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David Patterson

David Patterson, American biologist. Recipient Theodore T. Jossem Research award, National Down Syndrome Congress, 1989, Science award for science, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation, 1992. Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Down Syndrome Society (scientific advisory board), Gerontological Society, American Society Human Genetics, American Society Cell Biology, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Patterson, David was born on August 24, 1944 in Medford, Massachusetts, United States. Son of David and Mildred (Hughes) Patterson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Brandeis University, 1971.

    Career

    • Associate director Eleanor Roosevelt Institute Cancer Research, Denver, since 1978. Vice president science affairs, 1980—1984. President, since 1984.

      Professor department biochemistry University Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, since 1983. Professor department medicine, since 1984. Member advisory committee Doctor of Medicine Anderson Hospital, Houston.

      Member editorial Somatic Cell & Molecular Genetics, since 1983. Board directors Community Outreach Therapeutic Day Care, Denver, 1981—1983. Member biotechnology subcommittee Colorado Commission Higher Education, Denver, 1982.

      Grantee study chromosome 21 National Institutes of Health, 1979—1994, aging process, 1974—1994, cell biology, 1983—1988. Fellow Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell, 1971—1974.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to numerous professional journals.

    Membership

    Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Down Syndrome Society (scientific advisory board), Gerontological Society, American Society Human Genetics, American Society Cell Biology, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Norma Jean Riggs, June 3, 1967. Children: Matthew, Jennifer.
    • father: David Patterson
    • mother: Mildred (Hughes) Patterson
    • spouse: Norma Jean Riggs
    • children: Matthew Patterson
    • Jennifer Patterson
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    Born August 24, 1944
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    • 1966
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 1971
      Brandeis University
    • 1978
      Associate, director Eleanor Roosevelt Institute Cancer Research
      Denver, Colorado, United States
    • 1980 - 1984
      vice president, science affairs
    • 1983
      professor, department biochemistry University Colorado Health Sciences Center
      Denver, Colorado, United States
    • 1984
      president
    • 1984
      professor, department medicine