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Lynne Bird

Lynne Bird

University of California, San Diego
Dr. Lynne Bird is a dysmorphologist and clinical geneticist, and a Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at University of California San Diego. Graduating summa cum laude from Bucknell University, Dr. Bird went on to attend the Duke University of School of Medicine. Upon completing a pediatric residency and genetics fellowship at UC San Diego and Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, she joined the faculty. She was elected to the Academy of Clinician Scholars in 2010.
Dr. Bird's main research interests are Angelman syndrome and Prader-Willi syndrome, and she is currently conducting clinical trials for both disorders. Other research interests include the use of facial recognition software to assist in the diagnosis of syndromes, helping to describe new disorders, and expanding the phenotype of recognized disorders.