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About Dr. Nadeau

“If you look at some of the most effective ways to treat human disease, the list is not very long. And where we are most effective, we do not always know how the cure works. Our research at PNRI is focused on understanding how our genetics can prevent disease in the first place.”

Joseph (Joe) Nadeau, PhD, a senior investigator at the Pacific Northwest Research Institute (PNRI), is internationally recognized for his expertise in genetics and epigenetics, and for his contributions to gene mapping and studies of mouse models in human disease. His work is contributing to a revolution in the way we understand inheritance of disease susceptibility.

Joe has held leadership and faculty positions at esteemed organizations, including Jackson Laboratory, McGill University, Case Western Reserve University, Ohio GI Cancer Consortium, and the Institute for Systems Biology. He earned his PhD in population genetics at Boston University.

Throughout his career, Joe has received numerous awards and honors, including the Smithsonian Award for Innovation in Information Technology, an NIH Pioneer Award, and multiple American Publishers Awards for Professional & Scholarly Excellence.

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