Richard H. Myers, Ph.D.

Professor of Neurology
72 East Concord Street, E-304
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, MA 02118

Phone: (617) 638-5376
Fax: (617) 638-5354
Email: rmyers@bu.edu

Education:

1980 Post-doctoral., Human Gentics, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
1979 Ph.D., Behavior Genetics, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
1976 M.A., Psychology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
1969 B.A. Psychology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Research Interests:

Dr. Myers’ professional interests have focused upon the application of genetic research methods for the investigation of adult onset diseases with complex etiology (Parkinson’s disease, coronary heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, pulmonary function, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis etc.). He also has a long-standing interest in Huntington’s disease and has participated in a wide range of research investigations for this disease. Additional interests are in the ethical issues influencing utilization of genetic test procedures.

Primary teaching affiliate
of BU School of Medicine