Christina Camell, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate

Biography

Dr. Camell did her graduate work under the supervision of Dr. C.Wayne Smith at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tx. She received a F31 fellowship to help her pursue the doctoral degree. Her doctoral project focused on identifying initial events that occur during diet-induced inflammation using a 42% high saturated fat diet, with the expectation that elucidating these events would help identify potential mechanisms for the prevention of chronic inflammation or insulin resistance that are associated with obesity. She joined Dr. Vishwa Dixit lab as a postdoctoral fellow in 2014. Her current project has carried on her interests in understanding adipose tissue macrophages, understanding how they survey the tissue and promote tissue homeostasis.

Education & Training

PhD Baylor College of Medicine (2013)

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