Kyle Binder MDClinical Fellow, Neuroimmunology Clinic, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
Dr. Kyle Binder is a Clinical Fellow at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, where he provides clinical care for the Neuroimmunology Clinic. Dr. Binder received his M.D. and Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics and Genomics from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. His Ph.D. research in skin bioprinting was performed in conjunction with the Armed Forces Institutes for Regenerative Medicine to assist with burn repair for wounded soldiers. He received several research awards for his work in this field. During medical school he developed a passion for Neurology and completed his residency in the Neurology Residency Program at Wake Forest University, where he received the Resident Teaching Award and the Resident Research Award.
His current research is aimed at leveraging next generation genetic sequencing to identify the genetic basis of familial multiple sclerosis. He is also involved in determining the mechanism of tolerogen presentation in the inflamed central nervous system.