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Martilias Farrell, PhD

Assistant Professor, Genetics

Research Interests

Dr. Martilias S. Farrell is Research Assistant Professor in the Departments of Genetics at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He received his BS in biology from Temple University, PhD in pharmacology from the University of North Carolina and completed post-doctoral training in genetics in the laboratory of Dr. Patrick Sullivan at University of North Carolina.

Dr. Farrell’s research focuses on the intersection of genetics, neuroscience, and pharmacology. His current research focuses on the genetics of highly treatment-resistant schizophrenia in an inpatient population. His ultimate goal is to use genetics to guide the development of novel therapeutic strategies for mental health.

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Martilas Farrell, PhD