KL2 Fellowship Awarded to Pneumonia Researcher

Katrina Traber, MD, PhD, studies "The Role of Oncostatin-M in Pneumonia”

During Dr. Traber’s doctoral training, she has acquired an expertise in microbiology and microbial pathogenesis, as well as a good working understanding of general laboratory techniques and basic scientific investigation. During her fellowship training in Dr. Quinton’s lab, she has expanded her knowledge of the innate immune response in respiratory infections, as well as skills in utilizing animal models of human disease, advanced analytical techniques, and in vitro model systems relevant to pneumonia and lung injury. In addition, by working with successful research team, such as the Pneumonia Biology Group at Boston University, she has the ability to augment her own knowledge and expertise with that of the group.

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