Louis Kunkel, PhD

Louis Kunkel, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Director, Program in Genomics, Children’s Hospital Boston

Department: Pediatrics (Genetics)
Address: Children's Hospital
Division of Genetics, Enders 570
320 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Phone: 617-355-6729
Email: Louis.Kunkel@childrens.harvard.edu
URL: Louis Kunkel, PhD's Web Site


• Genetics Research
• Neuromuscular Disease

Overview: Louis Kunkel is interested in the molecular genetic basis of human neuromuscular diseases. His work has led to improved diagnosis and rational approaches to therapy of muscular dystrophies.

Research Projects:

R01 AR064300 - Manipulation of Pten/Akt signaling in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy as a means of Therapy
U54 HD060848 - Biomarkers for Therapy of FSHD- Project 3 Animal Models of FSHD for Therapy Development
Pfizer, Inc. 100114 - Studies that investigate, identify, de-risk, and confirm new targets for the treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy