Fathima A. Mohamed

UMN MSTP student Fathima Mohamed

Email: moham551@umn.edu

Entering class: 2017

Hamline University
Biology and English majors, Chemistry, French and Francophone Studies minors
B.A./B.S., 2017

MSTP Student Governance:

  • Student Advisory Committee 2017-2019

Thesis Advisor: Bruce Blazar, M.D.

Thesis Research

Investigating therapeutic targets for Chronic Graft Versus Host Disease


Thangavelu G, Zaiken MC, Mohamed FA, Flynn R, Du J, Rhee SY, Riddle MJ, Aguilar EG, Panoskaltsis-Mortari A, Sanders ME, Blazar BR. Targeting the Retinoid X Receptor Pathway Prevents and Ameliorates Murine Chronic Graft-Versus-Host Disease. Front Immunol. 2022 Mar 11;13:765319. PMCID: PMC8963714

Zaiken MC, Flynn R, Paz KG, Rhee SY, Jin S, Mohamed FA, Saha A, Thangavelu G, Park PMC, Hemming ML, Sage PT, Sharpe AH, DuPage M, Bluestone JA, Panoskaltsis-Mortari A, Cutler CS, Koreth J, Antin JH, Soiffer RJ, Ritz J, Luznik L, Maillard I, Hill GR, MacDonald KP, Munn DH, Serody JS, Murphy WJ, Kean LS, Zhang Y, Bradner JE, Qi J, Blazar BR. BET-bromodomain and EZH2 inhibitor treated chronic GVHD mice have blunted germinal centers with distinct transcriptomes. Blood. 2022 May 12;139(19):2983-2997

Mohamed FA, Thangavelu G, Rhee SY, Sage PT, O'Connor RS, Rathmell JC, Blazar BR. Recent Metabolic Advances for Preventing and Treating Acute and Chronic Graft Versus Host Disease. Front Immunol. 2021 Oct 12;12:757836. Review. PMCID: PMC8546182