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The Children's National Research Institute

Research Profile

Education & Training

  • Fellowship, Medical Biochemical Genetics, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD (2017-2018)
  • Fellowship, Medical Genetics, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD (2014-2017)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, D.C. (2012-2015)
  • M.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY (2004-2012)
  • Ph.D., Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY (2004-2012)
  • B.A., Biophysics, Computational Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (2000-2004)

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Assistant Professor of Genomics and Precision Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Biography

Seth Berger, M.D., Ph.D., completed the Medical Scientist Training Program at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York where he was awarded M.D. and Ph.D. degrees. He subsequently completed the combined Pediatrics and Medical Genetics Residency Program through Children's National Hospital and the National Human Genome Research Institute at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  Dr. Berger spent an additional year completing the Medical Biochemical Genetics fellowship program at the NIH before returning to Children's National. 

Dr. Berger's research is focused on bioinformatic approaches applied to variant discovery for rare diseases.  He has developed several software tools for genomic variant analysis and interpretation and is actively applying these approaches to several cohorts.

Research & Publications