Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellowship Program
MGH BIDMC Harvard Medical School

Laura Brenner


Laura Brenner, MD

Instructor in Medicine

Academic Interests

Dr. Brenner’s research focuses on using precision medicine to define glycemic complications of pulmonary diseases. Specifically, she works on the pharmacogenomics of glucocorticoid induced hyperglycemia and cystic fibrosis-related diabetes. She works in the laboratory of Jose C. Florez MD, PhD in the Center of Genomic Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital.

A full list of Dr. Brenner’s published work can be found on My Bibliography.

More information can be found on Dr. Brenner's Harvard Catalyst Profile.

+Current Projects

  • Genetics of CFRD
  • Genetics of glucocorticoid induced hyperglycemia.

+Selected Publications

  • Brenner L, Burke K, Leduc CA, Guha S, Guo J, Chung WK. Novel Slice Mutation in Microthalmia-Associated Transcription Factor in Waardenburg Syndrome. Genet Test Mol Biomarkers. 2011: 5(7-8):525-9.
  • Montesi SB, Mathai SK, Brenner LN, Gorshkova IA, Berdyshev EV, Tager AM, Shea BS. Docosatetraenoyl LPA is elevated in exhaled breath condensate in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. BMC Pulm Med. 2014; 14(1):5.