About Beverly L. Davidson Ph.D.

Beverly Davidson

Beverly L. Davidson Ph.D.

Dr. Davidson is the Chief Scientific Strategy Officer (CSSO) at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, as well as the director of the Raymond G. Perelman Center for Cellular and Molecular Therapeutics. She holds the Arthur V. Meigs Chair in Pediatrics at CHOP. Dr. Davidson is a professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Davidson is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Federation for Clinical Research (Midwest Section), American Society for Neuroscience, American Society for Gene and Cell Therapy, and the American Society for Microbiology. Dr. Davidson serves on the Board of Directors for the American Society for Gene Therapy, and is Associate Director of the Center for Gene Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis and other Genetic Diseases, and is past Co-Director of the Iowa Biosciences Advantage Program. Dr. Davidson serves on the scientific advisory boards for the NCL Foundation (Hamburg, Germany), Stanford Institute for Neuro-Innovation and Translational Science Core Facilities and Hereditary Disease Foundation.  Dr. Davidson additionally has served on editorial boards for Gene Therapy, Molecular Therapy and EMBO Reports.

Positions

Year Position
1981-1987 PhD, University of Michigan
1987-1990 Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Michigan
1990-1992 Research Investigator, University of Michigan
1992-1994 Assistant Research Scientist, Dept of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan
1993-1994 Director, Vector Core, Dept of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan
1994 Assistant Professor, Dept of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan
1994-98 Assistant Professor, Dept of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa
1994-2014 Director, Gene Transfer Vector Core, University of Iowa
1998-2014 Associate Director, Center for Gene Therapy, University of Iowa
1998-2001 Associate Professor, Dept of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa
1999-2014 Roy J. Carver Research Chair in Internal Medicine, University of Iowa
2001-2004 Co-Director, Iowa Biosciences Advantage Program for Gifted Minorities
2001-2014 Professor, Dept of Internal Medicine, Physiology & Biophysics, and Neurology Department of Medicine University of Iowa
2004-2014 Vice Chair for Research, Dept of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa
2014- Director, Raymond G. Perelman Center for Cellular and Molecular Therapeutics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2014- Arthur V. Meigs Chair in Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
2014- Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
2016- Chief Scientific Strategy Officer (CSSO), Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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