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Cyprien Rivier, MD, MSc

Postdoctoral Associate

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Cyprien Rivier, MD, MSc


Cyprien Rivier MD, MSc is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Falcone Lab in the Department of Neurology, Yale University. He completed his MD and a Masters in Mathematics at the University of Geneva and then emigrated to the United States to pursue advanced research training in population genetics, genomic medicine, and data sciences. Dr. Rivier’s work is focused on understanding how common and rare genetic variations influence brain health, cerebrovascular diseases and other aging-related traits and conditions, including cognitive decline, dementia and frailty. Important areas of emphasis within this portfolio include the utilization of multiple different data layers (neuroimaging, EHR and other omics technologies) and the study of health disparities in population genetics and genomic medicine.

Education & Training

  • MSc
    University of Geneva (2021)
  • MD
    University of Geneva (2020)