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Daniah Thompson Beleford

Education:

B.A., Genetics and Development, Cornell University; Ph.D., M.D., Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP), Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Dissertation:

Functional Characterization of the Serine Protease High-Temperature Requirement A3 (HtrA3) in Lung Cancer

Thesis Advisor:

Viji Shridhar, Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Research Topic:

Deciphering the role of PTPN14 in BMP9-Smad/Hippo-TAZ signaling and vascular malformations in Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia

Mentor:

Rosemary J. Akhurst, Professor in Residence, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and Department of Anatomy, University of California, San Francisco

Current Position:

President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and Department of Pediatrics, Division of Medical Genetics, University of California, San Francisco

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