Post Doctoral Scholars

Post Doctoral Scholars and Fellows

 

Dr. Anindita Dutta, Ph.D

    

   

  

Dr. Anindita Dutta, an environmental health and exposure science expert, is currently a Postdoctoral Scholar at the Department of Medicine at the University of Chicago. She has been working and publishing extensively for more than 10 years on the impact of household air pollution from burning of biomass fuel and kerosene on the health of women and children. After obtaining her Ph.D in Life Sciences from Chittaranian National Cancer Institute, Kolkata, India (2011), she completed her first postdoctoral training from Peking University, Bejing, China (2013). She is currently involved in studying the potential health benefits of household air pollution intervention among women and children in Nigeria. In her career, she has won honors and awards like CSIR-NET fellowship from teh government of India to pursure her Ph.D; International Young Scientist Award by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC); ISEE 2014 travel award; Young Scientist Travel Grant at IGAC 2014. She serves as an honorary editorial board member for a couple of international journals and is also the reviewer of many peer-reviewed international journals.
 

Dr. Shengfeng Wang

 

Dr. Shengfeng Wang majored in Epidemiology and Bio-statistics and is currently a Postdoctoral Scholar at the Department of Medicine at the University of Chicago. He is also an assistant professor working in Peking Univeristy in China where for ten years he has been working on exploring the traditional risk factors for non-communicable diseases in the Chinese population (e.g. cardiovascular diseases, chronic kidney diseases). He is currently focused on seeking the genetic risk factors for breast cancer with date sets from genome-wide study (GWAS), whole genome-sequence (WES), and whole exome sequence (WGS). 

 

 

Dr. Abiola Ibraheem

 

 

Abiola Falilat Ibraheem is a senior hematology/oncology fellow at the University of Chicago. She received her MBBS degree from Obafemi Awolowo College of Health Sciences, nigeria and went on to do her internal medicine residency training at Morehouse School of Medicine where she did research on racial health care disparities. She is presently undergoing training as a general medical oncologist with a special interest in breast and genitourinary cancers. She is also workong on promoting access to essential medicines in underserved populations, conducting research in low to middle income countries, and implementing evidence-based strateges to improve cancer care and prevention in these parts of the world.