Faculty A-L: Medical Genetics and Genomics Training Programs

Carlos A Bacino, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (832) 822-4280

Clinical studies in patients with imprinting disorders (Angelman Syndrome), skeletal dysplasias, and genomic disorders

Arthur L Beaudet, M.D.

Henry and Emma Meyer Chair and Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-4795

Neuronal carnitine deficiency as a risk factor for autism; Prader-Willi and Angelman syndrome; Genotype-phenotype correlations for CHRNA7…

Mir Reza Bekheirnia, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 822-4280

Genetics

Lindsay Burrage, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-7554

William James Craigen, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-8305

Regulation of cellular energy metabolism; Genetic Disorders and Metabolic Disorders; Mouse models of metabolic diseases

Shweta U. Dhar, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.M.G.

Medical Director/Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-7764

Connective Tissue Disorders (Ehlers Danlos Syndrome); Diagnosis and management of adults with genetic conditions

Christine M. Eng, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6555

Genetic testing for inherited diseases; Natural history, molecular genetics, and treatment of lysosomal storage disorders

Neil Hanchard, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-0393

Global health genomics; Genetics of complex pediatric disease traits; Genome-wide DNA methylation

Seema Lalani, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-8921

Copy number variations and diseases, congenital cardiovascular malformations, genetic causes of language/speech delay

Brendan Lee, M.D., Ph.D.

Chair

Phone

  • (713) 798-5443

Developmental, translational and clinical studies of skeletal dysplasias and inborn errors of metabolism

James R Lupski, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc. (hon)

The Cullen Foundation Endowed Chair in Molecular Genetics

Phone

  • (713) 798-6530

Molecular genetics of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease and related inherited neuropathies; Molecular mechanisms for human DNA rearrangements…

Faculty M-Z: Medical Genetics and Genomics Training Programs

Keren Machol, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Ronit Marom, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Paolo M. Moretti, M.D.

Adjunct Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-2273

Neurogenetics

David R. Murdock, M.D., F.A.C.M.G.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3415

Connective Tissue Disorders (Marfan, Loeys-Dietz, Ehlers-Danlos); Adult and Cardiovascular Genetics; Xia-Gibbs syndrome; Precision Medicine…

Sandesh C.S. Nagamani, M.B.B.S, M.D.

Associate Professor

Sharon E Plon, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (832) 824-4251

Cancer predisposition syndromes; Mechanisms of genomic instability and use of genome sequencing in clinical medicine

Jennifer Ellen Posey, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-7764

Lorraine Potocki, M.D., F.A.C.M.G.

Professor

Phone

  • (832) 822-4290

Clinical characterization of selected genomic disorders; undergraduate medical education

Laurie Robak, M.D., Ph.D.

Instructor

Genetics of Parkinson's disease; Lysosomal storage disorders; Genetics of neurodegenerative diseases

Fernando Scaglia, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (832) 822-4280

Molecular bases of pediatric mitochondrial encephalomyopathies…

Daryl Armstrong Scott, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 203-7242

Identifying and characterizing genes responsible for common birth defects

Claudia Soler-Alfonso, M.D., F.A.C.M.G.

Assistant Professor

Glycogen metabolism, lactate and pyruvate metabolism, and development of novel therapies for metabolic defects of energy generation.

Vernon R Sutton, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (832) 822-4292

Osteogenesis imperfecta/brittle bone disease; Achondroplasia; Creatine transporter deficiency; Aicardi syndrome; Goltz syndrome…

Michael Francis Wangler, M.D., M.S., B.S.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 822-4280

Pediatric genetics; Peroxisomal disorders

Lilei Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Genetic and Epigenetic regulation of heart failure and cardiomyopathies