Opeyemi A. Olabisi, MD, PhD

 

Opeyemi A. Olabisi, Md. PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Duke Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology

Opeyemi Olabisi is a physician-scientist and assistant professor of medicine at Duke School of Medicine. He practices adult nephrology and conducts NIH-funded research that leverages patient-derived stem cell models to elucidate mechanisms underlying APOL1 nephropathy. He is a recipient of several awards, including the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award, Duke Whitehead Scholars award, and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Alumni’s Rising Star–Scientific Investigator Award. Dr. Olabisi received his bachelor’s degree in biology from The City College of New York and his MD-PhD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed both his residency training in internal medicine and his nephrology fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and did a postdoctoral research fellowship at Harvard Medical School.