Dr. Maria Abreu is an experienced biomedical researcher. As the Associate Director of the E.M. Papper Laboratory of Clinical Immunology, she focuses on the continual progress of funded research, managing its extensive biorepository and collaborating with investigators at various sites.
One of Dr. Abreu's most important goals of her career is being able to translate bench work results to the clinic. She has previous training in cancer cell biology, autophagy and immunology. Dr. Abreu's primary research concentration is understanding the underlying mechanisms of immune dysfunction and finding novel biomarkers in GWI and ME/CFS.