Dr. Maverakis' research team is focused on understanding how alterations in glycosylation contribute to the pathophysiology of autoimmunity.
The specific diseases his group has been studying include: pyoderma gangrenosum, psoriasis, scleroderma, pemphigus vulgaris, and bullous pemphigoid.
M.D., Harvard Medical School, Boston MA 2000
B.S., UC Los Angeles, Los Angeles CA 1997
Dermatology, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2004-2007
La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Chevy Chase, MD 2000-2002
American Board of Dermatology, 2010
American Medical Association
Honors and Awards
Dean’s Award for Excellence in Mentoring, UC Davis School of Medicine, 2015
Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) NIH/Department of Health and Human Services and President Barack Obama (This is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government to an early career scientist, in any field)., 2011
NIH Director’s New Innovator Award (This ranks among the most competitive NIH awards). 2007 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Physician-Scientist Early Career Award., 2011
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award for Medical Scientists, 2007
M.D. Summa Cum Laude, Harvard Medical School (highest honors has only been awarded to 15 students in HMS’s 235-year history), 2003
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