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Daniel Walter Nebert

Daniel Walter Nebert, American molecular geneticist, research administrator. Licensed physician, Ohio; board qualified in pediatrics and human genetics; American Board Pediatrics and Human Genetics.

Background

  • Nebert, Daniel Walter was born on September 26, 1938 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Son of Walter Francis Nebert and Marie Sophie (Schick) Kirk.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Wesleyan University, 1959. Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Biochemistry, University Oregon, 1964. Doctor of Medicine, University Oregon, 1964.

    Career

    • Pediatrics intern University of California at Los Angeles Hospitals, 1964—1965, resident pediatrics, 1965—1966. Postdoctoral fellow National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1966—1968. Senior investigator National Institute Child Health and Human Development, 1968—1971, section head, 1971—1974, laboratory chief, 1974—1989.

      Professor department environmental health University Cincinnati Medical Center, since 1989, professor department pediatrics and molecular development biology, since 1991, Cincinnati Children's Hosp. Faculty board certified in human genetics National Institutes of Health, 1981-1989. Coordinator medical genetics program United States-China Cooperative Medical Health Protocol, 1982-1989.

      Pfizer lecturer University Vermont, Burlington, 1978, Stanford University, 1979. Wellcome visiting professor biochemistry and molecular biology University South Dakota, Vermillion, 1991. Associate director physician scientist training program Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy, University Cincinnati Medical Center, 1994-1998.

      National advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council, 2000-2004. External advisory board Howard University Cancer Center, Washington, 1998-2002, University Lisbon, 1998-2002, Institute DNA and Human Genomics University Panama, 1999-2004. Director Center Environmental Genetics, 1992-1997, associate director Center Environmental Genetics, since 1997.

    Major achievements

    • Licensed physician, Ohio. Board qualified in pediatrics and human genetics. American Board Pediatrics and Human Genetics.

    Works

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Independent

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Captain United States Public Health Service, 1966-1989. Fellow: American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Society Human Genetics, American Society Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Society Clinical Investigation (emeritus since 1984), Society Toxicology (Distinguished Lifetime Toxicology Scholar award, 2005), Human Genome Variation Society (founder), Sigma Xi.

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening, golf, piano, skiing, art.

    Connections

    • Married Myrna Sisk, March 12, 1960 (divorced 1975). Children: Douglas Daniel, Dietrich Andrew. Married Kathleen Dixon, August 15, 1981 (divorced 1997).

      Children: Rosemarie Dixon, Rebecca Frances, David Porter, Lucas Daniel. Married Lucia Fung Jorge, March 6, 2000.
    • father: Walter Francis Nebert Kirk
    • mother: Marie Sophie (Schick) Kirk
    • spouses: Myrna Sisk
    • Kathleen Dixon
    • Lucia Fung Jorge
    • children: Douglas Daniel Nebert
    • Dietrich Andrew Nebert
    • Rosemarie Dixon Nebert
    • Rebecca Frances Nebert
    • David Porter Nebert
    • Lucas Daniel Nebert
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    Born September 26, 1938
    Nationality
    • 1959
      Wesleyan University
    • 1964
      University Oregon
    • 1964
      University Oregon
    • 1966 - 1968
      postdoctoral fellow, National Cancer Institute
      Bethesda, Maryland, United States
    • 1968 - 1971
      senior, investigator National Institute Child Health and Human Development
    • 1971 - 1974
      senior, investigator National Institute Child Health and Human Development
    • 1974 - 1989
      senior, investigator National Institute Child Health and Human Development
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