Philip De Jager, MD, PhD, is an associate professor of neurology who directs the Program for Translational NeuroPsychiatric Genomics within the Department of Neurology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School. He is a board-certified neurologist and an expert in statistical genetics and the application of computational methods in neuroscience
Dr. De Jager is leading data generation and the analysis team for several national and international collaborations. This includes projects exploring the genetic architecture of multiple sclerosis in a meta-analysis of genome scans on behalf of the International MS Genetics Consortium and a meta-analysis of genome scans for aging-related cognitive decline on behalf of the Alzheimer’s Disease Genetics Consortium. He has experience in managing large multicenter studies. Further, he has led the generation of the epigenomic and RNA sequencing data that will be analyzed in project.