University of California, SF
Sergio E. Baranzini is Distinguished Professor of Neurology at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). He earned his Ph.D. in human molecular genetics (1997) from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. His lab at UCSF uses a multi-disciplinary approach to science and it is composed by experimental and computational researchers. Dr. Baranzini leads the iMSMS, an international consortium to study the effect of bacterial populations (microbiota) on MS susceptibility and progression. In addition, he is the principal investigator of SPOKE, a large multi-disciplinary bioinformatics approach to gather, integrate and analyze all biomedical data, currently supported by NIH and NSF.