Dr. Dan Arking is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine. He studies genetics of complex disease, cardiovascular disease and sudden cardiac death, autism and development and implementation of novel GWAS analytical tools.

Dr. Arking received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland in College Park and a PhD from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine before joining the faculty. He is a member of the American Society for Human Genetics, the Association for the Eradication of Heart Attack, the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative Review Board and the Simons Foundation Autism Research Gene Advisory Board.

He is certified through the American Board of Medical Genetics, in both Clinical Biochemical Genetics and Clinical Molecular Genetics.