Joe Gleeson, M.D.
Professor of Neurosciences
Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Website: Gleeson Laboratory - Laboratory for Developmental Neurogenetics
Pathways/processes: Human genetics, brain disorders, genetic modifiers
Teams/collaborations: Biogem, Sequencing, Stem cell institute, IGM Investigators: Bruce Hamilton, Xiang-Dong Fu, Kelly Frazer, Terry Gaasterland, Gene Yeo
Approaches: Patient recruitment, Disease mapping, whole exome sequencing, induced pluripotent stem cells, mass-spec
Diseases: Recessive forms of autism, epilepsy, mental retardation, ataxia
We work at the interface of clinical neurology and genomics. By identifying families with inherited neurological disease, we identify the genetic basis of human disease, and then work to develop new therapies from these discoveries.