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
Associate 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
Associate Professor
Evolutionary and Computational Genomics
University of California, San Francisco


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



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



Digna R. Velez Edwards, PhD, MS
Division Director, Quantitative Sciences
Director, Womens Health Research
Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology



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
Senior Vice President and Senior Associate Dean for Health Equity and Inclusive Excellence
Associate Director, Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Science
Professor of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine
Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program Faculty
Engagement Core Director, All of Us Research Program
Professor of Medicine
Division of Geriatric Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center


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
Associate Professor
Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine


Guanhua Chen

Guanhua Chen, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics
University of Wisconsin-Madison


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Jonathan Mosley, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Informatics
Division of Clinical Pharmacology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center