Jamaine Davis, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Cancer Biology
Dr. Jamaine Davis is a biophysicist and Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Cancer Biology at Meharry Medical College. Dr. Davis’ research aims to determine how genetic variants of the ATP-binding cassette protein ABCA7 confer risk for Alzheimer’s disease, particularly among African Americans who are at greatest risk.
Dr. Davis completed his doctoral degree in Molecular Biophysics at the University of Pennsylvania and two postdoctoral fellowships at the National Cancer Institute. He joined the Meharry Medical College faculty in 2013.