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Edwin J C G Van den Oord, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Biomarker Research and Precision Medicine

Department of Pharmaceutics

Phone: (804) 628-6836
Web: Research Website

Professor and Director Center for Biomarker Research and Personalized Medicine, PhD Erasmus University Rotterdam 1993, Dr. Van den Oord was trained in applied statistics and psychiatric genetics. His research aims to develop and apply methodology for identifying biomarkers to improve disease understanding and match individual patients to the most effective and safe medication. The main applications involve substance use disorders and psychiatric conditions. Examples of ongoing projects include efforts to find methylation markers to predict chronic depression and health consequences of childhood adversity, optimizing methods to perform whole methylome studies in brain, data integration, and finding biomarkers to predict response to medications used to treat mental disorders.

Mailing Address

Center for Biomarker Research and Precision Medicine
1112 East Clay Street, McGuire Hall
P. O. Box 980533
Richmond, VA 23298-0581
Fax: (804) 628-3991


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