Chloé Sarnowski, Ph.D.
UTHealth Science Center, USA
Chloé SARNOWSKI, Ph.D., is a Faculty Associate in the Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics, and Environmental Sciences at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health. Through her research experience, she has specialized in the identification of genetic and environmental risk factors for complex traits. Her research spans multiple disease areas, applying statistical genetics to type 2 diabetes and glycemic traits, reproductive aging, and neurogenetics.
Her research interests include a better characterization of 1) the biological mechanisms underlying complex traits through the integration of genetics with other types of 'omics' data, and 2) the genetic architecture of complex traits in diverse populations to reduce ethnic health disparities and the health burden of common human diseases. She is particularly interested in working at the intersection of type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer's disease and was recently awarded a K99 from the National Institute on Aging to better characterize the role of insulin resistance in Alzheimer’s disease.
Dr. Sarnowski has an extensive experience in large-scale genetic and genomic association analyses and is actively involved in collaborative and applied research within the Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genomic Epidemiology (CHARGE) Consortium, the Alzheimer’s Disease Sequencing Project (ADSP) and the Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (TOPMed) Program.