MDI Biological Laboratory
Professor and Director, Kathryn W. Davis Center for Aging and Regenerative Biology

Iain Drummond, Ph.D.

Iain Drummond studies kidney development, genetic disease and regeneration using the zebrafish as a model system. His lab works to understand whether or not it is possible to stimulate our own natural repair mechanisms or to find new ways to engineer and promote new tissue formation to replace damaged cells.

Dr. Drummond received his Ph.D. from the University of California Berkeley in cell signaling and genetic responses to stress. His postdoctoral work with Rex Chisholm at Northwestern University Medical School and Vikas Sukhatme at University of Chicago led to his interest in studying kidney organogenesis. From 1993 to 2018 he was a faculty member in the Department of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard Stem Cell Institute.

In 2019 Dr. Drummond joined the MDI Biological Laboratory as Professor and Scientific Director of the Kathryn W. Davis Center for Regenerative Biology and Aging.