Led by Ilyas Kamboh, professor of human genetics and epidemiology, the group found that, in addition to known gene variants associated with disease risk, there are at least 15 more variations in the APOE.
For Christa Lese Martin (PhD, HUGEN ’96), you might say the future was in her genes.
Though she had a high school interest in the biological sciences, Martin’s career path gained focus as she prepared for college. “I learned about the field of human genetics and decided then and there that was it,” she says. “And I haven’t turned back.”
30 Pitt Public Health staff with long tenures at the University were honored during the Chancellor's Annual Staff Recognition Ceremony.
“I predict it will be part of routine care,” Dr. Christa Martin, Human Genetics alumna and Geisinger’s chief scientific officer, said.
The School of Public Health recognizes awards and achievements made by students during the spring semester.
Dean’s Day 2023
The School of Public Health celebrates honors and achievements made by faculty members during the spring semester.
Two faculty members were presented teaching awards at this year’s graduation ceremony
50 years of Pitt’s Genetic Counseling Program…and counting
Healio- In patients with fibrotic interstitial lung disease, exposure to small particulate matter was linked to increased mortality, poor lung function and faster disease progression.
UPMC- The discovery of a genetic variant that is relatively common among people of Polynesian ancestry, but incredibly rare in most other populations, is giving clues to the genetic underpinnings of high cholesterol in all people.