De-Ann Pillers

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    College: Medicine Department: Pediatrics
    Title: Vidyasagar Professor and Head of Neonatology, Vice Head for Academics
    Office: CSB Phone: 3129964185
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Causes and consequences of premature birth with emphasis on vision and lung function

    Neurosensory biology

    Inflammation and infection

    Nonmuscle manifestations of inherited muscular dystrophies

    Genetics of preterm birth

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 10

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Prefer 2nd year students interested in clinically relevant research done in the laboratory setting. Prerequisites include chemistry and chemistry lab.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Activities are proportional to time available. Can range from laboratory support up to doing a project (with supervision) based on hours and level of experience.

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