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Faculty Detail    
Name HAYDEH PAYAMI
 
Campus Address CIRC 429 Zip 0021
Phone  (20-5) -559
E-mail  haydehpayami@uabmc.edu
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Education
Graduate  UC Berkeley    1985  PhD 


Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Neurology   Neurology Chair Office Professor
Secondary  Genetics   Genetics Chair Office Professor
Center  Neurology   Alzheimer's Disease Center Professor
Center  Neurology   Ctr Neurodegeneration & Exp Ther (CNET) Professor



Research/Clinical Interest
Title
The interaction of human genome, the microbiome, and environmental factors in the cause, progression and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases
Description
The Payami lab is working towards understanding the interaction between human genome, the gut microbiome, and environmental exposure the goal being to predict who is at risk and what they should avoid to prevent the disease; and also the interactions that determine efficacy and toxicity of drugs so that treatment can be personalized for maximum benefit for each individual.

Keywords
Human Genetics, the Microbiome, Epidemiology, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, Computational Bioinformatic & Statistical Genetics, Pharmacogenomics, Personalized Medicine.