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NIDDK IBDGC Project Administrator

Yashoda Sharma, Ph.D.
If you are interested in working with the Consortium or require more information about the IBDGC, contact Yashoda. E-mail: Phone: (203) 785-6191

Yale Genetics Research Center

Clinical Research Coordinator: Eric De Rycke, M.P.H. Phone: (203) 785-7573 
IBD Center Coordinator: Courtney Wiley, B.S. Phone: (203) 785-5610 
Eric works closely with the clinical and research staff and is responsible for managing recruitment. Courtney is responsible for recruiting and coordinating healthy controls based on the needs of the IBD researchers.  E-mail:

Cedars-Sinai Genetics Research Center, Los Angeles, CA

Principal Investigator: Dermot B. P. McGovern, MD, PhD, MRCP

Johns Hopkins Genetics Research Center, Baltimore, MD

Principal Investigator:Steven R. Brant, MD

University of Montreal Genetics Research Center, Montreal, Canada

Principal Investigator:John D. Rioux, PhD

University of Pittsburgh Genetics Research Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Principal Investigator: Richard H. Duerr, MD

University of Toronto Genetics Research Center, Toronto, Canada

Principal Investigator: Mark Silverberg, MD, PhD, FRCPC