Clinton PiperClinton Piper

Research Interest

The role of CD11c expression on CD4 T cells in the pathogenesis of graft-versus-host disease.

Advisor: William Drobyski, MD, Medicine, Pediatrics, and Microbiology & Immunology


BS, 2014, University of Michigan
Major: Biochemistry

Research Experience

Rush University, 2012-2013
Advisor: Jeffrey Borgia, PhD
Project: Development of a serum autoantibody biomarker panel to predict response to treatment and prognosis in stage IV non-small cell lung cancer patients.

University of Michigan, 2011-2013
Advisors: David Shultis, PhD and Yang Zhang, PhD
Project: Expression, purification, and biophysical characterization of computationally designed proteins.


Roy, Ishan, Donna M. McAllister, Egal Gorse, Kate Dixon, Clinton T. Piper, Noah P. Zimmerman, Anthony E. Getschman, et al. 2015. "Pancreatic Cancer Cell Migration and Metastasis Is Regulated by Chemokine-Biased Agonism and Bioenergetic Signaling." Cancer Research 75 (17): 3529–42.


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