Kiran Musunuru

M.D., Ph.D., MPH
Alumni

Kiran trained in the laboratory from 2008-2011 as a postdoctoral fellow.

During his time in the lab, he was supported by the NIH/NHLBI K99 HL098364.

A key research contribution during this period of training was studying the genetics of blood lipids and defining causal non-coding variation at a novel locus for LDL cholesterol and myocardial infarction. Kiran published 13 manuscripts including two in Nature and one in the N Engl J Med while training in the lab. He was also awarded a K99 grant and received a Young Investigator Award from American Heart Association Council on Functional Genomics and Translational Biology.

Kiran is currently an Assistant Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology at Harvard University and Associate Physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.