Sam MagazinerGraduate Student
Sam is an MD/PhD candidate within the New York University Grossman School of Medicine’s Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP). His work revolves around elucidating the mechanism of disease in patients with VEXAS and characterizing the role of the master regulator of the Ubiquitin-Proteasome System (UPS), UBA1, in physiological and disease states. He received his B.A. in Biochemistry from Columbia University. He earned his MPhil in Biological Sciences from the University of Cambridge in the laboratory of Prof. George Salmond. Prior to joining the NYU GSoM MSTP, Sam was an IRTA fellow at the National Institutes of Health where he worked in the group of Dr. Heather Hickman examining mechanisms of adaptive immunity in the setting of viral infection. In his free time Sam enjoys entrepreneurship, reading and writing science fiction, and caring for his pet chameleon Clive.