Headshot of Dr. Kristian Brown

Kristian Brown, M.D., Ph.D. got his first opportunity to¬†engage in¬†biomedical research in Dr. Paul Paolini’s lab in 1998 when he was accepted to the MARC program. After MARC he earned a medical degree and then a Ph.D. in engineering. Today he is both a transplant surgeon at Sharp Memorial Hospital in San Diego, CA, and an assistant adjunct professor of biomedical engineering at Wayne State University. He has co-written more than 11 scholarly papers and has won numerous awards including the SDSU Monty award presented to distinguished alumni as a symbol of achievement and success. In 2012 Diverse magazine also named him one of the National Top 12 Emerging Scholars under 40.