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Mark Krasnow

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Biochemistry

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Contact Information

  • Academic Offices
    Personal Information
    Email Tel (650) 723-7191
    Alternate Contact
    Maria Petersen Administrative Assistant Tel Work 650-724-8764


Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Director, Medical Scientist Training Program (1996 - 2002)
  • Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (1997 - present)
  • Associate Chair, Dept. of Biochemistry, Stanford University School of Medicine (2000 - 2006)
  • Chair, Dept. of Biochemistry, Stanford University School of Medicine (2006 - 2013)
  • Executive Director, Wall Center for Pulmonary Vascular Disease (2010 - present)

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient, Lucille P. Markey Scholar Award (1987-1993)
  • Recipient, Presidential Young Investigator Award (1991-1997)
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (1998)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Arts & Sciences (2009)

Research & Scholarship

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

- Lung development and stem cells
- Neural control of breathing
- Lung diseases including lung cancer
- New genetic model organisms for medicine


Postdoctoral Advisees

Douglas BrownfieldAstrid GillichPeng LiYin Liu

Graduate and Fellowship Program Affiliations



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