Mary-Claire King, PhD
The New York Genome Center announced recently that Mary-Claire King, PhD, has joined its faculty on a consulting basis as Senior Associate Core Member. Dr. King will provide scientific leadership in the genetics of neuropsychiatric disease.
Dr. King is the American Cancer Society Professor in the Departments of Genome Sciences and Medicine at the University of Washington, Seattle. She was the first to show that breast and ovarian cancers are inherited in some families as the result of mutations in the BRCA1 gene. ■