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Introduction: David L. Nelson, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine

Motivated by the experience of patients, Huda Zoghbi, MD, and her lab at Baylor College of Medicine have studied rare disorders since 1988. Dr. Zoghbi's accomplishments range from discovering genes to identifying their mechanisms and studying potential therapies. Her work demonstrates the value of genetics and genomics research across the spectrum.


Huda Zoghbi, MD, DSc

Huda Zoghbi, MD, DSc, Baylor College of Medicine

The ASHG Victor A. McKusick Leadership Award recognizes individuals whose professional achievements have fostered and enriched the development of human genetics as well as its assimilation into the broader context of science, medicine, and health.