Kenji M. Cunnion, MD, MPH

Kenji M. Cunnion

Chief Medical Officer / Director

Dr. Cunnion is an Infectious Diseases Pediatrician and basic science investigator in inflammation and innate immunity. He completed his undergraduate degree in physics at Dartmouth College, Masters in Public Health in epidemiology at the University of North Carolina, and Doctorate of Medicine and Clinical and Research Fellowships at Duke University. Dr. Cunnion directed a basic science laboratory for 20 years and has 30 years of clinical medicine experience including clinical practice with Children’s Specialty Group, PLLC, the largest physician-owned, multi-specialty pediatric practice in the U.S. His research interests focus on inflammation and innate immunity, and he has published over 60 peer-reviewed original research articles. He has been the Primary Investigator on 14 research grant awards and a Co-Investigator on 6 additional grant awards. Dr. Cunnion is a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Cell Biology. He is the co-inventor of the EPICC platform.

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