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Margaret Daniele Fallin, PhD

  • Chair, Department of Mental Health
  • Sylvia & Harold Halpert Professorship
  • Professor

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624 N. Broadway
Hampton House 850
Baltimore, Maryland 21205


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PhD, Case Western Reserve University, 2000


I am interested in applying genetic epidemiology methods to studies of neuropsychiatric disorders including autism, Alzheimer's disease, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder and to developing applications and methods for epigenetic epidemiology, particulary as applied to mental health and development.


  • Epidemiology, genetics, mental health, SNP, genetic epidemiology, autism, schizophrenia, epigenetics
  • Li Q, Fallin MD, Louis TA, Lasseter VK, McGrath JA, Avramopoulos D, Wolyniec PS, Valle D, Liang K-Y, Ruczinski I, Pulver AE. (2010) Detection of SNP-SNP Interactions in Trios of Parents with Schizophrenic Children. Genetic Epidemiology. In press

  • Fallin MD, Szymanski M, Wang R, Gherman A, Bassett SS, Avramopoulos D. (2010) Fine-mapping of the Chromosome 10q11-q21 Linkage Region in Alzheimer's Disease Cases and Controls. Neurogenetics, in press.

  • Matteini AM, Walston JD, Bandeen-Roche K, Arking DE, Allen RH, Fried LP, Chakravarti A, Stabler SP, Fallin MD. (2010) Transcobalamin-II Variants, Decreased Vitamin B12 Availability and Increased Risk of Frailty. J Nutr Health Aging, 14(1):73-7.

  • A Prospective Birth Cohort Study on Pre- and Peri-natal Determinants of Autism Spectrum Disorders and Developmental Disabilities
  • Study to Explore Early Development