Allison Ashley-Koch, PhD

Allison Ashley-Koch

Professor, Department of Medicine
Professor in Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
Member of Duke Molecular Physiology Institute

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Allison Ashley-Koch, PhD, is a Professor in the Duke Molecular Physiology Institute and the Department of Medicine at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Ashley-Koch is a genetic epidemiologist whose primary goal is the identification of genes that contribute to human genetic disorders, including the identification of gene-gene and gene-environment interactions. She uses multiple genetic and genomic approaches in her research.  Dr. Ashley-Koch is currently involved in studies to dissect the genetic etiology of Alzheimer disease, anencephaly and other neural tube defects, chiari malformations, post-traumatic stress disorder, and suicidal phenotypes. She also works on the genetic modifiers of sickle cell disease.

PhD, Genetics and Molecular Biology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA