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Catherine Tcheandjieu Gueliatcha, DVM, PhD

Assistant Investigator

Catherine Tcheandjieu, DVM, PhD, is an assistant investigator at Gladstone Institutes. She is also an assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at UC San Francisco.

Tcheandjieu earned a doctorate of veterinary science from the National School of Veterinary Medicine of Algiers in Algeria, and a Master’s degree in public health followed by a PhD in genetic epidemiology from the University of Paris-Saclay in France. She trained as a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University, where she focused on the genetics of cardiovascular diseases.

Her expertise includes epidemiology, genomics, and statistics, which she applies to complex disorders such as cancer and cardiovascular diseases. She specializes in mining large genomics and epidemiological datasets from diverse populations to discover genetic and environmental factors that predispose to disease and may differ between different ancestries.

Tcheandjieu is a recipient of the Stanford Postdoc Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Champion Award, the Stanford Jump Start Award, and the Million Veteran Program early career investigator award. She is a co-founder of BlackInCardio.

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