It is our great privilege to work with an extraordinary group of dedicated researchers with diverse areas of expertise. Here we introduce some of our primary collaborators, and we encourage visitors to the Davis Lab to pay our friends a visit as well.


Carol Mathews

Carol A Mathews, MD
Professor of Psychiatry
College of Medicine
University of Florida



Nancy Cox, PhD
Director, Vanderbilt Genetics Institute
Director, Division of Genetic Medicine
Mary Phillips Edmonds Gray Professor of Genetics
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine


Abraham Palmer, PhD
Department of Psychiatry
University of California, San Diego



Jeremiah Scharf, MD, PhD
Faculty of the Departments of Neurology, Psychiatry and CHGR at MGH
Assistant Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School
Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Unit
Center for Human Genetic Research
Massachusetts General Hospital


Barbara Stranger

Barbara Stranger, PhD
Assistant Professor
Institute for Genomics and Systems Biology
Department of Medicine
University of Chicago


Russ B. Altman, MD, PhD
Professor of Bioengineering, Genetics, and Medicine
(and Computer Science, by courtesy)
Director, Biomedical Informatics Training Program
Stanford School of Medicine


Eske M. Derks, PhD
Professor of Genetics in Psychiatry
AMC, Amsterdam


Tony Capra

Tony Capra, PhD
Assistant Professor
Biological Sciences, Genetics Institute, Biomedical Informatics,
and Center for Structural Biology
Vanderbilt University


Eric R. Gamazon, PhD
Division of Genetic Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center



Melissa Wellons, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine



Digna R. Velez Edwards, PhD, MS
Assistant Professor
Center for Human Genetics Research
Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center
Institute of Medicine and Public Health
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine



Jesse Ehrenfeld, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Division of Multispecialty Adult Anesthesiology
Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics
Associate Professor of Surgery
Associate Professor of Health Policy
Associate Director, Vanderbilt Anesthesiology & Perioperative Informatics Research (VAPIR) Division
Director, Education Research, Office of Health Sciences Education
Director, Program for LGBTI Health
Vanderbilt University Medical Center


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Consuelo H. Wilkins, MD, MSCI
Executive Director, Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance


Portraits of Professor Benjamin B. Lahey, Ph.D. on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at the Goldblatt Pavilion on the Chicago campus. (Photo by Nancy Wong)

Benjamin Lahey, PhD
Irving B. Harris Professor (Epidemiology)
Department of Public Health Sciences
University of Chicago



Bingshan Li, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine


Guanhua Chen

Guanhua Chen, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biostatistics
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine


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Jonathan Mosley, Md, PhD
Instructor of Medicine
Division of Clinical Pharmacology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center