James McGrath, MD, PhD

Research Scientist in Comparative Medicine, in Genetics and in Pediatrics

Departments & Organizations

Genetics: Genetics Consultation Service

Cancer Genetics

Pediatric Cardiogenetics Program

Pediatric Genomics Discovery Program (PGDP)

Yale Cancer Center: Genomics, Genetics, and Epigenetics

Yale Medicine


Dr. McGrath received his PhD and MD degrees from Temple University. He performed a postdoctoral fellowship under Dr. Solter at the Wistar Institute in Philadelphia, PA. Drs. McGrath and Solter reported the first live births following mammalian nuclear transplantation and did the first experiments that hypothesized and proved the existence of genomic imprinting in mammals. Dr McGrath did his Pediatric residency training at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children and his Genetics fellowship training at Yale University.

Education & Training

MD Temple University (1986)
PhD Temple University (1980)
MA Temple University (1976)
BA Temple University (1973)
Resident St. Christopher's Hospital
Fellow Yale University School of Medicine
Board Certification AB of Medical Genetics, Clinical Genetics (1993, recertified: 2012)

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James McGrath, MD, PhD
Patient Care Locations
Yale GeneticsYale New Haven Children's Hospital
1 Park Street, Ste West Pavilion - 2nd Floor

New Haven, CT 06504
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Yale GeneticsYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street, Ste 2nd Floor

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
GeneticsPO Box 208016
New Haven, CT 06520-8016