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Endocrinology Grand Rounds

Genetics to Inform Disease Etiology and Individual Disease Susceptibility

Presenter Details
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Yann Klimentidis, PhD
Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health

Dr. Klimentidis is a genetic epidemiologist, focused primarily on cardiometabolic traits and diseases. His research group uses genetic and epigenetic information to understand disease pathophysiology, understand the origins of health disparities, individually tailor treatment and prevention approaches, and improve prediction of disease risk. 

Additional Information

Attendance code: 838349

Learning Objectives

By the end of this presentation, attendees will be able to:

  • Recognize the importance of genetic association studies for biomedical research
  • Distinguish Mendelian randomization studies from other epidemiological study designs
  • Recognize the potential influence of physical activity in disease development
CME Credit/Disclaimer

CME provided by The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Tuesday, October 11, 2022 - 3:00pm


Tucson area
College of Medicine
Room 5403.
1501 N. Campbell Ave.


Regina Chandler
College of Medicine – Tucson
Department of Medicine
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