Department of Pediatrics - Genetics Research

Genetics Research

The Division of Pediatric Genetics continuously seeks ways to provide early detection and prevention of genetic and metabolic disorders and to improve treatments for children and families facing various genetic and metabolic disorders.

Research opportunities include the areas of:

  • Genetics of craniofacial disorders, including cleft lip and palate
  • Genetics of preterm delivery
  • Genetics of Autism
  • Medical education in genetics competence
  • Neuropsychological effects of metabolic disorders
  • Enzyme replacement therapy for lysosomal storage disorders
  • Outcome studies in common inherited metabolic disorders
  • Outcome studies in the long term dietary management of PKU