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James R. Downing, MD

James R. Downing, MD

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, Tennessee

Class of 2022

Scientific Areas of Expertise: Genetics and Genomics, Pediatric Oncology, Precision Medicine

For instrumental contributions to the creation and implementation of the Pediatric Cancer Genome Project, which has resulted in the sequencing of more than 800 genomes of children with cancer and several landmark discoveries in the biology of brain tumors, leukemia, cancer of the peripheral nervous system, and tumors of the eye.