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In Spring 2017, the Irving Institute co-hosted the first and highly-successful interdisciplinary workshop “Hypertension as a Complex Trait” in collaboration with the Data Sciences Institute. In response to the workshop, a seed funding program was offered on data science of complex traits. The 2017 pilot awardees are listed below.

2017 Irving Institute/Data Sciences Institute Complex Traits Pilot Awardees

Investigative Team

Role

Title

Department

Research Topic

Lynn Petukhova, PhD
Ansaf Salleb-Aouissi, PhD
Maurine Tong, PhD
Jia Guo

PI
Co-Mentor
Trainee
Trainee

Assistant Professor Lecturer
Trainee
Trainee

Dermatology
Computer Science
Biomedical Informatics
Biostatistics

Developing GWAS SNP modules to identify clinically relevant disease mechanisms in patients with immune-mediated disorders

Samuel K. Sia, PhD
Daichi Shimbo, MD

PI
Co-PI

Professor
Associate Professor

Biomedical Engineering
Medicine

High-quality Data Acquisition for Cuffless and Calibration-free Blood Pressure Measurement