Saxena Lab

Hanna Ollila, PhD

Genetics of Sleep Research Area

Dr. Hanna M. Ollila is a Research Fellow in the Saxena lab focusing on the genetics of sleep problems and severe sleep disorders, especially narcolepsy. Dr. Ollila’s research focuses on defining how genetic variants influence cellular phenotypes and the immune system to cause sleep problems and severe sleep disorders. Dr. Ollila is affiliated with the Center for Genomic Medicine at MGH and the Medical and Population Genetics program at the Broad Institute. Dr. Ollila also holds research positions at the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine and at the Institute for Molecular Medicine (FIMM) at the University of Helsinki.

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