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Topic: Genetic epidemiology

Sharon Kardia Sharon Kardia, Ph.D.

Senior Associate Dean for Administration and Professor of Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 936-0866 E-mail: skardia@umich.edu
Faculty Profile

  • Co-director of the UM Life Sciences & Society program (http://www.lifesciences.umich.edu/lss/index.html); director of the SPH Public Health Genetics Program.
  • Main research interests are in the genetic epidemiology of cardiovascular disease and its risk factors.
  • Particularly interested in gene-environment and gene-gene interactions and in developing novel analytical strategies to understand the complex relationship between genetic variation, environmental variation, and risk of common chronic diseases.
  • Advocates on the need for society to address the social and ethical implications of the revolution in the life sciences.

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SPH Faculty Experts for Genetic epidemiology

Sharon KardiaSharon Kardia, Ph.D.

Senior Associate Dean for Administration and Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 936-0866 E-mail: skardia@umich.edu

  • Co-director of the UM Life Sciences & Society program (http://www.lifesciences.umich.edu/lss/index.html); director of the SPH Public Health Genetics Program.     MORE

Carl MarrsCarl Marrs, PhD

Associate Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 647-2407 E-mail: cfmarrs@umich.edu

  • Involved in molecular epidemiologic approaches to urinary tract infection gene discovery & Group B Streptococcus; also works on virulence related genetic variation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis & the Haemophilus influenzae genes associated with acute otitis media (ear infection).     MORE

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