Past Student Fellowship Awards

Listed below is a small sample of past student fellowship awards:

Sarah Amalraj
Class of 2020

Sarah was a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Medical Research Fellow during the 2017-2018 academic year and has a second year of HHMI funding for the 2018-2019 academic year. Project title: Myelin regulatory factor (MYRF) plays an unexpected role in left-right patterning and cardiac development: A patient based discovery. Yale mentor: Dr. Mustafa Khokha, Department of Pediatrics.
Please contact Sarah at sarah.amalraj@yale.edu


Prince Antwi
Class of 2019

Prince was a National Institutes of Health- Clinical Translational Science Award Multidisciplinary Pre-Doctoral Training Program in Translational Research (NIH CTSA TL1) Fellow during the 2017-2018 academic year. Project title: Identifying EEG patterns that predict suitability to drive in patients with subclinical generalized spike-wave discharges. Yale mentor: Dr. Hal Blumenfeld, Department of Neurology.
Please contact Prince at prince.antwi@yale.edu



Whitney Fu
Class of 2019

Whitney was a James G. Hirsch, M.D., Yale Endowed Medical Student Research Fellow for the 2017- 2018 academic year. Project title: Ischemia-reperfusion injury induces complement dependent activation of peripheral T helper cells. Yale mentor: Dr. Dan Jane-Wit, Department of Internal Medicine.
Please contact Whitney at whitney.fu@yale.edu
Peter Hetzler
Class of 2019

Peter was a Yale School of Medicine Medical Student Fellow for the 2017-2018 academic year. Project title: A national perspective of physicians' attitudes toward the legalization and implementation of physician-assisted suicide. Yale mentor: Dr. Lydia Dugdale, Department of Internal Medicine.
Please contact Peter at peter.hetzler@yale.edu.
Joongyu Song
Class of 2019

Joongyu was a National Institutes of Health-National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Fellow for the 2017-2018 academic year. Project title: Metabolic Inflexibility Revisited: Muscle Substrate Oxidation is Dissociated from Muscle Insulin Resistance. Yale mentor: Dr. Gerald I. Shulman, Department of Internal Medicine.
Please contact Joongyu at joongyu.song@yale.edu.

Mike Wang
Class of 2020

Mike was a Yale/Leon Rosenberg, M.D., Medical Student Research Fund in Genetics and Jane Danowski Weiss Family Foundation Fellow during the 2017-2018 academic year and has a second year of funding as a William U. Gardner Memorial Student Research Fellow for the 2018-2019 academic year. Project title: The role of macrophage arginase in lactate-mediated immune suppression of the tumor microenvironment. Yale mentor: Dr. Oscar Colegio, Department of Dermatology.
Please contact Mike at mike.wang@yale.edu

Nick Wilcox
Class of 2019

Nick was a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Medical Research Fellow during the 2017-2018 academic year. Project title: Distinct hypoxia-induced translational profiles of embryonic- and adult-derived macrophages; implications in cardiac injury and repair responses to ischemia. Yale mentor: Dr. Jeffrey Bender, Department of Internal Medicine.
Please contact Nick at Nicholas.wilcox@yale.edu