David Goldstein, PhD
Discoverer – NGLY1 Deficiency
David Goldstein is a professor of genetics and development in the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University and director of the Institute for Genomic Medicine in partnership with NewYork-Presbyterian. Dr. Goldstein’s research has focused on identifying the relationship between human genetic variations and diseases. Prior to Columbia, Dr. Goldstein came from Duke University, where he has been director of the Center for Human Genome Variation and the Richard and Pat Johnson Distinguished University Professor, with appointments in the departments of molecular genetics & microbiology and biology. He joined Duke in 2005 after six years at University College London, which named him Honorary Professor in 2007. He received his PhD in biological sciences from Stanford University in 1994.