Doctoral Program in Gerontology

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Patrick F. McArdle, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Patrick F. McArdle, Ph.D.Patrick McArdle received a B.S. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Cornell University, and received his Ph.D. degree in Epidemiology from the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Included among his research activities are several genetic epidemiology study of common complex diseases.  Dr. McArdle specializes in data architecture and data mining application as relevant to large genome wide analyses.  He has published several papers on association between phenotypic variant and genetic causes as well as developed several web based applications to manage, analyze and retrieve genetic information.  His current research includes utilizing valid causal inference frameworks while developing practical software tools for a broad range of researchers.
Dr. McArdle performed his doctoral work with the support of the NIA Epidemiology of Aging Training Grant and is currently an active member of the American Society of Human Genetics.


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