Headshot portrait of Thi Nguyen - Bio-X Undergraduate Fellow
2016 Undergraduate Summer Research Program Participant

Home Department: Biology
Supported by: Bio-X
Mentor: Calvin Kuo, Medicine (Hematology)

The brain possesses a highly specialized vasculature to meet its extremely active metabolic demand. Thi will be working to elucidate one of the various pathways that brain angiogenesis regulates during embryonic development. The ability to manipulate these pathways will become critical to mitigating and curing diseases like stroke and cancer.

Poster presented at the Stanford Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiatives Symposium on August 24, 2016:

Embryonic Brain Vascular Phenotypes of Endothelial-Specific Gpr124 KO Mice Versus Reck KO Mice

Thi Nguyen1, Mario Vallon1, Junlei Chang1, Calvin Kuo1
[Department of Medicine (Division of Hematology)1, Stanford University]