Jordan's Syndrome Research Team
Ghayda Mirzaa, MD
Seattle Children's Hospital
Ghayda Mirzaa, MD, is a pediatrician and researcher who has dedicated her career to helping children and families with developmental brain disorders. As a pediatrician, she delivers the best available treatments, and helps children and families lead the healthiest possible lives. As a researcher, she investigates how genes contribute to neurodevelopmental disorders.
Mirzaa is an assistant professor of pediatrics and genetics at Seattle Childrens Hospital and the University of Washington, and a principal investigator at the Seattle Childrens Research Institute. She is board-certified in pediatrics, medical genetics and molecular genetics. She received her MD from the Arabian Gulf University (Kingdom of Bahrain), did her residency in pediatrics at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and completed fellowships in human genetics and molecular genetics at the University of Chicago and the University of Washington.