Peter Kang, MSCI

Washington University in St. Louis

Peter Kang, MD, MSCI is a neurologist, intensivist and clinical/translational scientist at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO where he is currently an Assistant Professor of Neurology and Associate Program Director for the Neurology Residency Program. He earned an MD from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine with additional training in neuroscience and geriatric medicine. He then moved to Washington University where he completed an adult neurology residency, a clinical neurocritical care fellowship, postdoctoral work in cerebral blood flow and oxygen metabolism and earned a Master of Science degree in Clinical Investigation. He is a junior faculty member WashU where he cares for patients with acute and emergency neurological conditions along with their associated medical complications on the wards and in the ICU. His current research focuses on elucidating pathophysiological mechanisms underlying cerebral small vessel disease and vascular contributions to cognitive impairment. He is particularly interested in understanding the physiologic responses of the vulnerable human brain in crisis. He is also passionate about working with residents and training the next generation of neurologists.


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