Dr Dorin-Mirel Popescu
Dorin has recently join our group as research assistant. His work will focus the role and subtypes of plasmacytoid dendritic cells (pDC) in the autoimmune diseases Lupus, Jessner's lymphocytic infiltrate and dermatomyositis and in a rare malignancy called BPDCN (blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasia). The expected outcome of this project is the elucidation of the roles pDCs play in the above-mentioned diseases and established if pDCs are potential therapeutic targets. His project is funded by Medimmune and will be supervised by prof. Muzlifah Haniffa .