Undergraduate education

University of Minnesota (2011)

Years in MSTP



Cellular and Molecular Biology, 2017


Timothy Kamp, MD, PhD

Thesis title

Cardiac progenitor cell engineering by forward immune activation


Internal Medicine, University of California-San Diego, 2019-

Current position

Resident, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California-San Diego School of Medicine

PhD publications

Cai W, Zhang J, de Lange WJ, Gregorich ZR, Karp H, Farrell ET, Mitchell SD, Tucholski T, Lin Z, Biermann M, McIlwain SJ, Ralphe JC, Kamp TJ, Ge Y. An Unbiased Proteomics Method to Assess the Maturation of Human Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes. Circ Res. 2019 Nov 8;125(11):936-953. PMID: 31573406; PMCID: PMC6852699.

Biermann M, Cai W, Lang D, Hermsen J, Profio L, Zhou Y, Czirok A, Isai DG, Napiwocki BN, Rodriguez AM, Brown ME, Woon MT, Shao A, Han T, Park D, Hacker TA, Crone WC, Burlingham WJ, Glukhov AV, Ge Y, Kamp TJ. Epigenetic Priming of Human Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiac Progenitor Cells Accelerates Cardiomyocyte Maturation. Stem Cells. 2019 Jul;37(7):910-923. PMID: 31087611; PMCID: PMC6599574.

Biermann M, Kamp TJ. Cardiotoxicity in a dish: new insights for personalized therapy. Nat Med. 2016 May 5;22(5):459-60. PMID: 27149216.

Nelson DO, Lalit PA, Biermann M, Markandeya YS, Capes DL, Addesso L, Patel G, Han T, John MC, Powers PA, Downs KM, Kamp TJ, Lyons GE. Irx4 Marks a Multipotent, Ventricular-Specific Progenitor Cell. Stem Cells. 2016 Dec;34(12):2875-2888. PMID: 27570947; PMCID: PMC5123941.

Brown ME, Zhou Y, McIntosh BE, Norman IG, Lou HE, Biermann M, Sullivan JA, Kamp TJ, Thomson JA, Anagnostopoulos PV, Burlingham WJ. A Humanized Mouse Model Generated Using Surplus Neonatal Tissue. Stem Cell Reports. 2018 Apr 10;10(4):1175-1183. PMID: 29576539; PMCID: PMC5998340.