B.S., Physics, University of Pittsburgh, 1968 M.D., School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 1972 Residency, and Internship, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, 1975 Other, Research Fellow under Albert I. Winegrad, M.D., George S. Cox Medical Research Institute, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1977 Other, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia , JDF Fellowship under Lester Baker, M.D., 1978
Dr. Finegold directs the clinical biochemical genetics laboratory of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He has a major research focus on lymphatic vascular biology and genetic variation underlying primary and secondary lymphedema. He is the co-principal investigator for the Pittsburgh Lymphedema Family Study. He is a co-investigator in Dr. Massimo Trucco's studies to prevent type I diabetes mellitus and is a member of an analytical chemistry group developing novel biomolecular sensors.
GJC2 Missense Mutations Cause Human Lymphedema Robert E. Ferrell1, Catherine J. Baty, Mark A. Kimak, Jenny M. Karlsson, Elizabeth C. Lawrence, Marlise Franke-Snyder, Stephen D. Meriney, Eleanor Feingold, David N. Finegold Amer J Human Genetics 2010 5; 86:943-8