David C. Page, M.D.

Professor of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Member, Whitehead Institute
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

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David C. Page is a member of the Whitehead Institute, a professor of biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an Investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. He served as director of the Whitehead Institute from 2004 to 2020.

Page’s research combines developmental, cross-species and clinically focused analyses to explore genetic differences between males and females, with a special focus on the sex chromosomes. Ongoing Page lab projects complement and inform the current SFARI funded project, including studies of sex differences and sex chromosome effects on circulating immune cells, the origins of sex differences in cardiomyopathies and genome-wide transcriptional effects of sex chromosome dosage using sex chromosome aneuploidy-derived cell lines.

Page has received numerous prizes and awards throughout his career, including the Curt Stern Award from the American Society of Human Genetics (2003) and the March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology (2011). He is an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Medicine and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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