Dr. Kiran Musunuru is a professor of cardiovascular medicine and genetics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. His research has earned him a number of awards, including the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers from the White House, the American Heart Association’s Award of Meritorious Achievement and Joseph A. Vita Award, the American Philosophical Society’s Judson Daland Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Investigation, and the American Federation for Medical Research's Outstanding Investigator Award. Before joining Penn Medicine, Kiran trained in internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and in cardiovascular medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital, followed by postdoctoral work at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Broad Institute.
Kiran received an M.D. from Weill Cornell Medical College, a Ph.D. from the Rockefeller University, an MPH. from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and an M.L. from the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School.