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MICHAEL R. GREEN, MD, PHD
Vice Provost for Strategic Research Initiatives

Professor and Chair, Department of Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology
The Lambi and Sarah Adams Chair in Genetic Research

Director, Cancer Center

Co-Director, The Li Weibo Institute for Rare Diseases Research
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Michael R. Green is Professor and Chair of the Department of Molecular, Cell and Cancer
Biology, the Lambi and Sarah Adams Chair in Genetic Research, and the Co-Director of The Li
Weibo Institute for Rare Diseases Research at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.
Dr. Green received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Washington University School of Medicine
in 1981. He performed postdoctoral work at Harvard University, where he joined as a faculty
member in 1984. In 1990, he joined the research faculty at the University of Massachusetts
Medical School.


Dr. Green is a molecular biologist widely known for his contributions to our understanding of
eukaryotic gene regulation. His laboratory has a broad interest in understanding the mechanisms
that regulate gene expression in eukaryotes, and the role of gene expression in various human
disease states. Dr. Green has a particular interest in rare X-linked dominant disorders, such as
Rett Syndrome and CDKL5 Deficiency, for which he is investigating reactivation of the wild-
type gene on the inactive X chromosome as a potential therapeutic approach.


To date, Dr. Green has co-authored more than 300 publications, and has been designated as an
ISI Highly Cited Researcher. He has received numerous honors and awards for his research,
including: The Presidential Young Investigator Award (1985), The Searle Scholar Award (1986),
the McKnight Award in Neuroscience (1991), Harvey Lecture (1993), The Ellison Medical
Foundation Senior Scholar in Aging (2009), the ICARE Innovative Scholar Award (2010), and
the University of Massachusetts Medical School Chancellor’s Medal for Distinguished Research
(2011). Dr. Green is a is an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences, the National
Academy of Medicine, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the European
Molecular Biology Organization.