Tomi Pastinen


Tomi Pastinen,Director, Genomic Medicine, Center at Children’s Mercy Research Institute, Kansas City

Dr. Pastinen has been the Director of the Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine (CPGM) since 2017. Dr. Pastinen joined Children’s Mercy from McGill University. He held the Canada Research Chair from 2007 to 2017 and has a significant track record of academic achievement. He has authored over 120 peer-reviewed publications, including papers in top-tier journals Cell and Nature Genetics. Prior to joining Children’s Mercy, he led the epigenome mapping center at McGill as part of the International Human Epigenome Consortium, which provides maps of genome function to the global research community. Dr. Pastinen is leading Genomic Answers for Kids, a foundational initiative for future genomic research at Children’s Mercy that aims to learn from 30,000 children with genetic conditions.

Interview with Tomi Pastinen and JonasKorlach (published May 2022) https://mendelspod.com/podcasts/5-base-sequencing-genomics-first-jonas-k...



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