Headshot portrait of Anna Cai - Bio-X Undergraduate Fellow
2014 Undergraduate Summer Research Program Participant

Home Department: Biology and Chinese
Supported by: Bio-X
Mentor: Firdaus Dhabhar, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Anna's research in the Dhabhar lab will explore the relationship between the body's psychological and physiological states. This summer, she will be investigating the effects of chronic stress on the production and activity of various cells of the immune system.

Poster presented at the Stanford Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiatives Symposium on August 27, 2014:

Effects of Long-Term Stress on Regulatory T cells

Anna C. Cai1, Tuong D. Phan1, Arlene M. Laeno1, Krista N. Ring1, Firdaus S. Dhabhar1,2,3,4
[Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences (Laboratory of Stress Immunology)1, Institute for Immunity, Transplantation & Infection2, Cancer Institute3, and Bio-X4, Stanford University]