Roles of transposable elements and other mobile DNAs in human disease
Dr. Kathleen Burns is an associate professor of pathology and oncology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of clinical expertise include hematologic pathology, hematopathology, leukemia, lymphoma and pathology. She is a member of the Institute of Genetic Medicine's predoctoral training program in human genetics.
Dr. Burns received her undergraduate degree in chemistry from the University of Southern Mississippi. She earned her M.D. and Ph.D. from Baylor College of Medicine. She completed her residency at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and performed a fellowship in pathology at Johns Hopkins.
Her research interests include the roles of transposable elements and other mobile DNAs in human disease.
Dr. Burns received a Career Award for Medical Scientists (CAMS) from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund in 2008.