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Our faculty seek to improve human health both through cutting edge genetics and genomics research and by training the next generation of scientists. Their research interests include epigenetics, neurogenetics, stem cell biology, chemical genomics, developmental genetics, metabolic disorders, and cancer genetics. 

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PhD Programs

Our Genetics graduate program trains the next generation of scientists in many areas of modern genetics, genomics and biomedical research. Our students pursue careers in basic and applied research in academia, industry, teaching, healthcare, publishing, foundations and government.

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Genetic Counseling Programs

Our Genetic Counseling Training Program prepares students for the ongoing practice of genetic counseling in the rapidly changing healthcare environment of the 21st century. 

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Research Institute for Children's Health

In the Research Institute for Children’s Health at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, we focus on children's medical conditions in several areas. Get to know our mission, our background and the various approaches our researchers take.

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FIND: Focus on INherited Disease

FIND Pipeline at Case Western Reserve University translates gene-directed approaches into therapeutics. We Focus on INherited Disease.

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Center for Human Genetics

The Center for Human Genetics, a unique collaboration between researchers of Case Western Reserve University and clinicians of University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center