Laura W. Gamer, PhD

Laura W. Gamer, PhD

Contact Information

Harvard School of Dental Medicine
188 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 617-432-5911
Fax: 617-432-3246

Laura W. Gamer, PhD

Dr. Laura Gamer received her BA from Dartmouth College and her PhD in cell and developmental biology from Vanderbilt University. After completing her postdoctoral fellowship at the biotech company Genetics Institute, she became a staff scientist and teamed up with Dr. Vicki Rosen to study the biology of BMPs and their roles in the skeleton. She moved with Dr. Rosen to HSDM in 2001.

Fields of Interest

Dr. Gamer is currently focusing on understanding the functions of BMP2, BMP3, and the type II BMP receptors in musculoskeletal tissues.