Dr. Denise Daley PhD, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Daley studies complex diseases such as asthma, cancer, and heart disease, with a focus on gene-gene and gene-environment interactions. In particular, she has focused on why some children get asthma and others do not. Dr. Daley is currently investigating genes that may predispose children to developing asthma, and how a combination of genetic variants can interact with gender and the environment. Dr. Daley also develops and distributes software for laboratory management, data integration software and tools to aid the analysis of genome-wide association studies (GWAS) and biological pathways. Dr. Daley currently holds a Tier II Canadian Research Chair appointment and a career scholar award from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Biography Updated on 19 June 2012