Sali Farhan

Sali Farhan completed her PhD in Biochemistry and Genetics at Robarts Research Institute at Western University in Canada. Her PhD research focused on identifying the genetic basis of Mendelian diseases and complex neurodegenerative diseases primarily amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal dementia. Sali has been a Postdoctoral Fellow at ATGU since 2016 analyzing next generation sequencing data from a large cohort of sporadic and familial ALS cases to discover novel disease loci. During this time, she also completed her CCMG Clinical Molecular Genetics training at the University of Ottawa.