P. Michael Conneally, Ph.D.
Distinguised Professor Emeritus of Medical & Molecular Genetics
Dr. Conneally received a Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship at Case Western Reserve University. He is certified in medical genetics by the American Board of Medical Genetics and a founding fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics.
Dr. Conneally's research interests include the mapping of Mendelian and complex inherited diseases. Major interests include the study of Huntington disease, genetics of alcoholism, diabetes and manic depressive illness. He is a member of numerous national committees and served as editor of five scientific journals. Dr. Conneally has received grant awards from both National Institutes of Health and other sources.
Conneally PM. (2003) "Heterozygote Advantage." In: Genetics, edited by Richard Robinson. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, vol. 2 pp. 146-149.
Pankratz N, Uniacke SK, Halter CA, Rudolph A, Shults CW, Conneally PM, Foroud T, Nichols WC; Parkinson Study Group. (2004) Genes influencing Parkinson disease onset: replication of PARK3 an identification of novel loci. Neurology 62(9):1616-1618.
Koller D, White K, Liu G, Hui S, Conneally PM, Johnston CC, Econs ME, Foroud T, Peacock M. (2003) Linkage of structure at the proximal femur to chromosomes 3, 7, 8 and 19. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 18(6):1057-1065.
Econs MJ, Koller DL, Hui SL, Fishburn T, Conneally PM, Johnston CC Jr, Peacock M, Foroud TM. (2004) Confirmation of Linkage to Chromosome 1q for Peak Vertebral Bone Mineral Density in Premenopausal Women. American Journal of Human Genetics 74:223-228.