I worked as an undergraduate student in Igor Efimov’s lab while majoring in Anthropology. I investigated arrhythmogenesis in the transition from non-failing to failing human hearts with a focus on ion channel remodeling. Additionally, I studied the obesity paradox as it relates to this remodeling. My work involved Western blot analysis of protein expression changes as well as mRNA RT-PCR analysis of gene expression changes. I am currently pursuing my MD/MPH degrees at Tufts University School of Medicine.