Center for Individualized and Genomic Medicine Research

Our mission in the Center for Individualized and Genomic Medicine Research is to improve the health of all people by advancing our understanding of complex diseases and the therapies used to treat them. Our work combines genomics, epidemiology, and pharmacology to better understand the causes and treatments of common conditions, such as asthma, allergies, diabetes, depression, and heart failure.

We have developed and refined methods to measure medication use longitudinally in large patient populations. We have used these measures to accomplish the following: quantify patient non-adherence to medication and its effects on outcomes, better identify and measure intended and unintended consequences of particular medications, and discover novel genetic predictors of medication treatment response in multiple race-ethnic groups.

Center for Individualized and Genomic Medicine Research group photoWe also have particular experience in large, population-based studies. These studies contribute to discoveries that expand our knowledge of disease etiologies, including both genetic and environmental causes.

Our Leadership Team

  • David Lanfear, M.D., MS
  • Jasmine Luzum, PharmD, Ph.D., BCPS
  • L. Keoki Williams, M.D., MPH

Our Staff

Investigators

  • David Lanfear, M.D., MS
  • Jasmine Luzum, PharmD, Ph.D., BCPS
  • L. Keoki Williams, M.D., MPH

Managers

  • Samantha Hochstadt, MS
  • Nicole Zeld, BA

Project Coordinators

  • Whitney Cabral, MS
  • Samantha Simons, MS, CCRP  

Biostatistician/Bioinformatician

  • Shujie Xiao, MS

Epidemiologist

  • Neha Sahasrabudhe, ScD, MS

Lab Manager

  • Mao Yang, MS  

Research Student

  • Joseph Debbs

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