Kay Davies

Professor, Academic

1951 –

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Who is Kay Davies?

Dame Kay Elizabeth Davies, DBE, FRS is a British human geneticist.

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.

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Born
Apr 1, 1951
England
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Nationality
  • United Kingdom
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Education
  • Somerville College, Oxford

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on July 23, 2013

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