Kay Davies

Honorary Director, MRC Functional Genomics Unit., Head of Department. Co-Director, Oxford Centre of Gene Function

The Medical Research Council - MRC

Kay  Davies

Kay Davies’ research concerns the understanding of muscular dystrophy, particularly Duchenne muscular dystrophy and neurodegenerative diseases such as motor neuron disease and ataxia.  Her group is working on the development of treatments for these diseases as well as understanding the molecular pathology.  She is Director of the MRC Functional Genetics Unit (www.mrcfgu.ox.ac.uk), and Head of Department, Department of Physiology Anatomy and Genetics (www.dpag.ox.ac.uk). She is also a Delegate to Oxford University Press and a Governor of the Wellcome Trust.