Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Mary is a research fellow investigating the prioritization and functional translation of human genetic variation into novel genes affecting the development of cardiovascular disease and hyperlipidemia. Originally from Alaska, she completed undergraduate education in biology and chemistry at Williams College. She received her Ph.D. from Harvard University researching the role of PCSK9 in mouse models of hypercholesterolemia secondary to nephrotic syndrome and other diseases, mentored by Dr. Sudha Biddinger at Boston Children’s Hospital. She was awarded a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship by the Department of Defense during this time.