Return to list Joel Hirschhorn, PhD

Investigator

Joel Hirschhorn, PhD

Title

Concordia Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School
Director, Center for Basic and Translational Obesity Research, Boston Children’s Hospital

Department

Pediatrics (Genetics)

Address

Enders 561

Phone

617-919-2129

Email

Joel.Hirschhorn@childrens.harvard.edu

URL

http://www.childrenshospital.org/researchers/joel-hirschhorn

Biography

Dr. Hirschhorn is studying the genetic basis of quantitative measures related to body size and certain common diseases. He studies DNA sequence variants, usually SNPs, and genotypes these variants in large, well-characterized patient samples.

Research

5R01 DK07578