Mandik-Nayak, Laura

Laura Mandik-Nayak, PHD

Resident Faculty
Associate Professor

Dr. Mandik-Nayak is working to determine the factors that lead to the development and progression of inflammatory autoimmune responses in individuals with chronic autoimmune diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, and type I diabetes. This work has led to the discovery of novel therapeutic targets for the treatment or prevention of these debilitating autoimmune diseases.

  • 2013–Present: Associate Professor, Lankenau Institute for Medical Research
  • 2009–Present: Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia
  • 2008–2013: Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Sidney Kimmel College of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia
  • 2006–2013: Assistant Professor, Lankenau Institute for Medical Research