The investigators of the OHSU Rare Disorders Research Consortium have diverse backgrounds and come from a variety of departments on campus to form an interdisciplinary group.
Rare Disorders Research Consortium Chairs
Dr. Hayflick is a professor of Molecular and Medical Genetics, Pediatrics, and Neurology at OHSU and is chair for the Department of Molecular and Medical Genetics. She serves as the Director of the OHSU Human Genetics Initiative and the Program Director for Human Genetics and Translational Technologies and Resources at the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute. Her research focus is a group of rare, single gene disorders, called Neurodegeneration with Brain Iron Accumulation (NBIA).