Professor of Pediatrics, Rheumatology and Immunology
Director, Clinical Immunology
Director, Jeffrey Modell Diagnostic and Research Center for Primary Immunodeficiencies at St. Louis Children’s Hospital
Megan Cooper, MD, PhD received her medical degree and PhD at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Her PhD work focused on understanding the biology of a subset of human immune cells known as “natural killer” or NK cells. After medical school, she completed her residency and fellowship at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University. Cooper’s laboratory investigates the genetic causes of primary immunodeficiencies. She is the director of Clinical Immunology and the Jeffrey Modell Center at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Cooper sees patients in Immunology and Rheumatology clinics. She is the primary investigator of our USIDNET enrolling site and several other immunodeficiency-related protocols.