B.Sc., Biology, University of Punjab, 1976 M.Sc., Human Population Genetics, University of Punjab, 1979 Ph.D., Human Genetics, The Australian National University, 1986
Dr. Kamboh is a molecular geneticist/genetic epidemiologist and his research
focuses on the genetics of common diseases of public health importance,
including coronary heart disease, Alzheimer's disease and lupus. Dr. Kamboh
also holds a joint position of Professor of Epidemiology at the Graduate School of Public Health, and Professor of Psychiatry at the School of
Medicine and he is a Fellow of the American Heart Association. Dr. Kamboh
directs a Human Genetics laboratory and also co-teaches a course in the
department entitled "Biochemical and Molecular Genetics of Complex Disease."
The focus of Dr. M. Ilyas Kamboh's research is on the genetics of common
diseases of public health importance. Particular attention is being paid to
understand the genetic and molecular basis of coronary heart disease (CHD),
Alzheimer's disease (AD) and lupus.
Genetics of common diseases of public health importance with emphasis on Alzheimer’s disease, cardiovascular disease and systemic lupus erythematosus
APOE and Alzheimer disease: a major gene with semi-dominant inheritance. E Genin, D Hannequin, D Wallon, K Sleegers, M Hiltunen, O Combarros, M J Bullido, S Engelborghs, P De Deyn, C Berr, F Pasquier, B Dubois, G Tognoni, N Fiévet, N Brouwers, K Bettens, B Arosio, E Coto, M Del Zompo, I Mateo, J Epelbaum, A Frank-Garcia, S Helisalmi, E Porcellini, A Pilotto, P Forti, R Ferri, E Scarpini, G Siciliano, V Solfrizzi, S Sorbi, G Spalletta, F Valdivieso, S Vepsäläinen, V Alvarez, P Bosco, M Mancuso, F Panza, B Nacmias, P Bossù, O Hanon, P Piccardi, G Annon Molecular psychiatry 2011 May
Common variants at MS4A4/MS4A6E, CD2AP, CD33 and EPHA1 are associated with late-onset Alzheimer's disease. Adam C Naj, Gyungah Jun, Gary W Beecham, Li-San Wang, Badri Narayan Vardarajan, Jacqueline Buros, Paul J Gallins, Joseph D Buxbaum, Gail P Jarvik, Paul K Crane, Eric B Larson, Thomas D Bird, Bradley F Boeve, Neill R Graff-Radford, Philip L De Jager, Denis Evans, Julie A Schneider, Minerva M Carrasquillo, Nilufer Ertekin-Taner, Steven G Younkin, Carlos Cruchaga, John S K Kauwe, Petra Nowotny, Patricia Kramer, John Hardy, Matthew J Huentelman, Amanda J Myers, Michael M Barmada, F Yesim Demirci, Clinton T Baldwin, Rob Nat. Genet. 2011 May; 43:436-41 PMC3090745