Research Horizons


Muglia to Direct Human Genetics

Louis Muglia

Louis Muglia, MD, PhD, has been appointed to the role of A. Graeme Mitchell chair and Director of the Division of Human Genetics.

Muglia, who trained in pediatrics and pediatric endocrinology at Boston Children’s, came to the Perinatal Institute at Cincinnati Children’s in January 2012 after faculty positions at Washington University in St. Louis (1996-2008) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (2008-2012), where he also served as vice chair for research.

Muglia’s bibliography includes more than 215 peer-reviewed publications and chapters. His expertise in the genetics of preterm birth has been nationally and internationally recognized with a Lucille Markey Charitable Trust Scholar award, a Burroughs-Wellcome Fund Career Development Award, and multiple NIH R01 grants.