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Hometown: Dearborn, Michigan
Undergraduate institution: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
NICHD Mentor: Dr. Keiko Ozato
Area of research: I am interested in neuro-inflammatory diseases, especially autoimmune diseases like Multiple Sclerosis. I focus on studying microglia, transcription factors, and their activities using genome-wide RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, and imaging techniques. I am new to the area and have been spending my time exploring. I typically enjoy time with friends, cooking, and watching sports. I look forward to meeting everybody.
Hometown: Amman, Jordan
MD institution: Jordan University of Science and Technology
Residency: Medstar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC
NICHD mentor: Dr. Fady Hannah-Shmouni
Area of research: During residency, I worked with Dr. Kenneth Burman on radioiodine treatment of metastatic thyroid cancer.