News and Events : 2017 : February

Join us for the Human Genetics Grand Rounds Hemispheric Series!

Please join us for our next Human Genetics Grand Rounds Hemispheric Genetics Lecture Series!

Thursday, February 23, 2017
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Biomedical Research Building (BRB)
John P. Hussman Institute
1501 NW 10th Avenue
3rd/4th Floor Atrium

“Neurogenetics in Peru, Challenges and Perspectives”

Pilar Mazzetti Soler, M.D, M.S. General Director
Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Neurologicas, Lima, Peru Associated Professor of Neurology
Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru Founder of Neurogenetics in Peru
Ex-Minister of Health in Peru

Dr. Mazzetti is a medical surgeon with a specialization in Neurology and neurogenetics training. She graduated from the National University of San Marcos, with a Masters in Public Management and a Masters degree in Human Genetics from the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia.

“Huntington’s Disease, Contributions from the Peruvian HD Cohort”

Mario R. Cornejo-Olivas, M.D, M.Sc. Chief of Neurogenetics Research Center
Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Neurologicas, Lima, Peru Board member, Sociedad Peruana de Neurología Northern Pacific Global Health Research Fellow 2012-2013

Dr. Cornejo-Olivas is a medical surgeon with specialization in Neurology and training in neurogenetics. He graduated from the National University of San Agustín, Arequipa, with master’s degree in Medicine with a specialization in Neurology and ongoing studies in Human Genetics, both from the Peruvian University Cayetano Heredia.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT Dori McLean (dmclean@med.miami.edu)