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Funded Studies

Inga Peter, PhD

Professor at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Location: New York, NY United States

Inga Peter, PhD, is a genetic epidemiologist with a research focus on conducting cutting-edge analyses of genetic, genomic and microbiome data to better understand pathogenesis of complex disorders. Since joining Mount Sinai in 2008, her major area of interest has been genetics of inflammatory bowel disease, including Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis, particularly in individuals of Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry. In 2012, Dr. Peter led a first genome-wide association study of CD in the Ashkenazi population that generated a comprehensive genetic panel for future studies of complex disorders including Parkinson's disease (PD). Recently, she and her team have established a direct genetic link between CD and PD.

Dr. Peter completed her graduate studies in genetic epidemiology at Tel Aviv University, Israel, and postdoctoral training in clinical research at Tufts University.

Associated Grants

  • Subtyping Parkinson’s Disease Using Genetic and Intestinal Inflammation Biomarkers


  • Parkinson’s Disease Subtyping by Genetic and Intestinal Inflammation Biomarkers


  • Impact of Genetic Changes Linked to Both Crohn's Disease and Parkinson's Disease on the LRRK2 Protein


  • Genetic and Clinical Basis for Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Parkinson's Disease Comorbidity


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