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Richard H. Myers, Ph.D.

Director of the Neurogenetics Laboratory
Director of the Genome Science Institute at the Boston University School of Medicine
Professor in the Department of Neurology at the Boston University School of Medicine
Professor in the Bioinformatics at the Boston University School of Arts and Sciences
Professor in the Genetics Program at the Boston University School of Medicine
Professor in the Biostatistics Program at the Boston University School of Public Health

Aubrey Milunsky Chair in Human Genetics at the Boston University School of Medicine

Richard is a distinguished scientist and Professor at the Boston University School of Medicine and School of Public Health. Richard brings over 30 years of research excellence in the neurological disease space. In 1993, Richard co-discovered the gene that causes Huntington’s disease, and has published over 100 manuscripts establishing himself as a subject matter expert. He has been a member of the New England Huntington’s disease “Center Without Walls” since its inception in 1980. His extensive research efforts have helped drive innovation and insight into the etiology and mechanisms for onset, and characterizing gene expression and genetic modifiers of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Disease.

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