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Undiagnosed Diseases Network International

Speaker Biography

Dr. Wise is a program director in the Division of Genomic Medicine at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI). She received her Ph.D. in genetics and genomics from Duke University and joined NHGRI in 2010. At NHGRI she serves as project officer for programs advancing the application of genomics to medical science and clinical care with a focus on perinatal sequencing, undiagnosed and rare disease genomic medicine, and sex chromosome analysis and association methods. Dr. Wise serves as co-coordinator and program director for the NIH Common Fund's Undiagnosed Diseases Network, which aims to form a sustainable national resource to diagnose both rare and previously undiagnosed diseases through team science. She is also a project scientist for the Newborn Sequencing in Genomic Medicine and Public Health (NSIGHT) program, which aims to explore the potential implications, challenges and opportunities associated with the possible use of genomic sequence information in the newborn period. Her other research interests include gene-environment interactions in complex disease, pharmaco/toxicogenomics, and ethical, legal, and social issues related to the use of genetic information.

Webinar organisers. Organizing body contact details

Rolanda Julius H3Africa Coordinating Centre Training Coordinator

Length of discussion
Length of talk
45 min
Event Theme/Subject Category
Professional Development Skills
Host H3Africa Project/Organizations/H3Africa Working Group
Type of Training/Opportunity
Dates of Event
Mon, Jan 28 2019, 3:00 to 4:00pm
Name of Venue, Institute
Extra information
on behalf of Rare Disease WG