A conversation with the TMA James T. Lubin Fellows
July 31, 2018, EDT @ 12:00 pm, EDT - 1:00 pm, EDT
The TMA awards fellowships to train clinician-scientists in rare neuro-immune disorders.
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Cynthia Wang, MD
Dr. Cynthia Wang received her medical degree from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas and completed a pediatrics and pediatric neurology residency at Mott Children’s Hospital, University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Dr. Wang is currently a James T. Lubin Fellow under the mentorship of Dr. Benjamin Greenberg at The University of Texas Southwestern and Children’s Health. Her research study is a prospective, longitudinal study on acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) to identify the clinical characteristics, treatment methods, and follow-up interventions that are associated with better and worse patient-centered outcomes.
Olwen Murphy, MB BCH MRCP
Dr. Olwen Murphy received her medical degree from University College Dublin in Dublin, Ireland and completed a neurology residency at The Royal College of Physicians in Ireland. She is a James T. Lubin Fellow at The Johns Hopkins Transverse Myelitis Center (JHTMC) in Baltimore, MD, under the mentorship of Dr. Carlos Pardo-Villamizar. Dr. Murphy’s research is on predicting outcomes after a diagnosis of a transverse myelitis using current imaging techniques and spinal fluid analysis. The goal of the research project is to identify patterns or biomarkers that can be used in day-to-day clinical practice to identify benefits from therapies and help make better decisions about care.
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