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Qi Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.

Center Affiliation

Research Summary

Dr. Zhang is a research scientist who is interested in human genetics/genomics and inherited human diseases. He is working on novel cilia genes identified in proteomic data of retinal photoreceptor cells. He uses zebrafish to explore the function of disease genes, mutagenesis to model inherited retinal diseases, and morpholino knockdown, CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing to study gene function and mutant alleles.


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Qi Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.


Mass. Eye and Ear

243 Charles Street

Boston, MA 02114

T: 617-573-6944