Emma Carpenter is a fourth-year pre-medical student at UF majoring in biology with a minor in health disparities in society. Emma joined the Brusko Lab in Fall 2019 and is currently involved in a project evaluating the therapeutic potential of modulating the CD226/TIGIT costimulatory pathway on regulatory T cells (Tregs) to improve the suppression of autoreactive T cells in Type 1 Diabetes (T1D).
Abstracts & Presentations
- Brown ME, Hanbali SR, Gomez Rodriguez LM, Arnoletti JM, Carpenter EB, Brusko TM. Human CD4+CD25+CD226– Regulatory T Cells Demonstrate High Purity and Lineage Stability Following In Vitro Expansion for Adoptive Cell Therapy. Poster presented at: 81st Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA); 2021 Jun 25-29; Virtual.