Medical Scientist Training Program student Andrew Lamade, PhD successfully defended his thesis titled “Deciphering the Roles of Regulated Necrotic Cell Death in Acute Injury: Ferroptosis, Necroptosis, Parthanatos.”

Dr. Lamade published eight papers and received an F30 grant from NHLBI during his PhD training. He will continue his studies to complete medical school at the University of Pittsburgh to obtain a dual MD/PhD degree. His primary mentor for the PhD thesis was Hülya Bayır, MD and his committee included Adam C. Straub, PhD (chair); Ben Van Houten, PhD; Valerian E. Kagan, PhD, DSc; and Robert SB Clark, MD.