Clinical Genetics

Academic Department

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Faculty Administrative Position

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    Ludwine Messiaen Ph.D., Director 2003 -

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    Nathaniel Robin, Acting Director 2019 -

    Dr. Robin completed his MD degree and a pediatric residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York. He was a clinical fellow in the Division of Human Genetics and Molecular Biology and the Division of Biochemical Genetics at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he also served a research fellowship in the laboratory of Max Muenke. Dr. Robin has authored over 115 peer reviewed publications, reviews, and book chapters, and 2 books (Pediatric Cancer Geneti...

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    Nathaniel Robin, Director 2019 -

    Dr. Robin completed his MD degree and a pediatric residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York. He was a clinical fellow in the Division of Human Genetics and Molecular Biology and the Division of Biochemical Genetics at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he also served a research fellowship in the laboratory of Max Muenke. Dr. Robin has authored over 115 peer reviewed publications, reviews, and book chapters, and 2 books (Pediatric Cancer Geneti...

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    Anna Hurst, Assistant Professor (P) 2016 -

    Anna C.E. Hurst, MD, MS, is an assistant professor of medical genetics in the department of genetics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and an adjunct faculty member at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. She trained as a genetic counselor at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine (Columbia) and then completed her medical degree at the Medical University of South Carolina (Charleston). She is a board-certified pediatrician who completed pediatrics residency at Wake ...

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    Fady Mikhail, Professor (P) 2006 -

    Dr. Mikhail is the Co-Director of the Clinical Cytogenetics Lab in the Department of Genetics. The Cytogenetics Lab provides diagnostic services by performing chromosome analysis, fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH), and array comparative genomic hybridization (array CGH) on cells prepared from a wide variety of tissues including amniotic fluid, chorionic villi, products of conception, peripheral blood leukocytes, bone marrow, lymph node, and skin/muscle biopsy. His research interests incl...

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    Jon Sharer, Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Ludwine Messiaen Ph.D., Professor (P) 2003 -

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    Maria Descartes, Professor (P) 2003 -

    I am a pediatrician and geneticist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. I did my fellowship in genetics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, after which I accepted a faculty position in the Department of Genetics at UAB in 1991. I am board certified both by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Board of Medical Genetics in Clinical and Medical Biochemical Genetics. My clinical practice is primarily as a general geneticist with expertise in dysmorphology, skeletal...

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    Nathaniel Robin, Professor (P) 2003 -

    Dr. Robin completed his MD degree and a pediatric residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York. He was a clinical fellow in the Division of Human Genetics and Molecular Biology and the Division of Biochemical Genetics at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he also served a research fellowship in the laboratory of Max Muenke. Dr. Robin has authored over 115 peer reviewed publications, reviews, and book chapters, and 2 books (Pediatric Cancer Geneti...

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    Sarah Dean, Assistant Professor (P) 2019 -

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