CO2 Coalition Members

Daniel Nebert

M. D.

About The Member

Nebert completed a BA degree at Wesleyan University in 1960.  He went on to the five-year program at the University of Oregon Medical School in Portland, now named Oregon Health & Science University; he received both an MS in biophysics as well as an MD in 1964.  Nebert had a pediatric internship and residency at the University of California, Los Angeles Health Sciences Center from 1964–1966. Following the residency, he served in lieu of military service as a postdoctoral fellow in the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland from 1966 to 1968.


Nebert moved to the NICHD in 1968. He remained there until 1989 and served as section head and the chief of the Laboratory of Developmental Pharmacology.  He then moved to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center in December 1989, where he was hired as a professor of environmental health. He also had an adjunct professor title in the Human Genetics Division, Department of Pediatrics and Molecular & Developmental Biology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center beginning in 1991. He remained at the University of Cincinnati until retiring as a professor emeritus in 2013.  Nebert has published more than 650 papers in several scientific fields. In October 2020, his Google Scholar h-index was 125 with more than 67,000 citations.

Awards and honors

Nebert was elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 1994, as a member of the medical sciences section.


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  5. “Center Director named AAAS Fellow”. Environmental Health Perspectives (3). National Institutes of Health. 1995. p. 330. doi:10.1289/ehp.103-1519088. Retrieved August 7, 2020.

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