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

Bret Bostwick, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Personalized Medicine; Genetics of Immune System Perturbation and Auto-Immunity; Medical Education…

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.

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

Translational and clinical research focused on inborn errors of metabolism and skeletal dysplasia

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…

Christian Patrick Schaaf, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 824-8787

Understanding the genetic basis of neuropsychiatric disease, its molecular mechanisms, and development of novel therapeutic strategies, using mouse models and induced pluripotent stem cell technology

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