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Birgit Funke

Veritas Genetics has appointed Birgit Funke as VP of clinical affairs. Funke is a board-certified molecular geneticist and serves as an associate professor of pathology at Harvard Medical School. In addition to her new appointment with Veritas, she will continue her work at Partners Healthcare's Laboratory of Molecular Medicine. Funke also serves as co-chair of ClinGen's Cardiovascular Domain Working Group, as chair of the genetics subdivision of the Association for Molecular Pathology, as advisor on next-generation sequencing for the US Food and Drug Administration, and as a member of the College of American Pathologists' Next-Generation Sequencing Project Team.