Discovering Immunogenetic Associations Using Electronic Health Records: Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia and Beyond

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

The University of Arizona College of Pharmacy presents…

SPEAKER: Jason Karnes, PharmD, PhD, BCPS | Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice & Science, University of Arizona College of Pharmacy; Member, Division of Pharmacogenomics, UAHS Center for Applied Genetics and Genomic Medicine, and the UA Sarver Heart Center
TOPIC: “Discovering Immunogenetic Associations Using Electronic Health Records: Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia and Beyond”

Oct. 3, 2018 | 4-5 p.m.
Medical Research Building, Room 102

Human Leukocyte Antigen

The human leukocyte antigen (HLA) gene complex is well known for its association with type I diabetes and ankylosing spondylitis. Our work seeks to understand the full phenotypic impact of HLA variants and to drive mechanistic insights into their farraginous associations.

Dr. Karnes' recent publication can be viewed here.

For more information, please contact Cora Varas-Nelson, (520) 626-1452.

Medical Research Building, Room 102
University of Arizona Health Sciences Campus
1656 E. Mabel St.
Tucson, AZ 85721