Robert J Desnick

Robert J Desnick, PhD, MD

  • PROFESSOR & CHAIR EMERITUS | Genetics and Genomic Sciences
  • PROFESSOR | Pediatrics
  • PROFESSOR | Oncological Sciences
  • PROFESSOR | Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science


Genetics and Genomics

Research Topics:

Enzymology, Gene Discovery, Genetics, Genomics, Human Genetics and Genetic Disorders, Lysosomal Storage Diseases, Lysosomes/endosome, Protein Complexes, Protein Degradation, Protein Folding, Protein Structure/Function, Proteomics, Stem Cells

In the News

In this "Daily Check Up" feature from The Daily News, Dr. Desnick talks about treating genetic diseases.
View the PDF.


Clinical Biochemical Genetics

Clinical Focus

Multi-Disciplinary Training Area

Genetics and Genomic Sciences [GGS]


MD, Univ of Minnesota-Med Sch. Minneapo

Residency, Pediatrics, Univ of Minnesota-Med Sch. Minneapo

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