Leaders in Alzheimer's Disease Genomics

We Bring Breadth and Depth of Experience to the Table 

All of us have collaborated on large-scale genetics projects and all of us have been involved in identifying novel  genetic variations and biological pathways implicated in Alzheimer’s Disease – or disease resistance.  We are founding members of the Alzheimer’s Disease Genetics Consortium (ADGC), the Alzheimer’s Disease Sequencing Project (ADSP), and the International Genomics of Alzheimer’s Project (IGAP).  

Executive Committee

Jonathan Haines, PhD

Jonathan Haines, PhD

The Cleveland Institute for Computational Biology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
CADRE: Contact MPI, strategic leadership; multi-locus analysis

Margaret (Peggy) Pericak-Vance, PhD

Margaret (Peggy) Pericak-Vance, PhD

John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
CADRE: MPI, strategic leadership; association analysis

Lindsay Farrer, PhD

Lindsay Farrer, PhD

Boston University School of Medicine
CADRE: MPI, epigenetic and mitochondrial analysis

William (Will) S. Bush, PhD

William (Will) S. Bush, PhD

The Cleveland Institute for Computational Biology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
CADRE: MPI, bioinformatics analysis, variant prioritization, and drug target prioritization

Eden Martin, PhD

Eden Martin, PhD

John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
CADRE: MPI, assessment of local ancestry and genetic fine mapping

Richard Mayeux, MD, MsC

Richard Mayeux, MD, MsC

Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer’s Disease and the Aging Brain, at Columbia University
CADRE: Neurological phenotypes and family studies of Caribbean populations

Gerard Schellenberg, PhD

Gerard Schellenberg, PhD

Penn Neurodegeneration Genomics Center at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
CADRE: Strategic leadership, functional genomics
NIGADS: Investigators
ADGC: Principle Investigator

 

Li-San Wang, PhD

Li-San Wang, PhD

Penn Neurodegeneration Genomics Center at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
CADRE: Data management and variant calling
NGADS: Principle Investigator
GCAD: Co-director

Meet our Teams

Samantha Clayton

John Farrell, PhD

Lindsay Farrer, PhD

Francis Grenn

Xudong Han, MS

Junming Hu, MEng

Lei Hou, PhD

Junming Hu, MS

Gyungah Jun, PhD

Moon Il Kang, PhD

Zainab Khurshid, MS

Dhonge Li, PhD

Kathy Lunetta, PhD

Jesse Mez, MD, MS

Nicholas O’Neill, BS

Tosin Olayinka

Dhawal Priyadarshi, MS

Rick Sherva, PhD

Marlene Tajeda, BS

Tong Tong, MS

Xiaoling Zhang, PhD

Congcong Zhu, MS

 

 

Jonathan Haines, PhD

William (Will) S. Bush, PhD

Jacquelaine Bartlett, MS

Penny Benchek, PhD

Michelle Grunin, PhD

Audrey Lynn, MS, PhD

Leighanne Main, BS

Yeunjoo Song, PhD

Ping Wang, MS

Nick Wheeler, PhD

 

Richard Mayeux, MD, MsC

Badri Vardarajan, PhD, MS

Sandra Barral-Rodriguez, PhD

Rong Cheng, PhD

Dolly Reyes-Dumeyer, BS

Christiane Reitz, MD, PhD

Giuseppe Tosto, MD, PhD

 

 Clifton Dalgard, PhD

Bilcag Akgun, MD, PhD

Gary Beecham, PhD

Michael Cuccaro, PhD 

Sven Dietrick, MS

Tony Griswold, PhD.  

Alex Gulyayev, MS

Kara Hamilton-Nelson, MPH

Melissa Jean-Francois, MPH

Brian Kunkle, PhD, MPH

Nicholas Kushch, MS

Eden Martin, PhD

Margaret (Peggy) Pericak-Vance, PhD

Farid Rajabli, PhD

Mike Schmidt, PhD

Kyle Scott

Jeffery Vance, MD, PhD

 

 

Laura Cantwell, MS

Emily Greenfest-Allen

Maureen Kirsch

Pavel Kuska 

Amanda Kuzma, MS

Wan-Ping Lee, PhD

Fanny Leung, PhD

Adam Naj, PhD

Heather Nicaretta

Jerry Schellenberg, PhD

Otto Valladares, MS

Li-San Wang, PhD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Timothy Thornton, PhD

Contact Us

Administratively housed at Case Western Reserve University with support from all participating academic institutions

Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences

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