4th International Conference on Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, USA
Taosheng Huang is a physician-scientist. Currently he is a professor with tenure in Human Genetics, Director, Program of Mitochondrial Medicine, Associate Director of the Molecular Diagnostic laboratory at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC). Dr. Huang graduated from Fujian Medical University in 1983 and received his Ph.D. study at Mount Sinai Medical School in 1991. Dr. Huang completed his pediatrics residency at Georgetown University Hospital in 1996 and his clinical genetics and clinical molecular genetics fellowship at Harvard Medical School in 1999. Dr. Huang was a faculty member at the Children’s Hospital, Harvard from 1999-2001. In 2001, Dr. Huang moved to the University of California, Irvine as an independent investigator to study the molecular basis of genetic syndromes. Clinically, Dr. Huang is interested in mitochondrial disorders, genetic syndromes with congenital cardiac defects. He has been actively engaged in many programs in China. Dr. Huang is an honorable professor of Peking Union Medical School, a member of the special committee for Yusheng Yuyou of People’s Republic of China, advisory board member to Chinese Ministry of Health for targeted therapy and a principal investigator for birth defect control program of Chinese Ministry of Health.
Abstract : Application of whole-exome sequencing to identify novel disease causing genes associated with mitochondrial disease
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