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Kathleen Jablonski, Ph.D.
Email: kjablons@bsc.gwu.edu
Phone: 301-881-9260
Kathleen Jablonski, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor, joined the Biostatistics Center in January of 2004. She is Principal Investigator of four studies; the Common Variation in Candidate Genes in the Diabetes Prevention Program a research project designed to study the link between genes and the development of type 2 diabetes; Targeting Inflammation Using Salsalate In Type 2 Diabetes study (TINSAL-T2D), a study to determine whether salicylates represent a new pharmacological option for diabetes management, Multiethnic Study for Type 2 Diabetes Genes, a study to learn how mutations in Type 2 diabetes (T2D) genes vary in frequency, effect, and interactions with genes and environment among multiple ethnicities in the U.S, and the CNV Atlas Study, a study to develop mechanisms to automate the ongoing collection and storage of very large volumes of genotypic and phenotypic data from clinical laboratories. Dr. Jablonski is also Co-Principal Investigator for the Lung HIV Microbiome Project (LHMP), a study to characterize the microbiome of the lung alone or in combination with the nasal and/or oropharyngeal cavities in HIV-infected individuals and matched HIV-uninfected controls using molecular techniques to identify bacteria and, if possible, other organisms. Dr. Jablonski is a co-author of over 60 papers presenting analyses and conclusions of studies with which she has been involved.