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Samir Akre


Samir is a first-year Ph.D. student in the medical informatics program at UCLA interested in translational medicine and entrepreneurship. He received a bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering from UC Davis in 2018.



Rajamani A, Borkowski K, Akre S, Fernandez A, Newman JW, Simon SI, Passerini AG.Oxylipins in triglyceride-rich lipoproteins of dyslipidemic subjects promote endothelial inflammation following a high fat meal. Sci Rep. 2019 Jun 17;9(1):8655. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-45005-5. PMID: 31209255; PMCID: PMC6572825.
Taft DH, Akre S, Madrid N, Knoesen A, Mills DA, Lewis ZT. Resident microbes of lactation rooms and daycares. PeerJ. 2019 Dec 13;7:e8168. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.8168. PMID: 31844574; PMCID: PMC6913265.

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