Tufts University, Medford | United States
Dr. Monaco graduated from Princeton University and Harvard Medical School. His PhD involved isolation of the gene responsible for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. He was Director of Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics (1998-2007) and Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Planning & Resources (2007-2011) at University of Oxford. In 2011 he became President of Tufts University. His research is focused on the genetics of autism, dyslexia and language impairment.
Keywords: Human genetics / functional genomics / neurodevelopmental disorders / autism / specific language impairment / dyslexia