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Medical and Research Teams

Our medical and research teams at the Nghiem Lab are committed to finding the innovations that will fight MCC.

Amy Alering, RN - Clinic Nurse

Amy works with Dr. Nghiem at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Skin Oncology Clinic caring for patients with Merkel cell carcinoma.
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Song Park, MD - Dermatologist

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Tomoko Akaike, MD - Clinical Research Fellow

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Austin Jabbour, MD - Clinical Research

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Ariel Finberg, MD - Clinical Research Fellow

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Krista Lachance, M.S. - Research Manager

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Rima Kulikauskas, B.S. - Senior Research Scientist

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Candice Church, PhD - Research Scientist

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Saumya Jani, B.S. - MD PhD Student

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Haroldo Rodriguez, B.S. - PhD Student

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Junghyun Lee, PhD - Research Fellow

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Shira Tabachnick-Cherny, PhD - Research Fellow

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Rashmi Bhakuni, PhD - Research Fellow

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Pete Goff, MD, PhD - Research Fellow

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Carina Morningstar, B.S. - Research Scientist

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Rongxiang Lin, B.S. - Research Scientist

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Kelsey Cahill, B.S. - Research Coordinator

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Alex Fu , B.S. - Research Coordinator

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Kate Biese, B.A. - Research Coordinator

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Emily Gong - Undergraduate Research Assistant

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Ally Remington - Undergraduate Research Assistant

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Rian Alam - Undergraduate Research Assistant

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Ankita Menon - Undergraduate Research Assistant

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Smitha Chandrasekhar - Undergraduate Research Assistant

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Macy Gilmour - Undergraduate Research Assistant

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