Feroz Papa, MD, PhD

Feroz Papa is a Professor of Medicine and a physician-scientist at the University of California San Francisco. Dr. Papa completed his medical and graduate school training in biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of Chicago, then did post-graduate clinical training in internal medicine and endocrinology at the University of California San Francisco.

His lab aims to understand, at the molecular, cellular and organismal levels, how protein unfolding in the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) causes human disease. Using this fundamental understanding, they are pioneering new therapeutic approaches for various human diseases caused by protein unfolding in the ER.