MD/PhD Joint Degree Program
PhD Graduate, Molecular Medicine and Translational Sciences, 2014
Year Matriculated: 2009.
Graduate Program: Molecular Medicine & Translation Science / MD/PhD Joint Degree Program
Education: B.A., Anthropology, Biology (with Honors)
Case Western Reserve University, 2009
Research: Development of novel therapeutics for glioblastoma multiforme.
F 30 fellowship from National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, July 2013 for 50 months. "Detection of Coding Variants Modulating Diabetic Nephropathy in African Americans".
Ryan SO, Bonomo JA, Zhao F, Cobb BA. MHCII glycosylation modulates Bacteroides fragilis carbohydrate antigen presentation. J Exp Med. 2011 May 9;208(5):1041-53. doi: 10.1084/jem.20100508. Epub 2011 Apr 18. PMCID:PMC3092352
Cultural Awareness Award from the Wake Forest School of Medicine, 2014.
Outreach: Volunteer health health care provider at Community Care Center, a free dental and medical clinic in Winston Salem, NC.