MSTP students in the Sahoo lab
Medical Scientist Training Program
Matt Hadiono

Matthew Hadiono

G4 Student

Faculty Advisor

  • John Kirby, PhD, Microbiology & Immunology


  • Medical Scientist Training Program

Contact Information


BS, Biology, Case Western Reserve University, 2016

Research Interests

Gut microbiome and human disease, cellular immunology, use of organoids as an experimental model

Research Experience

Medical College of Wisconsin, 2019-present
Advisor: John Kirby, PhD

Case Western Reserve University, Biomedical Research Building, 2013-2015
Advisor: Dr. Daniel Popkin
Project: Investigated the role of dendritic cells in persistent viral infection (LCMV, mouse model). Investigated the role of plasmacytoid dendritic cells in the initiation of psoriasis (imiquimod mouse model)

Case Western Reserve University, Comprehensive Cancer Center, 2015-2016
Advisor: Dr. Sanford Markowitz
Project: Investigated the therapeutic potential of a novel small enzyme inhibitor of 15-PGDH (SW033291) in a DSS-colitis mouse model.


Griffith AD, Zaidi AK, Pietro A, Hadiono M, et al. A requirement for slc15a4 in imiquimod-induced systemic inflammation and psoriasiform inflammation in mice. Sci Rep. 2018;8(1):14451. Published 2018 Sep 27. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-32668-9

General Interests

Piano and guitar (all genres), yoga, cooking, and finding great hiking spots around Wisconsin