• Mersha Research Lab

    Dr. Tesfaye Mersha is currently an assistant professor for the UC Department of Pediatrics in human quantitative genetics specializing in asthma and asthma- related traits. His experience encompasses on statistical genetics methodologies and applied genetic data analysis to localize common complex disease genes. The Mersha Lab's long-term goals are to understand and dissect the role of genetic and genetic-modifying causes of asthma and reduce health disparities in children. Current research interests/ approaches of the Mersha Lab include 1) admixture mapping, 2) association mapping, 3) gene expression analysis, 4) biological pathways / networks analysis, 5) data mining and integration, 6) socio-cultural and exposure studies.


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    Tesfaye Mersha, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    UC Department of Pediatrics

    Member, Division of Asthma Research, Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

    Mailing address:
    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
    3333 Burnet Avenue
    MLC 7037
    Cincinnati, OH 45229

    Phone: 513-803-2766
    Fax: 513-636-1657
    Email: tesfaye.mersha@cchmc.org