Shepherd H. Schurman, M.D.
Investigators & Study Staff
- Shepherd H. Schurman, M.D.
Associate Medical Director, NIEHS Clinical Research Unit
Principal Investigator, EPR
- Tel 919-541-7736
- P.O. Box 12233Mail Drop CU-01Durham, N.C. 27709
Shepherd Schurman earned a BA in biochemistry, molecular and cell biology from Northwestern University and an MD from Chicago Medical School. He completed a Residency in Internal Medicine at Rush University Medical Center and was a research fellow at the NIH at both the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and the National Institute on Aging (NIA) where he later served as a Staff Clinician. As a physician-scientist, his research at NHGRI involved gene therapy for adenosine deaminase deficiency, and mouse and zebrafish transgenic models for cartilage hair hypoplasia. At the NIA, Dr. Schurman researched premature aging syndromes including Hutchinson-Gilford progeria and Rothmund-Thomson syndromes, and DNA damage and polymorphisms related to diseases of aging in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging. Currently at NIEHS, Dr. Schurman is the associate medical director of the Clinical Research Unit and the PI of the Environmental Polymorphisms Registry.
Last Reviewed: March 30, 2016