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Clinton Piper

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Clinton Piper

G3 Student


  • Medical Scientist Training Program

Contact Information



BS, Biochemistry, University of Michigan, 2014

Faculty Advisor

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

Research Interests

The proinflammatory mechanisms of donor-CD4 T cell-derived GM-CSF in gastrointestinal acute GVHD.

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.


Bim regulates the survival and suppressive capability of CD8+ FOXP3+ regulatory T cells during murine GVHD.

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.

General Interests

Running, traveling, language learning