Genetic Determinants of Intellectual Disability

Ben Darbro

Ben Darbro, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Director of the Shivanand R. Patil Cytogenetics and Molecular Laboratory
My primary research interest is in the genetic determinants of intellectual disability (ID), formerly referred to as mental retardation (MR). I specifically study the roles of copy number variation and somatic structural variation in the context of a “genomic mutational burden” hypothesis of ID...