Mildred Cho, PhD

Professor, Pediatrics, Stanford

Mildred is the Associate Director of the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics. She is a Professor of Pediatrics and the Principal Investigator of the Center for Integration of Research on Genetics and Ethics (CIRGE) at Stanford University, which is funded by the NHGRI of the NIH. Her major areas of interest are the ethical and social issues raised by new technologies such as genetic testing, gene therapy, pharmacogenetics and gene patents. She also studies how academic-industry ties affect the conduct of biomedical research.