Emory National Fragile X Research Center is the oldest continuously NIH-funded fragile X center in the nation. Among the research insights into the cause and treatment of fragile X syndrome, Emory investigators have led the field.  Click here for more information.

The compound huperzine A can increase resistance to induced seizures in mouse models of genetic epilepsy, according to findings by Andrew Escayg, PhDClick here for more.
Until Dr. Michael Gambello suggested whole exome sequencing, the Stinchcomb family thought their 19-year-old daughter had cerebal palsy.


Our goal is to bring genetic discoveries to the patient's bedside without delay. We do this by having a unique combination of a full-fledged basic research faculty along with a comprehensive clinical genetics division. To learn more, click here.

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For more information on faculty positions open in the Department, please click on the links below.

Human Genetics  Tenure Track Faculty Positions

Emory Winship-Human Genetics Joint Faculty Opening

Medical Genetics Faculty Positions

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