Asthma Research
Mersha Lab

Mersha Research Lab

Dr. Tesfaye Mersha is currently an associate professor 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. Dr. Mersha’s lab 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: 2017 Research Achievement Award

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Tesfaye Mersha, PhD
Associate 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