Our clinical staff members are involved in many different areas of research. Many of our projects are collaborative and involve specialists around the world.  Additionally, our department works on specific projects with the Human Genetics Laboratory at the Munroe-Meyer Institute.

Current research projects include:

  • Alternative Medicine focusing on the teratogenic affect of herbal remedies
  • Evaluation of Physical Therapy intervention in Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Hypermobile type (III)
  • Genetic etiologies of autism and other pervasive developmental disorders
  • Identification of genes causing rare syndromes
  • Inborn errors of metabolism
  • Intelligence testing scores in osteogenesis imperfecta
  • Lysosomal storage disorders
  • Measure of passage or failure of the American Board of Pediatrics initial certifying exam
  • Metabolic bone disease
  • Overgrowth syndromes
  • Participation in national studies regarding the impact of medications on the fetus
  • Psychosocial genetic counseling
  • Syndrome delineation

Interim Director
Warren G. Sanger, PhD
For More Information
Phone: (402) 559-3446
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