Director, The Centre for Applied Genomics, and Senior Scientist, Genetics & Genome Biology, Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children

Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics, and Director, McLaughlin Centre for Molecular Medicine, University of Toronto

Glaxo-Smith-Kline Chair in Genetics and Genomics

Dr. Scherer is interested in human genome structure and function, and the genomics of neurodevelopmental disorders. His group has discovered numerous disease susceptibility genes and most recently defined CNV and other genetic factors underlying autism.

CHILD Study Investigator

Member, Neurodevelopment Studies and Genomics Working Groups


  • Institution Hospital for Sick Children
  • Location Toronto, ON
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