Postdoctoral Research & Fetal Fellow
Surgical Resident, UCSF
Amar Nijagal is a surgical resident at the University of
California, San Francisco. He completed his undergratuate studies
at Duke University and his medical degree at the University of CA,
San Francisco. During medical student he worked in the laboratory
of Owen N. Witte at the University of CA, Los Angeles as a Howard
Hughes Medical Student Research Fellow, investigating the role of
G-protein coupled receptors in sensing extracellular acid.
He is currently working with Dr. Tippi MacKenzie MD on investigating the role of the immune system after in utero stem cell transplantation. He has received a training grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine to complete this work.