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Associate Professor of Pathology (Experimental Pathology)
PhD: University of Rochester (2008) Postdoctoral Fellow: Emory University, Pathology (2012)
Dr. Sumagin has been part of Northwestern's faculty since 2014. Studies in Dr. Sumagin’s laboratory investigate the underlying mechanisms by which innate immune cells, namely neutrophil and macrophages in the gastrointestinal tract contribute to resolution of inflammation, epithelial injury and development/progression of colorectal cancers. To learn more, visit the page of Dr. Sumagin's laboratory.
Professor of Pathology (Cytopathology) and Medical Education
Vice Chair of Education and Faculty Development, Department of Pathology
Director of Cytopathology in the Department of Pathology
MD: Delhi University, India
Dr. Nayar has been part of Northwestern's faculty since 1997. She is widely published, including being the co-editor of the Bethesda system for used for reporting Pap smears in women all around the world. To learn more, visit Dr. Nayar's faculty profile.
Professor of Pathology (Experimental Pathology) and Dermatology
Rui Yi, PhD
Paul E. Steiner Research Professor of Pathology
Professor of Pathology and Dermatology
BS: Peking University (1999)
PhD: Duke University (2004)
Dr. Yi's research aims to address several fundamental questions in stem cell biology: how the developmental potential of embryonic progenitors and adult tissue stem cells is transmitted or restricted in their progenies at the molecular level when they go through critical transitions such as cell fate specification, self-renewal of stem cells as well as stress response, and how these regulatory mechanisms go awry in aging and diseases To see more about Dr. Yi, view his faculty profile here.
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