Genomics, Personalized Medicine

Dr. Jerome Rotter and his co-investigators are researching the genetic underpinnings that will lead to the development of therapies and cures targeted at ethnic and racial groups.

Rare Genetic Diseases

Dr. Patricia Dickson and her colleagues are working to lay the scientific groundwork for improved therapies for Lysosomal Storage Disorders, a class of hereditary genetic diseases that cause developmental abnormalities and death in children. Dr. Yutaka Niihara has developed a low-cost and effective sickle cell disease treatment for this often deadly disease.