Current Status: M4
Graduate Department: Immunology and Molecular Pathogenesis
Other Degrees: BA in Molecular Biology, Colgate University;
Advisor(s): Mandy Ford, PhD;
Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
Running, road trips, cooking, Weimaraners, IPAs, the Pittsburgh Penguins
We are investigating mechanisms of costimulation blockade-resistant T cell responses that mediate graft rejection. More specifically, we are focusing on the role of pathogen-elicited memory T cell populations that cross-reacts with alloantigen and the costimulation requirements of these cells.
Leadership in MD/PhD Program: Retreat Committee, Class Representative