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Student Profiles- Michael DeFee
2nd year DMSTP student

Research
My current research focuses on signaling events related to the pathogenesis of Kaposi sarcoma herpesvirus, a major cause of oral cancer in immuno-compromised patients.

Mentor and Department
Chris H. Parsons, MD
Medical University of South Carolina lina


Publications
Michael DeFee1,3, Zhiqiang Qin1, Jennifer Issacs4 and Chris Parsons1,2,3 1Departments of Medicine, 2Microbiology/Immunology, 3Dental Medicine, 4Pharmacology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC. Targeting membrane-associated hsp90 inhibits the establishment of latent infection by an oncogenic herpesvirus. NIDCR Dental Medicine Scientist Training Program, 2008. Poster Presentation.

Meetings Attended
NIDCR Dental Scientist Training Program - 2008
MUSC Department of Medicine Research Day - 2008
MUSC Student Research Day - 2008
MUSC Medical Scientist Training Program Research Day - 2007


 
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