Ellen M. Wijsman

Research Program:

Dr. Wijsman's research is directed towards the development and application of quantitative methods for analysis of human genetic data, including statistical techniques of gene mapping, modelling modes of inheritance, and identifying regions of identity-by-descent through linkage disequilibrium analysis.

Descriptions of specific, currently funded projects:

  • Autism
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Werner's syndrome
  • Learning disabilities
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • ALS/Parkinsonian syndrome
  • Markov chain Monte Carlo methods in Genetic epidemiology
  • Schizophrenia