William Kearns, PhD

William Kearns, PhD

Dr. William G. Kearns earned his doctorate at Eastern Virginia Medical School and completed his advanced training during a three-year fellowship in medical genetics at the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Kearns is well known in the field of genetics, particularly preimplantation and cancer genetics, and continues to serve on the faculty of Johns Hopkins as a medical geneticist and associate professor. His duties include training fellows and graduate students in genetics, maternal fetal medicine and reproductive endocrinology. Widely known nationally and internationally for his expertise in genetics, Dr. Kearns is uniquely qualified in his ability to devise and implement genetic testing strategies in order to offer IVF patients an opportunity to achieve their goal – a healthy baby. He brings valuable experience to the diagnostic and research laboratory, including 15 years in starting and directing a preimplantation genetic diagnostic laboratory prior to founding AdvaGenix.