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Allison Hamilos, MD, PhD

Principal Investigator

she/her/hers

Email: ahamilos[at]wi[dot]mit[dot]edu

Allison is a Whitehead Fellow at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research.

Education:

  • 2023: MD, Harvard Medical School
    • Harvard-MIT Division of Health Science and Technology (HST)
    • HHMI Med Fellow Advisor: Jeff Karp, PhD: Designed convection-enhanced origami macroencapsulation devices for stem cell transplantation. This technology is patented and licensed to PanCryos
  • 2021: PhD, Harvard University
    • Harvard Program in Neuroscience
    • Dissertation Advisor: John Assad, PhD: Studied the neural circuit basis of timing behavior in mice
  • 2012: ScB, Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    • Undergraduate Research Advisor: Cathy Drennan, PhD: Crystallized ribonucleotide reductase Ia with its allosteric inhibitor, dATP, a key drug target for infectious disease and cancer
  • 2012: ScB, Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    • Undergraduate Research Advisor: Monty Krieger, PhD: Studied the mechanisms of oocyte death in HDL cholesterol Scavenger Receptor Class B type I (SR-BI) knockout mice