Alexander Reiner

Research Professor, Epidemiology

WHI Clinical Coordinating Ctr / Public Health Sciences
Box 358080
Seattle, WA -


Research Interests

Genetic epidemiology of atherosclerotic, thrombotic and cardiovascular disease; population biology; genomics


MD Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 1984

MSc Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2001

In the News

SPH researchers take part in largest-ever genetic study of stroke
SPH News, 04/02/2018

Study Links Sickle Cell Gene to Kidney Disease Risk
SPH News, 11/21/2014

Just One Sickle Cell Gene May Raise Kidney Disease Risk
Futurity, 11/18/2014

Sickle Cell Gene Linked to Chronic Kidney Disease
Journal of the American Medical Association, 11/13/2014

Discovery of 'broken gene' could advance heart disease research
My Northwest, 06/20/2014

Discovery of 'Broken Gene' Could Advance Heart Disease Research, 06/19/2014

Genetic Risk Factor Found for Inflammation in African-American Women
American Journal of Human Genetics, 09/07/2012

The cholesterol-inflammation connection, 10/20/2008