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Nikhil Singh, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor Adjunct; ABIM Physician-Scientist Research Pathway Fellow (Nephrology)

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Nikhil Singh, MD, PhD


Dr. Singh is an Assistant Professor Adjunct in the Section of Nephrology and is actively involved in medical education. He completed internal medicine residency and nephrology fellowship training at Yale, and is board certified in both. As a Postdoctoral Fellow under the mentorship of Dr. Lloyd Cantley, Dr. Singh applied principles of cell biology and novel mass spectrometry-based imaging techniques to better understand the mechanisms of injury and barriers to regeneration in the acutely injured mammalian kidney. Dr. Singh is an Associate Medical Director of Early Clinical Development and Experimental Sciences at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, where he develops novel therapeutics for renal and immunologic diseases.

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Yale New Haven Hospital (2018)
  • Resident
    Yale New Haven Hospital (2015)
  • MD
    University of Pennsylvania, Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine (2013)
  • PhD
    University of Pennsylvania, Department of Developmental, Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology (2012)
  • BA
    Cornell University (2006)

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