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Katherina Walz, Ph.D.

General Information

Katherina  Walz, Ph.D.

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Roles

  • Director, Division of Human Disease Modeling in the Center for Molecular Genetics, John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics
  • Research Associate Professor, Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Department of Human Genetics

Publications

Biography

Katherina Walz, Ph.D., Director for the Division for Models of Human Disease at the John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics, is a biologist interested in the understanding of molecular bases of human genetic conditions, with special emphasis in those that are related to brain function and altered behavioral outcomes.   

Her research is focused in the validation of the genetic cause, the definition of the phenotypic outcomes and the elucidation of the molecular and physiological pathways related to human diseases.  Dr. Walz is also an Research Associate Professor in the Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Department of Human Genetics.