Dr. Glidden is originally from Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from Northeastern University, where he studied Computer Science and Biology. He then completed the MD/PhD program at Brown University. For his PhD, he studied RNA splicing in the Fairbrother Lab, and identified exons that are susceptible to mutations and other splicing perturbations. After medical school, Dr. Glidden completed his preliminary year in Internal Medicine at Roger Williams Medical Center. He likes rock climbing, swimming, computer hacking, and cooking new recipes with his wife.