John J. Mulvihill

Fertile Hope

John J. Mulvihill

John J. Mulvihill

Fertile Hope

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Dr. Mulvihill is a Board-certified pediatrician and medical geneticist with 20 years' experience at the National Cancer Institute, where he was chief of the Clinical Genetics Section of the Clinical Epidemiology Branch. In addition, he was Director of the Interinstitute Medical Genetics Program of the National Institutes of Health. In 1990, he became founder, chair and professor of Human Genetics at the University of Pittsburgh and Co-director of the Pittsburgh Genetics Institute; he was also Professor of Pediatrics and of Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry. In 1998, he became the Kimberly V. Talley/ Children's Medical Research Institute Chair of Genetics, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Oklahoma.

A graduate of the College of the Holy Cross, Dartmouth Medical School, and the University of Washington, he was on the house staff at University of Washington Hospital and at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is a member of 13 professional societies, and co-founder and past president of the International Genetic Epidemiology Society. In addition to belonging to the editorial boards of eight scientific journals, he was coeditor-in-chief of the journal Genetic Epidemiology and editor of the Neurofibromatosis Research Newsletter. In 1989, the National Neurofibromatosis Foundation awarded him its first Friedrick von Recklinghausen award.

Dr. Mulvihill's research has focused on the genetics of human cancer, with an emphasis on hereditary and familial factors, and on reproduction by cancer survivors as route to understanding human germ cell mutation. He spearheads interdisciplinary epidemiologic, clinical, and laboratory studies aimed at finding genes that predispose to cancer, applying those findings to benefit affected families, and searching for possible genetic damage following intensive cancer treatments. He has written or coauthored 257 scientific articles and edited 11 monographs. Public and professional educational training are favorite activities of his.

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Medical Director, Clinical Genomics Service & Director of Perinatal Genetics at Lucille Packard Children's Hospital

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Founder, Executive Director at Fertile Hope

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Director, Clinical Genetic Services at Wayne State University - Center for Molecular Medicine & Genetics at School of Medicine

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President at American College of Medical Genetics & Genomics

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Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at American Board of Medical Specialties

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Co-Founder & General Partner at BlueStream Ventures

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Former President at Signature Genomic Laboratories LLC

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Chairman, Board of Directors at Muscular Dystrophy Association, Inc.

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Former Chief Scientific Officer at Synageva BioPharma Corp.

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Director at American College of Medical Genetics & Genomics

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