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Dr. Jean-Luc Nkurikiyimfura, a Rwandan physician, works with Dr. Lisa Adams as part of the Human Resources for Health Program. Photo by Lars Blackmore.

From Rwanda to Hanover

For the past two years, as part of the Rwandan Human Resources for Health program, Dr. Jean-Luc Nkurikiyimfura has been collaborating with faculty at the Geisel School of Medicine despite working and living thousands of miles away.

Geisel MD-PhD student Cindy Hahn is researching new therapeutic strategies for blood diseases such as sickle cell.

Being Creative with Sickle Cell Disease

When Cindy Hahn was a young girl, her father, a virologist, used to let her sit at his microscope and look at immune cells fighting a pig virus. Watching that pig virus sparked a passion for science she is now pursuing as an MD-PhD student.