Geoffrey Steven Ginsburg, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine
Director of MEDx (Medicine and Engineering at Duke)
Director of Duke Center for Applied Genomics and Precision Medicine
Professor in Pathology
Professor in the School of Nursing
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute
Campus mail 101 Science Dr, Rm 2111, CIEMAS Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Phone (919) 668-6210

Dr. Geoffrey S. Ginsburg's research interests are in the development of novel paradigms for developing and translating genomic information into medical practice and the integration of personalized medicine into health care.

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Cardiology, Medicine, Children's Hospital Boston, 1987 - 1994
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Children's Hospital Boston, 1984 - 1987
  • Ph.D., Boston University, 1984
  • M.D., Boston University, 1984


Ginsburg, GS, and Small, DM. "Physical properties of cholesteryl esters having 20 carbons or more." Biochim Biophys Acta 664, no. 1 (April 23, 1981): 98-107.


Fry, A, and Ginsburg, G. "Additions and Corrections - Stereoelectronic Control in the Electrochemical and Mercury-Promoted Reductive Acetoxylation of αα'-Dibromobicycloalkanones." Journal of the American Chemical Society 101, no. 24 (November 1979): 7439-7439.

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Fry, AJ, and Ginsburg, GS. "Stereoelectronic control in the electrochemical and mercury-promoted reductive acetoxylation of .alpha..alpha.'-dibromobicycloalkanones." Journal of the American Chemical Society 101, no. 14 (July 1979): 3927-3932.

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Fry, AJ, Donaldson, WA, and Ginsburg, GS. "Reductive acetoxylation on .alpha..alpha.'-dibromocycloalkanones by ultrasonically dispersed mercury." The Journal of Organic Chemistry 44, no. 3 (February 1979): 349-352.

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Fry, AJ, Ginsburg, GS, and Parente, RA. "Reduction of α,α′-dibromoketones by ultrasonically dispersed mercury in some aliphatic ketone solvents. A convenient synthesis of 4-isopropylidene-1,3-dioxolans." J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., no. 23 (1978): 1040-1041.

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