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Stanford Faculty- Meet Euan Ashley

Euan Ashley is an Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular), of Genetics and, (by courtesy) of Pathology who teaches in the Stanford Genetics and Genomics Certificate program.
More info: http://geneticscertificate.stanford.edu/index.php

Born and raised in Scotland, Euan Angus Ashley graduated with 1st class Honors in Physiology and Medicine from the University of Glasgow. He completed medical residency and a PhD in molecular cardiology at the University of Oxford before moving to Stanford University where he trained in cardiology and advanced heart failure joining the faculty in 2006. His group is focused on the application of genomics to medicine. In 2010, he led the team that carried out the first clinical interpretation of a human genome. The paper published in the Lancet was the focus of over 300 news stories, became one of the most cited articles in clinical medicine that year, and was featured in the Genome Exhibition at the Smithsonian in DC. In 2013, Dr Ashley was recognized by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy for his contributions to Personalized Medicine.

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