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Molecular and Human Genetics

Houston, Texas

Department of Molecular and Human Genetics
Department of Molecular and Human Genetics
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Clinical Faculty

BCM Clinical Genetics Faculty

Shweta U. Dhar, M.D. and Sandesh C. Sreenath Nagamani, M.D.

Carlos A. Bacino, M.D.
Professor; Director, Pediatric Genetics Clinic
Birth defects, chromosomal abnormalities, skeletal dysplasias, congenital heart diseases, Angelman/Prader Willi Syndrome

Arthur L. Beaudet, M.D.
Professor; Chair
Neuronal carnitine deficiency as a risk factor for autism; Prader-Willi and Angelman syndrome; genotype-phenotype correlations for CHRNA7; molecular diagnosis in the CLIA lab

Mir Reza Bekheirnia, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Molecular and Human Genetics

John W. Belmont, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor; Co-Director, Cardiovascular Genetics Clinic
Inborn Errors of Metabolism, Cardiovascular Genetics

Chester Brown, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Obesity-related disorders and the contributions of copy number variation to human disease.

William J. Craigen, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor; Director, Metabolic Clinic
Genetic Disorders, Metabolic Disorders

Shweta U. Dhar, M.D.
Assistant Professor; Director, Adult Genetics Clinic
Diagnosis and evaluation of adult onset genetic disorders; management of adults with congenital disorders; cardiovascular genetic disorders in the adult

Christine M. Eng, M.D.
Professor
Neurofibromatosis, molecular genetics

Luis M. Franco, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Adult patients with genetic conditions or diseases

Brett Graham, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Genetic Disorders, Metabolic Disorders

Seema Lalani, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Copy number variations and diseases, congenital cardiovascular malformations, genetic causes of language/speech delay

Brendan Lee, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor; Director, Skeletal Dysplasia Clinic
Skeletal Dysplasias, Inborn Errors of Metabolism, Urea Cycle Disorders

James R. Lupski, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor; Vice Chair
Determine the molecular mechanisms for disease using human genetic approaches to investigate clinical phenotypes

Sandesh C. Sreenath Nagamani, M.D., F.A.C.M.G.
Assistant Professor; Director, Clinic for Metabolic and Genetic Disorders of Bone
Diagnosis and management of adult-onset genetic disorders; genetic and metabolic disorders of bone

Sharon E. Plon, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor; Director, Adult Cancer Genetics Clinic & Neurofibromatosis Clinic
Cancer Genetics Syndromes, Breast Ovarian Cancer Susceptibility, von Hippel Lindau Syndrome, Neurofibromatosis, Retinoblastoma & Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

Lorraine Potocki, M.D.
Professor
Developmental disorders, Congenital anomalies

Frank Probst, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
X-linked disorders, X-linked mental retardation, familial multiple lipomatosis

Fernando Scaglia, M.D.
Professor
Inherited Metabolic Disorders

Daryl Scott, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Identifying and characterizing genes responsible for common birth defects.

V. Reid Sutton, M.D.
Associate Professor
Aicardi syndrome, Focal Dermal Hypoplasia (Goltz syndrome), skeletal dysplasias (Osteogenesis Imperfecta), and inborn errors of metabolism

Michael F. Wangler, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Molecular and Human Genetics
Pediatric genetics and peroxisomal disorders

Wojciech K. Wiszniewski, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Molecular and Human Genetics

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