M. Ornitz Biosketch: Professor, Department of
Developmental Biology, Washington University Medical School. Dr.
Ornitz has been with Washington University Medical School since1992. He was made a full professor in the department of Developmental
Biology in July 2000. Click on the image at right
to see the full version of biosketch.s b
Interests: "My laboratory is using molecular, genetic and
biochemical approaches to study the regulation of cell growth and
development in the mouse. We are focusing on the FGF family of ligands
and receptors and on model systems involving skeletal, pulmonary,
central nervous system and inner ear development..." (DMO).
Click on the image at left for a lengthier discussion of research
interests in the Ornitz laboratory.
Publications: Selected publications by David M. Ornitz and members
of the Ornitz Laboratory. PDFs are included where applicable. Latest
addition: Colvin, J. S., White, A., Pratt, S. J. and Ornitz, D.
M., "Lung hypoplasia and neonatal death in mice lacking fibroblast
growth factor 9 identify Fgf9 as an essential regulator of lung
mesenchyme". Click on the image at right for the full list
Resources: The Orntiz laboratory is located in St. Louis, MO,
on the third floor of South Building, part of Washington University's
Medical School campus. Listed here are available laboratory technologies,
descriptions and applications, technical contacts, patents status
and other related tidbits. Click on the image at left for more information.
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