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Peter Tang M.D., Ph.D.

Peter Tang M.D., Ph.D.

Peter joined Dr. Mahajan’s lab as a clinical fellow in 2017. He earned a B.A. in Neuroscience at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA and completed both his M.D. and Ph.D. as part of the Medical Scientist Training Program at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. His graduate thesis explored the role of vitamin A metabolism in various inherited retinal dystrophies. Peter completed a transitional year internship at the Hennepin County Medical Center followed by ophthalmology residency training at the University of Minnesota, MN. He has been at Stanford University since 2017 as a clinical fellow in Vitreoretinal Surgery in the Department of Ophthalmology. His research interests include inherited retinal dystrophies and molecular biology of vitreoretinal disease.