Dr. Kumar received his Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay in Mumbai, India in 2015. In 2021 he joined the laboratory of Dr. Daria Babushok to conduct his postdoctoral research on rare bone marrow failure disorders. In his role he is able to build on recent studies in his mentor’s laboratory to evaluate immune representation of Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH), and to understand the mechanisms of PNH emergence. Dr. Kumar’s long-term goal is to become an independent investigator and to apply his research training to solve the challenging scientific problems in rare immune diseases.