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Michael E. Zwick, Ph.D.

Assistant Dean
Research

Phone: 404-727-6067

Email: mzwick@emory.edu

Mailing Address:
331 Whitehead

Biography

Dr. Zwick is an Associate Professor of Human Genetics and Pediatrics, Assistant Vice President for Research of the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center at Emory University, Assistant Dean of Research in the Emory University School of Medicine, and Core Director of the Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute (ACTSI) Translational Technologies Program. Trained as an experimental population geneticist in both the Drosophila and human systems, he has substantial experience in generating and analyzing large genomic datasets used to identify rare genetic variation that contributes to common pediatric disorders. Disorders studied include autism, congenital heart defects in children with Down Syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, and juvenile arthritis. As Assistant Vice President for Research in the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center, Assistant Dean of Research in the Emory University School of Medicine, and and Core Director of the Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute Translational Technologies Program, he oversees the operations and provides the strategic vision all integrated and School of Medicine core facilities used by Emory faculty. He also heads the Treasure Your Exceptions Program (TYEP) that uses human whole-genome sequencing to identify rare genetic variants that contribute to rare pediatric disorders.

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