CHOP Research Institute

Center for Applied Genomics

Today's Research Becomes Tomorrows Cure

As the director of the Center for Applied Genomics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Hakon Hakonarson has led a variety of genome-wide association studies to detect the genetic causes of childhood diseases such as attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, asthma, autism, diabetes, epilepsy, inflammatory bowel disease, pediatric cancer, and schizophrenia.
Article by: GenomeWeb; October 12, 2010