FORA.tv Speaker - Jeff Carroll

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Biography

Jeff Carroll is a scientist studying Huntinton's Disease as an assistant professor in the department of psychology at Western Washington University. Previously he worked as a post-doctoral fellow in the lab of Marcy MacDonald at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School and as a PhD student with Michael Hayden at UBC. His research is focused on understanding the links between altered metabolism and CAG-expansion in the huntingtin gene. As well as conducting research, Jeff is a member of an HD family and himself carries the mutation which causes the disease. Jeff is the co-founder and co-editor-in-chief of HDBuzz - an internet platform for communicating research news to Huntington's Disease patients. He is also a participant in the Personal Genome Project.

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Radical Participant Access to Health Research Data

04.25.13 | 00:28:03 min | 0 comments