TARCC Genetics Subcommittee PDF Print E-mail

The Genetics Subcommittee advises on protocols for collecting and storing genetic samples as well as analysis of genetic data, reviews external contracts for collaborative analysis of TARCC genetic samples, and reviews proposed research projects using TARCC genetic data.

Serving on the Genetics Subcommittee for the Texas Alzheimer’s Research and Care Consortium are:

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

Valory Pavlik, Ph.D.
Kinga Szigeti, M.D., Ph.D.

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock

Parastoo Momeni, Ph.D.

University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth

Robert Barber, Ph.D., TARCC Scientific Manager (Chair)
Fan Zhang, Ph.D.

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas

Roger Rosenberg, M.D.
Joan Reisch, Ph.D.
Andy Xiao, Ph.D.

The University of Texas Health Science Center – San Antonio

Don Royall, M.D.

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Kirk Wilhelmsen, M.D., Ph.D.
Scott Chase, Ph.D.


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