Boston Globe Feature: Seven things you should know about Dr. David C. Page

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Dr. David C. Page, 58, joined the Whitehead Institute in Cambridge 30 years ago and never left. He has led the biomedical research center since 2004, overseeing nearly 600 people, from undergraduates to professors, across 21 laboratories. Page graduated from Harvard Medical School and has spent his career in research. The subject of his work is the Y chromosome. He is obsessed with what — genetically — makes men and women so different. Page chatted recently with Globe reporter Priyanka Dayal McCluskey. Here’s what she found out>