WHERE DISCOVERIES ARE DELIVERED
    Medical Scientist Training Program

    1985-1989

    John Spinosa

    • Email:  john@spinosa.com
    • Website:  Profile
    • Undergraduate Institution:  Claremont McKenna College BA, Chemistry, 1980
    • Graduate Department:  Biology (Experimental Pathology, now called Molecular Pathology)
    • Thesis Title:  Human neutrophil interactions with model immune complexes : modulation by human C5a anaphylatoxin
    • Thesis Advisor at UCSD:  Dr. Dennis E. Chenoweth
    • Graduation Year:  1987
    • Postgraduate Education:  Pathology, UCSD Medical Center
    • Current Position: Chief of Staff and Staff Pathologist at Scripps Memorial Hospital and Chairman of the Pathology Department, La Jolla, California
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    Raymond Gariano

    • Email:  Ray.Gariano@hhs.co.santa-clara.ca.us
    • Undergraduate Institution:  UCLA, BS, Chemistry, 1981
    • Graduate Department:  Neurosciences
    • Thesis Title:  Dopamine autoreceptors : distribution, role in neuronal activity and relation to antipsychotic drugs
    • Thesis Advisor at UCSD:  Dr. Philip M. Groves
    • Graduation Year:  1988
    • Postgraduate Education:  Ophthalmology, UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco
    • Current Position:  Chief, Retina-Vitreious Surgery, Dept. Surgery, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center; Clinical Associate Professor, Dept. Ophthalmology, Stanford University School of Medicine
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    Joseph L. Higgins

    • Email:  nousl345@telocity.com
    • Website:  Profile
    • Undergraduate Institution:  UC San Diego, BA, Bioengineering, 1979
    • Graduate Department:  Bioengineering
    • Thesis Title:  Photoplethysmography: theoretical and experimental considerations in the diagnosis of venous disease
    • Thesis Advisor at UCSD:  Dr. Arnost Fronek
    • Graduation Year:  1988
    • Postgraduate Education:  Radiology, Stanford University Hospital
    • Current Position:  Diagnostic Radiologist, Modesto Radiological Medical Group, Inc.
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    John D. Pfeifer

    • Email:  pfeifer@path.wustl.edu
    • Website:  Profile
    • Undergraduate Institution:  UC San Diego, BA, Physiology, 1981
    • Graduate Department:  Biology
    • Thesis Title:  Production of Soluble Factors Influencing T Cell Reactivity by a Cloned Line of Thymic Epithelium
    • Thesis Advisor at UCSD:  Dr. Richard W. Dutton
    • Graduation Year:  1988
    • Postgraduate Education:  Pathology (Anatomical / Surgical), Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, Post Graduate Medical Scientist Training Program
    • Current Position:  Professor, Pathology and Immunology, Washington University, St. Louis
    • Publications (see website)

     

    Jeffrey E. Rubnitz

    • Email:  jeffrey.rubnitz@stjude.org
    • Website:  Profile
    • Undergraduate Institution:  University of Wisconsin, BS, Mol. Biology, 1979
    • Graduate Department:  Biology
    • Thesis Title:  Homologous Recombination in Mammalian Cells
    • Thesis Advisor at UCSD:  Dr. Suresh Subramani
    • Graduation Year:  1988
    • Postgraduate Education:  Pediatrics, Stanford University Hospital
    • Current Position:  Associate Member, St. Jude Faculty, Director, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Training Program
    • Publications (see website)

     

    Gerald F. Cox

    • Email: gerald.cox@genzyme.com
    • Undergraduate Institution:  Harvard, BA, Biology, 1980
    • Graduate Department:  Biology
    • Thesis Title:  Identification and Characterization of Enactin: A New 245 kd Protein Associated with Adherens Junction and the N Lines of Striated Muscle
    • Thesis Advisor at UCSD:  Dr. S.J. Singer
    • Graduation Year:  1989
    • Postgraduate Education:  Pediatrics and Medical Genetics at Boston Chilren's Hospital
    • Current Position:  Medical Director, Genzyme Corporation, Instructor Harvard Medical School
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    Carl E. Fricks

    • Email:  unknown
    • Undergraduate Institution:  Brandeis Univeristy, BA, Chemistry, Physics, 1978
    • Graduate Department:  Biology
    • Thesis Title:  Studies of the conformational changes of poliovirus during virus neutralisation, cell entry and infection
    • Thesis Advisor at UCSD:  Dr. James Hogle
    • Graduation Year:  1989
    • Postgraduate Education:  Internal Medicine, USC Medical Center, Los Angeles
    • Current Position:  Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Scripps Hospital, La Jolla
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    Beatrice Golomb

    • Email:  bgolomb@ucsd.edu
    • Website: Profile
    • Undergraduate Institution:  USC, BS, Physics, 1979
    • Graduate Department:  Biology
    • Thesis Title:  Visual motion perception : some special properties
    • Thesis Advisor at UCSD:  Dr. Donald MacLeod
    • Graduation Year:  1989
    • Postgraduate Education:  Postdoc at the Salk institute, Computational Neurobiology; Internal Medicine, VA Hospital, San Diego, California
    • Current Position:  Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, UC San Diego
    • Publications (see website)

     

    Richard D. Rasmussen

    • Email:  unknown
    • Undergraduate Institution:  University of California, Davis, BS, Biochemistry, 1977
    • Graduate Department:  Biology
    • Thesis Title:  Characterization of Late Transcripts and Viral DNA from a Region of HCMV which Contains Cell-Related Sequences
    • Thesis Advisor at UCSD:  Dr. Deborah Spector
    • Graduation Year:  1989
    • Postgraduate Education:  Dermatology, Barnes Hopsital, St. Louis
    • Current Position:  Dermatologist, Grants Pass, Oregon
    • Publications