Jeff Karp, PhD

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Professor of Medicine

Dr. Jeff Karp is a Professor of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School.

He has published over 125 peer-reviewed papers, with over 20,000 citations, and has given over 300 invited lectures. He has >100 issued or pending patents. Several technologies developed in his lab have led to multiple products currently undergoing clinical development or on the market and for the launch of nine companies that have raised over $400 million in funding. His lab has been funded by the NIH, NFL, DoD, Kenneth Rainin Foundation, Rheumatology Research Foundation, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, in addition to other foundations and companies.

Karp has received over 50 awards and honors. Boston Magazine recently recognized Karp as one of 11 Boston Doctors Making Medical Breakthroughs. His work has been selected by Popular Mechanic's as one of the Top 20 New Biotech Breakthroughs that Will Change Medicine. He gave a TEDMED talk on bioinspired medical innovation, and is a member of the their Editorial Advisory Board. He was a commencement speaker at the University of Toronto and gave a TEDx talk on Radical Simplicity.

In addition he was selected as the Outstanding Faculty Undergraduate Mentor among all faculty at MIT and received the HST McMahon Mentoring award for being the top mentor of Harvard-MIT students.