Human Genetics & Embryology

ISSN: 2161-0436

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Karen Heath

Karen Heath

Karen Heath
HOSPITAL UNIVERSITARIO LA PAZ, Institute of Medical and Molecular Genetics, Spain


Karen E Heath is Senior researcher in the Institute of Medical and Molecular Genetics, INGEMM Hospital, Universitario La Paz, Madrid, Spain. Previously her group was in the University Autonoma de Madrid. She carried out her postdoctoral research in the Centre for Biological Investigations, CSIC, Madrid and in the Dept of Human Genetics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York. She received a PhD in Genetics from University College, London, UK in 1999. Her MSc in Medical Genetics from the University of Glasgow 1993 and her BSc Hons in Genetics from the University of Leeds. She is serving as an editorial board member for the World Journal of Medical Genetics and reviewer of 7 journals American Journal of Human Genetics, American Journal of Medical Genetics, Clinical Genetics, Journal of Medical Genetics, Human Mutation, Journal of Human Genetics, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology Metabolism.

Research Interest

Karen E Heath research interests include molecular genetics of skeletal dysplasias with a particular interest in the characterization of the role of SHOX in human skeletal growth., molecular genetics of craniosynostosis, molecular genetics of endocrine disorders.

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