Kenneth E. White

Kenneth E. White, PhD

Chancellor's Professor


Dr. White received a PhD in Pharmacology and Toxicology from Dartmouth Medical School, then studied the molecular genetics of metabolic bone diseases during an NIH-sponsored postdoctoral fellowship at the Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM). He played an instrumental role in discovering the novel hormone FGF23 during this time, and since then his laboratory has been funded to study FGF23 and its co-receptor Klotho. He is currently the David D. Weaver Professor in the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics (MMGE). Within the University, he is Director of the MMGE Division of Molecular Genetics and Gene Therapy and currently a member of the Indiana Center for Musculoskeletal Health (ICMH).


(317) 278-1775 

Medical & Molecular Genetics
635 Barnhill Drive MS5010 (office)
Indianapolis, IN 46202


Titles & Appointments

  • David D. Weaver Professor of Genetics
  • Professor of Medical & Molecular Genetics
  • Professor of Medicine