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.