Gastroschisis, Infections as a cause of prematurity or birth defects, genetic studies of bone disorders, genetic studies of eye diseases
Chronic Disease Genomics and Personalized Health
Millan Patel obtained his undergraduate medical and Masters in Genetics degrees at the University of Alberta and completed residency training in Medical Genetics at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. He went on to study mechanisms of hormonal and circadian control of bone formation in post-doctoral research at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He is currently a Clinical Professor in the Department of Medical Genetics at UBC and co-founder and Research Director for the Rare Disease Foundation. His research interests include: metagenomics of preterm birth, etiology of gastroschisis and gene hunting in Adams-Oliver syndrome.