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Michelle Collazo Collazo Ruiz

Michelle Collazo Collazo Ruiz

Michelle Collazo Collazo Ruiz




Pictured above with her two major professors and external chair, Dr. Michelle Collazo Ruiz successfully defended her dissertation on January 26, 2012. From left to right: Co-Major Professors William Kerr and Dmitry Gabrilovich; Michelle Collazo Ruiz and dissertation chair Augusto Ochoa, M.D., Director, Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center, LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans. Dr. Collazo Ruiz is now a company commander of 256th MCAS, Florida Army National Guard. Dr. Collazo Ruiz also returned to school and is a Clinical Dietitian at Manatee Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Collazo Ruiz's publication record while in the Program:

Youn JI, Collazo M, Shalova IN, Biswas SK, Gabrilovich DI. Characterization of the nature of granulocytic myeloid-derived suppressor cells in tumor-bearing mice. J Leukoc Biol. 2012 Jan;91(1):167-81.PMID: 21954284

Nagaraj S, Collazo M, Corzo CA, Youn JI, Ortiz M, Quiceno D, Gabrilovich DI. Regulatory myeloid suppressor cells in health and disease. Cancer Res. 2009 Oct 1;69(19):7503-6.

Collazo MM, Wood D, Paraiso KH, Lund E, Engelman RW, Le CT, Stauch D, Kotsch K, Kerr WG. SHIP limits immunoregulatory capacity in the T-cell compartment. Blood. 2009 Mar 26;113(13):2934-44. Epub 2009 Jan 9.

Youn J, Nagaraj S, Collazo M, Gabrilovich D. Subsets of Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells in Tumor Bearing Mice. Journal of Immunology. 2008 Oct 15;181(8):5791-802.

Gjertsen N, Collazo M, Kerr WG. Lymphoid Development. In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester. Epub 2008 Dec 15.

Dr. Collazo Ruiz's publication record since graduation:

Youn JI, Kumar V, Collazo M, Nefedova Y, Condamine T, Cheng P, Villagra A, Antonia S, McCaffrey JC, Fishman M, Sarnaik A, Horna P, Sotomayor E, Gabrilovich DI. Epigenetic silencing of retinoblastoma gene regulates pathologic differentiation of myeloid cells in cancer. Nat Immunol. 2013 Mar;14(3):211-20. doi: 10.1038/ni.2526. Epub 2013 Jan 27. PMID: 23354483