Yiping Shen, PhD

Assistant Professor, Director

Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Email: Yiping.shen@childrens.harvard.edu

Biography

PhD FACMG Dr. Shen is an assistant Professor at the Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, an affiliated faculty member at the Department of Genetics and Genomics, Boston Children’s Hospital, a co-Director of Harvard Medical School Genetic Training Program course. He is devoting his time training a new generation of Chinese clinicians and genetic counselors with knowledge and skills of Genomic Medicine. His research interests include understanding the genetic basis of human development which involves physical development (short stature as a disease model) and behavioral and cognitive development (autism and intellectual disability as disease models). He is passionate in helping setting up principles and standards for proper use of genomic technologies for the purposes of effective prevention of severe genetic diseases and birth defects in China.