Mayer Chalom

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Mayer Chalom
BA, Environmental Science
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
MD, PhD Student
Alexander Poltorak, PhD, Rotation Adviser

 

 

 

 

Immune signaling is important to maintain homeostasis and communicate the status of an organism to its cells. Several chronic inflammatory diseases, such as type II diabetes, alzheimer's disease, systemic lupus erythematosus, and several cancers are intimately related to such non-pathogen-induced immune signals. This summer in the Poltorak lab, I investigated the effect of interferon priming and the Sting pathway in macrophages.

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