Georg Ehret

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Georg Ehret is instructor in cardiology (“Chef de Clinique Scientifique”) and runs a small research laboratory focusing on genomics combined with practice in cardiology at the Geneva University Hospitals. Georg graduated from the University of Heidelberg and has received his MD thesis from the University of Lausanne. He is trained in genomics and statistical genetics at the Institute of Genetic Medicine of Johns Hopkins University Baltimore where he holds a part-time faculty appointment. He is also volunteer staff physician (“Médecin agrée bénévole”) at the Community Prevention Unit of the IUMSP in Lausanne.
His main research interests are the analysis of large-scale genomic datasets, genetic cardiovascular risk prediction, and blood pressure genetics. Georg is co-convener of several large international genomics consortia working on blood pressure genomics (ICBP, CHARGE-BP).


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