Stanley Nelson biography

Stanley Nelson

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Who is Stanley Nelson?

Stanley F. Nelson, M.D. is professor and vice chair of human genetics

and professor of psychiatry within the David Geffen School of Medicine

at UCLA where he has been on faculty since 1993. Dr. Nelson attended

the University of Michigan and obtained a B.S. degree in physics in

1982. He graduated from Duke University School of Medicine in 1987 and

completed an ITT International Fellowship to Sweden in the Laboratory

of George Klein. He was trained in pediatrics and pediatric

hematology-oncology at UCSF School of Medicine, and subsequently

trained as a postdoctoral fellow with Patrick Brown from 1990-1993

where he developed genomic mismatch scanning and initiated the lab

development of DNA microarrays for genomic applications. At UCLA, Dr.

Nelson has continued to be interested in technology development and

application of genomics to cancer biology and common human diseases

with active research areas in Autism, ADHD, vertigo and brain cancers.

He developed and continues to direct the UCLA DNA Microarray Facility

which provides access to whole genome expression array analysis for

faculty on campus and for the NIH Neuroscience Blueprint.


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