Dr. Peter Kopp is an Associate Professor in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Molecular Medicine, and he serves as Director ad interim of the Center for Genetic Medicine at the Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University in Chicago.
Dr. Kopp received his MD degree from the University of Berne, Switzerland in 1985. He completed his training in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology at the same institution. In 1993, he joined the Division of Endocrinology at Northwestern University. His clinical activities focus on patients with thyroid dysfunction and thyroid cancer, and he is a member of the Thyroid Panel of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Dr. Kopp's research interests focus primarily on the molecular basis of congenital thyroid disorders and thyroid hormone synthesis.
He is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Thyroid Association, the leading organization focused on thyroid biology and the prevention and treatment of thyroid disorders. He has published more than 110 publications in the field of endocrinology and endocrine genetics, including book chapters in major text books.