Elise Robinson, Sc.D.

Assistant Professor, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Associate Member, Broad Institute

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Elise Robinson is an assistant professor of epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and an associate member of the Broad Institute of Massachussetts Institute of Technology and Harvard. She is also an affiliated faculty member with the Analytic and Translational Genetics Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Robinson’s research focuses on the genetic epidemiology of behavior and cognition. She is interested in using genetic data to understand the biology of neurodevelopmental variation and to study differences within and between neuropsychiatric disorders. She received a Sc.D. in psychiatric epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health and completed postdoctoral training at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Broad Institute.

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Autism spectrum disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder have a similar burden of rare protein-truncating variants. Satterstrom F.K., Walters R.K., Singh T., Wigdor E.M., Lescai F., Demontis D., Kosmicki J.A., Grove J., Stevens C., Bybjerg-Grauholm J., Bækvad-Hansen M., Palmer D.S., Maller J.B., iPSYCH-Broad Consortium, Nordentoft M., Mors O., Robinson E., Hougaard D.M., Werge T.M., Bo Mortensen P., Neale B.M., Børglum A.D., Daly M.
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Identification of common genetic risk variants for autism spectrum disorder. Grove J., Ripke S., Als T.D., Mattheisen M., Walters R.K., Won H., Pallesen J., Agerbo E., Andreassen O.A., Anney R., Awashti S., Belliveau R., Bettella F., Buxbaum J., Bybjerg-Grauholm J., Bækvad-Hansen M., Cerrato F., Chambert K., Christensen J.H., Churchhouse C., Dellenvall K., Demontis D., De Rubeis S., Devlin B., Djurovic S., Dumont A.L., Goldstein J.I., Hansen C.S., Hauberg M.E., Hollegaard M.V., Hope S., Howrigan D.P., Huang H., Hultman C.M., Klei L., Maller J., Martin J., Martin A.R., Moran J.L., Nyegaard M., Nærland T., Palmer D.S., Palotie A., Pedersen C.B., Pedersen M.G., dPoterba T., Poulsen J.B., St Pourcain B., Qvist P., Rehnström K., Reichenberg A., Reichert J., Robinson E., Roeder K., Roussos P., Saemundsen E., Sandin S., Satterstrom F.K., Davey Smith G., Stefansson H., Steinberg S., Stevens C.R., Sullivan P.F., Turley P., Walters G.B., Xu X., Autism Spectrum Disorder Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics C., BUPGEN, Major Depressive Disorder Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium, 23andMe Research Team, Stefansson K., Geschwind D., Nordentoft M., Hougaard D.M., Werge T., Mors O., Mortensen P.B., Neale B.M., Daly M., Børglum A.D.
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