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2016 NASTH Research Fellows

Congratulations to our 2016 Research Fellows. The following three students were selected as a result of a competitive process to participate in 8 – 10 week research projects under the guidance of experienced mentors.

 

James Alsobrooks James Alsobrooks

First year medical student at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Mentor: Dr. Paul Bray, Thomas Jefferson University
Project: Effect of a racially dimorphic functional variant of the human platelet protease activated receptor 4 (PARA4) on cathepsin-G- induced platelet activation.

 

Melissa Mariscal

Melissa Mariscal

First year medical student at Rosalind Franklin University at Chicago Medical School
Mentor: Dr. Jaehung (Gus) Cho, University of Illinois at Chicago-College of Medicine
Project: Role of platelet ERO1alpha in thrombus formation.

 

 

Vanessa Rose

Vanessa Rose

First Year medical student at Rosalind Franklin University at Chicago Medical School
Mentor: Dr. Karina Yazdanbakhsh, New York Blood Center
Project: Alloimmunization in Sickle Cell Disease and its correlation with stroke.