Lauren Merlo

Lauren Merlo, PhD

Resident Faculty
Research Assistant Professor

Dr. Merlo’s work aims to characterize the role of immune modulating enzymes in autoimmune diseases. Her research involves both identifying underlying genetic contributors to the initiation and progression of autoimmune diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis, as well as characterization of potential new therapies for these debilitating conditions.

  • 2013–Present – Research Assistant Professor, LIMR