Focus: Genetic basis of neuroblastoma initiation

Charles Mullighan
Charles Mullighan

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Research Focus: Genetic analysis of familial leukemia

Sharon Plon
Sharon Plon

Baylor College of Medicine

Research Focus: Identifying novel cancer susceptibility mutations

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Jonathan Rios

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Research Focus: Genomics of orthopaedic disease program

Jun Shen
Jun Shen

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Research Focus: Hearing loss

Azeez Butali
Azeez Butali

University of Iowa

Research Focus: Craniofacial genetics

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Daniela Luquetti

University of Washington

Research Focus: Microtia and craniofacial microsomia

Simeon Boyd
Simeon Boyd

UC Davis

Research Focus: Nonsyndromic Craniosynostosis

Dawn Siegel
Dawn Siegel

Medical College of Wisconsin

Research Focus: Structural Birth Defects

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Nara Sobreira

Johns Hopkins University

Research Focus: Cartilage tumors and vascular anomalies

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Cynthia Morton

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Research Focus: Hearing Loss

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Bruce Gelb

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Research Focus: Genetic Basis of Structural Heart and other birth defects

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Eleanor Feingold

University of Pittsburgh

Research Focus: Statistical & Computational Methods of Genetics

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Carrie Heike

University of Washington School of Medicine

Research Focus: Craniofacial conditions

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Paul Romitti

University of Iowa College of Public Health

Research Focus: Nonsyndromic Craniosynostosis

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Hakon Hakonarson

University of Pennsylvania

Research Focus: Genetics of childhood cancer and birth defects