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Peter S Heeger, MD
    • Position
    • PROFESSOR | Medicine, Nephrology
    • Language
    • English
Peter S. Heeger, MD, is Professor of Medicine, Director of Transplant Research and a member of the Immunology Institute and the Recanati Miller Transplant Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York.  He leads the Clinical Trials in Organ Transplantation consortium, conducting trials to assess the utility of noninvasive biomarkers to predict outcomes in transplant recipients.  His basic research interests are mechanisms of allograft injury and tolerance, with a focus on complement and T lymphocytes. He serves as current chair of the TTT NIH study section, is an active member of the American Society of Transplantation, and has authored >130 publications in the field.  

Research Topic

Immunology, T Cells, Transplantation

Multi-Disciplinary Training Area

Immunology [IMM]


MD, University of Pennsylvania