Who is Kay Davies?
She is the Dr Lee's Professor of Anatomy at Oxford University and a fellow of Hertford College. She is director of the MRC functional genetics unit, a governor of the Wellcome Trust and a director of the Oxford Centre for Gene Function. Her research group has an international reputation for work on Duchenne muscular dystrophy. In the 1980s, she developed a test which allowed for the screening of foetuses whose mothers have a high risk of carrying DMD.