Albert Levin PhD

Albert M Levin, PhD

medical groub

Specialties: Research

Services: Cancer Research

Board Certification and Education

Education

  • University of Michigan, Statistics, MI, 2005
  • University of Michigan, Epidemiology, MI, 2005

About Me

Member of the Henry Ford Cancer Institute 

Titles: Director, Center for Bioinformatics

Biographical Statement: 

Dr. Albert Levin is a Genetic Epidemiologist in the Department of Public Health Sciences’ Division of Biostatistics, collaborating extensively with principal investigators conducting genetic research. His recent work has focused on the genetic mapping of a number of traits with a strong immunological component, including sarcoidosis, total circulating Immunoglobulin E (IgE) levels, and asthma. Dr. Levin’s research on sarcoidosis has been focused on identifying genes associated with risk of this disease via mapping through admixture-induced linkage disequilibrium among African Americans. His involvement in the North American asthma genetics meta-analysis consortium (termed EVE) has afforded him the opportunity to lead a multi-ethnic study (consisting of European Americans, African Americans, and Latinos) to identify genes associated with IgE levels, and to be part of the analytical team that conducted the asthma meta-analysis, which resulted in the identification of a new asthma gene unique to African Americans.

Research Interests:

  • Genetic epidemiological study design
  • Statistical methods for disease gene mapping
  • DNA analysis of copy number & gene expression data

Education:

  • B.S., Biology/Studies in Religion, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 1995
  • M.P.H., Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 1998
  • Ph.D., Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 2004
  • M.A., Statistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 2005

Languages

English

Gender

Male

Locations

Henry Ford Hospital
One Ford Place - 1D31
Immunology/Dermatology Research
Detroit, MI 48202

Hospital Privileges

  • Henry Ford Hospital

Schedule Appointment Online

If you are having an emergency, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room. Please do not utilize this scheduling feature for urgent medical situations.

Henry Ford Health System is committed to ensuring our Deaf or hard-of-hearing patients and visitors have equal access to all services. We provide the appropriate auxiliary aids and services, including qualified sign language interpreters, TTYs and other assistive listening devices, at no cost. To request assistance, call 313-916-1896 or email CommunicationAccess@hfhs.org.

If you have traveled to China, Iran, Italy, Japan or South Korea in the last 14 days or been in close contact with someone suspected to have the COVID-19 (Coronavirus), please contact our nurse line @ 313- 874-7500 prior to scheduling.

Schedule Appointment for