Claudio Toma

Designation:
Senior Research Officer
Department:
University:
University of New South Wales (Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA))
Country:
Australia
Email:
c.toma@neura.edu.au
Journal Associated: Scientific Journal of Genetics and Gene Therapy Biography:

Dr Toma is senior research officer at Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) and holds a conjoint lecturer position at School of Medical science (University of New South Wales). He obtained his PhD in human genetics at the University of Bologna (Italy) and carried out research projects in the genetics of neurodevelopmental disorders at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics (University of Oxford, UK) and in the genetics of psychiatric and Mendelian diseases at the University of Barcelona (Spain).  Dr Toma has extensive experience in association studies, linkage studies, copy number variant (CNV) analyses and whole exome/genome sequencing. He has identified novel candidate genes for autism spectrum disorder and bipolar disorder, and suggested new genetic mechanisms.

Research Interest: Genetics of psychiatric diseases

Number of Publications: 31


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