Dr. David Goldstein is Professor of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology, Professor of Biology and Director of the Center for Human Genome Variation at Duke University. He received his Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from Stanford University in 1994, and from 1999-2005 was Wolfson Professor of Genetics at University College London. In April 2007, he was appointed Honorary Professor, Institute of Neurology, University College London, UK.
Dr. Goldstein is the author of over 200 scholarly publications in the areas of population and medical genetics. His principal interests include human genetic diversity, the genetics of disease, and pharmacogenetics. He is the recipient of one of the first seven nationally awarded Royal Society / Wolfson research merit awards in the UK for his work in human population genetics. Dr. Goldstein was awarded the Triangle Business Journal Health Care Heroes Award: Innovator/Researcher Award, March 2008.
Goldstein DB. Growth of genome screening needs debate. Nature. 2011 Aug 3;476(7358):27-8. doi: 10.1038/476027a.
Cirulli ET, Heinzen EL, Dietrich FS, Shianna KV, Singh A, Maia JM, Goedert JJ, Goldstein DB. A whole-genome analysis of premature termination codons. Genomics. 2011 Jul 22. PMID:21803148
Cirulli ET, Attix DK, Smith PJ, Chiba-Falek O, Pennuto TO, Linney KN, Goldstein DB. Contribution of Pastimes and Testing Strategies to the Performance of Healthy Volunteers on Cognitive Tests. Clin Neuropsychol. 2011 Jul 4. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 21722049
David B. Goldstein
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