Nuala J. Meyer, MD, MS
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Elected 2021

Dr. Nuala Meyer is Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of the Center for Translational Lung Biology at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. Dr. Meyer is also a member of the Lung Biology Institute, the Institute for Immunology, and the Institute of Translational Medicine and Therapeutics at the University of Pennsylvania. She received her BS from Yale University and her MD from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, where she also completed internal medicine residency, chief residency, and pulmonary and critical care fellowship. She then joined the Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine Division at the University of Pennsylvania in 2008, and completed a Master of Science in translational research as a junior faculty member in 2011. Dr. Meyer's research program is focused on genomic and molecular risk factors for acute respiratory distress syndrome and other forms of sepsis-associated organ failure, in order to identify potential biologic subtypes that may warrant precision treatments. She is committed to the training of future physician scientists and enhancing translational research training, and was awarded an NHLBI K24 to support this mentorship. She is a passionate advocate of team science and harmonization between clinical trials and mechanistic investigation, as well as between fundamental and patient-oriented investigations, to accelerate the impact of science for patients.