Neal received his MD and PhD from Case Western Reserve University. He trained in Pediatrics at the University of Washington and in Clinical Genetics at the University of Toronto. He completed postdoctoral training at Baylor College of Medicine, where he also served as clinical and research faculty. In 2006, he joined the faculty of the University of British Columbia and co-founded the Rare Disease Foundation. He was appointed director of the research laboratory of the Undiagnosed Diseases Program at NIH in 2010 and developed a scalable model for translational research and precision medicine. In 2016, Neal developed the Sanford Imagenetics precision public health genotyping program. As a physician-scientist, Neal has identified the genetic basis and the molecular pathophysiology of several disorders and has a strong interest in therapeutic interventions that improve well being.
Academic Institution Affiliation: University of British Columbia (UBC)
Academic Institution Position/Title: Clinical Associate Professor
Academic Affiliation Faculty: Medicine, Department of Medical Genetics
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Degree(s): MD, PhD
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