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Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Linus Williams

MD, PhD Student
Linus Williams

Linus Williams

MD, PhD Student

Education: 
BS, Chemistry Denison University, Grainville, OH
Research synopsis: 

I completed my PhD in Immunology under the direction of John Iacomini, PhD.

My thesis focused on rejection of heart transplants, a long-standing immunological problem. I studied the plasticity of Th17 cells in heart transplants, and how hyperlipidemia influences the rejection of cardiac grafts. My goal was to contribute to a better understanding and treatment of heart transplant rejection in humans.

I am now completing the third year of medical school.