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James McGrath, MD, PhD

Research Scientist in Comparative Medicine, in Genetics and in Pediatrics

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James McGrath, MD, PhD

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Mailing Address

  • Genetics

    PO Box 208016

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8016

    United States



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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