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Birth defects

Bernice E. Morrow, Ph.D.

Bernice E. Morrow, Ph.D.

Professor, Genetics

Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health

Director, Translational Genetics, Department of Genetics

Sidney L. and Miriam K. Olson Professor in Cardiology

GeneticsBirth defectsChromosomal disorders

As director of translational genetics, Dr. Morrow worked with the department of pathology to expand diagnostic genetics testing at Einstein in collaboration with Montefiore Medical Center, the University Hospital for Einstein. She is now working with several clinical departments to build translational genetics research programs to discover the genetic underpinnings of complex diseases such as deafness, cleft palate and congenital heart disease. Dr. Morrow studies the molecular errors in genes that affect embryonic development and cause various birth defects read more...