Emeritus Faculty

Bruns, David E., M.D.

Assessment and reporting of diagnostic accuracy of clinical tests.


Golden, Wendy L., Ph.D.

Genotype-phenotype correlation in constitutional disorders; development of new technology in cytogenomics; cytogenetics of cancer


Savory, John, Ph.D.

Dr. Savory has been active in research throughout his career, focusing initially on automation development and informatics. He carried out pioneering work on automation of immunoassays and also on applications of centrifugal analysis. However, it is in the area of metal toxicology that he has made the most significant impact, especially concentrating on aluminum neurotoxicology.


Silverman, Lawrence M., Ph.D.

Modifier genes in cystic fibrosis; developing technologies in genomics and proteomics; epigenetics


Dennis J Templeton

Templeton, Dennis J., M.D., Ph.D.

Dennis J. Templeton, M.D., Ph.D. Dr. Templeton served as Chair of the Department of Pathology between 2001 and 2012, during which time he maintained a research program in the molecular biology of signal transduction in cancer, and the role of food nutrients in cancer prevention.


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Wertz, Gail Williams, B.S., Ph.D.

Gail Williams Wertz, B.S., Ph.D., has been a university professor engaged in basic biomedical research for her entire career, starting at UNC Medical School and most recently at UVA Medical School, where she was elected Professor Emerita in 2014. Her expertise is the molecular mechanisms of replication of RNA viruses and her laboratory developed the methodology for genetic engineering and attenuation of negative strand RNA viruses.