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MD/PhD - Students

Class of 2016

 

Daniel Barron, MD, PhD

  • PhD Project: Thalamic Connectivity in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy (Radiological Sciences)
  • PhD Mentor: Peter Fox, MD
  • Undergraduate: Brigham Young University, BS
  • Postgraduate Residency: Yale University – Internal Medicine Residency Program (Psychiatry)

Danielle (Victor) Callaway, MD, PhD

  • PhD Project: Roles of Caspase-2 and Connexin 43 in Osteoclast Differentiation (Biology of Aging)
  • PhD Mentor: Jean Jiang, PhD
  • Undergraduate: UT Dallas, BS
  • Postgraduate Residency: Baylor College of Medicine – Internal Medicine Training Program (Pediatrics/Hem-Onc)

Elena Daoud, MD, PhD

  • PhD Project: Role of Beta2-Adrenergic Receptor in Alzheimer’s Disease (Physiology)
  • PhD Mentor: Jeff Kiel, PhD
  • Undergraduate: Texas State University, BS
  • Postgraduate Residency: UT Southwestern (Pathology)

Jillian Heisler, MD, PhD

  • PhD Project: A Pathogenic Role for Kynurenine Metabolism in Prefrontal Cortex-Mediated Depressive Symptoms (Pharmacology)
  • PhD Mentor: Jason O’Connor, PhD and Bruce Nicholson, PhD
  • Undergraduate: UT Austin, BS
  • Postgraduate Residency: Methodist Hospital, Houston (Neurology)

Peter Starr, MD, PhD

  • PhD Project: A Low Profile Pressure Transducer with Applications in Intravascular and Implantable Blood Pressure Sensing (Biomedical Engineering)
  • PhD Mentor: Steven R. Baily, PhD and Mauli C. Agrawal
  • Undergraduate: Yale University, BS
  • Postgraduate Residency: UT Medical Branch, Galveston (Internal Medicine)

Jade Zhou, MD, PhD

  • PhD Project: Role of Osteocytic Connexin 43 Hemichannels and Adenosine Nucleotides on Breast Cancer Metastasis to the Bone (Biochemistry)
  • PhD Mentor: Jean Jiang, PhD
  • Undergraduate: UT Austin, BS
  • Postgraduate Residency: Baylor College of Medicine (Internal Medicine)