Summer 2014 Gina M. Finzi Fellows

Milena Gianfrancesco
University of California (Berkeley), Berkeley, CA
Mentor: Lindsey Criswell, M.D., M.P.H.
Causal Inference Approach to Study Disease Activity in Lupus

Jennifer Mall
Allegheny-Singer Research Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
Mentor: Joseph Ahearn, M.D.
CVD Risk Factors and Events in the Pittsburgh Lupus Cohort Over 20 Years

Laura Plantinga
Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Mentor: S. Sam Lim, M.D., M.P.H.
End-stage Renal Disease Incidence Among Newly Diagnosed SLE Patients

Priti Prasad
University of California (Los Angeles), Los Angeles, CA
Mentor: Ram Raj Singh, M.D.
Analysis of Innate B cells in a Model of Chemically-induced Pulmonary Lupus

Daniel Shu
Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Mentor: Philip L. Cohen, M.D.
Expression of MAVS-inhibitory Protein NLRX1 in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Shi Su
Boston University, Boston, MA
Mentor: Tamar Aprahamian, Ph.D.
The Role of Retinaldehyde and Adipogenesis in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus