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Sean Agbor-Enoh, M.D., Ph.D.

Lasker Clinical Research Fellow, NIH Distinguished Scholar

10 Center Dr
Bethesda, MD 20814
United States



Dr. Sean Agbor was born and raised in Cameroon, Central Africa. He received his M.D. at the University of Yaounde, Cameroon, after which, through a Fogarty International Center Scholarship, he travelled to Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington DC. There, he completed his Ph.D. and post-doctoral training in Molecular Biology followed by Internal Medicine internship and residency at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. He also served as Chief Resident in Internal Medicine before completing a joint fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the NIH Clinical Center and Johns Hopkins Hospital. He then accepted a clinician scientist position in Dr. Hannah Valantine’s Lab at the NHLBI before applying for and receiving the NIH-Lasker Clinical Research Fellow Award and NIH Distinguish Scholar Award. Currently, he has a joint appointment as a tenure-track investigator at NHLBI Pulmonary Branch and as a lung transplant pulmonary physician at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. His Laboratory of Applied Precision Omics (APO) is based at NHLBI and aims to develop novel approaches to detect and treat transplant rejection.


Early Career Scientist Award
International Society of Heart And Lund Transplantation