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Meet Our TL1 Trainees

TL1 Translational Research Training Program

Meet Our TL1 Trainees

The ITHS TL1 Program supports up to 20 Trainees each year. The unique makeup of each cohort encourages multidisciplinary interaction and enables Trainees to learn in a truly diverse environment.

2018-2019 Cohort
2018-2019 Cohort
Warren Anderson

Warren Anderson
UW School of Medicine
Gene Editing in Primary Human T cells for the Study of Autoimmunity Risk in PTPN22 Variant R620W

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Tigran Avoundjian
UW School of Public Health
Improving HIV care engagement through the use of real-time health information exchange between health departments and emergency departments

MacKenzie Bergagnini-kolev

Mackenzie Bergagnini-Kolev
UW School of Pharmacy
Understanding Vitamin D3 Metabolism in Pregnancy

ana chang

Ana Chang
UW School of Dentistry
The role of Migration Inhibitory Factor in mouse oral tissue derived neutrophil half-life, bacterial killing efficiency and chemotaxis

miles freeman

Miles Freeman
UW School of Medicine
Cardiomyocyte Dedifferentiation and Proliferation via Partial Reprogramming

erin harrop

Erin Harrop
UW School of Social Work
Examining patient perceptions of patient-provider interactions: A mixed-methods study of women’s experiences in treatment for Atypical Anorexia

charlotte james

Charlotte James
UW School of Medicine
Glycolipid-specific T-cell Responses to Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection

sara keller

Sara Keller
UW School of Engineering
Image-Guided, Ultrasound-Mediated Drug Delivery for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Treatment

rachel kubiak

Rachel Kubiak
UW School of Public Health
Diabetes prevalence and impact on treatment outcomes in an urban HIV-infected South African cohort

august longino

August Longino
UW School of Medicine
Chronic Inflammation and the Metabolic Syndrome in HIV patients

vivian lyons

Vivian Lyons
UW School of Public Health
Subsequent Injury Among Gunshot Wound Patients

ben maldonado

Benjamin Maldonato
UW School of Pharmacy
The Role of Human METTL7B in Captopril Methylation

megan mayer

Megan Mayer
UW School of Medicine
Men Who Have Sex with Men and Cis-Gendered Women (MSMW): an understudied sub-population who may play an important role in HIV transmission

kathryn peebles

Kathryn Peebles
UW School of Public Health
Sources of efficacy dilution in the clinical trial and implementation of a dapivirine-containing vaginal ring for HIV-1 prevention: Insights from mathematical models

rebecca rebbe

Rebecca Rebbe
UW School of Social Work
Child Welfare Outcomes and Mortality of Substance Exposed Infants

sara shum

Sara Shum
UW School of Pharmacy
Predicting maternal and fetal disposition of hydrocodone and oxycodone during pregnancy

2017-2018 Cohort
2017-2018 Cohort
Chambers

Laura Chambers
UW School of Public Health
Patterns and Predictors of Sexual Risk Behavior Among Men Who Have Sex With Men

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Arianna Miles-Jay
UW School of Public Health
Genomic epidemiology of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole resistance among Escherichia coli ST131-H30 isolates from US children

Pyra

Maria Pyra
UW School of Public Health
HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis During Pregnancy: The Effect on Drug Concentrations

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Martha Aby
UW School of Social Work
Cultural and Ethnic Minority Infrastructure Program Evaluation

Harrop

Erin Harrop
UW School of Social Work
Examining patient conceptualizations of eating disorder and remission processes: A mixed-methods study of women’s experiences with Atypical Anorexia

Jones

Tiffany Jones
UW School of Social Work
Enhancing Data Driven Decision Making for School Improvement at Seattle Public Schools

Chang

Ana Chang
UW School of Dentistry
Understanding Oral Health: Contribution of Commensal Oral Bacteria into the Regulation and Maintenance of Oral Health

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Juandalyn Burke
UW School of Medicine
Using Pharmacogenomic Data to Predict Levels of Drug Resistance in Heterosexual Populations in sub-Saharan Africa

Charles Roco

Charles Roco
UW School of Medicine
Personalized Cancer Predictions Through Scalable Single Cell RNA Sequencing

Ruterbusch

Mikel Ruterbusch
UW School of Medicine
Der p 2-specific B cells in house dust mite-induced asthma

Scott

Emily Scott
UW School of Medicine
Differential Immune Response to Infection in Infants and Adults Acutely Infected with RSV

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Kerri Thomas
UW School of Medicine
Interleukin-7 receptor signaling in Philadelphia chromosome-like acute lymphoblastic leukemia

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Makayla Cordoza
UW School of Nursing
Clinical Impact of Shivering and Energy Expenditure in Adults Undergoing Targeted Temperature Management After Cardiac Arrest

Curtis

Chad Curtis
UW School of Engineering
Quantitative, high throughput method for characterization of therapeutic nanoparticle behavior in a physiologically relevant model of the brain

Penland

Nisa Penland
UW School of Engineering
Engineering 3D Human Cardiac Tissues with Helical Architecture for Modeling Dystrophic Cardiomyopathies

Han

Lyrialle Han
UW School of Pharmacy
Investigating the placental-fetal disposition of bupropion during pregnancy using in vitro models and physiologically-based pharmacokinetic models

Kraft

Jake Kraft
UW School of Pharmacy
Nanoparticle Design Principles for Subcutaneous Long-Acting Drug Combination Formulations

Stevison

Faith Stevison
UW School of Pharmacy
Translation of observed in vitro CYP2D6 downregulation by 13-cis retinoic acid to clinical drug-drug interactions

2016-2017 Cohort
2016-2017 Cohort
TL1-AndrewBender

Andrew Bender
UW School of Engineering
Developing Point-of-Care Diagnostic for Chlamydia for Clinical Use

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Ryann Milne-Price
UW School of Medicine
Association Between Depot-Medroxyprogesterone Acetate Use and the Concentration of Gardnerella Vaginalis and Other Key Bacterial Species in the Vaginal Microbiota of HIV-1 Seronegative Women

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Kerri Thomas
UW School of Medicine
Targeting of a Novel Signaling Program in Philadelphia Chromosome-Like (Ph-like) Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)

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Claire Richards
UW School of Nursing
Clinician-Family Communication in Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Units

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Ashley Scherman
UW School of Nursing
Maternal Hair Cortisol and Offspring Lung Function

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Gabriela Patilea-Vrana
UW School of Pharmacy
Disposition Studies of ∆9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) to Predict Drug Exposure During Pregnancy

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Phillip Hwang
UW School of Public Health
A 15-Year Retrospective Cohort Study Examining the Association between Sleep Medications and Alzheimer’s Disease Among Veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Colin Malone
UW School of Public Health
Cost-Effectiveness of HPV Self-Screening and Determinants of Cervical Cancer Underscreening Among Members of a Large, Integrated Health Care System in the U.S.

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Arianna Miles-Jay
UW School of Public Health
Molecular Epidemiology of the Multidrug-Resistant Escherichia coli ST131-H30 Subclone in U.S. Children

TL1-KerryThomson

Kerry Thomson
UW School of Public Health
HIV Risk and Prevention Strategies During Periconception, Pregnancy, and Postpartum Periods

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Tiffany Jones
UW School of Social Work
Assessment Strategies for Social and Emotional Learning in the Seattle Public School District

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Claire Willey
UW School of Social Work
Observing the Observer: Examining the Production of Domestic Violence in the Development Literature on Nepal

Cite ITHSThe Institute is supported by grants UL1 TR002319, KL2 TR002317, and TL1 TR002318 from the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through the Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program (CTSA).

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