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The Children's National Research Institute

Research Profile

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Allergy/Immunology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA (2013)
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD (2010)
  • Internship Program, Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD (2008)
  • M.D., Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC (2007)
  • B.S., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA (2002)

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences


Michael Keller, M.D., is a pediatric immunologist specialist at Children's National Hospital. He specializes in diagnosing primary and secondary immunity disorders. He is board certified in allergy and immunology, as well as pediatrics. Dr. Keller is a member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (AAAAI); the Clinical Immunology Society; and the European Society of Immunodeficiency. He is also an active member of the Primary Immunodeficiency Treatment Consortium (PIDTC).

Dr. Keller's research interests focus on the use of adoptive T-cell therapies for treatment of infections in immunocompromised patients, including expanding the use of this therapy to benefit children with primary immunodeficiency disorders. He has authored many peer-reviewed articles and abstracts and is a member of the AAAAI/ACAAI practice parameter committee for Treatment and Diagnosis of Primary Immunodeficiency Disorders. His specialties include disorders of immunity and care of immunologically vulnerable patients.

Dr. Keller lives in Maryland with his wife and two sons, and enjoys travel, hiking and martial arts.

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Outside Interests

  • HZNP USA Inc. 

Research & Publications