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Rebecca Myer Henderson, MD, PhD


Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Wake Forest Baptist Health
Winston-Salem, NC



MD, Wake Forest University of Medicine, 2010
Ph.D., Molecular Medicine, Dec. 2008
Wake Forest University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Winston-Salem, NC

BS (Biology), BS (PreMed),1998-2002
Clearwater Christian College, Clearwater, FL 

Research Interest:

Our lab is interested in the changes that occur in the immune system with aging. My project deals with cytokines that contribute to immunity against intracellular infections.

Advisor: Dr. Kevin High

Laboratory Department: Infectious Disease

Honors and Awards:

Outstanding Senior, Science Department, 2002, Clearwater Christian College



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