The Division of Medical Genetics directed by Dr. Dianna Milewicz has a dynamic research and clinical team, which includes a total of 7 faculty –  2 genetic counselors and 5 research faculty. The division is also composed of postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, information technologists, clinical coordinators, and research assistants. The mission of the Division’s clinical and research activity is to understand the genetic basis and underlying disease mechanisms for a wide variety of vascular diseases, including thoracic aortic aneurysms and dissections, cerebrovascular diseases, and coronary artery disease.