Kevin R. King
Asst Prof, Bioengineering
Cardiology and bioengineering
The King Lab studies diseases in which the immune system becomes activated even though there is no infection, such as heart attacks, metabolic disease, autoimmunity, or cancer. He combines conventional biological methods with novel bioengineering techniques to develop therapies that limit organ dysfunction and promote healing, repair and regeneration.
King was a cardiology fellow at Brigham and Women's Hospital before joining UC San Diego in 2017. He earned his Ph.D. from MIT and his M.D. from Harvard Medical School. He shared an appointment with the Department of Cardiology at the UC San Diego School of Medicine. lyaiol