Sagar Bapat, MD, PhD

Sagar Bapat, M.D., Ph.D. is an Instructor in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and a board-certified clinical pathologist. In the Diabetes Center, the Bapat lab studies how shifts in systemic and cellular metabolism affect the immune response. Sagar earned his B.S. from Stanford University in Chemistry, which was followed by matriculation into the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of California, San Diego. There he pursued his Ph.D. studies with Ye Zheng and Ron Evans at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. After graduation, Sagar conducted his residency in Laboratory Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, while engaging in research with Alexander Marson.