Kiran Musunuru, MD, PhD, MPH

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Associate Professor of Medicine
Department: Medicine
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3400 Civic Center Blvd, Bldg 421
11-104 Smilow Center for Translational Research
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-573-4717
Education:
AB (Biochemical Sciences)
Harvard College, Cambridge, MA, 1997.
PhD (Biomedical Sciences)
The Rockefeller University, New York, NY, 2003.
MD (Medicine)
Weill-Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, 2004.
MPH (Epidemiology)
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, 2009.
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Selected Publications

Musunuru Kiran, Lagor William R, Miano Joseph M: What Do We Really Think About Human Germline Genome Editing, and What Does It Mean for Medicine? Circulation. Cardiovascular genetics 10(5): e001910, Oct 2017.

Chadwick Alexandra C, Wang Xiao, Musunuru Kiran: In Vivo Base Editing of PCSK9 (Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin/Kexin Type 9) as a Therapeutic Alternative to Genome Editing. Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology 37(9): 1741-1747, Sep 2017.

Chadwick Alexandra C, Musunuru Kiran: CRISPR-Cas9 Genome Editing for Treatment of Atherogenic Dyslipidemia. Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology Aug 2017.

Musunuru Kiran, Ingelsson Erik, Fornage Myriam, Liu Peter, Murphy Anne M, Newby L Kristin, Newton-Cheh Christopher, Perez Marco V, Voora Deepak, Woo Daniel: The Expressed Genome in Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke: Refinement, Diagnosis, and Prediction: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association. Circulation. Cardiovascular genetics 10(4): e000037, Aug 2017.

Ormond Kelly E, Mortlock Douglas P, Scholes Derek T, Bombard Yvonne, Brody Lawrence C, Faucett W Andrew, Garrison Nanibaa' A, Hercher Laura, Isasi Rosario, Middleton Anna, Musunuru Kiran, Shriner Daniel, Virani Alice, Young Caroline E: Human Germline Genome Editing. American journal of human genetics 101(2): 167-176, Aug 2017.

Chadwick Alexandra C, Musunuru Kiran: Treatment of Dyslipidemia Using CRISPR/Cas9 Genome Editing. Current atherosclerosis reports 19(7): 32, Jul 2017.

Musunuru Kiran, Kathiresan Sekar: Cardiovascular endocrinology: Is ANGPTL3 the next PCSK9? Nature reviews. Endocrinology Jul 2017.

Musunuru Kiran: The Hope and Hype of CRISPR-Cas9 Genome Editing: A Review. JAMA cardiology Jun 2017.

Pashos Evanthia E, Park YoSon, Wang Xiao, Raghavan Avanthi, Yang Wenli, Abbey Deepti, Peters Derek T, Arbelaez Juan, Hernandez Mayda, Kuperwasser Nicolas, Li Wenjun, Lian Zhaorui, Liu Ying, Lv Wenjian, Lytle-Gabbin Stacey L, Marchadier Dawn H, Rogov Peter, Shi Jianting, Slovik Katherine J, Stylianou Ioannis M, Wang Li, Yan Ruilan, Zhang Xiaolan, Kathiresan Sekar, Duncan Stephen A, Mikkelsen Tarjei S, Morrisey Edward E, Rader Daniel J, Brown Christopher D, Musunuru Kiran: Large, Diverse Population Cohorts of hiPSCs and Derived Hepatocyte-like Cells Reveal Functional Genetic Variation at Blood Lipid-Associated Loci. Cell stem cell 20(4): 558-570.e10, Apr 2017.

Warren Curtis R, O'Sullivan John F, Friesen Max, Becker Caroline E, Zhang Xiaoling, Liu Poching, Wakabayashi Yoshiyuki, Morningstar Jordan E, Shi Xu, Choi Jihoon, Xia Fang, Peters Derek T, Florido Mary H C, Tsankov Alexander M, Duberow Eilene, Comisar Lauren, Shay Jennifer, Jiang Xin, Meissner Alexander, Musunuru Kiran, Kathiresan Sekar, Daheron Laurence, Zhu Jun, Gerszten Robert E, Deo Rahul C, Vasan Ramachandran S, O'Donnell Christopher J, Cowan Chad A: Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Differentiation Enables Functional Validation of GWAS Variants in Metabolic Disease. Cell stem cell 20(4): 547-557.e7, Apr 2017.

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