David Perkins MD, PhD

University of Illinois-Chicago

David Perkins, MD, PhD is a Professor of Medicine & Surgery at University of Illinois at Chicago. He completed a Nephrology Fellowship at Boston University, a Ph.D. in immunology. Followed by a Postdoctoral Fellowship at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He developed his research program in the Center for Immunogenetics & Transplantation at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School where he was an Associate Professor in Medicine. He then transferred to University of California San Diego and in July 2012 moved to University of Illinois at Chicago. He is currently Director of Transplantation Research and his research focus is systems biology and the microbiome.