Daniel Medina-Luna, BSc
Supervisor:Dr. Andrew P. Makrigiannis
Program of Study:MSc in Microbiology and Immunology
Project Title:NK cell memory response in cancer immunotherapy
Scholarships and/or Awards:
- Cancer Research Training Program (CRTP) Traineeship Award 2019
- DMRF CIBC Graduate Studentship in Cancer Immunotherapies 2019
- Research NS Scotia Scholars Award 2019
- MITACS- Globalink Graduate Fellowship 2018
- MITACS-Globalink Research Internship 2017
I am interested in the interaction between immunology and cancer and in novel approaches to improve current immunotherapies. Following completion of my graduate degree, I plan to continue in the cancer immunotherapy research field and hope that my research will be translated into better future treatments.
Medina-Luna D, Santamaria-Olmedo MG, Zamudio-Cuevas Y. et al. Hyperlipidemic microenvironment conditions damage mechanisms in human chondrocytes by oxidative stress. Lipids in Health and Diseases. 2017 Jun 12;16(1):114.
Zamudio-Cuevas Y, Fernandez-Torres J, Martinez-Nava AG, Martinez-Flores K, Ramirez-Olvera A, Medina-Luna D, et al. Monosodium urate crystal phagocytosis by human synoviocytes induces inflammation. Experimental Biology and Medicine. 2019 Jan 23 (accepted).
Lopez-Reyes A, Clavijo-Cornejo D, Fernandez-Torres J, Medina-Luna D, et al. Fast morphological gallbladder changes triggered by a hypercholesterolemic diet. Annals of Hepatology 2018 Aug 24;17(5):857-863.
Zamudio-Cuevas Y, Martinez-Flores K, Fernandez-Torres J, Loissell-Baltazar YA, Medina-Luna D, et al. Monosodium urate crystals induce oxidative stress in human synoviocytes. Arthritis Research and Therapy. 2016 May 21;18(1):11