Prof. Beverly L. Davidson University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia., USA

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Beverly L. Davidson is the Director of the Center for Cell and Molecular Therapy and holds the Arthur V Meigs Chair in Pediatrics, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She is also Professor in the Department of Pathology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Davidson received her Ph.D. in Biological... read moreChemistry from the University of Michigan and in 1994 was recruited to the University of Iowa. Professor Davidson’s research is focused on inherited brain disorders and the development of novel therapies to treat these fatal diseases. In 2007, she was named a Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, received a University of Iowa Regents Award for Faculty Excellence, and was named a University of Iowa Carver Research Program of Excellence (through 2017). In 2008 she was an Iowa Women of Innovation Nominee for Research Innovation and Leadership. In 2009, Dr. Davidson received the Mathilde Solowey Award, NIH, and was named a Member, Electorate Nominating Committee, Medical Sciences, AAAS. In 2011, Dr. Davidson was the S.J. Armond Lecturer for the AANP, and the University of Iowa Presidential Lecturer. In 2012 she was elected to the Advisory Council for the ASGCT and in 2014 she was voted Chair, Medical Sciences Committee for the AAAS. She has served as Co-Chair of the TAGs study section (NIH) and co-chair of the Editors Panel, Transformative award review committee from the Office of the Director (NIH) and in 2014 asked to serve on the Blue Ribbon Panel Review and the Advisory Council for the National Institutes for Neurological Disorders and Stroke.