Catherine Brownstein | Director, Molecular Genomics Core Facility
Boston Children's Hospital

Catherine Brownstein, Director, Molecular Genomics Core Facility, Boston Children's Hospital

Dr. Brownstein is a research associate in Genetics and Genomics, Instructor in Pediatrics, and the manager of the Molecular Genetics Core Facility at Boston Children’s Hospital. Recently named the Scientific Director for the Manton Center for Orphan Disease Research and specializing in gene discovery, Dr. Brownstein has been instrumental in the elucidation of several new disease genes for conditions such as intellectual disability, nemaline myopathy, psychosis, SIDS, and hypophosphatemic rickets.  Her current work focuses on advancing the fields of next generation sequencing and analysis, as evidenced in her management of the international CLARITY and CLARITY Undiagnosed competitions. 

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