Title

Genome alteration of the expressivity of the retardation induced by the Dachs gene.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

Summer 1962

JAX Location

In: SUMMER STUDENT REPORTS, 1962, JACKSON LABORATORY

Comments

Muriel Davisson is an American geneticist who developed the Down syndrome mouse model Ts65Dn.

In 1959 she graduated from Pemetic High School in Southwest Harbor, Maine. She holds Ph. D. from Penn State University (1969). She was director of Genetic Resource Science at The Jackson Laboratory. Her work concentrates on developing mouse models of human genetic disorders including Down syndrome. She is now retired from The Jackson Laboratory. Her mice were used in a number of Down syndrome studies leading to promising drug therapies. In 2002 the National Down Syndrome Society named her "Researcher of the Year."

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