Prof. Rosanna Weksberg University of Toronto, Canada1 Talk
Rosanna Weksberg, MD, PhD, is a Professor of Pediatrics and Medical Genetics at the Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto. She has worked on human imprinting disorders and growth-related conditions since 1995, and has published extensively in these areas. Dr. Weksberg’s current research focuses on the epigenetic basis... read moreof normal human development and the identification of epigenetic alterations associated with human disease, especially in growth and neurodevelopmental disorders. Key areas of research in the lab involve the study effects of genetic variation and environmental exposures such as assisted reproduction on the epigenotype. Dr. Weksberg is funded by CIHR and NSERC. She is a Founding Member of the Organization for the Study of Sex Differences and was on the Organizing Committee for their Annual Conferences in 2007-2009. Dr. Weksberg is an Associate Editor for the American Journal of Medical Genetics.