We are happy to welcome two new fellows to the NICHD family. If you recently arrived at the NICHD and would like us to introduce you in our quarterly “Meet Our New Fellows” column, please contact our editor, Dr. Shana Spindler, at Shana.Spindler@gmail.com.

Sangeetha Hareendran, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Home city: Calicut, Kerala, India

Degree institution: PhD from Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore, India

NICHD mentor: Dr. Peng Loh

Area of research: I study the expression of CPE-E protein and its splice variant CPE-ΔN in exosomes derived from cancer cells and patient sera.

Sangeetha Hareendran



Keita Saeki, MD, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Home city: Tokyo, Japan

Degree institution: MD from Keio University School of Medicine and PhD from Keio University 

NICHD mentor: Dr. Keiko Ozato

Area of research: I’m studying epigenetic regulation in macrophages.

We are happy to welcome two new fellows to the NICHD family. If you recently arrived at the NICHD and would like us to introduce you in our quarterly “Meet Our New Fellows” column, please contact our editor, Dr. Shana Spindler, at Shana.Spindler@gmail.com.

Sangeetha Hareendran, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Home city: Calicut, Kerala, India

Degree institution: PhD from Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore, India

NICHD mentor: Dr. Peng Loh

Area of research: I study the expression of CPE-E protein and its splice variant CPE-ΔN in exosomes derived from cancer cells and patient sera.

Sangeetha Hareendran



Keita Saeki, MD, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Home city: Tokyo, Japan

Degree institution: MD from Keio University School of Medicine and PhD from Keio University 

NICHD mentor: Dr. Keiko Ozato

Area of research: I’m studying epigenetic regulation in macrophages.