Headshot portrait of Gia Garrett - Bio-X Undergraduate Fellow
2013 Undergraduate Summer Research Program Participant

Home Department: Human Biology
Supported by: anonymous donor
Mentor: Joseph Wu, Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular) and of Radiology

Gia is a rising senior majoring in human biology with a concentration in infectious dis-ease and literary medicine. As a member of the Wu Lab, she is currently studying the fates of induced pluripotent stem cells and exploring novel forms of cardiovascular disease modeling and cell therapy. In addition to regenerative medicine, her academic interests include the medical humanities and the subjective experience of disease through narrative forms. Post-graduation, Gia plans to work in a community health setting prior to attending medical school.

Poster presented at the Stanford Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiatives Symposium on August 26, 2013:

Safety Parameters of Bone Marrow Derived Stem Cell Transplantation for Treatment of Ischemic Cardiomyopathy

Gia Garrett1,2, Elly Seo1,2, Andrew Lee1,2, Charles Chan1,2, Joseph Wu1,2
[Departments of Radiology1 and Medicine2, Stanford University]