Genetics Laboratories Faculty

The individuals responsible for providing services to clinicians and researchers through the Genetics Laboratories are listed below.

Biochemical Genetics:

Richard I. Kelley, MD, PhD
Email: rkelley3@jhmi.edu
Phone: (443) 923-2783

Dr. Kelley is board certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics in clinical genetics, clinical biochemical genetics and clinical cytogenetics. He is the director of the Genetics Laboratories and the Clinical Mass Spectrometry Laboratory at Kennedy Krieger Institute and professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Lisa E. Kratz, PhD
Email: kratz@kennedykrieger.org
Phone: (443) 923-2782

Dr. Kratz is board certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics in clinical biochemical genetics. She is the director of the Biochemical Genetics Section of the Genetics Laboratories at Kennedy Krieger Institute and a research associate in pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Yana Sandlers, PhD
Email: sandlers@kennedykrieger.org
Phone: (443) 923-2782

Dr. Sandlers is assistant director of the Biochemical Genetics Section of the Genetics Laboratories at Kennedy Krieger Institute. She is a research associate in pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Hilary Vernon, MD, PhD
Email: vernon@kennedykrieger.org
Phone: (443) 923-2782

Dr. Vernon is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in pediatrics and by the American Board of Medical Genetics in clinical genetics and clinical biochemical genetics. She is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Cytogenetics:

Denise Batista, PhD
Email: batista@kennedykrieger.org
Phone: 443-923-2785

Dr. Batista is board certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics in clinical cytogenetics. She is the director of the Cytogenetics Section of the Genetics Laboratories at Kennedy Krieger Institute, as well as an associate professor of pathology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Peroxisomal Diseases:

Richard O. Jones, PhD
Email: jonesri@kennedykrieger.org
Phone: (443) 923-2758

Dr. Jones is the administrative laboratory manager for the Genetics Laboratories at Kennedy Krieger Institute. He is also the director of the Peroxisomal Diseases Section of the Genetics Laboratories. He is a research associate in neurology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Ann B. Moser, BA
Email: mosera@kennedykrieger.org
Phone: (443) 923-2761

Ann Moser is co-manager of the Peroxisomal Diseases Section of the Genetics Laboratories at Kennedy Krieger Institute. She also holds a faculty appointment at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine as a neurology research associate.

S. Ali Fatemi, MD
Email: fatemi@kennedykrieger.org
Phone: (443) 923-2750

Dr. Fatemi is a pediatric neurologist and research scientist at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, and an assistant professor of neurology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Carol W. Tiffany, MS
Email: tiffany@kennedykrieger.org
Phone: (443) 923-2757

Carol Tiffany is a clinical biochemist in the Peroxisomal Diseases Section of the Genetics Laboratories at Kennedy Krieger Institute. She is also a research associate in genetics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.