Shefali Setia Verma, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Instructor, Perelman School of Medicine
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Contact information
D202, 3700 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
B.Tech (Biotechnology)
Jaipur National University, 2008.
M.S. (Bioinformatics)
New Jersey Institute of Technology, 2011.
PhD (Bioinformatics and Genomics)
Penn State University, 2018.
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Selected Publications

Kristin Passero, Jennie G Noll, Shefali Setia Verma, Claire Selin, Molly A Hall: Longitudinal method comparison: modeling polygenic risk for post-traumatic stress disorder over time in individuals of African and European ancestry. Frontiers in Genetics 15: 1203577, May 2024.

Lindsay Guare, Leigh Ann Humphrey, Margaret Rush, Meredith Pollie, Yuan Luo, Chunhua Weng, Wei-Qi Wei, Leah Kottyan, Gail Jarvik, Noemie Elhadad, Penn Medicine Biobank, Regeneron Genetics Center, Krina Zondervan, Stacey Missmer, Marijana Vujkovic, Digna VelezEdwards, Suneeta Senapati, Shefali Setia-Verma: Enhancing Genetic Association Power in Endometriosis through Unsupervised Clustering of Clinical Subtypes Identified from Electronic Health Records. medrxiv April 2024.

Valeria Lo Faro, Arjun Bhattacharya, Wei Zhou, Dan Zhou, Ying Wang, Kristi Läll, Masahiro Kanai, Esteban Lopera-Maya, Peter Straub, Priyanka Pawar, Ran Tao, Xue Zhong, Shinichi Namba, Serena Sanna, Ilja M Nolte, Yukinori Okada, Nathan Ingold, Stuart MacGregor, Harold Snieder, Ida Surakka, Jonathan Shortt, Chris Gignoux, Nicholas Rafaels, Kristy Crooks, Anurag Verma, Shefali S Verma, Lindsay Guare, Daniel J Rader, Cristen Willer, Alicia R Martin, Milam A Brantley, Eric R Gamazon, Nomdo M Jansonius, Karen Joos, Nancy J Cox, Jibril Hirbo: Novel ancestry-specific primary open-angle glaucoma loci and shared biology with vascular mechanisms and cell proliferation. Cell Reports Medicine 5(2): 101430, February 2024.

Shefali Setia Verma, Harini V. Gudiseva, Venkata R. M. Chavali, Rebecca J. Salowe, Anastasia Lucas, David W. Collins, Sonika Rathi, Jie He, Roy Lee, Sayaka Merriam, Anita S. Bowman, Caitlin P. McHugh, Michael C. Zody, Maxwell Pistilli, Naira Khachataryan, Ebenezer Daniel, Windell Murphy, Mark Weiner, Jeffrey Henderer, Ahmara Ross, Qi N. Cui, Victoria Addis, Amanda Lehman, Eydie Miller-Ellis, Prithvi S. Sankar, Rohit Varma, Scott M. Williams, Gui-shuang Ying, Jason H. Moore, Marylyn D. Ritchie, Joan M. O’Brien: A multi-cohort genome-wide association study in African ancestry individuals reveals risk loci for primary open-angle glaucoma. Cell 187(2): 464–480.e10, January 2024.

Roychowdhury, Tanmoy; Klarin, Derek; Levin, Michael G; Spin, Joshua M; Rhee, Yae Hyun; Deng, Alicia; Headley, Colwyn A; Surakka, Ida; Tsao, Noah L; Gellatly, Corry; : Multi-ancestry GWAS deciphers genetic architecture of abdominal aortic aneurysm and highlights PCSK9 as a therapeutic target. Nature Genetics 55: 1831–1842 August 2023.

Pankhuri Singhal, Shefali Setia Verma, Marylyn D Ritchie: Gene Interactions in Human Disease Studies—Evidence Is Mounting. Annual Review of Biomedical Data Science 10(6): 102022-120818, August 2023.

Shefali Setia Verma, Gudiseva, Harini V; Chavali, Venkata RM; Bradford, Yuki; Salowe, Rebecca; He, Jie; Lee, Roy; Zenebe-Gete, Selam; Daniel, Ebenezer; Ying, Gui-Shuang; Miller-Ellis, Eydie G; : Quantitative traits associated with primary open-angle glaucoma in African ancestry individuals. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, New Orleans, LO - Poster Presentation 63(7): 4013 – A0355, June 2023.

Derek Klarin, Poornima Devineni, Anoop K Sendamarai, Anthony R Angueira, Sarah E Graham, Ying H Shen, Michael G Levin, James P Pirruccello, Ida Surakka, Purushotham R Karnam, Tanmoy Roychowdhury, Yanming Li, Minxian Wang, Krishna G Aragam, Kaavya Paruchuri, Verena Zuber, Gabrielle E Shakt, Noah L Tsao, Renae L Judy, Ha My T Vy, Shefali S Verma, Daniel J Rader, Ron Do, Joseph E Bavaria, Girish N Nadkarni, Marylyn D Ritchie, VA Million Veteran Program, Stephen Burgess, Dong-chuan Guo, Patrick T Ellinor, Scott A LeMaire, Dianna M Milewicz, Cristen J Willer, Pradeep Natarajan, Philip S Tsao, Saiju Pyarajan, Scott M Damrauer: Genome-wide association study of thoracic aortic aneurysm and dissection in the Million Veteran Program. Nature Genetics 55(7): 1-10, June 2023.

Okeh, Digna R Velez Edwards, Kurt Barnhart, Suneeta Senapati, Shefali S. Verma: Leveraging electronic health records data for endometriosis research. Frontiers Digital Health 5(no issue): 1150687, June 2023 Notes: doi: 10.3389/fdgth.2023.1150687. eCollection 2023.

Li, B., Sangkuhl, K., Keat, K., Whaley, R.M., Woon, M., Verma, S., Dudek, S., Tuteja, S., Verma, A., Whirl-Carrillo, M., Ritchie, M.D. and Klein, T.E: How to Run the Pharmacogenomics Clinical Annotation Tool (PharmCAT). Clin Pharmacol Ther. 113(5): 1036-1047, May 2023.

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