Timothy Peterson, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Dr. Peterson obtained his PhD degree in 2010 at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Whitehead Institute, under the tutelage of Dr. David Sabatini, working on mTOR signaling for tissue growth and in cancer.  He completed his post-doctoral training in Dr. Erin O’Shea’s laboratory, Harvard University, where he developed new methodologies to identify new genes involved in the action of largely used pharmacologic agents.  Based on his fast scholarly rise and exceptional scientific achievements, Dr. Peterson was appointed Assistant Professor of Medicine in our Division in July 2016, where he will continue his research on new genes that drive skeletal development, bone homeostasis and response to therapeutic agents.

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