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Class of 2017

Class of 2017


Vinh Dao, MD, PhD

  • PhD Project: Oral rapamycin (eRapa) prevents carcinogen and inflammation-induced dermal cancer through immune and DNA damage mechanisms (Microbiology & Immunology)
  • PhD Mentor: Tyler Curiel, MD, MPH
  • Undergraduate: University of California at Berkeley, BA
  • Postgraduate Residency: Stanford University – Internal Medicine Residency Training Program (Hematology/Oncology)

David Melton, MD, PhD

  • PhD Project: miRNA Regulation of Macrophage Polarization (Biology of Aging)
  • PhD Mentor: Paula Shireman, MD
  • Undergraduate: University of North Texas, BS
  • Postgraduate Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess/Harvard – Internal Medicine Residency Training Program (Anesthesiology)

Arpan Satsangi, MD, PhD

  • PhD Project: Development of a Novel, Sequentially Active-Targeted Drug Delivery Nanoplatform for Breast Cancer Therapy (Biomedical Engineering)
  • PhD Mentor: Joo L. Ong, PhD
  • Undergraduate: Texas A&M University, BS, BSE
  • Postgraduate Residency: UTHSCSA (Urology)